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Everyone is so excited for the start of summer but I am already missing winter. This weekend, 10 friends and I sadly shut down our winter ski house in Killington, Vermont. It was a six-month rental, which should have left us ample time to explore the surrounding area, but as life goes, we crammed all ...

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Campaign furniture has been steadily sneaking its way back into mainstream design but these new Anthropologie chairs prove it's modern again. Anthropologie worked with South African furniture makers, Melville and Moon, to recreate the classic foldable, adaptable hardwood Roorkhee chair but then had the local Pretoria textile company, Design Team, upholster it in a punchy ...

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I was doing some after-Christmas shopping at the Bryant Park Holiday Shops yesterday and came across these literal book shelves at the Parable Ink clothing stall. How wonderfully obvious--books are speared with metal poles and secured with hex nuts for a very cheeky set of shelves. With open sides, they wouldn't be a sensible place ...

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I have been excited about the Ingo Maurer lighting exhibit since it hit the Cooper-Hewitts calendar. It is a retrospective of four decades of Maurer's work (and the man is not even retired yet!). The show includes all of his major works, unseen prototypes, one-off pieces, his commercial line, and videos and photographs documenting his ...

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