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Kate Novack

MAKE IT MOD For those who can’t afford an original mid-century home, the L.A.-based architecture firm of Marmol Radziner has created a line of solar-powered prefab houses. Built in the firm’s factory, each module is shipped fully constructed. A one-bedroom Desert House, above, is $215,000.

BRINGING BAMBOO HOME Fast-growing, sustainable bamboo is the material of the moment in the home-furnishings market. Crate & Barrel introduced its Bento line of bamboo furniture with a slightly Asian feel, left, this month.

FASHION PLATES Fine china looks a lot like apparel now that Missoni, Kate Spade and Vera Wang are turning out their own tabletop designs. The latest introductions are Missoni’s Carousel collection, above right, featuring splashes of the house’s signature zigzag (at Barneys New York). The three patterns in Spade’s St. Kitt’s line, above left, are meant to be mixed and matched (at

ON THE HOUSE Three new books peek inside some famous interiors

WINTER HOUSE By Charlotte Moss A guide to making the darkest days of the year cozy–with tips like choosing the best flannel sheets

JED JOHNSON: OPULENT RESTRAINT By Jay Johnson Eclectic interiors for such clients as Mick Jagger and Andy Warhol

ALBERT HADLEY: THE STORY OF AMERICA’S PRE-EMINENT INTERIOR DESIGNER By Adam Lewis Designs for J.F.K.’s White House, Brooke Astor and others

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