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The Design World’s Biggest Names Are Auctioning Off Their Services

Photo credit: Courtesy of Design Unites
Photo credit: Courtesy of Design Unites

From ELLE Decor

As companies around the globe continue to find ways to give back to communities hit hardest by the novel coronavirus, the design world is getting in on the action with the Design Unites auction, which launches its second batch of biddable items today. This special charity sale, put together by Hearst’s Luxury Design Collection (and outlined below) unveiled it’s first lot of biddable items in mid-April, raising nearly $100,000 to date. The current lot was just released, which you can bid on now through July 7.

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Gravity Blanket Taps Ron Chereskin for Its First Design Collaboration

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In a time of stress and uncertainty, consumer behavior has undoubtedly shifted, looking to find comfort at home to adjust for new daily routines. From adopting a casual bottoms wardrobe to giving the home a more functional or relaxing environment lift, consumers’ spending behaviors saw a large change.

A consumer favorite in the industry, Gravity, the original weighted blanket that uses SleepScore by ResMed technology, has been a source of comfort to many since coming to market. In 2017, Gravity came onto the market after raising more than $4.7 million in a Kickstarter

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Hollywood heavyweights cut L.A.’s second-highest sale of 2020

Talk about your gold-medal affair. Entertainment mogul David Geffen has purchased the Beverly Hills home of Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee President Casey Wasserman for $68 million — the second-highest home sale in L.A. County this year.

A striking concoction of stone, glass and white oak, the modern mansion was designed by Pritzker-winning architect Richard Meier, whose other notable works include the Getty Center and the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art.

Perched in a prime location above Sunset Boulevard, the home sits on 3.25 acres of lawns and lush landscaping.

Gallery-like living spaces lined with automated steel doors fill the

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The best Echo smart home sales at Amazon

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Want a smart home? Now’s the time—Amazon just slashed prices on most Echo devices and the deals are great—you can save up to 42 percent.

If you have a phone in your pocket and a Wi-Fi network at home, you’re well on your way to building a smart home with these Echo devices and everyone’s favorite handy helper: Alexa.

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Tour a Loft That Seamlessly Blends Patina and Polish

The collector who resides in this refined New York City pad has relied on Aamir Khandwala, of Aamir Khandwala Interior Design, to decorate her homes since the 1990s—when Khandwala was Robert Couturier’s head of decoration. For three decades, she has returned to him for distinctive and rich design that endures. “As I walk into a home that Aamir has completed for me, I am instantly reminded why I choose Aamir each time: to make my world full of beauty, grace, and comfort,” she says. “He and I hit it off from the very beginning. Not only does he have exceptional

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