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When we visited, a set of mugs by the Japanese designer Arata Isozaki were hanging out in the kitchen dish drainer. “He designed the downtown MoCA in 1982, the original one, a pretty awesome building,” de Cardenas says. “It’s so funky, so weird. He’s kind of the Japanese Memphis guy. I got the mugs on eBay. I don’t shop on eBay so much anymore, though, partly because I feel like its all tapped out. All the good shit’s gone. It’s on 1stdibs or something.”