Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine March 2014 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin 17 Surfaces That Combine Aesthetics, Performance, and Smart Tech Paul Makovsky, The latest materials and finishes bring together great aesthetics, high performance, and smart technology. These Beautiful Cast Stone Panels Can Be Used Inside or Out Shannon Sharpe, Textured panels in cast stone make an impact for interiors and exteriors. The Veteran Fabrication Company Combining High-Tech With Craft Marc Kristal, In the hands of NRI, a leading fabrication service, 3-D printing is a finely honed craft. Changing of the Guard: Susan S. Szenasy Named Publisher of Metropolis horace, Susan S. Szenasy named publisher of Metropolis. The Fabricator That Serves Manufacturing Needs of Behar and Newsom Jade Chang, A third-generation aluminum fabricator reinvents itself by opening up to design. Deborah Sussman Loves L.A. (and She Always Has) Christopher Hawthorne, In her illustrious career, Deborah Sussman has not only reshaped graphic design but also helped to rebrand the resurgent city of Los Angeles. The Team Maintaining SOM's Legacy of Engineering Greatness Ian Volner, Led by Bill Baker, the engineering team at SOM Chicago is reshaping the form and function of buildings. Vitsoe Reengineers a Pair of Dieter Rams Classics Site Staff, Reviving Dieter Rams’s classic designs for Vitsoe is a labor of love. In Affluent Santa Monica, An Affordable Housing Development Fits Right In Mimi Zeiger, A vibrant housing development in Santa Monica offers the good life at a surprising price. Kickstarter Favorite Lumio Lamp Gets Picked up by MoMA Store Shannon Sharpe, Lumio’s book-shaped lamp can be unfolded and used in many different ways. Art Institutions Are Going Brand Crazy Jennifer Kabat, Contemporary art museums and galleries are recasting themselves with an almost corporate fervor. Guided by Kazuyo Sejima, Yang Zhao Designs for Tsunami-Ravaged Town Paul Clemence, Mentored by Kazuyo Sejima, Yang Zhao creates a Japanese community center.