Gabrielle Golenda

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Here are 5 new fixtures that solve common lighting problems

These new architectural fixtures answer the specific needs of a space across myriad typologies—including a system that is adaptable for multiuse spaces,  a projector that emits both diffused and direct light, and an LED bulb that supports circadian rhythms.

Vektor Linea Light Group

Linea Light Group installed Vektor in the…

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What’s in chef Wylie Dufresne’s kitchen?

Formerly of wd~50 and Alder, Chef Wylie Dufresne, once cooked with scientists and served Lou Reed. These days he is making doughnuts in unexpected flavors at his newest culinary outpost, Du's Donuts & Coffee, and admiring the recently remodeled kitchen of his boyhood Manhattan apartment. AN spoke to Dufresne about…
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Five new launches from Stockholm Design Week

Last month, from February 5 through 11, Stockholm hosted its annual week dedicated to Scandinavian design. Showcasing furniture and lighting, the festival dazzled visitors with hundreds of events and diverse exhibitors, showrooms, galleries, residences, hotels, and studios throughout the city. We take a quick look at just a few of…
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Five wallcoverings inspired by the natural world

These wall coverings conjure visions of fanciful landscapes, including neutral hues, florals, abstract organic forms, and materials that emulate naturally occurring aggregates. Airbloom Abstracta Inspired by how forms in nature change through shifting seasons, Swedish designer Stefan Borselius abstracted botany and devised floating, full-bloomed flowers. The hanging felt acoustic…
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AN’s Top 50 Interior Architects’ favorite building materials and products

AN Interior’s inaugural top 50 interior architect list featured emerging and established firms across the U.S. The editors surveyed the Top 50 highlighted in the March issue and asked them to reveal their favorite building materials and products. The list below entails what made the cut. To honor them, the…
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Tarkett’s collaboration with Nordic studio reinvents the image of linoleum flooring

Typically, the Stockholm Furniture Fair is thought of as a hotbed for new design, a place where young Nordic designers go to launch their brands. But this year, tried-and-true international furniture purveyors flocked to the Venice of the North to exhibit new pieces and installations—a combination of pleasantly unexpected forms and materials—that would…
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Office space: 6 ergonomic task chairs

Although the office has evolved to be many things with the advent of creative, collaborative spaces, standing desks, and remote working, there is one workplace constant: the task chair. Rolling to-and-fro at a desk nearby, these six chairs on casters are designed for comfort and durability. Diffrient Smart Chair
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The Times Square Valentine’s Day installation is the place to be today

Today is Valentine's Day, and what better place to celebrate than Times Square? (If you're already doubting my taste and/or sanity, suspend your cynicism for a moment, enjoy this placating 💖 emoji, and read on.) Each year, the Times Square Alliance invites emerging New York architects to deliver a heart-themed installation…
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High tech tuchus: 6 smart toilets

AN saw the newest innovations in the toilet sector this past January at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and the Consumer Electronics Show. As we look forward to the International Bathroom Exhibit and Eurocucina (technology for the kitchen) at Salone Internazionale del Mobile in April, we want to…