Happy New Year from UnBeige!

Whether you’ll be welcoming 2010 in a chalet in the Swiss Alps, New York’s Times Square, the comfort of your own home, a flair-fueled gathering at the local T.G.I. Friday’s, or the disco/art museum/pet shop that you manage on Second Life, we at UnBeige wish you good cheer and great design. We were told that sending a bottle of champagne to each and every UnBeige reader was “cost-prohibitive” (among other adjectives), and so we’ve put together a selection of favorite festive images from the holiday cards that landed in our virtual and actual mailboxes this season. Enjoy!

From Howard Greenberg Gallery: Dan Weiner‘s “New Years Eve – Times Square,” c. 1956.

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From Friends of the High Line: a vintage wine coneflower planted along the High Line and photographed by Anastasia Courtney.

From—you guessed it—New York’s Museum of Modern Art.

From M Z Wallace, our favorite purveyor of handbags and accessories (and consistently delicious graphic design).

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At left, from Printed Matter, Jack Pierson‘s “Slow,” 2009, and at right, season’s greetings from The Architect’s Newspaper.

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From Streaming Museum: a view from Antarctica by Marcelo Mammana.

From New York boutique Oak.

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From Mike Libby and his Insect Lab.

From Environment Furniture.

From the flakes at Smart Design. Click here for the interactive version.

From Ralph Lauren, who knows that we are powerless to resist the combination of puppies and a ruggedly reimagined club chair.