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Blobs and Tubes

We’ve noticed the humble rise of ugly – they come in the form of amorphous, organic shapes and unexpected materials creating a new genre of aesthetics.

 
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UGLY. PRETTY. FOOD ART.

Chances are your friends post about their meals on Instagram. Though its history is short, food photography lies at the intersection of aesthetics, art, and popular culture.

 
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REINVENTING RUGS

Rugs and architecture share many common characteristics. Unlike the intrinsic complexity of architecture, rugs allow for faster conceptual experimentation.

 
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ROMANCING THE CURVE

New year, new trends. Take a look at one of the biggest upcoming aesthetics.

 
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AN INTERSTELLAR TRAVEL PACK

If 2016 has left you craving some serious R & R, we’ve got the perfect suggestion: a trip to the edges of the universe.

 
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HISTORY OF THE DESK

One of the ‘hottest’ industries and highly-discussed design topics in the past few years has been the Future of the Workplace. We decided to look into the evolution of a small unit of measure in the workplace: the Desk.

 
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THE FUTURE OF VR

The future of VR will be defined by brands. Big brands, small brands, for profit or not, good or bad.

 
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FUTURE VISIONS

We like to live right at the edge, that blurry boundary between the potential of a project and the final realized experience.

 
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DIM SUM CHIC

There’s something we love about the medley of design choices, and how these owners make their own rules to create an authentic and cultural experience.

 
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INFLATABLE ARCHITECTURE – THEN AND NOW

During the late 60’s and early 70’s a counterculture against the rationalism of Modernism was born.

 
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Flavor Anomaly Feast

Flavor combinations that go beyond traditional flavor profiles can be a pleasant surprise or a rude jolt to our taste buds.

 
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Anomalies and Icons in NYC

What anomalies exist in this crazy city and can actually capture the attention of even the most harried New Yorkers? And more importantly, what do they stand to gain by going against the norm?

 
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TYPE HUNTING

NYC is a melting pot of typographic vernacular—from roaring neon script, to hand painted bodega marquees—this city is a typography aficionado’s dream.

 
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INNOVATING THROUGH ANOMALIES

We’ve worked transform how people experience everything from transportation hubs to healthcare environments.

 
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THE ANOMALIES ISSUE

We’re dedicating the next three months to anomalies. Get ready!

 
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THE SUPER SIX

We interviewed a special crew of our own: those of us who have stuck around for well, forever! Meet the Super Six.

 
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MAD FOR MARBLE

Nothing is more impressive than committing to big, beautiful stone.

 
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IS TECH TIMELESS?

Technology has stood the test of time, we believe it is timeless!

 
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BLACK IS THE NEW BLACK

Designers wear black. It’s a common trend internationally and ICRAVE follows suit.