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Drive On

Drive On

If you live on one of the U.S. coasts‚ you’re no doubt familiar with the idea of “flyover states.” For the uninitiated‚ that’s the dismissive blanket term for the vast expanses one skips over while jetting between important places like L.A. and New York. Other than momentary hotspots—Austin‚ Nashville‚ Denver right now—the popular coastal notion […]

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Commune

Commune

Commune is fresh off a well-deserved win at the Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards‚ receiving this year’s highest honor for interior design. Its recognition signals at least one important shift in the way we think about interiors: dogmatic‚ high-minded minimalism is no longer seen as the only pinnacle of good taste. Commune may be the […]

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Herb Lubalin

Herb Lubalin

For all the rhetoric in design about using type expressively and emotively‚ deliberate attempts to inject typographic work with sentimentality almost always come across as cheesy or contrived in practice. Herb Lubalin’s work‚ on the other hand‚ punches straight at the gut. Using only letterforms‚ this mark perfectly personifies a quote from writer Caskie Stinnett: […]

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Martiniano

Martiniano

The young brand is Argentinian‚ and was founded in Buenos Aires by Martiniano Lopez Crozet. Martiniano was born in Bahía Blanca and studied art in California before inadvertently setting off on a two-decade pop career as half of the musical duo Los Super Elegantes—even if you don’t live in a Spanish-speaking country‚ you’ve surely heard […]

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Fondue

Fondue

Fondue’s highly communal nature made it the swingingest of foods around. With its warm, welcoming caquelon to be gathered ‘round like a campfire, and the bourguignonne’s long cook times, fondue made space for getting better acquainted.

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America Is Dead

America Is Dead

These are the spaces left over from those hopeful old Space Age days—the malls and motels and modest old ’burbs. Growth outgrew them.

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