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Week of December 7, 2020

A weekly Saturday recap to share with you our favorite links, discoveries, exhibitions, and more from the past seven days. This week, more shoppable links than usual just in case you’re still holiday gifting, the most glorious checkered terrazzo flooring we’ve seen in a minute, and a new kaleidoscopic lighting collection that hits like an antidepressant just in the nick of time.
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The 2020 American Design Hot List, Part V

This week we announced our eighth annual American Design Hot List, Sight Unseen’s editorial award for the names to know now in American design. We’re devoting an entire week to interviews with this year’s honorees — get to know the fifth group of Hot List designers here.
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The 2020 American Design Hot List, Part IV

This week we announced our eighth annual American Design Hot List, Sight Unseen’s editorial award for the names to know now in American design. We’re devoting an entire week to interviews with this year’s honorees — get to know the fourth group of Hot List designers here.
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The 2020 American Design Hot List, Part III

This week we announced our eighth annual American Design Hot List, Sight Unseen’s editorial award for the names to know now in American design. We’re devoting an entire week to interviews with this year’s honorees — get to know the third group of Hot List designers here: Mike Ruiz-Serra, Pieces (above), and Ryan Preciado.
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The 2020 American Design Hot List, Part II

This week we announced our eighth annual American Design Hot List, Sight Unseen’s editorial award for the names to know now in American design. We’re devoting an entire week to interviews with this year’s honorees — get to know the second group of Hot List designers here: Kalon, LikeMindedObjects, and Maryam Turkey (above).
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The 2020 American Design Hot List, Part I

This week we announced our eighth annual American Design Hot List, Sight Unseen’s editorial award for the names to know now in American design. We’re devoting an entire week to interviews with this year’s honorees — get to know the first three Hot List designers here: Campagna, Casey Johnson Studio (above), and John Eric Byers.
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Week of November 30, 2020

A weekly Saturday recap to share with you our favorite links, discoveries, exhibitions, and more from the past seven days. This week was all about the epic upgrade: Eny Lee Parker reimagining an Adrian Pearsall bench, Odd Matter making recycled-plastic furniture chic, and Sean Gerstley making us forget about every other ceramic table ever on his very first crack at the genre.
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If You’re Tired of the Brass Trend, This is the Exhibition For You

As design editors, it is our duty to report on design trends or at least acknowledge the ones that take over a certain year. But that does not mean we necessarily like all of those trends, nor do we always agree with the pace at which they bloom, wither, and die. Studio Vedèt founder Valentina Ciuffi must have had some bone to pick with the utter ubiquity of brass over the past few years for she recently curated an exhibition for FAR at Nilufar Gallery in Milan, featuring 13 designers and studios experimenting with metals and materials other than brass.
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How Jewelry Designer Hannah Jewett Embraced A Pivot To Candles

Hannah Jewett's jewelry designs have been embraced by many a celebrity stylist, appearing on post-pop star Charli XCX, the comedian Julio Torres, and rendered influencer Lil Miquela. With factories closed and her Dumbo studio inaccessible during lockdown, 2020 prompted something of a return to form for her: Leaning into the “ambiguous energy” of her designs, she decided to try her hand at candles.
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Meet Casa Veronica, Your New Go-To Shop for One-Of-A-Kind Objects

For years, creative director Veronica Ortuño was the face behind Las Cruxes — a beloved vintage shop, gallery, and event space in Austin, Texas, that was constantly touted as one of the cool places to go in a city that had no shortage of cool places to go. The shop closed early last year, but Ortuño was already deep into a project that would become her next baby — as Casa Veronica, she would offer creative services, interior design, and, as of this month, a collection of one-of-a-kind ceramic objects for sale via her website.
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