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A Tranquil Oasis in Midtown Manhattan

A Tranquil Oasis in Midtown Manhattan

Great Design June 1, 2012 3

Great Design is what makes our world unique, with architecture and interior design at the forefront. Every building, every structure, every dwelling has a personality, a history and a flavor worth celebrating. Sutton Place

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Grow Young at Toy Tokyo

Grow Young at Toy Tokyo

D Callahan May 16, 2012 0

Hidden amongst the tourist trap accessory shops, the surprisingly still erect STOMP theatre, and countless ramen restaurants of the St. Mark’s Place area of Manhattan’s Lower East Side is an adult toy store called Toy

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Prada and Schiaparelli Talk It Out

Prada and Schiaparelli Talk It Out

JN May 9, 2012 2

Fashion people are no different than sports fans, cooking fanatics, Beltway handlers or PTA parents.  This is the last thing they want to hear, but assuming that pants are still put on one leg

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The Interview: Nico Muhly

The Interview: Nico Muhly

Kelsey Osgood May 4, 2012 2

When Joseph asked me to interview Nico Muhly, my initial reaction was anxiety (though to be fair, that’s my initial reaction to a lot of things.) I am, after all, only lightly educated in music

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Sack Your Bag at Unpackaged

Sack Your Bag at Unpackaged

Jenni Jane Hellstern April 18, 2012 2

I’m sitting in a cyber cafe in Pune, India. My two friends and I are probably the only non-Indian people in town. Pune is a world all of its own, where doing it the

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Oscar Pistorius’ Carbon Footprint

Oscar Pistorius’ Carbon Footprint

Dan Murphy April 3, 2012 2

  When Oscar Pistorius runs, his well-toned arms and legs pump in synchronicity like a finely tuned sprinting machine. His body remains upright, and there’s very little wasted motion when he flies down the

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Grace and elegance never went away, it simply stayed below the radar

Grace and elegance never went away, it simply stayed below the radar

Melissa Hellstern March 28, 2012 2

The word elegant illuminates everything from fashion to mathematics, architecture to handwriting. Yet few are able to define it completely. Audrey Hepburn enchanted with a European grace and inspired warmth. Grace Kelly captivated as

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The Interview: Doyle McCullar

The Interview: Doyle McCullar

Great Design March 19, 2012 2

Doyle McCullar is the principal designer and owner of Doyle McCullar Fine Interiors, an award winning design firm with Offices in San Francisco and Chicago. His work has been featured on national television and

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Impossible Excellence of Exactness.

Impossible Excellence of Exactness.

Great Design March 5, 2012 1

In its newest form, perfect has evolved into a less stringent, more relaxed version of how we approach and define the impossible excellence of exactness. The idealized, unattainable righteousness of the old perfect was

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Not broken. Don’t fix.

Not broken. Don’t fix.

Great Design February 23, 2012 1

Why are parents so quick to “correct” this dental beauty mark called diastema? It may have something to do with a Palladian sense of order, an issue of symmetry more than visual interest.  

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