The sprawling biennial’s installations highlight how designers can find new sources of knowledge and collaboration.
Textile design is, to say the least, a varied field. High-tech woven wearables seem far removed from efforts…
Au courant echoes of Michael Thonet’s No. 14 chair, with its strongly vegetal origins, have cropped up in cane, bamboo, and bentwood products.
An astounding 50 billion of those paper cups per year will end up in U.S. landfills because their material cannot be recycled or composted.
The Berlin-based designer is propelled by an intense interrogation of materials; her work ranges from table cloths to office interiors.
The first time I saw the Moto Guzzi 1000S was in 2004, while working on a project at a photography studio in New York City. The motorcycle made a big impression…
The designer discusses his approach to workplace design, and his new forays into branding strategy to give manufacturers a global edge.
All the designs, exhibitions, and booths that stuck with us during design week earlier this month.
The five prototypes—by designers Brad Ascalon, Joe Doucet, Louis Lim, DYAD, and Hive Public Space—are part of an initiative launched by the not-for-profit Times Square Alliance.
This New Book Features 300 Notable Examples of Industrial Design by Masters and Forgotten Designers Alike
Industrial Design in the Modern Age also outlines the evolution of industrial design through a series of accessible essays by such experts as Juliet Kinchin, Pat Kirkham, and Cara McCarty.
The recently-released book Radical Matter by London consultancy FranklinTill surveys a major shift in material thinking.
Fukasawa, who recently won the Isamu Noguchi Award, discusses the idea of "Embodiment" in this excerpt from his forthcoming book from Phaidon.
Kravis, a renowned collector of industrial design and founder of the Kravis Design Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, passed away this week after a long illness.
While Hungarian émigré worked in a wide variety of media, her biggest claim to fame is her 186 cover illustrations for The New Yorker.
The polymer, which captures the springlike flexibility of carbon fiber, lets the chair behave more like a living organism and less like a machine.
The installation, titled Window to the Heart, was a collaboration between design studio Aranda/Lasch and 3D printer manufacturer Formlabs.
The exhibit, which premiered in December, explores how technology, innovation, and design can change lives.
Within one year, Chong masterminded the development of ten contemporary furniture collections, all crafted by established and emerging designers.
“Technology has spawned a futuristic and progressive view of enhanced productivity and leisure that is led by Californians.”
From Florence Knoll–inspired textiles to innovative 3D-printed objects, this year demonstrated the breadth and depth of contemporary design.