Misha Volf

Connecting Building Dwellers to the Great Outdoors

New developments in tech and manufacturing make us healthier and more connected to nature.

New developments in tech and manufacturing make us healthier and more connected to nature.

Protected: The New Metal that Makes the Perfect Sink

After years of development, BLANCO’s newest sink fuses aerospace engineering with modern aesthetics and traditional forms.

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Konstantin Grcic and Toan Nguyen Explore New Dimensions in High-Tech Ceramics

Enabled by revolutionary advances in the ancient material, the prolific designers share their bold visions with Laufen.

Enabled by revolutionary advances in the ancient material, the prolific designers share their bold visions with Laufen.

How Humanscale is Leading Sustainability in Contract Furniture

The established leader in workplace ergonomics is changing the sustainability game with innovative manufacturing and bold leadership.

The established leader in workplace ergonomics is changing the sustainability game with innovative manufacturing and bold leadership.

VIDEO: Participatory Design Revitalizes Harvey Milk Plaza

Honoring the LGBT activist, the participatory design project went above and beyond to include input from citizens.

Honoring the LGBT activist, the participatory design project went above and beyond to include input from citizens.

How The Range Turns the Kitchen into the Home’s Social Hub

With today’s kitchen the central gathering space for families and guests alike, the range has become the beating heart of this modern hearth.

With today’s kitchen the central gathering space for families and guests alike, the range has become the beating heart of this modern hearth.

After Decades of Innovation, Sonneman Keeps Pushing Lighting Design Ahead

A lifetime student of modernism, Robert Sonneman finds ever new creative possibilities in pursuit of lighting design perfection.

A lifetime student of modernism, Robert Sonneman finds ever new creative possibilities in pursuit of lighting design perfection.

The New Luxury: How Architecture Redefines Extravagant Living

No longer about opulence, today’s luxury signals personal wellness, harmony with nature, and rich, dynamic experiences.

No longer about opulence, today’s luxury signals personal wellness, harmony with nature, and rich, dynamic experiences.

CCS Alumna Turns Invasive Plants Into Innovative, Sustainable Materials

Finding use for invasive plant species, the "Uproot Detroit" project proposes 26 types of paper-like materials.

Finding use for invasive plant species, the “Uproot Detroit” project proposes 26 types of paper-like materials.

Why Cultural Intelligence is Crucial for Architects and Designers

With the launch of “Neoculture,” Tarkett takes on broad cultural values as part of its design thinking.

With the launch of “Neoculture,” Tarkett takes on broad cultural values as part of its design thinking.

Art of Glass: How Color Makes this Invisible Surface Come to Life

High-tech, back-painted glass is bringing bold new styles to hospitality interiors.

High-tech, back-painted glass is bringing bold new styles to hospitality interiors.

Designer Toan Nguyen Shines a Light on Process and Innovation

With a new customizable lighting system for Vibia, the industrial designer finds poetry in mathematics.

With a new customizable lighting system for Vibia, the industrial designer Toan Nguyen finds poetry in mathematics.

On Tap: How the Humble Faucet Became Modern

A clean, geometric twist on a classic fixture brings the faucet into the modern kitchen.

A clean, geometric twist on a classic fixture brings the faucet into the modern kitchen.

Contract Furniture Finds a New Home

Emerging trends make a strong case for residential and hospitality furniture in the workplace.

Emerging trends make a strong case for residential and hospitality furniture in the workplace.

Open Plan: How to Tame Noise and Distraction in the Modern Office

A new line of customizable partitions from 3form targets acoustics and privacy without disrupting the collaborative spirit.

A new line of customizable partitions from 3form targets acoustics and privacy without disrupting the collaborative spirit.

Why Tile is Worth Celebrating

National Tile Day reminds us why this timeless material is as sustainable and durable as ever.

National Tile Day reminds us why this timeless material is as sustainable and durable as ever.