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Californian design studio Atelier de Troupe, Swiss office-furniture brand Flokk and Finnish manufacturer Adea are among brands showcasing products on Dezeen Showroom this week.

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Furniture including seating, lighting and storage have been added to Dezeen Showroom, which is an affordable space for brands to launch products and showcase their designers and projects. Read on to see the latest products: Eclipse dining chair by Atelier de Troupe Design studio Atelier de Troupe presented Eclipse dining chair, which is characterised by a circular form that loops around the chair. The chair is composed of an ellipse-shaped base wrapped in a metal frame with slender legs and a curved line that forms the backrest and armrests. Find out more about Eclipse dining chair › Compas Pendants by Atelier...

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This Brooklyn Couple Frankensteined Their Brownstone—And Left the Seams Visible

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Courtesy of Tortuga Living Most people look to increase their home’s square footage by any means possible in a renovation; Andrea Hill did the opposite. In 2017 the founder of Tortuga Living and her husband, artist Carlos Irijalba, bought a four-story 1890s brownstone in Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill neighborhood with a rental garden unit. “We knew from living in a four-floor walk-up that stairs are not our friend, so we reconfigured the home as two duplexes,” she says.  This meant losing the top two floors to renters and reconfiguring the basement rental to make space for three bedrooms, two full bathrooms,...

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Why I Paid $2K to Rip Out All of My Kitchen Cabinet

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s In Renovator’s Notebook, homeowners open up about the nitty-gritty of their remodels: How long it really took; how much it actually cost; what went horribly wrong; and what went wonderfully, serendipitously, it’s-all-worth-it-in-the-end right. For more tips to nail your next project, follow @reno_notebook. Size: 600 square feet Location: Greenpoint, Brooklyn Year built: 2007 Top priority: An apartment with lots of light—and outdoor space. New York City native Tara Gonzalez first fell in love with Greenpoint when she was working in the art department of a film production company just after college—the area is not only home to many studios,...

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VDF products fair: kitchen and storage systems brand Henrybuilt has created a flexible shelving unit that allows users to display homeware and personal trinkets in a variety of arrangements

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The rear panel of Henrybuilt's wall-mounted Color Box Bar shelf has been specially designed so that other elements, like a wine rack or steel rail for hanging utensils, can easily be installed and rearranged. "This compact and elegant serving piece relies on our Opencase system of flexible fittings to allow you to present and serve the way you wish," said the brand. "It combines colour, toughness, craft, and proportion, and carefreely floats above the floor." The wine rack and steel rail are provided with the Color Box Bar upon purchase and users can additionally buy other Opencase elements from Henrybuilt....

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7 Mid-Century Modern Offices That’ll Squash the Sunday Scaries

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If there’s one area of the home where you should be channeling mid-century modern design, it’s the office. From Knoll’s classic swivel chair (still found in most corporate settings) to Kardiel’s protractor desk, the era’s penchant for clean lines, quality materials, and comfortable seating lends itself to getting down to business. And with a lot more of us looking toward a future that involves working remotely, there’s no better time than now to give your home office a refresh. The classic setups ahead feature all the different elements (sturdy shelving, hints of velvet) you need to bring the ’50s and...

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