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Atop the central island is an almost museum-like presentation of items relevant, in one way or another, to the pair’s work — from variously shaped tests for umbrella-handle designs to everyday objects they’ve brought back from their travels and kept on hand as references for shape, material, or color. The striped cups in the center of this shot, for example, are relics from a visit to an ice cream parlor in Milan. “I have a lot of packaging,” says Doshi. “I have so much ephemera, too. We put inspirations up on the wall, but then we keep changing them, dating them and putting them away.” Adds Levien: “It’s a working studio, as you can see.”