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Artists & Designers

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Lyon Porter on Fatherhood

“I wanted to create a special place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city,” Lyon Porter says in his clear, ...

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Helen Levi

As a young girl, Helen Levi was enrolled in an after-school ceramics program. It was there ...

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Man Ray

Painter, designer, photographer, and mixed-media artist Man Ray was an important ...

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The English Stacking Chair

Design is powerful. It creates objects, lights rooms, shelters lives and moves souls. It ...

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Gerd Hay-Edie

Ink black flecks fade into grey, before a short wisp of gold appears. The pattern is nearly ...

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Andrew McAteer

Andrew McAteer walks up the marble steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and begins ...

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Judy Jackson

When she’s not hard at work in her shared New York pottery studio, professional potter Judy ...

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Super Normal Design

Nearly a decade ago, a design movement was born when a set of stools at the Milan ...

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Castor Design

Rustic barn board chairs are cast in aluminum, maple candy becomes a functioning dining ...

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Piet Oudolf

During my time studying garden design in London back in 2001, Piet Oudolf was very ...

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Designing with Daylight

Twelve hours of daylight and twelve hours of darkness. At this moment, the spring equinox ...

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Jens Risom

Born in Copenhagen in 1916, Jens Risom (pr. yenns REE-sum) created some of the most ...

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Ettore Sottsass

A conversation on post-modernism can only go so long before mentioning the work of ...

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Florence Knoll

If you know Sterling Cooper Draper Price, you know Florence Knoll. At a time when ...

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Enzo Mari

Design is Dead. Form is Everything. These are two of Enzo Mari’s most famous quotes ...

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Ruth Asawa

Famed for her crocheted wire sculptures that bend and balloon, sway and swell, American ...

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Milo Baughman

Milo Ray Baughman Jr. (1923-2003) showed a talent for design early on. Growing up, he ...

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Greta Magnusson Grossman

“[Modern design] is not a superimposed style, but an answer to present conditions” ...

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