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WE LIVED IT HERE FIRST
A NEW BOOK TELLS HOW A CAMBRIDGE STORE SPREAD MODERN DESIGN ACROSS AMERICA
Boston Globe - Boston, Mass.
Subjects: Retail stores; Books -- Design Research: The Store That Brought Modern Living to American Homes
Author: Anonymous
Date: Aug 22, 2010
Start Page: N.1
Section: Living Arts
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[...] it was Cambridge half a century ago when a Brattle Street emporium sparked an American revolution in domestic taste. Ben Thompson, who later chaired the architecture department at Harvard's Graduate School of Design, began the store because his clients couldn't find appropriate furnishings for the modern houses he and other architects were creating.

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