Jennifer Krichels

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Scavolini Comes to Soho

If sleek Italian kitchens send your heart racing more than a Maserati ever could, stop by Scavolini's new Soho location at 429 West Broadway for a test drive. The showroom, which opened to the public yesterday, is the manufacturer's first U.S. flagship and features 15 kitchens designed…
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Under the High Line, Pop-Up Cave-itecture

Lurking under the High Line has been a bit more fun since Building Fashion began its series of architecture-and-fashion installations in September, erecting a new collaboration every two weeks as a means of reusing the former onsite Sales Tin of Neil Denari's HL23 condos.…
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Americans at the Door

Last night at Material ConneXion Italian door manufacturer Lualdi unveiled its first collection of doors designed by U.S.-based architects. Dror Benshetrit's lacquered red Davina door stole the show with a diagonally folded design that makes the door appear slightly ajar when closed. Benshetrit explained to that the idea for the…
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Mind Your Manors

In these days of shrinking endowments, museums have to do what they can to make a buck. In the case of Delaware's Winterthur Museum, that means endorsing a new line of pre-engineered houses from Vermont company Connor Homes. The Winterthur estate, designed by antiques…
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Earning Their Stripes

How quickly they grow up. No sooner had James and Hayes Slade sprung from the chrysalis of their Emerging Voices lecture than they spread their wings at one of the city's toniest design-and-dining events. Joining the likes of David Rockwell and Vicente Wolf, not to mention…
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Ferry Funds Dry Up

Commuters who have come to rely on the ferry that connects the Rockaways and Wall Street will have to find another way to get to work starting March 19. The city has subsidized the route since it launched plans for new and expanded ferry service in 2008, but last…
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Target Faux Pas

Though often a friend to the design world, especially to those of us who want to own a little piece of Michael Graves or Marcel Wanders on a writer's budget, Target has really missed the mark with a blatant Le Corbusier knockoff. Our…