Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine September 2007



To Red Start Design, jewelry is more than ornamentation. Its pointed Subtle Safety Ring was in the 2005 MoMA exhibition Safe: Design Takes on Risk. Now the San Francisco–based firm is treating tools like precious stones. More than just stylish,…

Brand Loyalty

In architecture and interior design, “branding” is often a bad idea. Too frequently it means applying existing identities (logos, color schemes) to a large-scale project that should properly be grounded in other concerns (form, user experience). But the new flagship…

Jet Green

Boeing’s new Dreamliner packs an array of enhancements to benefit passengers as well as the environment.


Why do we insist on sealing ourselves inside glass boxes when there are more nuanced ways to experience life?