Designed by Kristoffer Fagerström and Charlotte Ackemar of Note Design Studio, the lamp cleverly hides the unsightly metal dissipater and emits a subtle glow.
Tel Aviv-based start-up Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) hosts maker-marathons to brainstorm a new generation of assisted devices.
Concrete as a material has been unchanged as a material since the 19th century, until now. Translucent concrete is here to change the look of architecture.
At Dutch Design Week, design collective Krown debuted a remarkable new series of light shades—all grown from mushrooms.
Singapore's latest hospitality concept caters entirely to millennial travelers.
With its wall of windows and panoramic views of the Corsica River, Alvhem—which translates to "river home" in Swedish—lives up to its name.
A startup called Lunchspread brings the curated experience of subscription boxes to the employee meal break.
The organizers of the long-overdue symposium explain how the event addressed social injustice through design.
The day-long Workspace Invader event asked 16 London pupils to design the office of the future.
In a few forward-thinking offices, workplace culture around breaks and lunches is changing, for the better.
On average, Millennials are staying fewer than five years at jobs before moving on. Here are five ways employers are encouraging them to stay longer.
The design director of Genlser's Lifestyle-Brand Design studio discusses ways in which an office layout can been designed to reflect a brand's image.
Cloud-based technologies have made hoteling an attractive option for both large employers and freelancers.
There is no silver bullet to the perennial problem of office noise, but there are plenty of best practices designers can turn to.
Considering the time, money and energy saved from stay-at-home employment, the telecommuting trend is surely here to stay.
A look at some of today's most easy-to-use, yet powerful, tools to increase inter-office connectivity.
The software giant recently launched an online database that gives architects and designers easy access to useful information about grants, scholarships and fellowship.
White, sterile walls are typical of hospitals; so to brighten interiors, artists are commissioned to help give facilities a pop of color and personality. Hand-painted murals or vinyl wallpaper rejuvenate what would be austere or even dreary backdrops to patient…
With the unpredictable rate of growth in startups, their office space needs to be able to accommodate almost anything. Metropolis asked three companies that topped Forbes’ list of hottest startups how they planned for expansion at the onset of their business.
The majority of American workplaces are open-plan offices. With new findings of the pitfalls of such working environments, what can be done to ameliorate them?
Susan S. Szenasy speaks to presenters from this year's trade show about lighting efficiency, management, and trends.
The Arup fellow and director of the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay discusses the future of hospital design.
A new media hub at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism seeks to address the dramatic shifts in the profession.
The winners of the second annual design competition outsmart the open office.
Modular spaces and integrated technology were the dominant themes among this year's top submissions.
Spree features an innovative flex-form back that protects employees from fatigue.
Designers showcased visionary thinking for the DuPont Corian Shape the Future competition.
A recent panel discussion at Nucraft explored the intersection between artisan design and food.
We talk with DuPont™ Corian® about the company's sustainable milestones and goals.
With Corian DeepColor solid surface, designers don't have to worry about scratches or stretch lines again.