Process

The Other Side of the Moon

Inspired by the lunar landscape, Austrian design duo transforms everyday flooring into something that's out of this world.

Inspired by the lunar landscape, Austrian design duo transforms everyday flooring into something that’s out of this world.

Finn Juhl: Master Painter, Master Designer

A new book gives readers a unique look at the great Danish designer’s watercolors, which convey the ingenuity of this 20th-century pioneer.

A new book gives readers a unique look at the great Danish designer’s watercolors, which convey the ingenuity of this 20th-century pioneer.

How Allbirds Makes Its Quirky Wool Sneakers

One of our picks for this year’s Holiday Gift Guide, Allbirds' fleeced shoes are the result of a partnership with a 150-year-old Italian wool mill.

One of our picks for this year’s Holiday Gift Guide, Allbirds’ fleeced shoes are the result of a partnership with a 150-year-old Italian wool mill.

Suzanne Tick’s Luum Is a Fresh Force in U.S. Textiles

The newest entrant into the American contract textiles industry, Luum is based on artisanal approaches, material exploration, and a keen sense of how commercial spaces are evolving.

The newest entrant into the American contract textiles industry, Luum is based on artisanal approaches, material exploration, and a keen sense of how commercial spaces are evolving.

For Steven Holl, Morning Watercolors Are Akin to Meditation

For visualizing concepts and pulling all aspects of a project together, the architect is a firm believer in the art of the watercolor.

All of Steven Holl’s buildings begin the same way: with an intuitive brush stroke, usually first thing in the morning. “For me, drawing is a form of thought,” he says. “I start every project with a concept diagram. I used to do pencil drawings. Those took eight hours. Around 1979, I streamlined it to five-by-seven-inch watercolors, because they were easy…