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Metropolis Magazine
Brooklyn in the House
August/September, 2005

Water Wave Room Divider from Aswoon®/Susan Woods Studio

"Created from rounded laminated polar in its natural color, Water Wave – part of Wodds's New Wave line – functions as a room divider and sculptural art object".

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"During the last ten years Brooklyn has emerged as a vital scene for art and design in New York City. With skyrocking Manhattan real estate prices, artists and designers have been choosing to locate their studios in more affordable sections of the outer borough – Williamsburg, Bushwick, Red Hook, and Bedford-Stuyvesant – and a new generation of cottage industries is popping up in former industrial spaces, such as the Brooklyn Navy Yard and DUMBO... The growing success of Brooklyn Designs... and the strong presence of Brooklyn exhibitors at this year's Contemporary Furniture Fair reflect the strength of the new work coming from the borough. There is no distinctive "Brooklyn style," but handcrafted pieces, custom work and small batch productions are common..."

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