DESIGN DISPATCH
The Malin Just Became SoHo’s Most Stylish Co-Working Space, and Other News

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

BEAUTY
Behold, the First-Ever Fragrance Made From Air

Air Company, the innovators behind a vodka that sucks carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, debuts a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Julia Haft-Candell

The ceramic sculptures made by Julia Haft-Candell position clay as an expressive conduit for...

DESIGN
How Squid Game’s Surreal Sets Evoke Spine-Tingling Fear

The ultra-popular Netflix series pits hundreds of debt-ridden Koreans against one another in deadly

ARTIST STATEMENT
Ben Evans Illustrates Poolside Melodrama

At once playful and plaintive, the ascendant painter’s cartoonish rendition of a tennis match...

FASHION
Entireworld, Pandemic-Friendly Basics Brand, Is Closing

Despite an outward appearance of success during a difficult time, the colorful sweatsuits brand is...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Kim Mesches

A rapidly rising fashion designer known for his line of “graphic-chic” zero-waste athleisure,...

CULTURE CLUB
Myfawnwy Dreams Up a Vivid, Psychedelic Universe for Stella McCartney and Surface

On October 15, Surface and Stella McCartney celebrated the launch of Myfawnwy for Stella Shared 3...

BAR
Inside Wandering Barman, the World’s First Cocktail Brew Pub

The newly opened Brooklyn haunt offers 40 taps of craft on draft, from original pre-fixed cocktails

CULTURE CLUB
Boy Smells Illuminates a Genderful Apothecary

On October 13, Boy Smells hosted an intimate dinner to celebrate its newly unveiled Genderful...

DESIGN
These Melted Disco Balls Embody the Chaos of a Club Night

Kelly Wearstler teams up with Dutch studio Rotganzen to create a club-inspired line of melted disco

DESIGN DISPATCH
Stellar Works and Calico Wallpaper Come Together in a Showroom, and Other News

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

NEED TO KNOW
The Art Consulting Firm Behind Your Next Hotel’s Most Stylish Touches

Art and Objects founder Teresa Aversa channels her worldly knowledge into imbuing world-class...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Sean Gerstley

In Sean Gerstley’s eyes, ceramic has far more uses around the home than decorative objects and...

ART
Censorship of David Replica’s Manhood Stirs Controversy in Dubai

At the Expo 2020 Dubai, the age-old acronym VIP has taken on a whole new meaning: Very Important...

TRAVEL
At Le Pavillon, Daniel Boulud Rekindles the Romance of Manhattan Dining

Lush greenery, understated interiors by Isay Weinfeld, and an elevated menu of seafood-focused...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Sam Klemick

After working for ten years in corporate fashion design, Sam Klemick discovered a newfound passion...

ART
Alicja Kwade’s Celestial Intervention at a Postmodern Icon

At the Chippendale Building, the Polish-German artist unveils a monumental lobby installation that...

ART
The Rubin Museum’s Mandala Lab Imparts Emotional Wisdom

In a mindful setting envisioned by Peterson Rich Office, the New York institution opens a cultural...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Richard Brendon

Richard Brendon started his eponymous tableware company on his kitchen table in Notting Hill nearly

ARTIST STATEMENT
Baseera Khan Uses Artifacts as Armor

Appearing at the New York artist’s solo exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, a new “performance...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
MCA Chicago’s Landmark Comics Show Is All About World-Building

Tasked with telling the backstory behind Chicago’s rich comics history through exhibition design,

ART
The Underground Museum Launches a Curatorial Prize in Noah Davis’s Name

Three curators have received the inaugural award, which was launched in collaboration with the...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: EN Studio

The more that Malu Byrne and Rick Van Streain Low collaborated and found symbiotic partners with...

ARCHITECTURE
Inside the Long-Awaited Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Though beset by delays, the Renzo Piano–designed museum makes for a stunning addition to the...

URBAN PLANNING
After Decades of Planning, Manhattan West Finally Opens

Besides bringing six glassy towers and a public plaza to Midtown, the mixed-use development by...

DESIGN
Outside of Milan, a Glass Cube Home for the Molteni Museum

More than eight decades of the legacy Italian furniture brand’s history converges inside a...

ART
Martin Puryear Will Create a Monumental Brick Dome at Storm King

Departing from his typical palette of wood and steel, the celebrated American sculptor announces a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Angelica Tcherassi

Angelica Tcherassi believes in the power of color and form to uplift the human spirit. With an...

ARTIST STATEMENT
Jen Stark Brings Her Trippy, Technicolor Dream World to Life

Using augmented reality and projection mapping, the Los Angeles artist envelops the William Vale...

DESIGN
The Sculptural Simplicity of Ole Wanscher’s T-Chair

Carl Hansen & Søn reissues one of the Danish architect’s most rigorous pieces.

ART
An Intimate Look Inside Five Emerging Black Photographers, Shot Entirely on iPhone

The International Center of Photography’s latest group exhibition puts the power, range, and...

ART
Inside Meow Wolf’s New Intergalactic Funhouse

The experimental art collective’s latest hyper-immersive outing brings an epic space narrative to

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Rachel DuVall

A textile artist whose finely detailed fiber works explore the grid structure inherent to weaving,...

DESIGN
Bi-Rite Just Became a One-Stop Shop for Memphis Must-Haves

By welcoming Memphis Milano to its permanent roster, the Brooklyn design emporium becomes a U.S....

ARCHITECTURE
Heatherwick Studio’s Lantern House Is Complete

Noted for its bulbous bay windows that evoke lanterns, the newly completed upscale building becomes

DESIGN
The Sculptural Standouts at Design Miami/ Basel

Taking place at Messeplatz in Basel until Sept. 26, the fair homes in on humanism while delivering...

ARCHITECTURE
A Thoughtful Update to Gio Ponti’s Denver Art Museum

Machado Silvetti and Fentress Architects wrap up long-awaited interventions at the Denver Art...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Objects of Common Interest

For a studio called Objects of Common Interest, the husband-wife architects and product designers...

ARCHITECTURE
London’s Eclectic New Design District Takes Shape

An array of up-and-coming firms each contribute two distinct buildings for London’s newly opened...

DESIGN
At Milan Design Week, a Symbiosis Between Design and Fashion

Despite the annual event’s more compact footprint, sartorial influence reverberated widely. Our...

ART
Mariane Ibrahim Gallery Makes a Home in Paris

After opening much-watched galleries in Chicago and Seattle that spotlight artists of the African...

DESIGN
Luca Nichetto’s Love Letter to Murano Glass

The prolific designer harks back to his Venetian roots with a group show that puts the material’s

DESIGN DISPATCH
Apple Reveals the iPhone 13, and Other News

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

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Morghen Studio

Melding heritage craftsmanship with an experimental approach distinctly of the moment, Rodolfo...

