Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine September 2010

 

Very Cozy Outfits

“I like kids,” says Maira Kalman, the artist known for her humorous (and often poignant) illustrations for the New Yorker and the New York Times. “They are funny and they eat things and they run around, and then they sleep in very cozy outfits. I am jealous of them.” And now she’s added one more reason to be jealous: a…

Reference Page: September 2010

Urban Outfitters Inflatable icebergs are the design world’s latest answer to ugly vacant lots. But before the recession, downtown Manhattan had come up with another idea: “Re:Construction, a public-art initiative. One of its most popular projects is “Walking Men 99”, in which the Israeli artist Maya Barkai wrapped pictures of 99 pedestrian-traffic-light icons around the construction fences at 99 Church…

Q&A: Amale Andraos

The cofounder of WORKac talks about mentors, Kurt Cobain, and the glories of sleep deprivation.

The cofounder of WORKac talks about mentors, Kurt Cobain, and the glories of sleep deprivation.

Five-Star Reception

Some of our favorite architects and interior designers take us on an evocative tour of their ultimate hotel spaces, places, and experiences.

People Power

The Oakland Museum of California—a groundbreaking building designed by Roche Dinkeloo in the 1960s—gets a loving and respectful renovation by Mark Cavagnero Architects.

Vital Signs

Etched metal fabric offers architects a range of options for signage, daylighting, and solar shading.

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