Olivia Martin

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Specsheet>Fresh takes on architectural and task lighting

Fresh takes on architectural and task lighting create flexible modern spaces. Square Sconce LightArt An exciting new way to incorporate color, LightArt’s newest (and only rectangular) style comes in more than 250 hue options. The lightweight shade, made of 3form’s Varia Ecoresin, allows for the white solid-state LEDs to…
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Specsheet>Contract textiles that feel like home

The latest contract textiles are evolving toward comfort and calm in a way that makes any space feel like home. Carnegie x Allsteel Allsteel Two major players in the contract world are joining forces to provide ease and increased quality for customers. Allsteel will now offer Carnegie’s PVC-free textiles…
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A Bauhaus outpost in Southern Florida closer to realization

This article appears in The Architect’s Newspaper’s April 2017 issue, which takes a deep dive into Florida to coincide with the upcoming AIA Conference on Architecture in Orlando (April 27 to 29). We’re publishing the issue online as the Conference approaches—click here to see the latest articles to…

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The newest addition to Milan Design Week: Ventura Centrale

Amid the general chaos and event overload of Milan Design Week, Ventura Centrale's inaugural show was instantly welcomed to the fray a "must see." Although the organizers describe it as Ventura Lambrate’s “big sister," the show is smaller in addition to being newer. And this works to its benefit: In…
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150-year-old New York bar finds a new home in Austin, Texas

The 150-year-old Cedar Tavern bar in New York City once hosted luminaries such as Jackson Pollack, Willem De Kooning, Bob Dylan, and Jimi Hendrix in Greenwich Village. Now that very same bar lives on at Eberly, South Austin’s new restaurant. When the Cedar Tavern closed in 2006, Eberly…

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In New York and L.A., Leong Leong is designing new platforms for marginalized communities

The Architectural League’s Emerging Voices award and lecture series spotlight individuals and firms with distinct design “voices” that have the potential to influence the discipline of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design. The jury, composed of Sunil Bald, Mario Gooden, Lisa Gray, Paul Lewis, Jing Liu, Thomas Phifer, Bradley…