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Furniture Design

  1. design hunting
    Minecraft at MoMA, Barbie Dreamhouse Paint, and More FindsPlus a furniture and design exhibition in a landscape architect’s historic midcentury house.
  2. interior design
    Designers Are Getting Horny“Sexy,” curated by Eny Lee Parker, features a phallic grill, racy candle holders, a squeezable vase, and more libidinous designs.
  3. design edit
    Psychosexual Furniture, Raf Simons’s Shaker Home Goods, and More FindsPlus a new documentary on the global fight for safe streets.
  4. design edit
    A LEGO Playscape in Harlem, a Squishy Chair, and More FindsPlus, a mural for Little Ukraine.
  5. design edit
    Candy-Inspired Tables, an Archive of NYC Water, and More FindsPlus, a new ashtray from Seth Rogen’s weed brand Houseplant.
  6. 21 questions
    Design Gallerist Jean Lin Used to Bedazzle Skullcaps for J. LoThe owner of Colony answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  7. design edit
    Tables Inspired by Pasta, Hudson Square’s Walkable Upgrade, and More FindsPlus new stormwater flood maps for New York.
  8. why this looks like that
    A ‘Comical Dungeon’ Designed in VR Takes Over a Chinatown GalleryNeo-feudalism and medieval creatures inspired Ryan Decker’s first solo show.
  9. design edit
    Architect-Designed Birdhouses, a Busway Mural, and More Design FindsPlus fashion designer Duro Olowu mines the Cooper Hewitt’s archive.
  10. objects of desire
    Inside the Obsessive World of Taschen’s Custom Book StandsThe publisher’s 50-pound editions are too big for most furniture, so it’s been making its own.
  11. design edit
    Bioplastic Sculptures, an Okra-Inspired Rug, and More Design FindsPlus glass vessels for environmental causes.
  12. why this looks like that
    Designer Minjae Kim Translated His Mom’s Paintings Into Chairs“I sent her a photo of the chair. She was like, ‘Oh, it’s my painting.’”
  13. why this looks like that
    This Filipino American Designer Is Reclaiming the Peacock Chair“To me, it’s about more than designing a collection; I’m inventing a style,” says Cheyenne Concepcion.
  14. why this looks like that
    Artist Shaina Tabak Likes a Table That Inspires Double Takes“My furniture makes you work to figure out what to do with it,” she says.
  15. design edit
    Faith Ringgold’s Story Quilts, a Minimalist Vacuum, and Other Design FindsPlus, an exhibition about lower Manhattan’s malls at the Abrons Arts Center.
  16. why this looks like that
    Chris Schanck Goes Cosmic With His Surreal Chairs and ChandeliersAnd branches out into more personal, story-based work for his show at MAD.
  17. design edit
    Vintage CorningWare, A Whimsical Windsor Chair, and More Design Picks This WeekPlus a new book about women who changed architecture.
  18. furniture design
    Finally, a Desk for Working ParentsThe Fairfield carrel was designed to help caregivers with young kids in tow better access their local library.
  19. design edit
    bell hooks on Design, a Tentacled Lamp, and Other Things I Liked This WeekPlus ‘Filipinx’ graphic design.
  20. design edit
    Design’s Unruly, Organic, and Wild YearA dispatch from NYCxDesign’s 2021 edition.
  21. why this looks like that
    Liam Lee Doesn’t Mind If His Work Unsettles YouThe fiber artist reveals a new furniture line inspired by microbes and enoki mushrooms.
  22. design edit
    A Diane Arbus Tribute, Graphic Blankets, and Other Things I Liked This WeekPlus, a public sculpture made from 400,000 acrylic fingernails.
  23. furniture design
    The City’s Newest Design Gallery Is in a Chinatown MallSuperhouse Vitrine opens with an exhibition of Sean Gerstley’s ceramic furniture.
  24. design edit
    BTS at the United Nations, Doughy Furniture, and Other Things I Liked This WeekPlus, Richard Neutra’s VDL House reopens in L.A.
  25. design edit
    Blobby NFT Chairs, Reinvented Shaker Design, and Other Things I Liked This WeekPlus, a book on the Tokyo Olympic Stadium’s architect, Kengo Kuma.
  26. design edit
    A Mosaic Stool, Fiberglass Mezcal Cup, and Other Things I Liked This WeekPlus, a London Design Biennale exhibit on the “archaeology” of 700 plastic spoons.
  27. furniture design
    The Chiclet Is BackHerman Miller reissues its “friendliest” seating collection.
  28. design edit
    Slouchy Ceramics, Deconstructed Furniture, and Other Things I Liked This WeekSelected pieces from four new design exhibitions and one crowdsourced Instagram account focused on graphic design finds