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How Evolving Workplace Needs Are Forging New Partnerships Among Furniture Brands

As workplace design increasingly takes cues from homes and hotels, contract companies are adapting by strategically pairing up with residential and lighting brands.

As workplace design increasingly takes cues from homes and hotels, contract companies are adapting by strategically pairing up with residential and lighting brands.

How to be Florence Knoll in 10 Easy Steps

Looking back on a decades-old relationship with the designer on the centennial of her birth, Metropolis vice president of design Paul Makovsky reflects on the lessons to be learned from her contributions to architecture and design.

Courtesy Florence Knoll Bassett papers, 1932-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Florence Knoll Bassett is truly a visionary. As a pioneer of interior and furniture design and a successful entrepreneur, she is one of the most influential architects and designers of postwar America, yet her mark on Modern design transcends any one of these fields. Her studies at Kingswood…

How Barber Osgerby Designed the Tip Ton Chair for Vitra

In the new book "Barber Osgerby Projects," the design firm delves into several of its iconic works, from the Tip Ton Chair to the 2012 London Summer Olympics torch.

In the new book “Barber Osgerby Projects,” the design firm delves into several of its iconic works, from the Tip Ton Chair to the 2012 London Summer Olympics torch.

Venerable Institutions, Iconic Products, and Key Texts Mark an Anniversary in 2016

There are many reasons to celebrate architecture and design this year.

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year. Courtesy SOM © Ezra Stoller/Esto There are many reasons to celebrate architecture and design in the coming months as these venerable institutions, iconic products, and key texts mark an anniversary this year.​ 150th School of the Art Institute of Chicago Courtesy Jaclyn Rivas A collective of studio artists founded…