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DESIGN DISPATCH
An Anonymous Artist Auctions Tins of Their Own Shit, and Other News

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

FASHION
Rick Owens Radically Reshapes the Converse Chuck 70

The fashion iconoclast proves that it’s okay to be a square.

ARTIST STATEMENT
Across 12 Soaring Glyphs, Hayal Pozanti Traces the Written Word

A permanent commission at New York’s recently unveiled Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library sees...

BUSINESS OF DESIGN
Herman Miller and Knoll Complete Merger, Become MillerKnoll

A few months after Herman Miller announced a $1.8 billion merger with Knoll, the two heritage...

DESIGN DISPATCH
The Louvre Sues PornHub Over X-Rated Art Recreations, and Other News

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

ART
In Chicago, MacArthur Genius Grant Fellows Unveil a Citywide Show

To celebrate the MacArthur Fellows Program’s 40th anniversary, more than two dozen shows and...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Brendan Ravenhill

The highly detailed lighting fixtures made by Brendan Ravenhill Studio create compelling narratives

Fashion
Warby Parker’s Hatcher Frame Colorfully Reimagined by Entireworld

Entireworld founder Scott Sternberg imbued the ’70s-inspired acetate aviator with four new...

DESIGN DISPATCH
LVMH Acquires Majority Stake in Off-White, and Other News

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

NEW & NOTABLE
What’s New This Week, From Our List Members

An anthropomorphic smart assistant, furniture swap meet, and Parisian couturier’s ode to César.

ART
At the LA Art Show, Women and Technology Take Center Stage

Kicking off the city’s long-awaited art week, the LA Art Show brings an array of can’t-miss...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Netflix Buys Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre, and Other News

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

Opening Shot
Arlo Hotels’ Third New York Outpost Offers a Refuge From Midtown’s Din

The interior design by Meyer Davis pairs streamlined, unfussy rooms with multifaceted communal...

ARCHITECTURE
Tokyo’s Nakagin Capsule Tower to Be Disassembled, Donated

After residents failed to find a buyer who would fund its restoration, the Nakagin Capsule Tower in

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Fred Rigby

Fred Rigby’s tight-knit London studio aims to bring elements of playfulness, presence, and...

DESIGN DISPATCH
The Hirshhorn Museum’s Redesigned Sculpture Garden Gets Approved, and Other News

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

DESIGN
Inside Vipp Studio, the Danish Brand’s Pristine New Live-In Showroom

The third-generation owners of Vipp deftly transform a TriBeCa loft into an expansive livable...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Facebook Dedicates $1 Billion to Content Creators, and Other News

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

Opening Shot
Legendary Parisian Den of Iniquity, Lapérouse, Forays into Cafe Culture

The hollowed haunt known for its illicit pleasures and elite clientele—literary titans, prominent

DESIGN DISPATCH
Maurizio Cattelan Responds to 9/11, and Other News

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

Spatial Awareness
A Facelift Imbues a Collection of Suites on the Amalfi Coast with the Spirit of Italian gardens and the Tyrrhenian Sea

Italian architect Cristina Celestino looked to Palazzo Avino's surroundings in the hilltop town of...

FASHION
For Paris Couture Week, Pyer Moss Gives Us a History Lesson

Kerby Jean-Raymond, the founder of New York fashion label Pyer Moss, became the second Black...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Calico Wallpaper’s Dawn Collection Meditates on Color, Care, and Community

Seeking to give back during the pandemic, the Brooklyn wallpaper studio invites four global...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Remote Siberian City to Receive a Contemporary Art Museum, and Other News

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

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Shanan Campanaro

Shanan Campanaro channels her affinity for travel and the outdoors into richly layered,...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Phoebe Philo Launches Her Own Label, and Other News

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

ARTIST STATEMENT
A Technicolor Textile Work Woven With Totems of Queer Existence

One standout piece from Brian Kenny’s latest solo exhibition sees the New York artist stitch...

Opening Shot
A Mallorca Retreat That Fosters a Dialogue Between Old and New

At Concepció by Nobis, an elevated design ethos takes hold inside a former 16th-century soap...

ARCHITECTURE
A Poignant Plan to Reimagine Beirut’s Port Comes to Light

A group of young architects reveal a bold proposal to reimagine Beirut’s battered port, which...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Sacklers Banned From Lending Their Name to Museums, and Other News

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

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Jan Hendzel

From his tight-knit studio in South London, Jan Hendzel crafts distinctive wooden pieces whose...

ART
Shoplifter’s “Chromo Sapiens” Will Soon Have a Permanent Home

The Icelandic artist is crowdfunding donations to create an arts destination in Reykjavik that will

DESIGN DISPATCH
Edinburgh Locals Decry “Poo-Shaped” W Hotel, and Other News

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

Design
Designer Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance Debuts Furniture Collection Crafted From Discarded Burnt Cork

Portugal’s 2017 wildfires inspired the French designer's subversive line of chairs, tables, and a

DESIGN DISPATCH
New York Scraps a Monument to Essential Workers, and Other News

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

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Enis Karavil

With an approach that seems to effortlessly bring out maximalist expressions in minimalist details,