Point of View - Point of View April 2009
Even with the tanking economy, green-design initiatives are managing to attract funding.
A Metropolis Next Gen alum develops a working prototype for her energy-efficient shape-memory sunscreen.
The co-curators of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam want to arm the masses with a new design tool.
Eric Bricker’s documentary on the legendary photographer is now traveling in the U.S. and Canada.
The designer’s first monograph is part showy image-fest, part haughty design manifesto.
There’s “an assumption in architecture culture that architecture’s at the top of the pyramid,” says the editor of the new book Urban Design.
Our executive editor offers his (belated) judge’s comments on six student proposals for a home-design competition in New Orleans.
“I hope no one gets arrested,” says the Architecture for Humanity founder.
New T-shirts pay homage to Paul Rand, Milton Glaser, Wim Crouwel, and 14 other graphic-design masters.
A new exhibition at Storefront maps our obsession with urban utopias.
Valerie Fletcher on how the world’s oldest society is spearheading research into innovative human-centered design.
The beloved Japanese retailer’s wares are finally available to North American customers outside of New York.
Getty Center admirers, get thee to Long Island City.
In thinking about the April cover, the famous Philip Johnson expression, “galloping off in all directions” comes to mind. We explored ideas for three of the six features, and even considered turning a front-of-the-book story on Muji into a feature (during production, no less) because the image worked so well as a potential cover. Alas, the editorial timing of that…
A new design concept for Asian-inspired fast food restaurants
Your social security could get more secure (at least design-wise)…and more.
Discover the innovative projects that won this year’s international biennale
Let Christina Seely show you your city in a whole new light
A new exhibit shows off the wares of this French designer
A Q&A with an international competition participant