Restoration Hardware to Launch RH Contemporary Art

Design News 10.04.13

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On November 9, the formerly just-furniture company Restoration Hardware is debuting its latest artsy endeavor, RH Contemporary Art. A six-story, 28,000 square-foot space in Chelsea will host the inaugural collection of work commissioned from emerging artists. Fun fact: the wildly popular Rain Room at MoMA was CEO Gary Friedman's first commissioned piece for the new art venture.

In other news, a tablet app and Moleskine combine to create gorgeous books, and these stunning solar homes were built by students. See the headlines after the jump.

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Moleskine And Paper App Partner To Turn Your Drawings Into Beautiful Books | Fast Company
5 Inspiring Solar-Powered Homes, Designed And Built By Students | Co.Exist

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