ART
Alex Israel’s AR-Infused Self-Portraits “Head” to Miami

With the help of Snapchat, the Angeleno artist will bring five AR experiences of his Self-Portrait...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Eric Roinestad

An inimitable fixture within California’s fruitful ceramics tradition, Eric Roinestad has...

ART
Maria Kreyn Brings Even More Drama to Drury Lane

Tapped by theatre titan Andrew Lloyd Webber to adorn the newly restored West End venue with...

CULTURE CLUB
At a Secluded Milan Palazzina, Sunnei Stirs Up a Crowd

On September 8, Milan Design Week attendees flocked to an idyllic palazzina for an evening of...

FASHION
Brooklyn Museum Presents House of Dior Retrospective

After touring Paris, London, and Shanghai, “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams” arrives at the...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Kieu Tran

After forgoing a steady tech career to focus exclusively on her creative practice, Kieu Tran has...

DESIGN
Here’s What Wowed at Supersalone

Our editor rounds up 15 standout products from this year’s fair, which headlined Milan Design...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Marcin Rusak

Whether suspending flowers in resin or crafting Art Nouveau–style furnishings out of metallic...

EVENTS
Design Miami/ Returns to Basel With a Roster of Newcomers

The collectible design fair is bringing an array of first-time exhibitors, questions about...

DESIGN
Franco Albini’s Radio in Cristallo Enters the Modern Era

Newly reissued by Cassina in a limited-edition run, the glass-clad radio represents the late...

STUDIO VISIT
We All Live Inside Alec Egan’s Freakish Floral Paintings

Using floral motifs and everyday objects, the Los Angeles painter conjures up crisp still lifes of...

EVENTS
Salone del Mobile Debuts an All-In-One Digital Platform

The Milan furniture fair launches an all-encompassing digital experience that offers brand...

DESIGN
Your Next Aeron Chair Will Be Made of Marine Plastics

Herman Miller will start producing its best-selling task chair with ocean-bound plastics sourced...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Khaled El Mays

After studying architecture at Pratt, Khaled El Mays returned to his native Beirut to focus on...

ART
Looking to the Future, Four Prominent Art Dealers Join Forces

Dominique Lévy, Brett Gorvy, Amalia Dayan, and Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn are teaming up to...

CULTURE CLUB
At MoMA PS1, La Prairie’s Evening of Caviar, Cobalt, and Culture

On September 1, La Prairie hosted an evening of art and gastronomy at MoMA PS1 to celebrate the...

DESIGN
Cooper Hewitt Announces 2021 National Design Awards Winners

The long-running program honors exemplary design leadership in the United States.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Rainville Sangaré

Whether envisioning a dynamic restaurant interior, a clean-lined chair, or a sculptural spoon,...

ARCHITECTURE
OMA’s Audrey Irmas Pavilion Glows Like a Constellation

A strikingly modern expansion to the Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles, the global firm’s...

DESIGN
Jackie O’s Sunglasses Inspire Sinuous Statement Pieces for B&B Italia

With graceful curves that nod to ‘60s-era glamour, Monica Armani’s new collection for the...

ARCHITECTURE
At the Venice Biennale, a Cleaner Alternative to Portland Cement

The United Arab Emirates lands the Golden Lion for Best National Participation for their pavilion,...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Juliana Lima Vasconcellos

Juliana Lima Vasconcellos started out as an architect, but quickly discovered her passion for...

WISDOM
Rick Owens Follows His Instincts

On the heels of launching the Converse x DRKSHDW TURBOWPN sneaker, the sartorial rule-breaker...

CULTURE CLUB
At Upstate Art Weekend, Meditations on Home and Resilience

Over the weekend, art and design lovers headed to Upstate Art Weekend to see dozens of artists...

FASHION
The Grand Return of Jewelry Trailblazer Alexis Bittar

Six years after selling his namesake jewelry label to the now-bankrupt Brooks Brothers, the New...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Djivan Schapira

In his young but promising practice, the up-and-coming furniture maker Djivan Schapira often...

ARCHITECTURE
Wait, What’s Happening at BIG’s CopenHill Ski Slope?

The artificial ski slope that tops Bjarke Ingels Group’s CopenHill power plant is showing signs...

ARCHITECTURE
David Adjaye to Design 101 Hospitals Across Ghana

As part of Ghana’s new Agenda 111 program, the award-winning firm led by British-Ghanaian...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Maria Camarena and David Sinaguglia

An up-and-coming studio known for a “less-is-more” approach to sculptural wooden furniture,...

ARCHITECTURE
Kengo Kuma’s Hans Christian Andersen Museum Is Its Own Fairy Tale

In Odense, the Japanese architect dreams up a museum dedicated to the Danish author’s life and...

BUSINESS OF DESIGN
What the Future Holds for Shuttered Department Stores

A recent survey predicts that one quarter of America’s malls and department stores will close...

TRAVEL
Inside Manhattan’s First Legal Whiskey Distillery Since Prohibition

With the opening of the Art Deco–inspired Great Jones Distilling Co., Manhattan receives its...

ARCHITECTURE
The Neue Nationalgalerie Is Reborn

David Chipperfield Architects wraps up a meticulously faithful top-to-bottom renovation of Mies van

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Robert McKinley

The visionary behind hospitality mainstays such as Hotel Joaquin and The Surf Lodge, Robert...

BEAUTY
In Seattle, Glossier Takes a Mushroom Trip

After permanently closing flagships in New York and Los Angeles due to the pandemic, Glossier...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Sébastien Léon

Working at the intersection of sculpture, furniture, painting, and music, Sébastien Léon often...

ARCHITECTURE
Habitat 67’s Biggest Ideas Still Resonate Today

More than 50 years after Moshe Safdie unveiled the career-defining Habitat 67 in Montreal, his firm

DESIGN
Misha Kahn’s Fantastical Furniture Goes Digital

For the first-ever design NFT auction at a major house, the ascendant sculptor debuts ten...

DESIGN
Iris Apfel Receives the Andrée Putman Lifetime Achievement Award

On the eve of her 100th birthday, the style icon receives the highest possible honor from the...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Morgan and Jaclyn Solomon of AGMES

Art and architecture are enduring inspirations for Jaclyn and Morgan Solomon of AGMES, the New York

ART
Superblue Is Coming to New York and London in the Fall

Following the recent opening of its permanent space in Miami, the experiential art venture plans to

SURFACE SHELTER
Inside Central Park Tower, the World’s Tallest Residential Building

Construction has wrapped at Central Park Tower, the world’s tallest residential building that...

