Coming in June: Dwell on Design L.A.

Coming in June: Dwell on Design L.A.

Dwell on Design L. A. is going global. Purchased by Informa Exhibitions last May, the three-day modern design extravaganza will host a keynote address by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto, while IMM Cologne will host new work from young European designers. If it sounds like...

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Three Cabins in the Minnesota Woods

Three Cabins in the Minnesota Woods

One step up from a tent, HGA’s new camper cabins pack a lot more punch than that basic form of shelter. These three are the first of 20 to be built in Minnesota’s Whitetail Regional Park – and they’re already winners of the National AIA Housing Award....

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NeoCon’s Seventh Floor Exhibit Hall

NeoCon’s Seventh Floor Exhibit Hall

A year-round destination for the commercial interiors industry, The Mart in Chicago has three full floors of year-round showroom tenants and is the host of NeoCon, the premier contract design exposition and conference. The newly redesigned 7th Floor Exhibit Hall showcases the...

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In N.Y., American Gardens on Canvas

In N.Y., American Gardens on Canvas

How could pairing American Impressionist paintings with plantings from a premier botanical garden possibly be improved upon? For starters, a corresponding poetry tour. That’s the way professionals at the New York Botanical Gardens (NYBG) are thinking as they continue to...

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In Norway, Transforming a Boathouse

In Norway, Transforming a Boathouse

A+A recently discovered Naust V, a collaboration between Kolab Architects and Koreo Architects in Oslo, Norway. It’s the transformation of an old boathouse in Vikebygd, a small village on the Norwegian west coast. We were intrigued by it, and interviewed the architects via...

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In Barcelona, Palau Blaugrana by HOK

In Barcelona, Palau Blaugrana by HOK

Barcelona is not only home to one of the leading soccer teams in Europe – its handball and basketball teams are well-known competitors too. So FC Barcelona, the professional football club there, recently sponsored a competition to replace its 7,500-seat Palau Blaugrana,...

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SHoP’s New Museum for SITE Santa Fe

SHoP’s New Museum for SITE Santa Fe

SHoP Architects, designers of Brooklyn’s Barclays Center and contributors to a master plan for a new LaGuardia Airport, is now tackling a new museum for SITE, in Santa Fe’s warehouse district. It seems natural choice for the museum with the groundbreaking reputation,...

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A Peacock to Remember at Coverings

A Peacock to Remember at Coverings

If you’re going to create an installation design showcase for  at the Coverings tile exhibition in Chicago next month, you may as well pull out all the stops. Like a variety of tile sizes and thicknesses, from intricate mosaics and three-dimensional walls to textural...

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Suchi Reddy Designs for the ‘F’ Word

Suchi Reddy Designs for the ‘F’ Word

No, not that one. The other one: Feminism. Reddymade’s Suchi Reddy has designed a highly flexible space for STORY, New York’s ever-changing concept store, and “F-Word”, its 29th installation. It launched on March 7, just in time for International Women’s Day, and...

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A Lively Look at Brooklyn’s Interiors

A Lively Look at Brooklyn’s Interiors

Kathleen Hackett’s new book on “Brooklyn Interiors” takes a refreshing look at homes untouched by interior designers. “There were no decorators involved – one of my parameters was that people put together the homes themselves,” she says....

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