Anna Fixsen

Metropolis Magazine’s 10 ‘Buzzing’ Design Cities of 2018

From Detroit to Seoul, these cities manage to have global design influence while maintaining a their unique regional identities.

From Detroit to Seoul, these cities manage to have global design influence while maintaining a their unique regional identities.

A Once-Maligned Concrete Megastructure in Seoul is Revitalized—Sans Gentrification

As part of our 2018 Design Cities issue, Metropolis looked at projects, firms, and places that are driving global design culture today.

As part of our 2018 Design Cities issue, Metropolis looked at projects, firms, and places that are driving global design culture today.

Design Studio Space Encounters Brings a Dash of Eclecticism to Amsterdam

As part of our 2018 Design Cities issue, Metropolis looked at projects, firms, and places that are driving global design culture today.

As part of our 2018 Design Cities issue, Metropolis looked at projects, firms, and places that are driving global design culture today.

Our 15 Favorite Products from IKEA’s 2019 Catalog

The annual reveal coincides with the company's 75th anniversary and features a series of special collections, including throwback re-editions and updated staples.

The annual reveal coincides with the company’s 75th anniversary and features a series of special collections, including throwback re-editions and updated staples.

Grimshaw’s Innovative Frost Science Museum Has Become a Magnetic Draw in Miami

In development for more than a decade, the project boasts a showstopping aquarium and architecture that breathes in ocean breezes.

In development for more than a decade, the project boasts a showstopping aquarium and architecture that breathes in ocean breezes.

Brad Ascalon on How Philip Glass Influences His Work as a Designer and Musician

The Manhattan-based designer recalls a serendipitous moment in which his musical hero was immortalized by Chuck Close and the New York City subway.

The Manhattan-based designer recalls a serendipitous moment in which his musical hero was immortalized by Chuck Close and the New York City subway.

New Talent 2018: Maria Jeglińska Examines the Social and the Political Though Her Products and Installations

The Warsaw-based designer and Konstantin Grcic alum interweaves social narratives and familiar household objects.

The Warsaw-based designer and Konstantin Grcic alum interweaves social narratives and familiar household objects.

Feilden Fowles Tucks a Fully Functioning Farm Into a Vacant London Lot

The Waterloo City Farm, also home to the firm’s studio, delivers good design—and vegetables and barnyard critters—to communities in need.

The Waterloo City Farm, also home to the firm’s studio, delivers good design—and vegetables and barnyard critters—to communities in need.

A New Rug Collection Harnesses Unorthodox Dyeing Techniques

Deanna Comellini, the creative director for G.T. Design, took cues from history for the Italian rug company's latest offering, Volare.

Deanna Comellini, the creative director for G.T. Design, took cues from history for the Italian rug company’s latest offering, Volare.

New Talent 2018: For Furniture Design Company Kalon, Each Piece Starts in the Designers’ Own Home

The Los Angeles-based design duo meticulously develops each of their products, fostering a unique blend of beauty and sustainability.

The Los Angeles-based design duo meticulously develops each of their products, fostering a unique blend of beauty and sustainability.

Frank Gehry’s Minimalist Set For a 1983 Dance Performance Is Restaged for the Final Time in New York

Available Light, created in collaboration with choreographer Lucinda Childs and composer John Adams, is performed in New York City for the first time in 35 years at Lincoln Center.

Available Light, created in collaboration with choreographer Lucinda Childs and composer John Adams, is performed in New York City for the first time in 35 years at Lincoln Center.

This Small Rehearsal Studio in London Seamlessly Disappears Into Nature

Designed by local firm Reed Watts Architects for the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, the practice space blends seamlessly with its verdant surroundings.

Designed by local firm Reed Watts Architects for the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, the practice space blends seamlessly with its verdant surroundings.

Bob Dylan’s Archives, No Longer a Rolling Stone, to Be Housed in Olson Kundig-Designed Center

The famed singer-songwriter’s archives will be housed in a brand new building within Tulsa’s industrial arts district.

The famed singer-songwriter’s vast archives will be housed in a brand new building within Tulsa’s industrial arts district.

A Closer Look at David Adjaye’s First Skyscraper, Now Rising in Lower Manhattan

For 130 William Street, located in New York's Financial District, Adjaye drew from the neighborhood's historic fabric, while looking to the future of high rise living.

For 130 William Street, located in New York’s Financial District, Adjaye drew from the neighborhood’s historic fabric, while looking to the future of high rise living.

Riga’s First Art Biennial Aims to ‘Take Root and Make Roots’ in the Latvian Capital

Running until October 28, the first-ever Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art will take over various spaces throughout the Latvian capital.

Running until October 28, the first-ever Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art will take over various spaces throughout the Latvian capital.

At the 2018 London Festival of Architecture, It’s a Girl’s World

A handful of exhibitions and performances during the month-long design festival radically interrogate gender and space.

A handful of exhibitions and performances during the month-long design festival radically interrogate gender and space.

Forgotten Photographer Marvin Rand Documented Los Angeles Modernism Like No One Else

A recent book from Phaidon delves into the photographer’s little-known contributions to chronicling Modernist architecture in his home state, California.

A recent book from Phaidon delves into the photographer’s little-known contributions to chronicling Modernist architecture in his home state, California.

London’s Stylish New Animal Hospital Is Man’s—and Pets’—Best Friend

The city’s first 24-hour veterinary clinic, designed by local firm Alma-nac, accommodates the requirements of pets in need, as well as their owners.

The city’s first 24-hour veterinary clinic, designed by local firm Alma-nac, accommodates the requirements of pets in need, as well as their owners.

This New Acoustical Lighting Product Spruces Up the Workplace with Space Age Flair

Silent Field 2.0, a new item from Artemide North America designed by Carlotta de Bevilacqua and Laura Pessoni, aims to remedy the shortcomings of the open-office plan.

Silent Field 2.0, a new item from Artemide North America designed by Carlotta de Bevilacqua and Laura Pessoni, aims to remedy the shortcomings of the open-office plan.

Studio Libeskind’s First Building in China Honors the Past While Proposing a Future Vision

For the Zhang ZhiDong and Modern Industrial Museum in central China, Daniel Libeskind creates a dramatic new urban landmark steeped in the history of Wuhan.

For the Zhang ZhiDong and Modern Industrial Museum in central China, Daniel Libeskind creates a dramatic new urban landmark steeped in the history of Wuhan.