SURFACE SHELTER
These Lush Condominiums Bring Indoor-Outdoor Living to Brooklyn

Sales have launched at 450 Warren, a new residential building in Gowanus, Brooklyn, designed by...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Marcus De Paula

Marcus de Paula embarked on a cross-country road trip during the pandemic in order to radically...

BUSINESS OF DESIGN
Why Good Design and Empathy Are Key to Resuming Office Life Again

More Americans would rather quit their job or take a small pay cut than return to the office. For...

ART
Typhoon Sweeps Yayoi Kusama Pumpkin Out to Sea

Viral footage shows Typhoon Lupit’s 78-mile-per-hour winds whisking a “Pumpkin” sculpture...

ARTIST STATEMENT
Claudia Wieser’s Interactive Stage of Human Experience

Clustered at the vista where the Manhattan Bridge frames the Empire State Building, “Rehearsal”

FASHION
Frank Ocean Just Launched a Handmade Jewelry Line

The enigmatic musician launches Homer, a collection of handmade jewelry ranging from enamel...

ART
At 50, a London Photography Gallery Reflects on Its Legacy

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, The Photographers’ Gallery is staging a four-part exhibition...

ARCHITECTURE
Inside The World’s First Publicly Accessible Art Depot

MVRDV is wrapping up the Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen, which puts 99 percent of the nearby Museum...

CULTURE CLUB
The Worthless Studios Summer Social Toasts Early Success and New Ventures

On Saturday, July 31, Worthless Studios hosted its first-ever Summer Social at the Reform Club in...

BUSINESS OF DESIGN
Chairish Acquires European Vintage Marketplace Pamono

The acquisition brings Pamono’s inventory of 250,000 vintage furnishings to Chairish, which...

ART
The Armory Show, Undeterred by the Pandemic, Plots Its Return

Here’s what to expect from New York’s pre-eminent contemporary art fair, which takes over the...

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

Lee Broom’s latest furniture line, an art auction to benefit Worthless Studios, and Mind Body...

ART
Amoako Boafo’s Paintings Are Getting Launched Into Space

The space industry marketplace Uplift Aerospace has commissioned ascendant Ghanaian painter Amoako...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Anders Hamilton

After a revelation while making a sundial in Mexico’s Chihuahuan Desert opened his eyes to the...

ARTIST STATEMENT
At the Olympics, a Robotic Installation That Traces Athletic Movements

Analyzing video footage from different Olympic sports, four robotic arms programmed by Jason Bruges

SURFACE SHELTER
Ryan Korban Takes Us Inside 40 Bleecker, His First Residential Building

Melding old-world flair with a youthful edge, the celebrity-favorite interior designer lends his...

ARTIST STATEMENT
Daniel Gibson Embeds His Roots Into Sun-Soaked Landscapes

For his latest solo exhibition at Almine Rech, the Angeleno artist infuses personal histories into...

ART
Christo’s Ambitious Arc de Triomphe Wrap Is Underway

Work has kicked off to wrap Paris’s Arc de Triomphe in silvery-blue fabric as a tribute to the...

DESIGN
In Shop Windows, David Rockwell Imagines the “Seven Deadly Sins”

The architect and scenic designer lends his Tony Award–winning talents to envision sets for...

ARCHITECTURE
Eileen Gray’s Villa E-1027 Reopens After Restoration

Following a painstaking, years-long restoration undertaken by Cap Moderne, the embattled villa...

DESIGN
The Major Design Moments of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

With the Tokyo Olympic Games in full swing, we take a look at the delayed event’s most...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Masako Miki

Masako Miki’s life-size felted wool sculptures draw from ancestral Japanese traditions that open...

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...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Brendan Ravenhill

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

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...

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
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...

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...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Shanan Campanaro

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

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...

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...

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

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Enis Karavil

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

SUSTAINABILITY
Unpacking Miami’s New 40-Year Plan Against Rising Sea Levels

Miami releases the Stormwater Master Plan, a comprehensive guide that outlines how South Florida...

ART
A Major Earthwork by Robert Smithson Comes on View in the Netherlands

Broken Circle/Spiral Hill, the land artist's only earthwork outside the United States, will come...

ARTIST STATEMENT
A Leather American Flag That Articulates Our Current Anguish

Reimagining the stars and stripes using black leather and metal rivets, Bond Hardware’s Hitch...

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

Wrensilva’s whiskey-inspired console, a cloud-like sofa from Bend Goods, and SCAD Lacoste honors...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: John Hogan

A key fixture in Seattle’s thriving glassblowing community and one of today’s foremost glass...

RESTAURANT
Bumble’s “Safe Space” Restaurant in New York

The women-focused dating app will open a bricks-and-mortar restaurant that fosters an inclusive...

CULTURE CLUB
Creative Time and Rashid Johnson Raise a Glass for “Red Stage”

On June 30, Creative Time and Rashid Johnson celebrated the artist’s latest public art project,...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Natasha Baradaran

After more than a decade of creating custom pieces for her interior design clients, Natasha...

FASHION
Marc Jacobs Brings New York Back to the Runway

At the New York Public Library’s marble entranceway, Marc Jacobs stages the city’s first major...

RETAIL
In Paris, La Samaritaine Reopens as an All-In-One Shopping Destination

After being closed for 16 years, the storied Parisian landmark gets resurrected by LVMH as an...

ARCHITECTURE
Now You Can Wander the Tunnels Beneath Rome’s Colosseum

Restoration work has wrapped on the subterranean tunnels where Roman gladiators and animals once...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Olivia Cognet

An accomplished accessories designer for the likes of Lanvin, Sonia Rykiel, and Isabel Marant,...

CULTURE CLUB
Scenes from MAD’s Luminaries Pride Brunch at Creator House

On June 26, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) hosted the second edition of its Luminaries PRIDE...

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

Mind Body Project gives back for Pride, SFMOMA acquires Dedon’s Kida hanging seat, and...

BUSINESS OF DESIGN
Dims Launches on Investment Platform Republic

After a year of propitious growth, the burgeoning DTC furniture brand is seeking investments to...

ARCHITECTURE
Is Richard Meier’s Retirement Enough to Save His Firm?

Three years after sexual harassment allegations surfaced against Richard Meier, the Pritzker...

DESIGN
A New Collaborative Aims to Increase Diversity in Design

Herman Miller Group has teamed with dozens of major design companies to launch the Diversity in...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Matthew Fisher

Each of Matthew Fisher’s otherworldly objects—in particular, his decorative stone vessels in...

