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Maison&Objet Americas Announces Designer of the Year

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Known as a forward thinker and bold designer, Rafael de Cárdenas has been grabbing headlines and turning heads ever since he opened his SoHo-based Architecture at Large firm in 2006.

What Would Tilda Swinton Read?

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From its beginnings as a website and summer pop-up at the Southstreet Seaport, One Grand has grown into a properly handsome shop in Narrowsburg, New York, about a two-and-a-half hour drive from… More ›

What Is Airbnb Doing at Design Miami?

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One of the coolest pop-up projects at in Miami this week isn’t sponsored by a luxury auto brand, or even a gallery. It was staged by San Francisco’s startup darling Airbnb, a vacation rental website.

DS+R Names First New Partner in 11 Years

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the most infamous triad in contemporary American architecture, have just announced that they’re bringing a +1 into the partnership. Benjamin Gilmartin, a principal… More ›

Design Redux: Exploring Centro’s New Campus

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Mexican architect Enrique Norten’s latest project — a state of the art campus for Centro, Mexico City’s foremost design school — was in full glory as the 11-year-old college inaugurated its… More ›

NEW INC Steps Out at Red Bull Studios New York

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Billed as the first “museum-led incubator” and a “co-working space designed to encourage collaboration and spark ideas from the synthesis of different disciplines,” the New Museum’s NEW INC… More ›

Garage Gears Up for June 12 Opening — VIDEO

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With only a month to go until the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art opens its much-anticipated new building in Moscow, the museum has released a celebratory video (see below) to preview the… More ›

Notre Dame Refitted with LED Lights

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The Notre Dame de Paris just got an electronic facelift. Last week, tech company Royal Philips supplied the 13th century Gothic cathedral with a brand new LED lighting scheme that exposes details… More ›