Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine March 2003
Can an innovative design bring medical treatment to the remote villages of AIDS-stricken Africa?
“All the fun things that can be done with plywood are in the past,” designer Kevin Walz says about one of the most important innovations in wood furniture design. In order to bring something new to his recent collection of tables and chairs for Ralph Pucci, Walz borrows a method from canoe building: hiding several layers of rigid carbon fiber…
A musical art piece approaches the delicate subject of suicide prevention with an affirmation of life.
We have the right to clean air, clean water, and clean food.
Products that will get you ready for warm weather.
Aboard a new firm called Lolah, an unlikely crew of traditional boat builders and high-end designers finds itself riding high on the sometimes choppy waters of modern furniture design.
Why America loves to fear Detroit.
Step by step, David Small’s design innovations are moving technology off the screen and into your life.
In the wake of 9/11, is triggering fear a responsible act for public architects?
Six years ago he was the rowdy prince of paper architecture. Now he’s got eight major projects in the works. Has success tamed this confrontation artist?
Danny Venlet talks about the freewheeling design of his Easy Rider chair.
Activaire brings avant-garde music to avant-garde architecture.
A new nonprofit brings green building and affordable housing together for Angelenos.
A new firm boosts Norway’s design reputation, starting with a classic chair.