D PAGES: January 2012 Favorites

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  Visit the January 2012 issue of D PAGES to shop these favorites!  

20% Off! January 2012 Favorites Sale!

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  Our friends at Switch Modern are extending a special offer to D readers on the Agrafee Desk Lamp and the Gemini Candleholders featured in this month’s D Pages favorites. Just give the code DPAGES at checkout and you will receive 20% off! Thank you Switch Modern! Valid January 1-31. The fantastic Jim Zivic is extending a special offer toread ON

D PAGES: Issue No. 12 January 2012

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The January 2012 issue of D Pages is up here! A special thank you to our January sponsors at Jim Zivic Design, Lauren Lozano Ziol, and Switch Modern.

ILLUSTRATIONS OF NIDHI CHANANI: Have a happy New Year!

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  Nidhi Chanani, born in Calcutta and raised in suburban California, currently lives and works in San Francisco as a freelance artist. She considers herself equal parts Indian and American and draws heavily from both cultures in creating her fanciful works of art. Her illustrations are created on the computer using Flash and Photoshop, and she somehow manages to create aread ON

THE MAKING OF THE LOU READ CHAIR

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  The Lou Read chair was designed by Philippe Starck and Eugeni Quitllet and fabricated by Domeau&Peres for Le Royal Monceau Hotel in Paris. It is a true beauty and a testament to excellence in design and craftsmanship. Video by Sébastien Jousse on Vimeo.

MORE ON THE CHURCH TIP: a church becomes a home

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  Originally built in 1870, the historical St. Jakobus Church in Utrecht, the Netherlands was converted into a spectacular home by ZECC Architects. The furniture and interior styling was done by Thomas Haukes of (springers) wonen. Photos courtesy of ZECC Architects and Woonkerkxl.

CAPELA DE SANTA FILOMENA

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  Capela de Santa Filomena, designed by Pedro Maurício Borges, brings a new edge to religion. Located in Portugal’s Figueira de Foz, it stands in stark contrast to its suburban surroundings. Simple and beautiful. Feliz Natal from Portugal! Photos © Fernando Guerra, FG+SG Architectural Photography. via