Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine December 2005


Place Setting

“The Brooklyn Bridge is so compelling—it has been inspiring designers and artists since it was erected,” says Jennifer Carpenter, of Truck Product Architecture. A walk across the iconic structure spurred Carpenter to design her Bridges dinnerware collection, just released by Studio Nova. The pattern formed by the bridge’s crisscrossing steel cables became the modern motif encircling her porcelain plates, bowls,…

Welcome Restraint

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, something strange happened: architects kept their mouths shut and their hands off their pens.

Portal to Fame

A new hotel in Madrid—featuring a roster of big names—serves as a kind of interior design theme park.

Growth Potential?

Now home to an influx of refugees from New Orleans, Baton Rouge—and its new planning agenda—is being put to a very real test.