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WALLPAPER

Download our January 2021 desktop and iPhone wallpaper, a series of three colorful digital compositions by the New York design firm Studio Proba.
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EDITORS’ LIST

Jill and Monica — plus two SU contributors — share a super-sized list of December picks, including ceramics by a 53-year-old influencer, Murano-glass scented candles, and gingham mittens.
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ARCHIVAL INTERVIEW

A never-published interview with Anton Alvarez from 2013, just as his thread-wrapped series had hit peak notoriety.
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WALLPAPER

Download our November 2020 desktop and iPhone wallpaper, a colorful painting by the Los Angeles and Portland based abstract artist Maja Dlugolecki.
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WALLPAPER

Download our November 2020 desktop and iPhone wallpaper, a series of digitally rendered spaces by the Montreal designer Stefano Giacomello.
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EDITORS’ LIST

Jill and Monica share their October picks, including a colorful guesthouse in Mexico, an ugly Christmas sweater for furniture fiends, a pink gingham pleated lampshade, and the absolute pinnacle of 1980s set design.
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VIDEO

Writer, historian, and collector Dung Ngo gives a talk on flatware design from the 20th century to the present.
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VIDEO

Ladies and Gentlemen Studio lead a live tutorial on making your own balancing sculptures with simple tools and found objects.
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WALLPAPER

Download our October 2020 desktop and iPhone wallpaper, an artwork by Atlanta painter Kristen Giorgi.
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EDITORS’ LIST

Jill and Monica share their September picks, including spray-foam headbands, favorite checkerboard mugs, Mexican metal mobiles, and affordable tiled furniture.
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VIDEO

In this recording of our monthly Zoom business interview from September 2020, Hem founder Petrus Palmér shares how he transitioned from designer to CEO, how Hem found success in online furniture sales, and more.
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WALLPAPER

Download our September 2020 desktop and iPhone wallpaper, an artwork by the Utrecht-based graphic designer Mischa Appel.
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