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Passing Time with Design Royalty

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It isn’t often you can spend an afternoon with the crown jewels of modernism but this was my pleasant fate when I attended the press preview for The Salon: Art + Design at the Park Avenue Armory last Thursday. I strolled along aisles flanked with works by Charlotte Perriand, Jean Royère, Jean Prouvé, Le Corbusier, […]

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reDesign2012 Reimagines Eames

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After perusing the 40 reimagined Eames chair designs submitted in the reDesign2012 project at the Textile Museum of Canada, there was no contest in my mind which one felt the most artful: the spinal cord-inspired structure created by architects Matt Compeau and Bi-Ying Miao in collaboration with Levitt Goodman Architects. The organic wrapping spiral evokes […]

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A Wanted Design Roundup

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The third year of Wanted Design, a curated exhibition of national and international design installations, workshops, and discussions, kicked off on Friday, May 17, in New York. Adroyt was fortunate to take part in a first-look bloggers’ tour with HP and Global Lighting, for a glimpse of the space before most—and for that we are […]

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On Resonance, Brilliance and Being Adroyt

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Hi everyone; Saxon here! I have a bit of news today: adroyt will soon be moving into a new era. I’ve been bringing a new team together during the past three months, and as I’ve been composing the puzzle, the word “resonance” keeps coming up for me. The dictionary defines the non-technical meanings of the […]

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Martin Brudnizki’s Guide to London 2012 Olympic Dining

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It’s clever pitch time on adroyt again. The London-based public relations firm Camron sent us this pitch featuring restaurants in London designed by their client Martin Brudnizki. The 2012 Olympic Games begin on Friday, giving the pitch a convenient news hook. Adroyt had lunch with Martin during Design Miami/ Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 when he […]

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First and Foremost: Michael Bruno Is Honored

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As a company investing great amounts of time and resources creating and maintaining digital platforms for design and architecture clients, we at adroyt hold a handful of visionaries in high esteem. Michael Bruno, who launched 1stdibs in 2001, falls solidly within this category. He was early in the digital design game, and he was intelligent […]

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Into the Archives: Giulio Cappellini for Poltrona Frau

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Having had the opportunity to cover the design world for nearly two decades, we at adroyt have racked up quite a queue of quality content we feel is well worth sharing. We’ve been combing the archives to find those we’ve already covered who are back in the news. Today we’re catching up with Giulio Cappellini, […]

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Clodagh: Home as an Expression of Grace

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In her first book Total Design: Contemplate, Cleanse, Clarify and Create Your Personal Spaces, Clodagh introduced her sensually rich take on aesthetics to a broader audience than she had previously had. Chapters in the book include “The Senses and Physical Space,” “The Power of Nostalgia,” The Music of Solitude: Creativity, Privacy and Retreat,” and “Fantasy […]

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Life’s a Beach and Then You Design

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It’s #TravelTuesday on adroyt and though we didn’t make it to Basel, Switzerland, for Design Miami/ Basel this year, we thought we’d find a delightful design kernel to showcase here—and it just happens to be one that includes some good economic news! The fair’s organizers saw significant increases in sales and attendance for the sixth […]

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Fixture Fixation: American Standard

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Gary Uhl has a sensitive finger on the trending pulse of the bathroom fixture business. As a leader of the savvy design team at American Standard, he brings stylish verve to the insights emerging from an industry known for conservatism. Toilets may not elicit thoughts of bold initiatives and fundamental societal shifts, but there’s real […]

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Cleto Munari at GD Cucine: A Mutable Feast

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One of the visually (and gastronomically) satisfying events we attended last week in New York City during ICFF’s design feast was an exhibition of Cleto Munari’s new Furnishings Collection. The pieces are showcased in the brand new GD Cucine showroom at 227 West 17th Street, on both levels of the 8000 sq. ft. space of […]

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Are You A Hybrid? Getting MAD

As the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) continued to build toward its opening Saturday at the Javits Center, we made our way on the B train last night to MAD (Museum of Arts and Design). The exhibit “Are You A Hybrid?”, curated by and featuring renowned designer Stephen Burks, was opening at the landmark institution […]

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Naming Adroyt: Top Ten Reasons

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So, what’s up with the way cool moniker? 1. Adroyt. Go ahead and try! It’s a challenge to find an available .com domain name with six letters, which is memorable, appropriate, and can be spelled by “most” people. 2. Adroyt. Yes, it’s an alternate spelling of “adroit” (see above) – which means skillful, adept, or […]

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