In her latest exhibition, the Danish artist Helle Mardahl seems hopelessly drawn to extremes.
Point of View - Point of View May 2009
The winning interior in a recent competition engulfs classic furniture in books, magazines, and other detritus.
A promising design collaboration yields only a few superficial embellishments.
We couldn’t resist mentioning two recent awards bestowed on Metropolis.
The latest installment of the product-design discussions takes place in New York Thursday night.
Our senior editor checks out the fledgling new pedestrian mall at New York’s Herald Square.
A new exhibition focuses on animal materials in furniture design.
The idea that beautiful buildings make us happy is comforting and intuitive. It’s also almost certainly wrong.
In a remarkably prescient speech, the late architect warned a group of bankers of potential “crimes against mankind.”
The young Johannesburg studio employs local artisans to make “African design that’s not cliché.”
Metropolis’s photo editor picks her favorites from last weekend’s New York Photo Festival.
An award-winning new toilet concept saves water and promotes health—but will anyone actually buy it?
The speakers at last week’s AIA-organized conference presented big ideas for sustainable cities, but they glossed over some sticky issues.
One last show-and-tell report from the 2009 International Contemporary Furniture Fair
Japan by Design includes an ergonomic cane and walker from Takano HeartWorks.
The economy was on everyone’s minds at this year’s fair.
Our senior editor bestows the ICFF’s most coveted award: best promotional tote bag.
One writer’s opinionated take on the 2009 International Contemporary Furniture Fair
Snapshots from Monday night’s events at NYLOFT, DWR (again), Alessi, Ingo Maurer, and Artemide
Our senior editor finds one more wooden collection that merits special mention.