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While aluminum’s use in architecture can be traced back 100 years, as today’s buildings embrace sustainability, the material’s high durability and recyclability are bringing it to renewed prominence. At Hunter Douglas—a leading manufacturer of window coverings and architectural products—the use and reuse of aluminum has been a mainstay since 1946, when the company developed technology for continuous casting of the…

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.

The History and Craft of the Classic Apron Front Sink

Blanco's blend of craft and tech adopt a classic sink form for the modern kitchen.

In use for centuries, apron front sinks remain beautiful and functional. BLANCO’s IKON® sink, pictured above, blends artisanal production with today’s technology.All images courtesy of BLANCO.  The fireclay kitchen sink has been produced for centuries using the same fundamental, artisanal process. For over 90 years, German manufacturer BLANCO has worked with craftspeople to maintain this tradition. Now, the company offers…

How Allbirds Makes Its Quirky Wool Sneakers

One of our picks for this year’s Holiday Gift Guide, Allbirds' fleeced shoes are the result of a partnership with a 150-year-old Italian wool mill.

One of our picks for this year’s Holiday Gift Guide, Allbirds’ fleeced shoes are the result of a partnership with a 150-year-old Italian wool mill.