Kem Weber, whose work includes the Walt Disney Studios complex and numerous household and office products, fused European design concepts and American ideals of progress and industry.
The Canadian Centre for Architecture's latest exhibition uses architecture to fill in the blanks of classic scientific experiments.
The Museum of Modern Art's latest exhibit revisits Modernism’s home remedies, but it misses the symptoms they were intended to treat.
A new exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York City rescues the French avant-garde architect and designer from obscurity.
In this exclusive interview, Metropolis talks to designer Don Chadwick, who co-designed the original Aeron Chair, to understand the spirit behind the update.
Fortunato Depero’s Bolted Book, an icon of Italian Futurism, may just make its return, thanks to a new Kickstarter campaign.
The inaugural biennial taps into a long legacy of utopian design, but fails to add anything to this tradition.
We're celebrating our 35th anniversary by asking leading practitioners to share their picks for the most important design work since 1981.
Paul Makovsky speaks to the renowned designer about her colorful world, the collaborative and creative scene of L.A. in the ’60s and ’70s, and the power of the pencil.
Roberto Burle Marx was more than the peerless landscape architect who revolutionized the garden aesthetic. He was also a consummate artist whose innovations drew on a wide range of cultural and natural references.
Buckminster Fuller's daughter shares a previously unpublished essay and reveals a rarely spotlighted side to the revered thinker.
With this year's Istanbul Biennial, academics Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley aim to reboot the history of civilization and “redesign” the human subject altogether.
The architect-designer discusses her long career and mulls over her influence in fields from art to software design.
Lance Wyman explains how riding in cop cars and constantly getting lost have helped him produce some of his best work.
A new exhibition sheds light on the famous designer’s rich, multidisciplinary career and interests.
The history behind the simple product made to manage the wires of our digital devices
Karim Rashid’s iconic trashcan debuted 20 years ago. Does its message still hold up?
In the 1930s, Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson became known as ambassadors of Modernism in North America, experimenting with Bauhaus concepts in both their work and their homes.
A new retrospective champions the architect-designer Josef Frank's philosophy of "Accidentism."
An upcoming exhibition examines cars between the world wars, when automakers and designers lavished incredible attention on their materials and details.