NEED TO KNOW
Worthless Studios Is Erasing the Art World’s Barriers to Entry

Fresh off the success of the Plywood Protection Project, founder Neil Hamamoto plans to open a...

FASHION
Telfar Clemens to Design Liberia’s Olympic Uniforms

The ascendant fashion disruptor, who was born to Liberian parents in New York, will design uniforms

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Maximilian Eicke

Maximilian Eicke’s affinity for modernism informs nearly every aspect of his furniture and...

DESIGN
At the Vitra Campus, Piet Oudolf’s Perennial Gardens Are in Full Bloom

The Dutch landscape designer unveils 13,000 square feet of vibrant perennial gardens planted this...

CULTURE CLUB
Baxter St’s Benefête Brings the Party to Rockaway Beach

On June 18, New York’s creative community came out to Rockaway Park to attend Baxter St on the...

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,...

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
Arielle Assouline-Lichten Is Firing on All Cylinders

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

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Emotive Soil

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

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...

FASHION
The International Woolmark Prize Finalists Star in a Saint Heron Film

Solange’s newly expanded creative agency shares a meditative film in celebration of this year’s

ART
Martin Roth’s “Plant Concert Hall” Comes Into Full Bloom

Thanks to a fundraiser organized by Strongroom, the late artist’s ambitious plans to convert a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Douglas Fanning

Douglas Fanning often taps into his formal architecture training to render structural concepts into

DESIGN
Es Devlin’s Forest of Transformation

For the London Design Biennale, the lauded set designer plants a lush urban forest that sheds light

ARCHITECTURE
Gregory Ain’s Long-Lost MoMA House Gets Rediscovered

A glass-walled home by Gregory Ain that was once exhibited on the Museum of Modern Art’s rooftop...

TECHNOLOGY
Sweden Is Building Europe’s First Major Satellite Launch Site

The Swedish Space Corporation is revitalizing the Esrange Space Center, a ‘60s-era research...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Kouros Maghsoudi

Design has always surrounded Kouros Maghsoudi, who was born in the Frank Lloyd Wright suburbs of...

DESIGN
A Giant, Cloud-Like Textile Sculpture Wins the 2021 Loewe Foundation Craft Prize

To create the monumental piece, textile designer Fanglu Lin explored the venerated sewing methods...

CULTURE
Saint Heron, Solange’s Creative Agency, Is Writing Its Next Chapter

After launching Saint Heron as a music and cultural hub, Solange Knowles is expanding the venture...

DESIGN
The Weird, Wonderful Design Objects at Collectible Salon

We gather ten highlights from the burgeoning virtual fair, which spotlights an array of...

NEED TO KNOW
Ratana’s New Label, Terana, Leans Into Outdoor Living

The outdoor furniture mainstay debuts a sumptuous collection of furniture that channels nature’s...

In Memoriam
Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Brazilian Modernist Architect, Dies at 92

Throughout his six-decade career, the Pritzker Prize–winning architect was celebrated for...

ART
At Superblue, Mind-Bending Meditations on the World Around Us

The long-awaited experiential art center opens in Miami with immersive displays by Es Devlin, James

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Danny Kaplan

Shaped by exposure to traditional pottery during childhood visits to antique markets in the South...

STUDIO VISIT
Jammie Holmes Will Always Look You in the Eye

A radical empathy ripples through “Pieces of a Man,” an evocative new series of portraits by...

DESIGN
Exclusive: How Mark Grattan Dominated “Ellen’s Next Great Designer”

The Vidivixi founder explains how he surmounted the competition and chats with finalist Arielle...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Lars Tornøe

From his studio in the seaside Norwegian town of Stavanger, Lars Tornøe masterfully creates...

ARCHITECTURE
Theaster Gates Will Design the 2022 Serpentine Pavilion

The Chicago-based urban planner-turned-artist is the first non-architect to land the commission.

URBAN PLANNING
A Floating Public Pool Is Coming to New York’s East River

Yes, you read that correctly. The city has approved plans for an Olympic-size swimming pool, shaped

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Krista Sharif of Brite Bodies

After Krista Sharif met fellow designer Kate Hayes at her eponymous design studio, the duo decided...

SURFACE SHELTER
Dasha Zhukova Launches Ray, an Art-Centric Real Estate Venture

The art patron and philanthropist will open two residential buildings in New York and Philadelphia...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Chrissa Amuah

Deeply inspired by her Ghanaian heritage, Chrissa Amuah infuses the wisdom of Adinkra symbols and...

SPATIAL AWARENESS
This Library Looks and Feels Like a Concrete Cloud

Overlooking the idyllic Haikou Bay in China, an ethereal library by MAD Architects celebrates the...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Philippe Nigro

After mastering an experimental approach under Michele de Lucchi, Philippe Nigro established...

ARTIST STATEMENT
A Mural That Travels Through Space and Time

Debuting alongside an exhibition of his plaster glass furnishings, Patrick Naggar adorns the facade

Architecture
Germane Barnes Awarded the 2021 Wheelwright Prize

The architect's winning proposal “Anatomical Transformations in Classical Architecture,”...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Andile Dyalvane

Andile Dyalvane preserves Xhosa knowledge, cultural practices, and language through an array of...

DESIGN DISPATCH
The Turner Prize Turns Toward Art Collectives, and Other News

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

ARCHITECTURE
A Second Life for Montreal’s Biodome

Kanva unveils a biophilic overhaul of the beloved science museum, which occupies a former velodrome

STUDIO VISIT
Jose Dávila’s Eternal Pursuit of Equilibrium

After spending the pandemic year researching circles in Guadalajara, Jose Dávila emerged with...

DESIGN
Egg Collective Illustrates the Infinite Complexities of Motherhood

A group show curated by the New York furniture studio and artist Tealia Ellis Ritter honors...

ARTIST STATEMENT
At Maison Margiela, Marco Brambilla Reinvents a Duchamp Masterpiece

To kick off Frieze Week, the celebrated video artist transforms a Marcel Duchamp painting into a...

ARCHITECTURE
In Senegal, a Transformative Hospital Steeped in Local Tradition

Thanks to the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, the Swiss-based architect Manuel Herz upgrades an...

ARCHITECTURE
At the Colosseum, a High-Tech Refit Will Offer a Gladiator’s Perspective

The historic Roman amphitheater will soon be equipped with a retractable arena floor that will...

ART
Ugo Rondinone’s “Seven Magic Mountains” to Undergo Restoration

Subject to harsh desert conditions, the celebrated installation outside Las Vegas will undergo a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Orly Anan

Orly Anan’s dual upbringing in Colombia and Israel instilled a deep curiosity for the inherent...

ART
Why Is Instagram Censoring Dread Scott?

