The winners of the first Outcome of Design Awards set a new bar for design research, practice, and evaluation.
Metropolis interviews experts from Perkins+Will, ZGF, and HOK about navigating the plethora of industry- and product-specific sustainability certifications.
Offerings from companies like Flexsteel, Philips, Honor, and American Standard help meet the varied needs of seniors.
The brand’s Fiammato tiles use small slices of millefiori, a uniquely Venetian pattern created by bundling and slicing glass rods.
The firm uses the kind of architectural process that it believes is possible only in Mumbai—thoughtful, iterative, and craft-led.
The senior associate at Clive Wilkinson Architects is a rising star in interior design.
We showcase more than fifteen different releases that show where commercial design is going—from nature-inspired patterns to new ergonomics.
G.W. Haworth, the founder of Haworth, was the first person in his family to…
Since 2011, Bracher has had a host of releases at NeoCon—across product categories like furniture, flooring, and lighting—and has also designed a number of showrooms at the Mart.
The founder of the lighting company Pablo, designer Pablo Pardo has launched a series of award-winning LED solutions at NeoCon.
On the occasion of NeoCon’s 50th edition, Cosonas spoke about how the gathering has become a platform for storytelling around textile design.
In his Q&A with Metropolis, Powers also discusses how technology drives workplace design and how NeoCon is evolving.
Metropolis’s “ICFF Perspectives: Design/Democracy” will be one small part of ICFF, which has doubled in size over the past three years.
From the new SHoP Architects–designed Pier 17 to designer Anna Karlin’s new gallery, there’s plenty to see and do in Lower Manhattan.
Design veteran Brent Capron sits down with Metropolis to discuss workplace trends, the firm’s in-house research, and the significance of NeoCon.
Metropolis sat down with the lighting expert and founder of her eponymous, award-winning New York lighting consultancy to discuss the state of lighting design.
Tom Polucci, director of interiors at HOK, discusses cultural shifts influencing commercial interior design, changing client relationships, and his dizzying first experiences at NeoCon.
Lindsay Wilson of architecture and interiors firm Corgan, discusses current trends in workplace design and looks back at her first visit to NeoCon.
For over five decades, the Modernist architect was the driving force for design in Minnesota.
Martínez, a consumer-goods practice-area leader at Gensler, chats with Metropolis editor-in-chief, Avinash Rajagopal, about not being afraid to experiment in office design.
Versatile, sustainable, and resilient, the Glowing Metals collection from Chemetal is a material all-rounder.
The firm’s three-piece lighting collection for Delta Light, its first foray into luminaires, will debut in the United States this March.
Within one year, Chong masterminded the development of ten contemporary furniture collections, all crafted by established and emerging designers.
The tech giant’s new office design guidelines hope to create a sense of place and intuitive collaboration in every one of its 800 offices worldwide.
The curator and teacher hopes to “stretch both the space and time” of traditional design schools.
GlassCUBE, which launched at NeoCon this year, consists of an eight-foot-tall lightweight aluminum frame that carries tempered glass panels.
In the 1940s, Knoll Bassett excised the chintzes and florals from upholstery and partnered with new mills to develop timeless, thoughtfully textured fabrics.
After running her own textile company for 25 years, the designer is now bringing her brand and inimitable creative process to Momentum Group.
Developed with Yves Béhar, Ori hopes to solve the problem of cramped urban living with app-based, “smart” furniture.
The textile company and the master architect collaborated in 1955. A new collection finds fresh purpose in those vintage designs.
Author Cassim Shepard discusses the concept of the “design city” and how designers can act collaboratively to make cities better.
Why not 3D-knit a nylon chair? Designers today are applying a wide range of new technologies and materials to outdoor products.
Carpet manufacturer Milliken has found that the right carpet backing can make a huge difference in terms of mitigating noise and preventing moisture.
Metropolis’s Avinash Rajagopal asks Dr. Joan Clos, executive director of UN-Habitat, for his insight into successful affordable housing policy and the “New Urban Agenda,” a blueprint for urbanization in the 21st century.
The grandchildren of muralist Paul Werneck, who collaborated with Oscar Niemeyer and Roberto Burle Marx, restore a Rio de Janeiro terrace to its original, funky glory.
Independent designers and retailers have been slowly consolidating their position in the contract furniture industry. Now they’re ready to give established businesses a run for their money.
The Transcend collection, which debuts at NeoCon this month, provides a mind-boggling palette of privacy solutions.
The celebrated British designer discusses the process of developing the Emeco 1 Inch collection, his new book, and his challenging foray into interior design.
All of the Danish designer’s pieces, marked by muted colors and pure forms, will be showcased at Duravit’s New York showroom during NYCxDESIGN.
Students and teachers from El Salvador will unveil new tools for ethical coffee collection at this month’s ICFF in New York.
The new book Transmaterial Next, by Blaine Brownell, catalogues remarkable innovations in material science, from the lightest substances ever made to self-assembling robotic cubes.