The designer talks about his unconventional career path and his plans to break into the American market.
A young San Francisco designer directs a diverse array of artists and makers to create an office of uncommon warmth and wit.
O+A, the go-to firm for tech companies and start-ups in the Bay Area, tackles the challenge of sound in the open office.
The Airbnb Headquarters in San Francisco may be the ultimate reflection of both the brand, and the tech world’s new way of working.
David Baker’s Zero Cottage is a passive house in a dense urban area.
The product of a public-private partnership, Firehouse No. 1 puts the needs of firefighters first.
Charles de Lisle's wild ride as an award-winning designer is fueled by a deep love for making.
A controversial new building on the University of Oregon campus—underwritten by Nike’s deep-pocketed cofounder—wants to turn athletes into student-athletes.
There’s something different about Iceland, and it’s not just throat singing or reindeer. Two recent projects—a topographical blanket from the collective Vík Prjónsdóttir and High Plane (top), an Arctic installation created by Katrín Sigurðardóttir (bottom)—point to the singular landscape as…
This year, designs for the outdoors are a mix-and-match bag of old-school looks and new-school technology. Sleek-looking stools by bill Goddu are actually based on the most primitive of seating options—a chopped-off log —while the Club Chair by Jasper van…