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Through a glass, brightly

Design Research is back - as an installation - in its old home

By Rachel Travers
Globe Correspondent / October 29, 2009

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The iconic five-story glass building at 48 Brattle St. was originally built in 1969 by architect Ben Thompson to house his legendary store Design Research. Over the years, Thompson and D/R had introduced shoppers to bold modernist furnishings and interior designs by Marcel Breuer, Hans Wegner, Alvar Aalto, and Joe Colombo, as well the splashy graphic fabrics of Marimekko. The ... (Full article: 1133 words)

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