Design

Title Issue
Rooms with a View

Rooms with a View

The Airbnb Headquarters in San Francisco may be the ultimate reflection of both the brand, and the tech world’s new way of working.

December 2013
Office Upgrades

Office Upgrades

The Workplace of the Future Design Competition revealed a wealth of fresh ideas and a bit of uncertainty about exactly where we’re headed.

November 2013
Going Dutch

Going Dutch

Hella Jongerius, Rem Koolhaas, and Irma Boom redesign the Delegates’ Lounge at the renovated United Nations building in New York City.

November 2013
We Are All Mad Here

We Are All Mad Here

A whimsical interior enlivens the sober building of Vienna's 25hours Hotel.

September 2013
Metropolis Likes at NeoCon 2013

Metropolis Likes at NeoCon 2013

Metropolis editors spot emerging design trends through our social media-based award program.

June 2013
A Place in the Canon

A Place in the Canon

The modernist Koloman Moser gets his first American retrospective.

June 2013
An Idea Whose Time Has Come

An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Almost 50 years after the Action Office, Herman Miller embarks on the next big rethinking of the workplace: the Living Office. It is the ultimate twenty-first-century work-in-progress.

June 2013
Aiming High

Aiming High

The Runners-up: A new generation of designers takes on an ambitious set of pressing social challenges.

June 2013
Screen Play

Screen Play

For today's kids, the line between the physical and the digital is often a seamless blur.

May 2013
Quest for Experience

Quest for Experience

In an increasingly smaller and more wired world, the challenge for hotels today goes beyond the logistics of lodging, and now includes illusive and ephemeral offerings.

May 2013