Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine April 2007

 

The Portable Workplace

Four industrial-design firms create new devices for the global traveler that consolidate all of the clutter ­produced by 24/7 access to the office.

The Craft Master

The houses of Sam Maloof are testaments to the furniture maker’s illustrious half-century-long career.

Sweet Silence

Our columnist roamed the streets of midtown Manhattan wearing a pair of noise-canceling headphones.

Blessed Unrest

In his new book, Paul Hawken looks at the history of the environmental movement and predicts its future.

The Good, the Bad, and the Not So Ugly

Questions for the Andacht Brothers: Grole and Gerald talk about their early influences, how far they’re willing to go to please a client, and why ­making people uncomfortable can be very comforting.