Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine November 2010


Pro Bono

An engaging dialogue with two leading voices in the public-interest- architecture movement

Reference Page: November 2010

A Place to Rest Your Head (and Empty Your Wallet) Thanks to Ikea, furniture has cute Swedish names like Malm (a dresser) and Vanvik (a bed). The Scandinavian-name craze has trickled down to the feet. Tretorn, a preppy shoemaker that got its start producing tires and tennis balls, now calls its sneakers Skymra and its rubber boots Längya. According to…