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Home Design 2010: The New Old

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A Windsor chair in hot-molded plastic. A glass skull used as an olive-oil container. A lounger made from the Coney Island boardwalk. At first, it would seem these things have little in common. But each represents an attempt to reimagine the past—its colors, its style, its artifacts—toward fresh and exciting ends. They are all part of “the new old.” read more [+]
NeoVictoriansNeoVictorians
One young couple on the cutting edge of the nineteenth century.
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NeoFormalNeoFormal
Some people make Park Avenue apartments look like lofts. Stephen Knoll has done the reverse.
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NeoCountryNeoCountry
Two Brooklyn designers reinterpret their own rural history—with a little help from Sears, circa 1900.
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NeoVersaillesNeoVersailles
Hervé Pierre grew up in France. And each night, he needs to return there.
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NeoEnglishNeoEnglish
Rita Konig’s trick for her Manhattan one-bedroom: make it seem like it’s part of a much grander British estate.
NeoClassicsNeoClassics
These 21 design objects mirror their makers’ fierce independent streaks.
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