THE PLACES

Pick of the Week: Sheer Audacity

Barber Osgerby at the V&A during London Design Festival 2014

By Regina Connell. We’ve always been fans of the UK design team Barber Osgerby, but this certainly took the cake. For the 2014 London Design Festival, the duo created two huge reflective panels positioned end to end, suspended beneath the vaulted … Continue reading

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Chicago Hope: Room406

Transcendent Objects open September 19, 2014

By Regina Connell. I love Chicago. It’s the city that just gets on with it. The Coasts have the dazzle factor, but Chicago has this tendency of getting things done without necessarily calling a lot of attention to itself.  And … Continue reading

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Places We Love: elu

élu San Francisco

By Regina Connell. There is so much bad retail out there, it’s a miracle Amazon and its e-commerce ilk haven’t already taken more than 7% of the retail category in the US. But retail survives despite itself. The stars, of … Continue reading

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Places We Love: The Bent Spoon

Bent Spoon

By Lee Havlicek.   If you’re going to really lean into summer the way you should, there are things that are nice and things that are necessary. I suppose these mostly both vary from person to person, and for some … Continue reading

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