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At right, a magazine rack made by Nobel’s brother Andreas, an original member of Uglycute who’s now off pursuing his PhD. Made from green Masonite, it represents a direction the group had begun to pursue before they became too inundated with interior projects to devote substantial time to their furniture work: “We spent a long time discussing how to use corners in new ways,” Nobel says. “We have a lot of sketches about the topic that we never realized, but I think it will come in time. The silver material in this photo is an attempt to get a little bit more light in the studio; we're in a basement, and this wall is the only one the sun actually hits.”