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Period Photographs Reveal the Impoverished Living Conditions of Britain's Postwar Cities

12/29/14

Period Photographs Reveal the Impoverished Living Conditions of Britain's Postwar Cities

An ongoing exhibition at the Science Museum in London highlights the squalor of the UK's midcentury public housing.

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Announcing the Finalists of the Workplace of the Future 2.0 Competition

12/22/14

Announcing the Finalists of the Workplace of the Future 2.0 Competition

Modular spaces and integrated technology were the dominant themes among this year's top submissions.

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Planting for an Edible City

12/22/14

Planting for an Edible City

The Big Apple...Peaches, Pears and Figs

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Tokyo's Endangered Modernist Buildings Find an Unlikely Advocate

12/16/14

Tokyo's Endangered Modernist Buildings Find an Unlikely Advocate

The fashion designer Tomas Maier has launched a campaign to save the best of the Japanese capital's twentieth-century architecture.

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Give Good Design: Metropolis's 2014 Gift Guide

12/16/14

Give Good Design: Metropolis's 2014 Gift Guide

Our top 35 gift ideas highlight the best in design, fashion, cooking, and charitable causes.

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Detroit's Old General Motors Research Lab Now Site of Design Innovation

12/15/14

Detroit's Old General Motors Research Lab Now Site of Design Innovation

The A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education is among the country's foremost creative hubs.

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Tailor Fit: The Office Chair That Forms to the Sitter

12/09/14

Tailor Fit: The Office Chair That Forms to the Sitter

Spree features an innovative flex-form back that protects employees from fatigue.

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Designing for Equity

12/01/14

Designing for Equity

Big Ideas from the 2014 Bruner Loeb Forum in Boston

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On New York's Skyscraper Boom and the Failure of Trickle-Down Urbanism

11/25/14

On New York's Skyscraper Boom and the Failure of Trickle-Down Urbanism

A new class of skyscrapers serves to reinforce the city's steep social hierarchy.

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Then and Now: How Life Has Changed Since I Launched the Origami Kayak

11/24/14

Then and Now: How Life Has Changed Since I Launched the Origami Kayak

The founder of Oru Kayak on how the business has changed and grown in the last two years

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