Stories

BEHIND THE SCENES
Sketchbook: Christoph Niemann

A glimpse at the artist’s thought process by way of his work.

Wordplay
In the Age of Robots and Autonomous Assembly Lines, Is Craftsmanship Still a Thing?

Surface Media’s CEO on why data is now a key material in all design.

Art
Inside Istanbul’s First-Ever Art Week

Our report from on the ground during the city’s 15th Biennial, the 12th Contemporary Istanbul,...

DESIGN
The Uncommon Approach at Objects of Common Interest

Architects Eleni Petaloti and Leonidas Trampoukis discuss collaborating, their tag-team style of...

Fashion
Duccio Grassi Architects Reimagines Max Mara’s Flagship Madison Avenue Boutique

Three years in the making, the redesigned space embraces the brand’s DNA while paying homage to...

ART
Father John Misty’s Album Cover Makes Fun of Everything

Cartoonist Edward Steed talks landing his absurdist aesthetic on the cover of the musician's latest

Partnership
How It’s Made: Montblanc Writing Instruments

At Montblanc’s headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, making world-class writing instruments is a...

Design
Designer of the Day: Kustaa Saksi

The Amsterdam-based designer discusses his penchant for trippy textiles, pastries, and strolling...

Travel
Where to Escape to After Paris Fashion Week

With designer showcases soon to take over the city, we suggest one stylish new stay to book in...

Fashion
Why Dries Van Noten’s Runway Shows Are the Absolute Best

Journalist Tim Blanks and FIT Museum director Valerie Steele tell us what sets the Antwerp-based...

Watch Wednesday
The Grand Seiko Snowflake SBGA211

A classic Japanese timepiece returns.

Fashion
Valextra’s Iside Bag Goes East

The brand teamed up with kimono atelier Chiso on a capsule of silk accessories.

Design
Li Edelkoort Calls the Work of Millennials Metaphors for Tomorrow

The celebrated trend forecaster discusses the next generation of designers—digital natives she...

Fashion
What’s Next for Ambush Design?

The high-fashion machine has brought Yoon Ahn’s experimental Japanese streetwear label into the...

Design
Flynn Talbot Morphs a V&A Gallery into a Vibrant Hall of Light

On view throughout the London Design Festival, the Australian designer’s immersive installation...