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  • George Nakashima and the Roots of Live-Edge Furniture

    He's known for being one of the fathers of the American Craft movement, but midcentury modern designer George Nakashima should also get credit for promoting the beauty of sustainable, found objects such as live-edge furniture.

     
  • The Architecture of Gangnam Style

    As the world gets smaller and smaller, what we find is not necessarily homogenization, but rather, a look that's not of our time or of this world. Oddly enough, it's a video by the group Psy that Aaron Betsky finds exemplifies this trend.

     
  • Three Centuries of Educating an Architect

    The first comprehensive history of North American architecture education looks back at where architecture came from to help us understand where it is headed.

     
  • Massimo Scolari Sees Alternate Ways of Representing Objects

    Our way of representing form in drawings—central projection—belies our ideology and philosophy about the world. But Massimo Scolari reminds us of the other perspectives that have come and gone throughout history.

     
  • Sun Seeker App, For Tracking Solar Patterns On Site

    Overlays of sun paths on camera views allow for informed on-site solar modeling, thanks to an app by an Australian app company.

     
  • An L.A. Exhibit Finds New Ways that Eero Saarinen Contributed to Design

    Midcentury master Eero Saarinen is known for designing Dulles International Airport, the Tulip Chair, and the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. But the curator of an exhibit at the Architecture and Design Museum finds that he also designed the workflow chart during World War II.

     
  • Peter Eisenman Talks About His Exhibit at Yale

    Architect Peter Eisenman talks to ARCHITECT about his 10 years of research into Andrea Palladio, and how he intends to reinterpret the 16th-century master.

     
  • High-Fashion Restaurants Around the World

    If the hole-in-the-wall restaurant at the end of the street is your scene, then a new book on cool restaurants is probably not for you. But for the customer looking for dining digs where architecture and design come first, you might consider starting here.

     
  • Rare View of 1753 English Landmark Under Construction Up for Auction

    What would become the background for the 2012 beach volleyball portion of the London Olympic Games is only under construction in an 18th-century painting. It can be yours for €2 to €3 million ($2.6 to $3.9 million) on Oct. 17.

     
  • 'Why Design' Shorts Explore Designers' Creative Processes

    Design often means stepping outside of the office—when surfing—or thinking outside of the box—when thinking of design as great food. See design through designers' eyes in a film series by Herman Miller.

     
 
 
 

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