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Prouvé Refined

The recently expanded Vitra showroom in Culver City is presenting Prouvé RAW, a special edition of the French master’s office furniture produced as a joint venture between Vitra and the Dutch j...
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Strategies for Shelter in L.A.

By Michael Webb Shelter is as basic a human need as food and sleep, so the A+D Museum could not have chosen a more important theme with which to launch its new space in downtown L.A. It’s a sub...

Life’s a Beach

The National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. strives to tell stories about architecture, engineering and design through its exhibits and installations. This summer the museum, in partnership with...
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We Can Build: Re-Envisioning Rosie

On May 21, 2015, a new photographic exhibition titled Women Can Build will open at Union Station in Los Angeles. But this project isn’t just another art exhibit. The exhibit, put on by the Jobs...
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The Cosmos in a Tea Bowl

For the Japanese, the tea ceremony is an ancient ritual that brings people together in a shared experience–aesthetic, spiritual and social. At the heart of that ceremony is the tea bowl, and no...

Articulating Museum Spaces

Every picture benefits from a good frame, and that principle also applies to museum installations. Three current exhibitions in LACMA’s Resnick Gallery reveal the sweep of Renzo Piano’s s...