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Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism

Click here and here for excerpts from the book (PDF files). Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism Edited by Bryan Bell and Katie Wakeford Foreword by Thomas Fisher Expanding Architecture presents a new generation of creative design carried out in the…

Green Patriot Posters: Images for a New Activism

Green Patriot Posters: Images for a New Activism Edited by Edward Morris, Dmitri Siegel. Text by Michael Bierut, Thomas L. Friedman, Steven Heller, Edward Morris, Dmitri Siegel, Morgan Clendaniel. Published by Metropolis Books This book brings together the strongest contemporary…

OMNIA Introduces Prodigy

Prodigy…. an impressive or wonderful example of a particular quality. Prodigy…. a compelling collection from OMNIA that marks a new era in their nearly fifty year legacy of manufacturing elegant, high-quality door hardware FORGED from solid brass. Inspired by some…

Metropolis + Norway | Ergonomics for Life

Norway is known for the value it places on social issues, so it’s no surprise that Norwegian design often takes a people-centered approach. Aesthetics are fused with functionality to produce devices that are efficient, health-promoting, eye-catching, and easy to use.

People Power

The Oakland Museum of California - a groundbreaking building designed by Roche Dinkeloo in the 1960’s – gets a loving and respectful renovation by Mark Cavagnero Architects.

Metropolis Books

Our goal is to publish timely, thought provoking, useful, and beautiful books that explore how design shapes culture, even as culture shapes the designed environment at every scale. We believe that design is a humanist activity and with this in…