Carli Heggen

Connecting Design with Mixology

Photo courtesy of Potter Style The wonderful world of cocktails has become even more fanciful thanks to Mrs. Lilien’s Cocktail Swatchbook, published by Potter Style. Blogger/stylist/designer extraordinaire, Kelley Lilien, has combined her repertoire of talent and taste to create the ultimate visual guide to the art of cocktails in the form of a swatch book. Recipes are organized into four…

Judge a Franchise by Its Cover

The Hunger Games logo is a symbol you’ve seen on books in the hands of people everywhere and on movie posters plastered all over subways and theaters. The infamous logo originated from Tim O’Brien, an adjunct professor in Pratt Institute’s Undergraduate Department of Communications Design who illustrated the three The Hunger Games’ covers for Scholastic. The Hunger Games cover design by…

The Taxi of Tomorrow Unveiled

Photo by Ann Yuen Earlier this month Nissan unveiled its update of New York City’s most iconic moving public space: the Taxi, only a year after New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission selected the automaker, after an extremely competitive two-year bid selection process. The Nissan design, the NV200 Taxi, is the result of a research-driven and cross-disciplinary collaboration of The…

A Private Tour of Dining by Design

One highlight of this year’s Architectural Digest Home Design Show was DIFFA’s Dining by Design. This special exhibition features a smorgasbord of more than 40 dining environments created through a series of collaborations between designers and design brands. These whimsical installations raise funds to support direct care for people living with HIV/AIDS and preventive education for those at risk. On March 25,…

Celebrating The Class of 2012 Game Changers

Metropolis brought together a diverse and lively crowd at Design Within Reach SoHo to celebrate the impressive game changing class of 2012.

Photo: Mathias Archambault —Replik In February Metropolis brought together a diverse and lively crowd at Design Within Reach SoHo to celebrate the magazine’s 2nd annual Game Changers’ issue and the impressive game changing class of 2012. Congratulations to Peter Bilak, Mia Birk,Vishaan Chakrabarti, Tim Duggan, John Edelman, Ruth Finkelstein, Rob Kalin, Laura Kurgan and Sarah Williams, Michael Maltzan,  Katie Salen…

The Projected Story

What you see in the video above is San Francisco-based Obscura Digital’s six solid weeks of content development, countless hours of production, and invaluable cultural awakening coming to life on the exterior surface of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. This 17-minute long show of architectural projection animations replayed every 30 minutes for 5 days starting on November 29,…