Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine March 2008

 

Camper or Camp?

In the last two years, Jaime Hayon has designed five stores for the Majorcan footwear giant Camper. Now he has his own shoe, a sporty dance number with a sneaker sole, drenched in color. To really pull off the look, we recommend tying your laces in a jaunty loop, as above. March 1, 2008 Categories: Uncategorized

Fast Learners

The transformation of Mata Ortiz— renowned today for its pottery—is a recent phenomenon.

Inga Sempé

Inga Sempé answers a few questions on industrial design, inspiration, and process—using her thumbs.

Indigenous Design

Architecture in the twenty-first century can be intensely local—but only if we stop, look, and understand site and regional conditions.

Case Study

Fellow wheelchair user Ralf Hotchkiss taught our author the importance of local resources, the value of low-tech, and the true meaning of sustainability.

Delirious Beijing

Beijing's unique set of circumstances has combined to create the most insane building boom in the history of man.

A unique set of circumstances has combined to create the most insane building boom in the history of man.

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