Modernist Master Florence Knoll Dies at 101 -

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Florence Knoll Bassett, whose interior “architecture” and iconic furniture designs set the standard for the midcentury modern interior, passed away Friday at age 101.

"I feel grateful to you for doing such work in a world where mediocrity is the norm." 

 —Charles Eames in a letter to Florence Knoll (the two studied together at the Cranbrook Academy of Art) 

Florence Knoll Bassett, known as Florence Knoll, died on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 101. Knoll invented the concept of "total design," revolutionizing interior space planning by embracing all elements in a room. She set the standard for midcentury modern interior design, one which is still followed today. 

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Tom Dixon's Latest IKEA Collaboration Is a Hackable Bed - Dwell.Com

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IKEA and Tom Dixon just unveiled a modular bed you can customize, personalize, and transform through a selection of headboards and accessories.

When British designer Tom Dixon first teamed up with Swedish flat-pack furniture maker IKEA, the result was a "hackable" sofa. Delaktig is a modular seating solution that can be modified, adapted, and added onto as your needs and life situation change. Now, the partnership has brought that same concept to the most-used piece of furniture in your home: the bed.

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