Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine May 2017

V&A Show Deconstructs Balenciaga’s Masterful Forms

The V&A show will take an unprecedented forensic look at the craftsmanship in Balenciaga’s most iconic styles, revealing why he is considered the master of fashion.

The V&A show takes a forensic look at the craftsmanship in Balenciaga’s most iconic styles, revealing why he is considered the master of fashion.

Soho Design District Expands Its Mission

Formed in 2015 to address common neighborhood issues, the Soho Design District group has since broadened its scope, collaborating with New York’s art community and educating the public on design history.

Formed in 2015 to address common neighborhood issues, the Soho Design District group has since broadened its scope, collaborating with New York’s art community and educating the public on design history.

Noteworthy: Amy Lau on Tapio Wirkkala’s Leaf Dish

For our Noteworthy column, in which a designer reflects on an inspirational object, Amy Lau discusses Wirkkala’s "sensationally artistic" 1951 Leaf Dish.

For our Noteworthy column, in which a designer reflects on an inspirational object, Amy Lau discusses Wirkkala’s “sensationally artistic” 1951 Leaf Dish.

These Innovative Materials Will Redefine Our Future

The new book Transmaterial Next, by Blaine Brownell, catalogues remarkable innovations in material science, from the lightest substances ever made to self-assembling robotic cubes.

The new book Transmaterial Next, by Blaine Brownell, catalogues remarkable innovations in material science, from the lightest substances ever made to self-assembling robotic cubes.

BKLYN DESIGNS Builds Up the Brooklyn-Made Brand

Starting May 5, the Brooklyn-centric show will feature designers ranging from fresh-faced label Ot/tra to established favorites, like Casa Kids, Think Fabricate, Aimée Wilder, and Todd Bracher.

Starting May 5, the Brooklyn-centric show will feature designers ranging from fresh-faced label Ot/tra to established favorites, like Casa Kids, Think Fabricate, Aimée Wilder, and Todd Bracher.

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