Design

Title Issue
Dieter-Mania

Dieter-Mania

Reviving Dieter Rams’s classic designs for Vitsoe is a labor of love.

March 2014
Open and Shut

Open and Shut

Lumio’s book-shaped lamp can be unfolded and used in many different ways.

March 2014
This Glamorous Bird Feeder Wins MoMA's Stamp of Approval

This Glamorous Bird Feeder Wins MoMA's Stamp of Approval

The Vogeli bird feeder is hand-made using salvaged copper.

March 2014
Oakland's Blue Bottle Cafe Blurs Work and Leisure

Oakland's Blue Bottle Cafe Blurs Work and Leisure

The specialty coffee group's new cafe is a great place to work—for both customers and employees.

February 2014
R&D for All

R&D for All

Research at the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design is transforming the practice—and the very definition—of universal design.

February 2014
Rockwell Goes to the Oscars

Rockwell Goes to the Oscars

David Rockwell talks about his design for the Green Room at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.

February 2014
Instant Feedback

Instant Feedback

A richly interactive software program shifts modular construction away from its one-size-fits-all straitjacket.

February 2014
Health Monitors

Health Monitors

The latest combinations of gadgets and apps make tracking one’s well-being easier than ever.

February 2014
These Maps Show How Subway Maps Twist Urban Reality

These Maps Show How Subway Maps Twist Urban Reality

A new project reveals how wrong subway maps really are.

February 2014
Highest Bid

Highest Bid

Collectors are willing to pay big money for vintage and contemporary design.

January 2014