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Napoli: “The Most Impressive Underground Railway Station in Europe”

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Catalan architect Óscar Tusquets has transformed the Toledo metro station in Naples, Italy, into an underwater abyss, providing a unique sanctuary for busy travelers.  Honored as “the most impressive underground railway station in Europe” by the London Daily Telegraph, the terminal’s walls have been adorned in various shades of blue Bisazza mosaics. Darker tiles have been […]

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George Nelson Retrospective at the Yale School of Architecture

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An American master who created icons of mid-century design, George Nelson is being celebrated in a comprehensive retrospective currently on view at Yale’s School of Architecture Gallery. Organized by the Vitra Design Museum, the exhibition features more than 120 original pieces—including such memorable creations as the Ball Clock, the Coconut Chair and the Marshmallow Sofa—as […]

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Watchmaker Girard-Perregaux’s Le Corbusier Trilogy

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Swiss luxury watchmaker Girard-Perregaux has recently unveiled a trilogy of limited-edition timepieces commemorating the career of legendary architect Le Corbusier. A pioneer of modern design, Le Corbusier was as renowned for his revolutionary theories on urbanism as he was for the unusual materials he used. The collection, limited to five watches per design and based […]

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