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Super Normal Design

Nearly a decade ago, a design movement was born when a set of stools at the Milan Furniture Show were mistaken for everyday objects. As product designer Jasper Morrison ...

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Castor Design

Rustic barn board chairs are cast in aluminum, maple candy becomes a functioning dining ...

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Piet Oudolf

During my time studying garden design in London back in 2001, Piet Oudolf was very ...

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Designing with Daylight

Twelve hours of daylight and twelve hours of darkness. At this moment, the spring equinox ...

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Jens Risom

Born in Copenhagen in 1916, Jens Risom (pr. yenns REE-sum) created some of the most ...

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Ettore Sottsass

A conversation on post-modernism can only go so long before mentioning the work of ...

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Florence Knoll

If you know Sterling Cooper Draper Price, you know Florence Knoll. At a time when ...

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Enzo Mari

Design is Dead. Form is Everything. These are two of Enzo Mari’s most famous quotes ...

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Ruth Asawa

Famed for her crocheted wire sculptures that bend and balloon, sway and swell, American ...

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Milo Baughman

Milo Ray Baughman Jr. (1923-2003) showed a talent for design early on. Growing up, he ...

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Greta Magnusson Grossman

“[Modern design] is not a superimposed style, but an answer to present conditions” ...

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Wharton Esherick

Wharton Esherick’s famous 1931 Fischer Corner desk is no ordinary workstation ...

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Eileen Gray

Eileen Gray designed E.1027 for herself and her then lover, art critic Jean Badovici ...

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Dieter Rams

Industrial designer Dieter Rams, born in Germany in 1932 (and still alive) ...

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Clock of the Long Now

In this modern era, where the mantra of the zeitgeist is “better, faster, cheaper” ...

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Arne Jacobsen

Arne Jacobsen was a designer of everything. A trained architect he designed ...

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John James Audubon

The pioneering conservationist and naturalist, whose tender portraits of birds canonized ...

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Alexandre Noll

Alexandre Noll wanted “to make of wood all that could be made out of wood” ...

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