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Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism

Click here and here for excerpts from the book (PDF files). Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism Edited by Bryan Bell and Katie Wakeford Foreword by Thomas Fisher Expanding Architecture presents a new generation of creative design carried out in the service of the greater public and greater good. Questioning how design can improve daily lives, editors Bryan Bell and Katie…

The Metropolis Conference @ ICFF— Design Entrepreneurs: INNOVATE

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center New York City Monday May 18, 2009 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The annual full-day Metropolis Conference @ ICFF is an international gathering of entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and innovators from many fields and disciplines. The key to success—now more urgently than ever—is INNOVATION. How are designers, architects, businesses, and schools reinventing themselves to fit 21st…

Green Patriot Posters: Images for a New Activism

Green Patriot Posters: Images for a New Activism Edited by Edward Morris, Dmitri Siegel. Text by Michael Bierut, Thomas L. Friedman, Steven Heller, Edward Morris, Dmitri Siegel, Morgan Clendaniel. Published by Metropolis Books This book brings together the strongest contemporary graphic design currently promoting sustainability and the fight against climate change. Collectively, essays by Michael Bierut, Steven Heller, Edward Morris…

OMNIA Introduces Prodigy

Prodigy…. an impressive or wonderful example of a particular quality. Prodigy…. a compelling collection from OMNIA that marks a new era in their nearly fifty year legacy of manufacturing elegant, high-quality door hardware FORGED from solid brass. Inspired by some of OMNIA’s most popular designs, these pieces were engineered with beauty, durability and affordability in mind. Prodigy becomes the luxury…

Fagor Expands Refrigerator Line to Include New Dual-Zone Wine Cooler

LYNDHURST, NEW JERSEY – Fagor America Inc., the worldwide leader in built-in induction cooktops and innovative kitchen appliances, is excited to announce a new addition to their refrigerator line, a Dual-Zone Wine Cooler that is sleek and modern in design and allows for complete versatility in wine storing. The 24” stainless steel wine cooler is designed with two separate cooling…

Metropolis + Norway | Ergonomics for Life

Norway is known for the value it places on social issues, so it’s no surprise that Norwegian design often takes a people-centered approach. Aesthetics are fused with functionality to produce devices that are efficient, health-promoting, eye-catching, and easy to use.

People Power

The Oakland Museum of California – a groundbreaking building designed by Roche Dinkeloo in the 1960’s – gets a loving and respectful renovation by Mark Cavagnero Architects.

Metropolis Books

Our goal is to publish timely, thought provoking, useful, and beautiful books that explore how design shapes culture, even as culture shapes the designed environment at every scale. We believe that design is a humanist activity and with this in mind, we look for topics that make people’s lives better. Related to this aim, we are interested in projects that…

The Metropolis Conference @ ICFF: Design Entrepreneurs: What’s Next

Monday, May 17, 2010 A full-day conference beginning at 10 a.m. ICFF Theater Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City Space is limited. Register here. Are you reinventing yourself? Your practice? If you’re a designer, architect, business owner, manufacturer, or educator, you’re looking for inventive ways to navigate the new economy. On this day you’ll get useful insights into…

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