Before its association with functionalism and the International Style, the Bauhaus glamorized folk culture and occasionally veered into mysticism.
Author: Akiva Blander
Recycling five essential materials—steel, concrete, drywall, glass, flooring—turns up different challenges, but architects can be part of the solution.
Designed by Studio MDA, the new flagship art gallery makes a bold statement while maintaining a historical and aesthetic dialogue with its environs.
The Stuttgart, Germany–based interior architect combined vibrantly painted furniture, ample applications of zinc and wood, and bold black-and-white zigzags.
This selection of buildings—ranging from Atlanta to Kansas City to Basel, Switzerland—highlight stand-out materials and products.
Architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) and Pulitzer Prize–winning composer David Lang are collaborating on the project, which runs October 3–7.
Mathias Goeritz: Modernist Art and Architecture in Cold War Mexico contextualizes Goeritz’s art within the cultural and political transformations of Latin America.
Of the cohort of Modern designers working in postwar Italy, few rivaled Gio Ponti—either in sheer prolificacy or in blending industrial…
These new rugs—designed by Ghislaine Viñas, Mae Engelgeer, and Patricia Urquiola—are defined by splashy hues and unconventional form.
From Rome to Kyoto, these cities have rich urban fabrics, self-assured cultural scenes, and a laid-back atmosphere.
From Detroit to Seoul, these cities manage to have global design influence while maintaining a their unique regional identities.
As part of our 2018 Design Cities issue, Metropolis looked at projects, firms, and places that are driving global design culture today.
For our annual Design Cities listings, Metropolis surveyed 80 leading architecture and design professionals on the world's top design powerhouses.
The Berlin-based designer is propelled by an intense interrogation of materials; her work ranges from table cloths to office interiors.
The show, called Objective, is on view at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons The New School of Design through August 4.
The temporary store for the cult Stockholm-based furniture e-tailer, located in a warehouse in Downtown L.A., showcases a mix of staple pieces and new offerings.
With a dozen-odd start-up offices under her belt—including Venmo and SeatGeek, the designer is making waves in the world of workplaces.