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What do architects want for the holidays?

Putting together your wish list? Feeling the call of consumption? AN’s 2019 gift guide of some seriously covetable objects will help you out.

(Courtesy the Glass House Design Store)
(Courtesy the Glass House Design Store)

Stuffing a stocking for that special someone? We’ve crafted a list of some seriously covetable objects to help you out, including an Alessi lunch box and ceramic tiles designed by Gio Ponti. This compilation of curiosities will measure up to any architect’s standards.

Sacred Ground: The Cemeteries of New Orleans
By Robert S. Brantley
Princeton Architectural Press
papress.com | $40

(Courtesy Princeton Architectural Press)
(Courtesy Princeton Architectural Press)

Architectural photographer Robert S. Brantley has surveyed New Orleans’s most notorious cemeteries for more than 40 years. Sacred Ground presents his sublime duotone photographs of the gravesites of 20 notable individuals (comprehensively detailed in each chapter index), organized by cemetery.

Dana Butterfly rug
Classic Rug Collection
classicrug.com | $249

(Courtesy Classic Rug Collection)
(Courtesy Classic Rug Collection)

Many of Frank Lloyd Wright’s rugs were designed specifically for each project or to pair with his furniture designs—but few were actually produced. This winter, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation collaborated with Classic Rug Collection on a series of rugs, including an art glass–inspired textile that references the 1902 Dana-Thomas House.

Food à porter lunch box
Alessi
alessi.com | $78

(Courtesy Alessi)
(Courtesy Alessi)

Japanese-born, Milan-based designer Sakura Adachi teamed up with Alessi on this thermoplastic lunch box inspired by bento boxes and lacquerware. The box is organized into three compartments hermetically sealed by two interior dividers and held together by plastic, handbag-like straps.

Read on >>>> Source: ArchPaper What do architects want for the holidays?

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