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For over two decades, the Vitra Design Museum has been making miniature replicas of milestones in furniture design from its collection. The Miniatures Collection encapsulates the entire history of industrial furniture design – moving from Historicism and Art Nouveau to the New Objectivity of Bauhaus and Radical Design, and from Postmodernism all the way up […]

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WUNC – North Carolina (An NPR Station) had an interesting article on a mysterious house in Raleigh, N.C. The Station reports on a house with no driveway, mailbox, or working doors. This facade, turns out, is not some secret Cold War Era bunker or the newest Real World party mansion. Turns out the house is a hidden […]

Here’s to hoping they have better luck in 2014, LA cyclists can truly relate to how it feels to have a city put other priorities in front of comprehensive city planning, although it’s not all bad news. – Bicycle Culture by Design: Mexican Bicycle Town Fights for Countrys First Slow Zone. Links: Cholula en […]