December 2004

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Building Blocks

What Comes After Modernism?

Apparently nothing: Modernism is like the universe, an infinite loop with no beginning or end.

Northern Renaissance

Harri Koskinen’s Muu collection melds Finnish style and Italian technique.

Making a Case for Design Research

When academic research and pent-up human needs come together, we all benefit.

Boutique Living

A Place to Dock

Architect Lira Luis’s temporary shelter would give Manila seafarers someplace to come home to.

A Greener Shade

Designtex Shades and Screens PVC-free Decorative Textiles.

Design is Universal

After doing battle in kitchens for many years, our author embarks on another epic struggle to realize a space accessible to all.

Reclaiming the River

Pete Seeger and friends promote a permeable swimming structure for the newly cleaned-up Hudson River.

Up Against the Wall

Polidori’s Metropolis

Improv Theater

Flower Power

Universal Cooking: Setting Up the Kitchen

A Backup Plan

Parental Rites

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