Muuto Nerd Chair
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Muuto Nerd Chair

Watch the process of how David Geckeler's simple, modern Nerd chair is sketched, produced and assembled.

2012 Year in Review: Deconstruction
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2012 Year in Review: Deconstruction

One of columns I look forward to every month is Deconstruction, where we walk through the process of how a specific product is designed and …

David Rasmussen’s WUD Plates
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David Rasmussen’s WUD Plates

Raised and educated in New England, David Rasmussen was exposed to the region’s rich culture of fine furniture making from a young age. Ra…

Lighting by Lindsey Adelman
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Lighting by Lindsey Adelman

We're guessing you have heard of Lindsey Adelman, a darling of the New York lighting design scene. At the very least, you probably recognize…

Marimekko – Art of Printmaking Since 1951
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Marimekko – Art of Printmaking Since 1951

I don't know about you, but I've often wondered how Marimekko creates their vibrant fabrics. Since 1951, they've been making highly-recogniz…

Topissimo Collection by Nanimarquina
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Topissimo Collection by Nanimarquina

Barcelona-based rug studio nanimarquina, founded in 1987 by Nani Marquina, has been creating contemporary textiles for the floor crafted in …

Sonya Winner’s Bubble Outline Rug
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Sonya Winner’s Bubble Outline Rug

This month’s Deconstruction is a colorful one! Rug designer Sonya Winner, who works out of her Hampstead studio in the UK, shows us th…

Werken Design
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Werken Design

In this month’s Deconstruction, Ian Riedel of Sonoma-based metal fabrication studio, Werken Design, leads us through the process of…

Maki Suspension Lamp by Nendo for Foscarini
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Maki Suspension Lamp by Nendo for Foscarini

Italian lighting company Foscarini recently introduced the Maki suspension lamp by Nendo, designed by Canadian-born, Tokyo-based designer …

Dala by Stephen Burks with Dedon
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Dala by Stephen Burks with Dedon

Back in April, New York designer Stephen Burks treated us to a Friday Five filled with his favorite contemporary art picks. This week, for D…

Minuscule Chair by Cecilie Manz
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Minuscule Chair by Cecilie Manz

For this week’s Deconstruction, Danish designer Cecilie Manz shares numerous sketches of her new chair for Fritz Hansen, the Minuscul…

Kartell Work in Process at Milan Design Week
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Kartell Work in Process at Milan Design Week

Kartell’s Salone del Mobile stand showcased an iconic range of products, deconstructed. Every phase of the creative process was on sho…

Megan Geckler for Bobble
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Megan Geckler for Bobble

Today’s Deconstruction, “Megan Geckler for Bobble,” may be the most colorful one ever. Created by artist Megan Geckler, th…

Deconstruction: Eau Good Water Bottle by Black + Blum
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Deconstruction: Eau Good Water Bottle by Black + Blum

From their studio in the heart of London, Black + Blum designers Dan Black and Martin Blum create products for the home and office, combinin…

Imeüble by Bjørn Jørund Blikstad
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Imeüble by Bjørn Jørund Blikstad

In January 2010 Bjørn Jørund Blikstad’s prototype for a modular storage system graced the cover of Wallpaper* magazine and then th…

Anthony Hartley’s Cable Collection
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Anthony Hartley’s Cable Collection

Yorkshire-based furniture designer and maker Anthony Hartley describes himself as a “jumped up joiner” who started drawing and d…