The social media platform censored two text-based works critiquing racist power structures that...

CURRENTLY COVETING
These Handmade Rugs Mimic One of Andy Warhol’s Rarest Works

Henzel Studio seamlessly translates rare maquettes of Marilyn Monroe onto a limited-edition series...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Ashlynn Park

An early stint working under Yohji Yamamoto taught Ashlynn Park about how fashion designers have a...

NEED TO KNOW
Room57 Gallery Is Crossing All Boundaries

From a dynamic apartment-like space in Manhattan, founder Josh Fayer organizes forward-looking...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Max Zinser

After noticing immense disconnects between people and their surroundings, Max Zinser set out to...

FASHION
Remembering Alber Elbaz, the Beloved Couturier Who Revived Lanvin

The widely venerated fashion designer, who recently launched his own labe after 14 years helming...

ARTIST STATEMENT
In Charcoal, a Clamorous Fever Dream of Americana Subtleties

Sketched during the recent election cycle, Anna Park’s riotous “Hero Mentality” mimics the...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Noro Khachatryan

With an approach that seamlessly blends architecture, product design, and craftsmanship, Noro...

ARTIST STATEMENT
A Luminous Pavilion Where Breathing Flows Freely

At a meditative new installation by Ekene Ijeoma, viewers inhale and exhale within a giant circle...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Caroline Zimbalist

With nontraditional techniques at the intersection of fashion, science, and engineering, Caroline...

DESIGN
Kelly Behun’s New Living Gallery Uplifts Makers of All Types

The interior designer hones her curatorial eye at 1228 Madison Avenue, a brand-new Upper East Side...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Caine Heintzman

An industrial designer by training and one-third of the Canadian studio ANDlight, Caine Heintzman...

ART
The Dia Art Foundation Is Reopening in Chelsea

Following a two-year renovation, the Dia Art Foundation reopens with an expanded gallery that once...

ART
A Memorial to Victims of Gun Violence, Told Through Their Keepsakes

At the National Building Museum, Hank Willis Thomas and Mass Design Group conceive a house-like...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Irina Razumovskaya

With sculptural panache, Irina Razumovskaya channels her upbringing in Leningrad—in her words,...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Christina Z Antonio

A master craftsperson in multiple mediums, Christina Z Antonio pushes material boundaries to their...

DESIGN
In This Idyllic West Village Apartment, Collectible Design Is Thriving

To assuage the pandemic-induced creative slump, interior designer Olivier Garcé transformed his...

ART
How Karon Davis Creates Unseen Images of Black Americans

The Underground Museum co-founder and widow of artist Noah Davis rekindles her creative practice...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Konekt Furniture

Creativity runs in the blood of Helena and Natasha Sultan, who channel their disparate backgrounds...

FASHION
Bottega Veneta Is Breaking the Social Media Mold

The Italian label launches the inaugural issue of an audiovisual magazine to replace its social...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Georg Jensen’s Latest Collection Mimics Cloud-Like Shapes

The purveyor of fine Scandinavian home accessories expands Aurélien Barbry’s Sky Collection with

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Jun Aizaki

With a hands-on approach to design storytelling at all scales from chairs to hotels, Jun Aizaki...

FASHION
Guess Pulls Telfar Bag Knock-Offs After Social Media Backlash

The fashion retailer quickly pulls a new bag that bears a striking resemblance to the coveted...

TECHNOLOGY
Is the World’s First Digital NFT House a Fraud?

The artist Krista Kim is embroiled in a copyright dispute with the visualizer who rendered the Mars

NEED TO KNOW
The Golden Light of Gina Love

The jewelry designer and Auvere founder opens up about her unorthodox creative journey, the...

ART
Edward Granger Wouldn’t Mind If You Stopped Liking His Selfies

Disillusioned with the Instagram age, the abstract painter and former model asks his following to...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Federica Biasi

Influenced by the formal simplicity of Nordic aesthetics, Federica Biasi launched her namesake...

DESIGN
An Instagram Raffle That Uplifts the AAPI Community

The design sphere has come together to launch #DesignforATL, a raffle of design objects donated by...

ARCHITECTURE
Atelier Van Lieshout Is Building a Cultural Complex in Rotterdam

The Brutalist-informed artist housing and cultural complex aims to shift the paradigm for creative...

ARCHITECTURE
The Deeply Personal Story Behind Maya Lin’s Latest Project

The artist and architect wraps up a renovation of Neilson Library at Smith College, which played a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Sapir Bachar

Splitting her time between New York and Tel Aviv before the pandemic, Sapir Bachar seamlessly melds

ART
Wait, Did Anyone Actually Look at Beeple’s Work?

Upon closer review of Beeple’s viral crypto artwork, one finds an alarming amount of racism,...

OPENING SHOT
This California Jewelry Boutique Is an Instagram Fever Dream

Feeling more like a five-star hotel lobby than a typical jewelry store, Marrow soothes the senses...

EXHIBITION
An Array of Contemporary Art and Design Is Heading to the Luss House

Object & Thing teams with galleries Blum & Poe and Mendes Wood DM for “At the Luss House,” a...

BEAUTY
Unpacking H24, the First Hermès Men’s Fragrance in 15 Years

The French house returns with a scent that eschews masculine stereotypes with an intoxicating blend

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Ben Kicic

After cutting his teeth at high-end interiors firms, Ben Kicic launched his namesake studio to...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Volker Haug

Fueled by a sense of discovery and experimentation, Volker Haug envisions pristinely pared-back...

DESIGN
Inside Ulla Johnson’s Tranquil, Blush-Toned Showroom

The womenswear designer enlists Rafael de Cárdenas to outfit a sun-drenched SoHo loft with...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Architensions

Working at the nexus of theory, practice, and academia, Architensions founders Nick Roseboro and...

ART
Hiroki Odo Enters the Gallery Game

The Michelin-starred chef inaugurates his new Flatiron gallery with a showcase of botanical...

ARCHITECTURE
How Pre-Approved ADUs Will Tackle California’s Housing Shortage

Aiming to fast-track permits for accessory dwelling units, the city launches a program that offers...

ART
After 40 Years, Metro Pictures Will Permanently Close

The legendary New York gallery, which helped champion the provocative Pictures Generation, will...

CURRENTLY COVETING
This Ethereal Lighting Collection Will Leave You Moonstruck

At Suite NY, Giopato & Coombes unveils Moonstone, a series of fiberglass composite pendants and...

ARCHITECTURE
At Long Last, Burning Man Is Building a Permanent City

As in-person gatherings continue to face uncertainty, organizers of the annual festival plans to...

