Interactive software conveys the richness of today’s online experience to the visually impaired.
Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine October 2011
Stanford University’s new medical school, designed by NBBJ, places a premium on hands-on learning and the cultivation of “people skills” often sadly lacking in doctors everywhere.
Benjamin Hubert’s Pod chair insulates sitters in a cocoon of pressed PET felt.
Using the marketing world’s technology du jour, a student creates the ultimate tool for self-promotion: a dress made of QR codes.
Detroit’s Mayor Bing might learn something from the urban homesteaders descending on his city.
A “connoisseur of computer science” tackles the ultimate architectural challenge: finding easy ways to build complex structures.
The legendary Eva Zeisel reflects on some of her iconic designs.
Recently developed software promises to provide industrial designers with a powerful new tool for materials evaluation.
Atelier Cube extends a kindergarten to create a space for new parents.
A simulation lab at Duke allows architects and interior designers to walk through their projects—long before they’re built.
Surgery and medical imaging come together in a new breed of operating rooms.
For many architects, existing software is a mere scaffold, on which they add all sorts of task-specific tweaks and modifications.
PlaceMatters’s software tools make it easier for towns and cities to get locals involved in the planning process.
An exhibition on cities reaches out to a wider audience through the United Nations.
Technological innovation is enabling design ideas at all scales, from city planning to fashion. Here are six case studies.
A bold collaboration between Buckminster Fuller and John Kelly gets a new lease on life.
State-of-the-art gadgets complement our fast-paced contemporary lifestyle.
The way we produce the magazine has changed radically over the past 25 years.
The cofounder of Antenna Design answers a few questions on industrial design.
A special look at new and notable releases on technology and design