For this six-part series, Metropolis asked the textile industry's foremost experts what inspires them—here's what Susan Lyons, president of Designtex, told us.
The new technique, dubbed Rapid Liquid Printing, has broad potential to make 3D printing cheaper, faster, and more versatile.
Cooper is not in the pantheon of "great men" of graphic design, despite being the rare or even singular figure whose achievements were marked in both print and digital media.
Developed with Yves Béhar, Ori hopes to solve the problem of cramped urban living with app-based, "smart" furniture.
A new start-up believes that wastewater analysis could empower cities to proactively tackle the opioid epidemic.
In its quest to create the ultimate customizable furniture, Steelcase teamed up with MIT to develop a new digital fabrication technology.
The new book Transmaterial Next, by Blaine Brownell, catalogues remarkable innovations in material science, from the lightest substances ever made to self-assembling robotic cubes.
We speak with MIT Dean Hashim Sarkis about the university's truly remarkable presence at this year's Venice Biennale.
This installation physically and cryptographically commemorates monuments across the globe that have been destroyed by conflict.
Twin volumes from MIT's Center for Advanced Urbanism explore the cultural implications of infrastructure.
Researchers in labs across the country are getting their hands dirty and prototyping ideas at every scale, from molecules to cities. Their findings will have a profound impact on our world.
The Smart City isn’t enough. How might real-time data awaken the humanity in our buildings and public spaces?
An increasingly robust body of research, conducted by an emerging generation of architects and designers, points the way to new methods of building and making.
The two partners at Matter Design excel at converting their avant-garde ideas into reality.
Now that technology can be embedded into virtually anything—walls, floors, ceilings, even carpets— we’re just starting to sort out the implications.