DESIGN
Neri Oxman Is Opening a Design and Research Lab in New York

Slated to become part of New York City’s largest life sciences campus, the lab will serve as a...

FASHION
Allbirds Reveals the World’s First Plant-Based Leather

The American footwear brand will introduce what it claims to be the first leather alternative made...

TECHNOLOGY
Why More Digital Artists Are Embracing Cryptocurrency

Christie’s is auctioning its first-ever virtual artwork and accepting Ethereum as payment....

ART
The Industry’s Most Coveted Plaster Artisans Just Opened an Art Gallery

With locations in both Los Angeles and Brooklyn, Galerie Ground will uplift Kamp Studios founders...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Thelma West

The Lagos-born jeweler Thelma West has always felt an affinity for diamonds, which feature...

ARCHITECTURE
MVRDV Is Breathing New Life Into a Former Communist Pyramid

The Dutch firm has started transforming the Pyramid of Tirana—a former Albanian communist...

ARCHITECTURE
Richard Rogers Bids Adieu With a Floating Gallery

A cantilevering pavilion at Château La Coste marks the Pritzker Prize laureate’s final structure

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Derrick Goss

A former brand strategist turned travel aficionado, Derrick Goss has lately turned his discerning...

CURRENTLY COVETING
This Carpet Collection Will Have You Itching to Travel Again

With five distinct patterns ranging from geological to glacial, Tsar Carpets’ Sierra collection...

ART
Sondra Perry Illuminates Times Square With Her Own Flesh

Through the end of February, more than 70 of the intersection’s electronic billboards will...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Jonathan Trayte

With his razor-sharp wit, Jonathan Trayte mines our everyday surroundings for the surreal to create

DESIGN
How Formafantasma’s New Website Minimizes Carbon Emissions

Alarmed by the internet’s staggering amount of pollution, the Italian studio unveils a pared-back

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Hanna Hansdotter

Based in Sweden’s storied “Kingdom of Crystal,” Hanna Hansdotter draws upon traditional...

DESIGN
Tom Dixon Attended Stockholm Design Week as a Hologram

Due to travel restrictions, the British designer couldn’t attend Stockholm Design Week to debut...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Peju Obasa

Using innovative knitting techniques, Peju Obasa hand-crafts imaginative womenswear and accessories

REAL ESTATE
LACMA Is Selling Director Michael Govan’s House

Less than one year after LACMA director Michael Govan moved into a $2.2. million house as a perk,...

STUDIO VISIT
For Vince Skelly, Wood Carving Is a Meditative Act

Transfixed by how prehistoric objects look perfectly placed in the modern world, the up-and-coming...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nathalie Schreckenberg

Inspired by the beauty of imperfection, simplicity, and organic shapes, the German-Brazilian...

ARCHITECTURE
The Louvre Just Opened an Enormous Conservation Center

In anticipation of the rising River Seine, the Louvre has opened a conservation center in northern...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
Inside Achille Salvagni’s Sumptuous New London Atelier

Taking over a double-height space in London’s tony Mayfair district, the newly unveiled atelier...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Louise Liljencrantz

One of Sweden’s most coveted interior and product designers, Louise Liljencrantz specializes in...

ARCHITECTURE
432 Park Is Having Some Growing Pains

Besides eliciting “told-you-so” responses, a recent report of less-than-stellar living...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Yusuke Takahashi

After designing Issey Miyake menswear for seven years, Yusuke Takahashi decided to branch out and...

ART
Nick Cave Is Speaking Truth to Power

The Chicago artist and Jack Shainman Gallery prevail in a censorship dispute with Kinderhook, New...

ART
Frieze Turns 30, Looks to the Future

As Frieze celebrates 30 years, the global art powerhouse launches a digital festival, a paywalled...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Anastasia Komar

Anastasia Komar, the founder of New York City studio FORMS, channels her architectural background...

ARCHITECTURE
Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Woods Bagot Unveil Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre

The $152 million cultural complex will sit on Kaurna land in Adelaide, Australia.

EVENTS
The 17th Venice Architecture Biennale Will Proceed as Planned

Postponed twice after the pandemic ravaged Italy and halted global travel, the 17th Venice...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Reid Hoyt of Mirrors Collective

As design director at the newly launched Mirrors Collective, a Brooklyn-based maker of cutting-edge

ART
A Painting of Amanda Gorman Enters Harvard’s Hutchins Center

The poet’s alma mater has accepted Ghanaian artist Raphael Adjetey Adjei Mayne’s portrait of...

ART
In “Don’t Judge Me,” FKA Twigs Fights Off Invisible Oppressors

With Kara Walker’s Fons Americanus setting the stage, the lauded British musician poetically...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Emefa Cole

Inspired by Ghanaian folklore of people finding gold nuggets after heavy rains, Emefa Cole uses...

ARCHITECTURE
Centre Pompidou to Close, Undergo Four-Year Renovation

Europe’s largest modern art museum will undergo essential maintenance work, which includes...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Valdís Steinarsdóttir

Focused on unconventional fixes to social and environmental issues, Valdís Steinarsdóttir embarks

DESIGN
Joe Biden Is Already Redesigning the Oval Office

Here’s what you need to know about the new U.S. president’s immediate design interventions.

FASHION
Kamala Harris’s Pyer Moss Coat Is a Major Win

While attending a Covid-19 memorial on the evening before her inauguration, the Vice President...

DESIGN
Seesaws Along the U.S.-Mexico Border Win a Prestigious Design Prize

The Teeter Totter Wall, a series of seesaws that let people interact across the U.S.-Mexico border,

ART
The “Trump Baby” Protest Balloon Will Float on Forever

The unflattering inflatable, which portrays the outgoing U.S. president as a diaper-wearing infant,

NEED TO KNOW
At Established & Sons, Sebastian Wrong Nurtures Passion and Ingenuity

With an artistic perspective and collaborative spirit, the Established & Sons co-founder empowers...

ARCHITECTURE
The Blanton Museum of Art Taps Snøhetta for Redesign

Renovation plans include unifying the grounds with a canopy shade structure and commissioning the...

ARCHITECTURE
Demolition Scrapped for Louis Kahn Dormitories in India

After plans for the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad to raze Louis Kahn’s dormitories...

CURRENTLY COVETING
The Timelessness of Verner Panton’s Panthella Lamp

To celebrate Panthella’s 50th anniversary, Louis Poulsen reissues the late Danish designer’s...

FASHION
Loewe Drops a Magical Capsule With Studio Ghibli

Adorned with the vivid landscapes and beloved characters from My Neighbor Totoro, the...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Woody De Othello

Known for oversize vessels that playfully distort domestic objects, Woody De Othello infuses his...

