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Designing in Palestine

After studying and working in Paris, brothers Elias and Yousef Anastas, both designers and architects, returned home to Palestine in 2012.

02.21.2017
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At Work With: Dimore Studio

In an industry distracted by just-so austerity and asceticism, Dimore Studio's Britt Moran and Emiliano Salci are waving a flag for indulgence.

02.21.2017
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The Hourglass

When we trace back the origins of the hourglass, we can’t find conclusive evidence of its existence before the 14th century.

02.21.2017
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La Chaise

While Charles and Ray Eames were not the first to design furniture using plastic, their work with the synthetic material is among the most celebrated.

02.21.2017
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Getting Lost

Neuroscientist Paul Dudchenko speaks on why we get lost, the distress and thrill of disorientation and how getting lost can improve your skills.

02.17.2017
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Possible Architecture: Anne Holtrop

Dutch architect Anne Holtrop is known for designs that incorporate abstract, unexpected references to engage the visitor's imagination.

01.27.2017
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Passage Interdit: Gesamtkunstwerk

Gesamtkunstwerk—the concept that a total work of art is greater than its parts—influenced contemporary art and architecture through the 20th century.

01.12.2017
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The City Beautiful

Serving as an homage to Le Corbusier's belief in the skillful play of volumes, a new book depicts the Indian city of Chandigarh.

01.08.2017
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High Desert: Kenesha Sneed

Kenesha Sneed makes ceramics in her home studio that celebrate all things good about the Southern California life.

01.02.2017
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In Living Color

Designer Hella Jongerius doesn’t have a favorite color—but she’s had a career-long love affair with uncovering the mysteries of the entire spectrum.

12.10.2016
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The Ones That Got Away

Andreas Murkudis, vendor of fine wares, reflects on objects of beauty that resisted capture.

12.07.2016
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An Appreciation of Pierre Jeanneret

Kalle Gustafsson’s collection of Pierre Jeanneret’s furniture brings the designer out of the shadow of his famous collaborator, Le Corbusier.

12.04.2016
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Byredo

Ben Gorham’s nose is big business. By following it, he’s expanded his fragrance brand Byredo into a global empire.

10.27.2016
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Sophie Hicks

Architect Sophie Hicks discusses how she keeps her competitive impulses in balance.

10.27.2016
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Janina Pedan

Set designer Janina Pedan discusses personality clashes in the workplace.

10.27.2016
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Nicole

Thirty years after founding a fashion label that still bears her name, Nicole Farhi walked away and did not look back.

10.27.2016
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Origin of the Chair

Still standing: design historian Witold Rybczynski’s appreciation of the chair and its 5,000-year history.

10.27.2016
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Hole Up

In a seemingly endless variety of shapes, sizes and patterns, holes add eye-catching elements to architecture and design.

10.27.2016
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Pauline Deltour

Paris-based designer Pauline Deltour isn’t afraid to walk the razor-sharp line between art and design.

10.27.2016
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Bernard Dubois

A self-described introvert, rising architect Bernard Dubois is like his work—not as serious as he first appears.

10.27.2016
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Jasper Overgaard

The creative director of Overgaard and Dyrman has discovered that one thing is to be leading your field, quite another to be the leader of your team.

10.27.2016
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Super-Egg

Designed as a “useless necessity” in 1965, the brass super-egg is a classic piece of industrial art beloved by design connoisseurs.

10.26.2016
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