Tag: Utopia

  • Poet Phillip B. Williams’ novel ‘Ours’ shows more of a roadmap than a utopia

    Poet Phillip B. Williams’ novel ‘Ours’ shows more of a roadmap than a utopia

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    Book Review Ours By Phillip B. WilliamsViking: 592 pages, $32If you buy books linked on our site, The Times may earn a commission from Bookshop.org, whose fees support independent bookstores. Award-winning poet Phillip B. Williams’ debut novel, “Ours,” begins with a death — and a resurrection. A 17-year-old Black boy stands up shortly after a…

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  • Furnishing Utopia highlights “public access not private excess” in Brooklyn

    Furnishing Utopia highlights “public access not private excess” in Brooklyn

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    For New York’s design week, local designer Jean Lee of Furnishing Utopia has created an exhibition of public-oriented design at the Naval Cemetery Landscape in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Called Public Access, the exhibition features projects designed for public use and comprises two sections, a physical outdoor component and an indoor installation with documentation and references at…

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  • Create a Utopia With Dogma Bookshelves

    Create a Utopia With Dogma Bookshelves

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    The word “dogma” can be defined as a principle or set of principles put in place by an authority as incontrovertibly true. In the case of Dogma bookshelves, designed by Alain Gilles for BONALDO, the design principles that have been created are pushed by testing the limits of these self-imposed rules. The bookshelves can have…

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