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Generation Collaboration: The Next Wave of Design Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship generally evokes qualities of individuality and determined self-motivation, so it seemed odd to find community building such a consistent topic at the Metropolis Conference, “Design Entrepreneurs,” presented at ICFF on Monday, May 19. As the emergent theme, however, it…

Celebrating The Class of 2012 Game Changers

Photo: Mathias Archambault —Replik In February Metropolis brought together a diverse and lively crowd at Design Within Reach SoHo to celebrate the magazine’s 2nd annual Game Changers' issue and the impressive game changing class of 2012. Congratulations to Peter Bilak,…

What is Good Design?

In a way, our special product-design issue asks a very 20th-century question, one the Modernists asked with great ardor more than 50 years ago. The original question, however, was preoccupied with notions of beauty and style. And while this month’s…