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April 2014

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April 2014 Features

Interior design involves a lot of hard work, but those in the profession know that the rewards are plentiful and found in every stage of the process.
When a snag sends a project south, keep your relationship with your client headed in the right direction with these tips.
This month we look at the joy that lies in the design practice from a number of perspectives: the joy we find in our own work, the joy we try to bring to our clients, and the joy we provide the community at large.
The Award of Incompleteness is “perhaps the world’s smallest and most incomplete award,” given in memory of Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto. We introduce six of the winners most impacting architecture and design today.
Green Hides President Simone Lagnerini is half stoic businsessman and half young romantic—but which half is in charge?
Trove co-founder Randall Buck compares three of his company's most popular substrate options for beautiful wallcoverings.
I'm the Serous Bar Stool from, and I've been a bit of viral celebrity as of late. Learn my full story inside.
Chilewich's new TerraStrand yarn uses vegetable compounds in place of petroleum, but what does that really mean? Here's how it all breaks down.
In a locals’ getaway known for its bamboo forests and spa retreats, the Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort is a landmark celebration of art, nature, and 2,300 years of rich Chinese tradition.
Raleigh’s newest cutting-edge restaurant revives the fashion of bygone eras with a modern twist and the element of surprise.
JZA+D redesigns a popular noodle spot at the Sands Macau to provide a refuge from the hustle and bustle of the casino floor.

Managing our emotional bond with nature’s most renewable resource.

The new Aloft City Center in Chicago’s trendy River North neighborhood incorporating one of the brand's newest initiatives: an ongoing and exclusive collaboration with Design Within Reach. Here's an inside look at how the collaboration came about.
Our inaugural Design Connections event gathers leading healthcare thinkers and designers to ask the big questions.
Frankfurt’s Ambiente show celebrates intelligent design and smart materials.
When we exercise our talents and push conceptual boundaries, we can find true joy in our work—and create joyful experiences for our clients and end-users.
New details have been released on the 20,000-seat indoor arena set to anchor the ongoing revitalization of the Las Vegas Strip, and early visuals suggest that fans of live events are in for a treat.

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