Products

The History and Craft of the Classic Apron Front Sink

Blanco's blend of craft and tech adopt a classic sink form for the modern kitchen.

In use for centuries, apron front sinks remain beautiful and functional. BLANCO’s IKON® sink, pictured above, blends artisanal production with today’s technology.All images courtesy of BLANCO.  The fireclay kitchen sink has been produced for centuries using the same fundamental, artisanal process. For over 90 years, German manufacturer BLANCO has worked with craftspeople to maintain this tradition. Now, the company offers…

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.

The Best of the 21st Century: Products

We asked leading practitioners to share their picks of the best products of the past 16 years. The following designs not only redefined conventional products but reshaped our lives.

We asked leading practitioners to share their picks of the best products of the past 16 years. The following designs not only redefined conventional products but reshaped our lives.

Scholten & Baijings’ Glass Gradient Turns the Material on Its Head

Glass is often emblematic of transparency, so it makes it an odd choice when privacy is what’s needed. Not necessarily, says Scholten & Baijings.

Glass is often emblematic of transparency. So it makes it an odd choice when privacy is what’s needed. Scholten & Baijings’ new architectural glass collection for Skyline Design not only promises coverage but adds an exciting visual counterpoint to the typical office arrangement.

American Standard’s 3D-Printing Breakthrough

The manufacturer's new premium line of 3D-printed faucets represent an advance in the kitchen and bath industry.

It took years of development—and some judicious design decisions—before DXV by American Standard was able to make a breakthrough in manufacturing with its premium line of 3D-printed faucets.