Kimberly Taylor

Show Snapshots from Greenbuild

Attention New York metropolitan area designers and architects: If you didn’t make it to Greenbuild, held this year in San Francisco’s Moscone Center, you may want to catch up on what the 25,000+ (final figures not yet released) attendees saw and heard there. Even if you were there, in that heated caldron of green activity, you like everyone in attendance,…

New York’s Design Community enjoys an advance screening hosted by Poggenpohl

A lively New York crowd gathered the evening of Thursday, November 29th, in the A&D Building on East 58th Street for a Metropolis magazine advance screening of design: e2. The second iteration of the six part documentary-style television series—narrated by Brad Pitt—explores the vitality of the environment through eco-friendly architecture. At 6:15 PM the crowd was seated and warmly welcomed…

Chicago’s Design Community enjoys an evening with Susan Szenasy hosted by Room & Board

Attendees enjoyed wine, pear sangria, hors d’oeurves and conversation while mingling around modern furniture and accessories on the top floor of Room & Board. At 6:30 p.m. the crowd was ushered into the “table room”–excellently repurposed for the screening—and warmly welcomed by Mark Hanner of Room & Board, who then introduced Metropolis editor in chief, Susan S. Szenasy. Szenasy introduced…

Progress at Metropolis Booth 638

Metropolis’s booth at ICFF 2003 is a functional environment reflecting the magazine’s interest in the full design process. The prototype shelving system, designed by Douglas Fanning of DYAD Studio shows the many steps associated with product development. The entire process is documented (see photos) so visitors can experience one designer’s journey from idea to sketch to prototype to product. Currently…

Visit ICFF Booth 638

This year Metropolis Magazine teams up with designers Douglas Fanning, founder of DYAD Studio of Brooklyn, NY, and Maneswar Cheemalapati, a New York-based designer, to create a special booth for the 2003 International Contemporary Furniture Fair, May 17-20 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The two designers have created a functional environment that reflects Metropolis…

Miami’s Hidden Metropolis

This past October Metropolis was invited to Miami, to celebrate the 2002 release of Design Is… Words, Things, People, Buildings, and Places, the first book produced by the magazine. Hosted by Kartell at their new showroom in the Miami Design District, the evening was a mixture of design, culture, and fun. Guests mingled while Susan S. Szenasy, Metropolis Editor in…