Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine April 2007

 

The Good, the Bad, and the Not So Ugly

Questions for the Andacht Brothers: Grole and Gerald talk about their early influences, how far they’re willing to go to please a client, and why ­making people uncomfortable can be very comforting.

Desert Learning

A trip to the Gulf region awakens thoughts of twenty-first-century cities based on principles of sustainability.

Industrial Evolution

Established & Sons is proving that, contrary to popular belief, Britain still has the manufacturing capability to produce high-end furniture.

Fear of Furniture

Hans Wegner’s daybed is all the more beautiful for having broken decades of personal confusion on the subject.

The Portable Workplace

Four industrial-design firms create new devices for the global traveler that consolidate all of the clutter ­produced by 24/7 access to the office.

The Craft Master

The houses of Sam Maloof are testaments to the furniture maker’s illustrious half-century-long career.

Comments

comments