Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine October 2003

 

Space Craft

Tom Wiscombe’s Light-Wing for the P.S. 1 Center for Contemporary Art is as forward looking in the way it was built as it is in its form.

Play-Tech

Whether using innovative technologies or found materials, the latest crop of furniture from Europe shares a sense of adventure.

Charles and Ray Eames

Charles and Ray Eames were intended only to be the starting point for “Design Entrepreneurs: The Next Generation,” the conference organized by Metropolis and sponsored by Nokia on May 19 at ICFF 2003. But the designing couple’s presence resonated throughout the day, as the new generation of design entrepreneurs showed its work and talked about the business of running a…

Eva Menz’s Objects

A panel of experts from the industry convened to evaluate the producibility and marketability of emerging designers’ work.

Va-Va-Boum!

Monica Graffeo’s new chair takes its inspiration from car manufacturing (and French pop music).

National Agenda

He remade Milwaukee: now Mayor John Norquist will try reforming cities around the U.S. in his new role as leader of the Congress for New Urbanism.

Art of the Possible: Photo Essay

Guidance from the Natural Resources Defense Council and financial assistance from New York Governor George Pataki and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) made it pos

Tak Cheung’s Lamp

A panel of experts from the industry convened to evaluate the producibility and marketability of emerging designers’ work.

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