The architecture and design curator reflects on a poignant portrait of the late architect, taken in the mid-'50s at the Acropolis.
J. Meejin Yoon tells Metropolis how the Italian designer's whimsical book taught her about context, constraints, and imagination.
The founding partner of New York-based firm WXY tells Metropolis about how an Oudolf print, prominently displayed on the studio's pinup wall, inspires her work.
The Manhattan-based designer recalls a serendipitous moment in which his musical hero was immortalized by Chuck Close and the New York City subway.
Music for 18 Musicians by Steve Reich helped focus Scheeren during his early architectural career, he tells Metropolis,
There's one project at the top of the Dutch designer's to-do list: creating a violin that will prevent a musician from going deaf.
The fashion designer delights in Royère's ability to be feminine and playful.
Renowned designer Jasper Morrison discusses how an ingenious chopping bowl he discovered in an ethnology museum typifies good design.
For our Noteworthy column, in which a designer reflects on an inspirational object, Amy Lau discusses Wirkkala’s "sensationally artistic" 1951 Leaf Dish.
Avid collector of Bruno Mathsson's furniture, Kristen Murray discusses where her love of the Swedish designer's creations stems from.
For our inaugural "Noteworthy" column, in which an architect or designer reflects on an object that has inspired them, Deborah Berke discusses Buckminster Fuller's remarkable Dymaxion Map.