Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine July/August Issue

Design Advocates: 5 People Making American Cities Better for All

American cities are in the midst of an urban renaissance, pursuing design, sustainability, and social good. Here are five people helping architects and designers to make our cities better.

American cities are in the midst of an urban renaissance, pursuing design, sustainability, and social good. Here are five people helping architects and designers to make our cities better.

When Phyllis Lambert Painted Frank Lloyd Wright in the Plaza Hotel

Philip Johnson and Frank Lloyd Wright had a notoriously contentious relationship. Here's Phyllis Lambert's account (and painting) of their final encounter, before Wright's death in 1959.

Philip Johnson and Frank Lloyd Wright had a notoriously contentious relationship. Here’s Phyllis Lambert’s account (and painting) of their final encounter, before Wright’s death in 1959.

New Exhibit Takes You Inside Hella Jongerius’ Beautiful, Colorful Mind

For Breathing Colour, Jongerius, the art director of color and materials at Vitra, contrasts lightness and brightness, revels in reflection and refraction, and investigates black tones and shadow.

For Breathing Colour, Jongerius, the art director of color and materials at Vitra, contrasts lightness and brightness, revels in reflection and refraction, and investigates black tones and shadow.