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What do Josiah Wedgwood and Charles Darwin have in common? A daughter and a mother! Josiah Wedgwood was Charles Darwin's grandfather! I discovered this interesting tidbit when I attended the UBS Art Gallery opening of "Josiah Wedgwood and His Circle." The exhibit focuses on the family and friends of Wedgwood, the vertible grandfather ...

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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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