Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine November 2010


Pro Bono

An engaging dialogue with two leading voices in the public-interest- architecture movement

Reference Page: November 2010

A Place to Rest Your Head (and Empty Your Wallet) Thanks to Ikea, furniture has cute Swedish names like Malm (a dresser) and Vanvik (a bed). The Scandinavian-name craze has trickled down to the feet. Tretorn, a preppy shoemaker that got its start producing tires and tennis balls, now calls its sneakers Skymra and its rubber boots Längya. According to…

Antoine Roset

One of the scions of the legendary company talks about design, luxury marketing, and the iPad.