ARCHITECTURE
Inside New York’s Long-Awaited Moynihan Train Hall

The highly anticipated expansion to Penn Station is one of the city’s most ambitious civic...

DESIGN
These Pieces of Furniture Resemble Obscure Pokémon

It’s exactly what it sounds like.

YEAR IN REVIEW
The 10 Books That Got Us Through the Madness

From Andy Warhol’s intimate sketches to pristine interiors by Nicole Hollis, our editors round up

NEED TO KNOW
How Studio PCH Hits the Sweet Spot

Severine Tatangelo, who founded the California-based firm in 2008, reflects on designing spaces...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Wallpaper Projects Devises a Vibrant Ode to Cyanotype

Channeling the 19th-century botanical illustrations of Anna Atkins, the Brooklyn studio’s latest...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Brecht Gander

Brecht Gander may only be a few years into his formal studio practice, but the Rhode Island native...

ARCHITECTURE
Is Four Seasons Total Landscaping a Historic Site?

An online petition calls for the bizarre location of the Trump campaign’s infamous press...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Benjamin Langford

Benjamin Langford’s illusory plant-like works bloom and drape across walls, enveloping onlookers...

ART
Daniel Arsham Scores a Slam Dunk

The in-demand artist has been named the Cleveland Cavaliers’ new creative director, a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Anna Jewsbury

Having studied mathematics and philosophy at Oxford, Anna Jewsbury channels her divergent interests

STUDIO VISIT
Mimi Jung Finds Her Inner Balance

Through a new body of deeply personal fiber-based works that harness the emotive power of...

FASHION
At Accra Fashion Week, 5 Rising Talents Reflect on the Times

In lieu of a physical event, Mercedes-Benz tapped the photographer Carlos Idun-Tawiah to capture...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Debra Folz

Skilled at translating traditional craft techniques into of-the-moment visual languages, Debra Folz

DESIGN
Coming Soon Spreads Its Wings

The cult design store, known for selling vintage furnishings alongside colorful home accessories,...

ART
An Apocalyptic Beach Opera at an Abandoned Bauhaus Swimming Pool

Sun & Sea (Marina), which addressed climate change through a surreal beach performance, won the...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: George Root

Born in the Philippines and raised in Japan, George Root quickly became absorbed with the...

EVENTS
Architecture & Design Film Festival 2020: What to Expect

The virtual festival will stream standout feature-length documentaries about George Nakashima,...

ART
Judy Chicago’s Atmospheres Enter the Digital Realm

Thanks to augmented reality, the American feminist artist’s signature technicolor smoke plumes...

DESIGN
Herman Miller Is Leaning Into Remote Working

Responding to a 300 percent increase in individual task chair sales, the heritage furniture brand...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Lætitia Jacquetton

After cutting her teeth with master Murano glass blowers, Lætitia Jacquetton has geared her...

DESIGN
RISD Is Hiring New Faculty For Race and Decolonization Studies

The new hires span fine art, design, and architecture, and form a crucial part of the school’s...

ARCHITECTURE
Does London Need the Tulip Tower?

Despite being chided by critics and dismissed by mayor Sadiq Khan, the controversial tower by...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Viktor Erlandsson

Fueled by the belief that pure, straightforward design will stand the test of time, Viktor...

DESIGN DISPATCH
The Bronx’s Next Affordable Housing Complex Will Have a Hip Hop Museum, and Other News

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

ART
At Fondation Cartier, Sarah Sze’s Chaotic Meditations on Time and Space

With two monumental assemblages, the American sculptor probes how an over-proliferation of images...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Fernando Jorge

Considered one of his generation’s foremost jewelry designers, the London-based Fernando Jorge...

DESIGN
Jeff Martin Is Building a Collectible Design Community in Vancouver

The founder of Jeff Martin Joinery and Excavated Vessels introduces Alpenglow Projects, an...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Stine Aas

The vivid fjords of rural Norway instilled an early reverence for the outdoors in the industrial...

DESIGN
Tariq Dixon Wants to Dig Deeper

Concerned that racial representation in the design industry doesn’t go far enough, the co-founder

DESIGN DISPATCH
Bobbi Brown Launches New Beauty Brand Jones Road, and Other News

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

DESIGN
Atelier Biagetti Flex Their Midas Touch

Revisiting the concepts behind their celebrated Body Building series, the enigmatic duo sheathes a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Yiannis Ghikas

Trained in design and computer science, Yiannis Ghikas has shaped his decades-long career around...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Airbnb Enlists Jony Ive, Deana Lawson Wins the Guggenheim’s Hugo Boss Prize, and Other News

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

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Eszter Áron

An heir to generations of tailors and exposed to the performing arts at an early age, Eszter Áron...

FASHION
A Look Back at Shaun Leane’s Most Provocative Pieces

The coveted jewelry designer and longtime Alexander McQueen collaborator reflects on the six key...

DESIGN DISPATCH
The Boring Company Faces New Setbacks in Las Vegas, and Other News

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

ART
Carrie Mae Weems Is Spreading Truth About Covid-19

With an eye-grabbing public service campaign, the celebrated artist is illustrating the...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Jonas Wagell

After sparking an interest in product design when studying graphics, print, and typography, Jonas...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets a Statue, Noa Santos Returns, and Other News

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

EVENTS
The Miami Design District Still Has Plans for the Winter

Despite Art Basel Miami Beach getting canceled, the Miami Design District will forge ahead with ten

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Liv Luttrell

While training as a goldsmith, Liv Luttrell developed an affinity for sculptural jewelry infused...

STUDIO VISIT
Kennedy Yanko Isn’t Afraid to Take Up Space

A new family of salvaged metal sculptures celebrates the women who shaped her sensibilities. Here,...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Tiffany’s Blue Box Cafe Heads West, an Atari Hotel, and Other News

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

DESIGN DISPATCH
Banksy’s Latest Mural, Steph Korey Departs Away, and Other News

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

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Roxana Eslamieh

Captivated by the eccentricities of California homes adorned with ‘70s-era wallpaper, Roxana...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Design Miami Launches Fundraiser for Beirut, and Other News

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

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Kate Casey

From an intimate, all-female studio in Brooklyn, Peg Woodworking founder Kate Casey hand-produces...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Benjamin Moore Reveals the 2021 Color of the Year, and Other News

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

EVENTS
ICFF and WantedDesign Join Forces to Launch CLOSEUP

In lieu of physical events, the New York trade shows will launch a two-day televised program that...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Axel Vervoordt Receives One of France’s Highest Honors, Simone Leigh to Represent the U.S. at the 2022 Venice Biennale, and Other News

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

Design
Eileen Gray, Unsung Modernist Architect, Comes Into Full View

With more than 200 furnishings, sketches, and archival documents, the Bard Graduate Center Gallery...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Stefan Rurak

Conveying movement, action, and intuition, the Brooklyn artist Stefan Rurak’s one-of-a-kind...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Ann Korman

A longtime yoga practitioner and health coach, Ann Korman discovered jewelry making during a yoga...

