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Metropolis Musings

Metropolis Musings

Nostalgic about the publication’s 25th anniversary, Horace Havemeyer III, the founder and publisher of Metropolis, talks about its inception as well as its future.

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In A Digital World, RIT Proves The Artifact Remains Relevant

In A Digital World, RIT Proves The Artifact Remains Relevant

When everyone seemed to jump on the digital bandwagon, R. Roger Remington, RIT's Vignelli distinguished professor of design, went the other way.

June 2016
Dystopia in the Sky

Dystopia in the Sky

The first film adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s classic novel "High-Rise" is a decadent romp set against a background of Brutalism.

June 2016
"NYCxDESIGN Makes Our City a Powerhouse of Economic Activity"

"NYCxDESIGN Makes Our City a Powerhouse of Economic Activity"

When you visit this month's fair, think of the power of vision and what wonderful changes design can inspire, says Metropolis editor in chief Susan S. Szenasy.

May 2016
The A to Z of Issey Miyake

The A to Z of Issey Miyake

A lexicon and guide to the designer's groundbreaking portfolio, collaborators, and innovative thinking

May 2016
Failing Backward

Failing Backward

A new book treats the architectural failures of a radical past as a learning opportunity for an apathetic present.

April 2016
"Design and Technology Can Work in Tandem to Benefit the Human Condition"

"Design and Technology Can Work in Tandem to Benefit the Human Condition"

The rise of the robots should inspire hope not concern, says Metropolis editor in chief and publisher Susan S. Szenasy.

April 2016
Humane Places Versus Machines for Learning

Humane Places Versus Machines for Learning

As part of the Metropolis Think Tank series, Susan S. Szenasy talked with the partners at Ennead Architects in New York City about the challenges of place making, research, and mixed-use spaces in the current educational environment.

April 2016
Grappling with Gentrification in Miami's Little Haiti

Grappling with Gentrification in Miami's Little Haiti

As booming real estate yet again shifts the landscape of creative hot spots in Miami, it’s now Little Haiti's turn.

March 2016
Does “Made in Melbourne” Have Any Global Clout?

Does “Made in Melbourne” Have Any Global Clout?

Given its remoteness from the rest of the design world, Melbourne hasn't yet achieved the cachet of other international cities. But it's well on its way.

March 2016
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