The commercial flooring manufacturer's pursuit of the stringent Living Product Challenge standards yields change at every level.
Research is at the heart of Haworth, and it plays a crucial role in shaping every facet of the company.
Haworth’s refurbished headquarters by the Spanish designer is a truer reflection of the multi-brand company as it stands now, in its 70th year.
In its quest to create the ultimate customizable furniture, Steelcase teamed up with MIT to develop a new digital fabrication technology.
Recently renovated, the Lawrence Public Library is a sunlit amalgam of reading spaces, maker spaces, and tech areas.
A new library at Williams College is flexible enough to fit rapidly evolving collections, technologies, and student study habits.
At the Newmark School in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, Steelcase crafts a new learning environment for students with autism, anxiety, and other developmental difficulties.
BIG's sports and arts expansion at a Copenhagen high school shows that academic spaces need not be the center of scholastic life.
For the design of its new headquarters, a Massachusetts real estate developer wanted to tap into the "inner Millennials" of all its multigenerational employees.
Gert Wingårdh’s building gives EF Education First a standout home in North America.
As the contract-furniture industry faces an uncertain global market, the big players respond by investing in a sector showing unwavering growth: high-end residential interiors.
Grimshaw Architects’ long and fruitful engagement with industrial design is celebrated in an exhibition at this month’s Milan Furniture Fair.
District Hall is the first building of its kind: a civic center at the heart of an innovation hub.
What’s the dean of health-care design doing in Silicon Valley? Attempting to revolutionize the way hospitals are designed and built.
Emerging restaurant designers who understand the connections between menu, price, and place
The two partners at Matter Design excel at converting their avant-garde ideas into reality.
The Runners-up: A new generation of designers takes on an ambitious set of pressing social challenges.
A comprehensive, ongoing research effort, involving architects, designers, health-care professionals, and more than 30 manufacturers, has resulted in Patient Room 2020.
The Next Generation designers provide the GSA with a blueprint for the greening of its huge stock of aging, inefficient buildings.
Designed by Gianfranco Zaccai HERMAN MILLER Just over 40 years ago, Robert Propst checked into the University of Michigan hospital in Ann Arbor for back surgery. During his six-week convalescence, the president of Herman Miller Research Corp. and inventor of…
After years of lagging behind architecture, industrial design begins tackling some of the world’s most vexing problems.