Design

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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
From Russia with Love

From Russia with Love

A London gallery provides an in-depth look at little-known designs from the erstwhile Soviet Union.

January 2014
Comfortable Gourmet

Comfortable Gourmet

Matt Orlando and Gubi bring fine dining to Copenhagen’s industrial waterfront.

December 2013
Creative Iteration

Creative Iteration

Shuttling between computers and handcrafting, Xavier Mañosa and Mashallah develop the Scotch Club lamp collection for Marset.

December 2013
African Studies

African Studies

The continent’s first design museum starts as a hip hangout in a post-industrial Johannesburg neighborhood.

December 2013
Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary!

Great designs, designers, and institutions mark important milestones this year and next.

December 2013
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