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When Frank Lloyd Wright Was on the Outside Looking In, He at Least Had Company

When Frank Lloyd Wright Was on the Outside Looking In, He at Least Had Company

A small exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago unpacks a Dutch magazine’s obsession with the American master.

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Los Angeles Exhibition Explores the Thrilling Early Years of an Architect

Los Angeles Exhibition Explores the Thrilling Early Years of an Architect

"Errors, Estrangement, Messes and Fictions" evaluates the creative output of four young L.A. architects.

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The Eye of the Beholder

The Eye of the Beholder

A glass globe bristling with colorful tubes, architect Philippe Rahm’s Spectral Light for Artemide looks less like a lamp and more like something from the set of Star Trek.

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A Trophy for Living In

A Trophy for Living In

Mark Foster Gage’s provocative design for a Manhattan skyscraper doesn’t shy away from sticky questions of taste, form, or property speculation.

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A Younger Public

A Younger Public

Recently renovated, the Lawrence Public Library is a sunlit amalgam of reading spaces, maker spaces, and tech areas.

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Mise en Scène

Mise en Scène

A Paris hotel opens its doors to its neighborhood and the colorful creatives who work there.

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Looks Do Matter

Looks Do Matter

The latest iteration of the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial tackles the age-old problem: how do we define beauty?

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Building for Exclusion

Building for Exclusion

"Can we afford to leave massive groups of people out of urban regeneration?" asks Metropolis editor in chief and publisher.

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Q&A: Luc Sante

Q&A: Luc Sante

The writer and critic reveals his nostalgia for an older Paris, mourns the city's disappearing café culture, and touches on the urban defects of neoliberalism.

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Archive » Products

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Danish wood-flooring company Dinesen’s new showroom in Copenhagen exhibits the versatility of its chosen material.

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Clean Steam

Clean Steam

Dyson brings its innovative touch to yet another household electronic: the humidifier.

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