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  • 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.

  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to Become Giant Harp

    String Theory Productions makes buildings sing by turning architecture into musical instruments. See the group turn the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts into a harp this weekend.

  • Architects Leave Cuba for First Time, New York Exhibit

    The result of a six-week residency in Vermont for two up-and-coming Cuban architects—there on their first trip out of Cuba—is now on exhibit in New York. It's co-curated by architect Ricardo Porro of Cuban National Art Schools fame.

  • Frank Furness, Philadelphia's Architect and Mentor to Louis Sullivan

    On the 100th anniversary of his death, architect Frank Furness gets a revival of recognition for designing hundreds of Philadelphia's buildings—and for influencing Louis Sullivan. The Philadelphia Museum of Art hosts an exhibition that focuses on Furness's relationship with his protégée.

  • Frank Lloyd Wright Honored with Exhibit at the Guggenheim

    In 1953, six years before the Solomon R. Guggenheim museum was opened, some of Wright’s finest work was put on display at a temporary pavilion in New York City. Part of that retrospective, including a Usonian model home, is now on display at the Guggenheim.

  • Josef Frank's Revival Highlighted in Chicago Exhibit

    Austrian-born designer Josef Frank helped warm up characteristically cold Modernism with his floral patterns and eclectic designs. A revival of popularity for his patterns results in a new exhibit, 'The Enduring Designs of Josef Frank.'

  • California Exhibit Honors 100 Years of Design by Women

    A new exhibit at the Museum of California Design honors nearly a century’s worth of contributions women made to the design field.

  • Eric Lloyd Wright’s Latest House on Embassy Tour

    Photographs documenting the latest work of Frank Lloyd Wright’s grandson architect Eric are on display at the Embassy of Finland in Washington, D.C. through Sept. 30, before heading overseas to the U.S. Embassy in Finland.