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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 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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The Man Behind the Pink Pipe

The Man Behind the Pink Pipe

Ludwig Leo’s bold embrace of modernity and willingness to experiment make a reexamination of his work especially timely.

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Garbo and Its Discontents

Garbo and Its Discontents

Karim Rashid’s iconic trashcan debuted 20 years ago. Does its message still hold up?

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Design by Accident

Design by Accident

A new retrospective champions the architect-designer Josef Frank's philosophy of "Accidentism."

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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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Q&A: Cara Michell and Courtney D. Sharpe on the Urgency of the Black in Design Conference

Q&A: Cara Michell and Courtney D. Sharpe on the Urgency of the Black in Design Conference

The organizers of the long-overdue symposium explain how the event addressed social injustice through design.

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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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