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From Hat-Roof to Google-Proof: Uniforms for Imaginary Professions

From Hat-Roof to Google-Proof: Uniforms for Imaginary Professions

Famed designers, from Angela Missoni to Vivienne Westwood, playfully reimagine the workwear of today and tomorrow.

March 2016
The Teapot That Changed Computer Graphics History

The Teapot That Changed Computer Graphics History

In 1974, computer scientist Martin Newell complained to his wife: he needed a better model for graphical experimentation.

March 2016
Toyo Ito in Conversation with His Protégées (At Last)

Toyo Ito in Conversation with His Protégées (At Last)

In their first-ever joint discussion, Toyo Ito, Kazuyo Sejima, Sou Fujimoto, Akihisa Hirata, and Junya Ishigami reflect on Ito's philosophy and its relation to their works.

March 2016
The Curious Case of Poland's Communist-Era Church Boom

The Curious Case of Poland's Communist-Era Church Boom

The socialist state thought allowing the building of ecclesiastical structures would prevent citizens from protesting; in reality, it became an act of protest.

March 2016
Less Harsh, More Handsome: Breuer's Whitney Gets a "Modest" Renovation

Less Harsh, More Handsome: Breuer's Whitney Gets a "Modest" Renovation

The Whitney Museum's former home boasts a new tenant, but its Brutalist character remains.

March 2016
No Such Thing as Bad Publicity? Why Clickbait's Bad for Affordable Housing

No Such Thing as Bad Publicity? Why Clickbait's Bad for Affordable Housing

The headlines covering Rural Studio’s 20K Project suggest the project is revolutionizing affordable housing for the masses, but ignore the vital differences between student work and building in the real world.

March 2016
50 Classic Book Covers Redesigned, Ready to Hit the Road

50 Classic Book Covers Redesigned, Ready to Hit the Road

A successful Kickstarter campaign means that 50x50, an exhibit that showcases 50 redesigned classic book covers, will reach all 50 states by 2017.

March 2016
Living Patterns As Tools Of Adaptive Design

Living Patterns As Tools Of Adaptive Design

As we learn to identify unhealthy technologies, let’s explore healthy and time-tested solutions that enhance our wellbeing.

March 2016
Evolution of a Grommet

Evolution of a Grommet

The history behind the simple product made to manage the wires of our digital devices

February 2016
Inside VIA 57West, BIG's First Building in North America

Inside VIA 57West, BIG's First Building in North America

A hard-hat tour on Wednesday provided a peek into the interiors of Manhattan's high-tech pyramid.

February 2016
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