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Architecture Spotlight: Parisian Housing of the 1960s and ’70s

If there were ever a place that took every architectural trend to its outermost limit, it would be Paris. The housing structures below were all designed by Parisian architect Jean Renaudie and his wife Renée Gailhoustet between 1969 and 1975. In the daring shapes and unusual configurations of the buildings, you can see that the mid-century designers had very little regard for architectural norms of the time, and we love them for it.

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All photos courtesy of Socks Studio.

By |October 22nd, 2014| Comment

Last Days to Shop! Modernica Semi-Annual Sale

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Take advantage of the final days to shop the Semi-Annual Sale. Receive 15% OFF All Case Study Daybeds (direct link to daybed page) and up to 37% OFF Clearance Daybeds (direct link to Clearance) while supplies last!

Also enjoy big savings on lighting, bedroom furniture and more!

By |October 21st, 2014| Comment
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    Frank Gehry’s Newest Creation is a Riot of Color and Metal Canopies

Frank Gehry’s Newest Creation is a Riot of Color and Metal Canopies

Frank Gehry’s magnificent and sculptural creations have been cropping up all over Europe in recent years; now the California architect is blazing trails in Latin America. His magnificent Museum of Biodiversity just opened in Panama and it’s every bit as daring and lovely as we’ve come to expect from Gehry. Read more at Dezeen.

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All photos courtesy of Dezeen.

By |October 21st, 2014|1 Comment

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