Credit: Michael Granberry

"we believe enduring design is defined by those who use it and love it. if something is loved, it will endure, no matter how ephemeral its material life may be."

View Marieanne Khoury-Vogt and Eric Vogt's "Architects' Choice" picks in the slideshow at left.

other favorites

Lunaform: cast concrete urns, lunaform.com.
Entegra Roof Tile: concrete roof tiles, entegra.com.
San Marco USA: mineral plaster, san-marcousa.com.


timeless design objects Incandescent light bulb: “While it will surely lose its place as the primary interior light source, the incandescent light bulb will never quite leave us.”
Bicycle: “As if the Segway could replace it—a triumph of ingenuity over engineering. It will only loom larger in coming years as the automobile fades and urban life resurges.”
Clocks and watches: “A simple, yet exquisite marriage of both beauty and function.”

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