Combining teaching and practice, history and material innovation, Toshiko Mori emerges as an architect and educator.
Most articles on the subject start with a simple, almost knee-jerk, premise: education is “in crisis.” We hear about it most when it’s most troubled. Design education is different. It is specialized and diffuse: some programs are cutting-edge, others are…
Why do automakers doing the least interesting design talk about it the most?
The former enfant terrible is veering dangerously close to self-parody.
As demolition threatens midcentury houses, fans of Modernism seek stronger protections for our recent architectural history.
As TVs get thinner, the dance between 2 and 3 dimensions gets more intriguing.
At auto shows, the exhibition design is often flashier than the cars themselves.
With his controversial new design for the Italian manufacturer, Konstantin Grcic aims to topple the regime of consumer-friendly minimalism.
Ignoring its Modernist lineage, Ikea seeks to dismantle a classic Marcel Breuer building.
Can a prototype skyscraper made entirely of composite materials survive the post-9/11 mania for safety?
Science fiction writer Bruce Sterling imagines a future of biomorphic furnishings, emotional sensors, and buildings that support themselves.
Thank you for keeping a clear voice for design and its future. About the question on your September 2003 cover [on sustainable design education], whether we can “still teach it all in just four years,” the answer, as it always…