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DESIGN
Google’s First Permanent Retail Store Feels Like an Exploratorium

The tech giant’s first physical storefront, an experiential space at its New York headquarters,...

DESIGN DISPATCH
An Unbuilt Mies van der Rohe Project Is Taking Shape, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

Project Spotlight
At a Holistic Studio in New York, Meditation and High-Intensity Fitness Coalesce

Mind Body Project fuses together elements of HIIT, yoga, breathwork, and meditation in a soothing...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Kerby Jean-Raymond Reveals His Vision for Reebok, and Other News

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Sustainability
A Sustainable Design Marketplace Where the Mission is Buy Less

An e-commerce platform whose goal is to get you to buy less stuff? As implausible as it might seem,

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Anthony Sonnenberg

Anthony Sonnenberg describes his work—totems that reference the cyclical nature of growth and...

CULTURE CLUB
The 2021 Parsons Benefit Uplifts Tomorrow’s Creative Entrepreneurs

On June 15, the New School celebrated Parsons School of Design’s 125th anniversary with the 2021...

DESIGN DISPATCH
The Obama Portraits Embark on a National Tour, and Other News

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DESIGN
Arielle Assouline-Lichten Is Firing on All Cylinders

Undeterred by her second-place finish on Ellen’s Next Great Designer, the Brooklyn-based founder...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Christo’s Dream to Wrap the Arc de Triomphe Planned for September, and Other News

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Opening Shot
A Hvar Retreat Where Peace of Mind Prevails Over Partying

The Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea welcomes a serene resort whose elevated wellness offerings...

FASHION
Matty Bovan Wins the 2021 International Woolmark Prize

The ascendant Brit received both the 2021 International Woolmark Prize and the Karl Lagerfeld Award

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Mohno Studio

Whether angular wooden chairs or calligraphy-inspired screens, Mohno Studio’s objects often...

CULTURE CLUB
Amant Christens New Brooklyn Campus With a Celebratory Cocktail

On June 3, key players within New York’s creative sphere toasted the newly opened Amant...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Minneapolis Is Clearing Out George Floyd Square, and Other News

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ARCHITECTURE
Perkins + Will’s Visions for a Healthier Post-Covid London

The interiors firm reveals the winning proposals of its 18th annual Phil Freelon Design...

Fashion
Architect James Wines Remembers Willi Smith, the Fashion Maven Who Was His Close Collaborator

In the 1980s, Wines created the stores for Smith’s pioneering label, WilliWear. Now he’s...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Venice Biennale Announces 2022 Theme, and Other News

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DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Gabriella Picone

Gabriella Picone founded Idda Studio to interpret the traditions and decorative arts of her Siclian

ART
Hauser & Wirth Eyes Expansion in Los Angeles

With growth perennially on its mind, the global mega-gallery plans to open a second L.A. gallery in

DESIGN DISPATCH
Takashi Murakami Curates Edition of the Outsider Art Fair, and Other News

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ARCHITECTURE
Pieces of London Come Together at Counterspace’s Serpentine Pavilion

After a year-long delay due to the pandemic, the 20th Serpentine Pavilion opens with a...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Kanye West Surprise Drops Yeezy Gap’s First Piece, and Other News

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CULTURE CLUB
With an Intimate Group Show, TRNK Toasts Chosen Families and Queer Kinship

On June 5, the furniture brand TRNK, the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, and The Standard, East...

FASHION
Brooklyn Museum to Present House of Dior Retrospective

After touring Paris, London, and Shanghai, “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams” heads stateside

DESIGN DISPATCH
New York Is Planning a Major Reopening Concert, and Other News

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DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nik Bentel

Whether a bright yellow lounge chair that mimics tubular bike racks or curiously shaped crayons...

Opening Shot
Americana Diner Meets Bodega Meets Classic Arcade at This New Cannabis Dispensary

Canadian flower and fashion brand Superette debuts a new outpost in Ottawa that pairs carnivalcore...

CULTURE CLUB
Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Raises a Glass to Yayoi Kusama

On June 3, Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame kicked off the summer season with a champagne cocktail...

FASHION
Saint Laurent Flirts With Memphis

Creative director Anthony Vaccarello drops a capsule collection that melds the fashion house’s...

ARCHITECTURE
Fire Devastates Donald Judd’s Architecture Office in Marfa

The two-story building that housed the late artist’s Architecture Office suffered severe damage...

DESIGN DISPATCH
The Centre Pompidou Plans an Outpost in Jersey City, and Other News

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DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Emotive Soil

A fledgling Chinese studio focused on design’s relationship with material, geography, and...

Opening Shot
NoMad Hotels Takes its Contemporary Brand of Opulence to London

Roman and Williams put their stamp on the hospitality group's first international outpost with a...

Business of Design
Has the NFT Bubble Already Burst?

The non-fungible tokens frenzy has been one of the top stories of 2021, but new data suggests the...

CULTURE CLUB
Pioneer Works Toasts “Brand New Heavies” With a Star-Studded Benefit

On June 2, the creative cognoscenti flocked to Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn, for the Brand...