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Opinions


10.23.13: An Open Letter to AIGA

Status Quo or Transformation? A False Choice
An open letter to AIGA.
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12.05.11: Mark Lamster and Alexandra Lange

Lunch With The Critics: Second-Annual Year-End Awards
From Twitter to Apollo, Barbie to Occupy Everywhere: The best and worst moments in design for 2011.
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12.24.10: Mark Lamster and Alexandra Lange

Lunch With The Critics: Year-End Awards
Mark Lamster and Alexandra Lange pick the best and worse moments in design for 2010.
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09.13.10: Alexandra Lange

If These Walls Could Talk
On the ABC sitcom Modern Family, three different families are visually defined by their living rooms.
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08.19.10: Johanna Blakley

The Costs of Ownership: Why Copyright Protection Will Hurt the Fashion Industry
New copyright protection for fashion designs is only going to hurt an already struggling industry.
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05.21.10: Alexandra Lange

Why do Most Designer Toys Suck so Badly?
Though they exude an organized playfullness, designer toys are rarely as practical as they look.
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02.18.10: Alexandra Lange

Why Nicolai Ouroussoff Is Not Good Enough
Nicolai Ouroussoff might turn out to be the last architecture critic, which makes it even more imperative to say: He is not making a good case for keeping the breed.
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08.24.09: Andrew Bernheimer

An Open Letter to Nicolai Ouroussoff
Architect Andrew Bernheimer challenges the claim by Nicolai Ouroussoff that New York has produced no architects of consequence since the 70s-era "New York Five," suggesting that The New York Times critic "grab a Metrocard" and see for himself.
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