Design

New Exhibit Takes You Inside Hella Jongerius’ Beautiful, Colorful Mind

For Breathing Colour, Jongerius, the art director of color and materials at Vitra, contrasts lightness and brightness, revels in reflection and refraction, and investigates black tones and shadow.

For Breathing Colour, Jongerius, the art director of color and materials at Vitra, contrasts lightness and brightness, revels in reflection and refraction, and investigates black tones and shadow.

Rediscovering Sottsass: A Q&A With Met Curator Christian Larsen

Associate curator of Modern Design and Decorative Arts, Christian Larsen, explains why the Metropolitan Museum of Art decided to revisit and exhibit the "happy" works of Italian designer Ettore Sottsass.

Associate curator of Modern Design and Decorative Arts, Christian Larsen, explains why the Metropolitan Museum of Art decided to revisit and exhibit the “happy” works of Italian designer Ettore Sottsass.

Indie Means Business: The Designers Unseating the Contract Furniture Industry

Independent designers and retailers have been slowly consolidating their position in the contract furniture industry. Now they’re ready to give established businesses a run for their money.

Independent designers and retailers have been slowly consolidating their position in the contract furniture industry. Now they’re ready to give established businesses a run for their money.

Student Designs Self-Navigating Fashion Line for the Blind

Parsons School of Design and AARP's "Disrupt Aging Design Challenge" asks students to design solutions for older clients. Camila Chiriboga's winning design helps blind wearers navigate the world, fashionably.

Parsons School of Design and AARP’s “Disrupt Aging Design Challenge” asks students to design solutions for older clients. Camila Chiriboga’s winning design helps blind wearers navigate the world, fashionably.