DESIGN DISPATCH
MVRDV’s Mirrored Art Depot, Google’s Plans for San Jose, and Other News

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

OPENING SHOT
An Over-the-Top Cottagecore Coffeehouse Arrives in SoHo

Following the viral 2018 debut of Felix NoMad, designer Ken Fulk returns for seconds with a lavish...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Draga & Aurel

From their idyllic atelier on the shores of Lake Como, work-and-life partners Draga Obradovic and...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: David Del Valle

Considered one of Colombia’s foremost designers, David Del Valle has embarked on a mission to...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Erin Lorek

Working as a designer, gaffer, and rigger in the live entertainment industry for more than 15 years

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Cat Merrick

By deconstructing traditional themes of color and light refraction without using stones or precious

DESIGN
Our Favorite Chromatic Collectibles from the MoMA Design Store

From glimmering side tables to sculptural tea kettles, bursts of color abound.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Marc Wood

With deeply rooted connections to Czech glass pioneers, Marc Wood sparked an early passion for...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Jorge Diego Etienne

Operating as both a strategic consultancy and industrial design studio, Jorge Diego Etienne’s...

ART
At Art Basel’s Latest Virtual Edition, Timely Works Abound

Offering galleries the chance to show more focused presentations, Art Basel’s latest virtual...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Anton Anger

Fueled by the belief that thoughtful design stems from rich narrative and a respect for craft,...

ARCHITECTURE
The Rothko Chapel’s Restoration Ushers In a Vivid New Era

Following a yearlong restoration by New York firm Architecture Research Office, the Houston holy...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Antoñito y Manolín

An ethos of experimentation, spirituality, and interconnectedness permeates the Seville atelier of...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: MJ Tyson

Long inspired by the notion that all material carries a past, MJ Tyson focuses her practice on...

ARCHITECTURE
Governors Island May Receive a Climate Research Center

A sprawling complex by WXY would revitalize the island’s underused waterfront—and may be what...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Claudia & Harry Washington

Claudia and Harry Washington founded C&H Washington Studio on the notion that design should connect

ARCHITECTURE
Frank Gehry’s Eisenhower Memorial Finally Sees the Light

Following a 21-year saga beset by bureaucratic and financial woes, the Dwight D. Eisenhower...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nak Armstrong

Nak Armstrong draws from his architecture and fashion backgrounds to devise wildly experimental...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Cecilie Manz

Widely considered one of the greatest Danish industrial designers of her generation, Cecilie Manz...

ART
The Story Behind Banksy’s Pink Refugee Rescue Boat

In perhaps his most ambitious activist gesture yet, the anonymous British street artist funds a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Chris Halstrøm

Timelessness and subtlety fuel Chris Halstrøm, whose furniture eschews trends for rich textural...

DESIGN
The Unsung Utility of Knitted Textiles

At Copenhagen’s 3daysofdesign, Kvadrat gave 28 designers carte blanche to create objects of...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Kyriaki Drakotos

Kyriaki Drakotos views her namesake label, which specializes in hand-painted silk textiles, as a...

DESIGN
This Virtual Lecture Series Offers a Crash Course in Authentic Design

In response to Covid-19, Be Original Americas democratizes its annual student fellowship through a...

DESIGN
A Graphic Toolkit to Encourage Social Distancing

The wayfinding experts at Applied have created a universal signage system to help encourage safer...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Aude Jan & Charles Gout

Having developed a lifelong affinity for fashion under her mother, a patternmaker for Chanel and...

STUDIO VISIT
Lily Stockman in Full Bloom

Leading up to her second solo show with Charles Moffett, we drop by the abstract painter’s airy...

QUARANTINE CULTURE
Essential Art21 Documentaries to Stream Now

More than two decades worth of art documentaries are streaming for free courtesy of Art21. Tina...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Paris Forino

After spending more than a decade fine-tuning her sensibilities with designers and architects in...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Will Choui

Will Choui has fine-tuned a system of evolving, transforming, and repeating two-dimensional...

ARCHITECTURE
What If the Brooklyn Bridge Was a Microforest?

An augmented reality art space, a public bazaar, and urban woodlands are just a few of the...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Yael Sonia Pomper

The daughter of a gemologist, Yael Sonia Pomper discovered an affinity toward handmade sculptural...

ART
Mary Little’s Poetically Tactile Reflections on Canvas

Through a virtual show with Estudio Persona, the Angeleno artist presents a series of textile...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Sophie Collé

After discovering postmodernism while studying industrial design at Virginia Tech, Sophie Collé...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
O.N.S Clothing Carves Out a Permanent Home in Manhattan

The pared-down men’s clothing label persisted through the pandemic to open its first physical...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Atang Tshikare

Long inspired by his father, an illustrator and anti-Apartheid activist, Atang Tshikare channels...

DESIGN
Hem, Undeterred by Covid-19, Readies a New Chapter

Though the Swedish furniture brand launched a studio space in New York right before...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Bower Studios

With a defining spirit of playfulness and discovery, Danny Giannella, Jeffrey Renz, and Tammer...

FASHION
Presley Oldham Is Democratizing Handmade Pearl Jewelry

The actor-turned-designer, nephew of fashion powerhouse Todd, channels his handicraft roots into a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nader Gammas

By injecting elements of narrative and performance into his fixtures, Nader Gammas crafts...

DESIGN
A Film Noir Take on VIDIVIXI’s Seductive Furniture

To mark his debut with The Future Perfect, VIDIVIXI founder Mark Grattan presents his latest...

DESIGN
Rockwell Group Is Rethinking the New York City Dining Experience

After creating a modular dining system for restaurants impacted by Covid-19, the design firm is...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Gabriela Gargano

After working in finance for more than a decade, Gabriela Gargano decided to branch out on her own...

FASHION
Nicole McLaughlin Wants to Talk About Responsible Design

Teaming with Allbirds and Chinatown Market, the in-demand artist debuts a collection of upcycled...

DESIGN
A Community Raffle That Uplifts Queer Artists and Designers

Adrian Manuel, a Brooklyn-based interior stylist, launches an Instagram raffle that illustrates a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Martin Laforêt

Martin Laforêt illustrates the intimate relationships shared between materials. A brand-new body...

TRAVEL
Virgin Galactic Unveils Cabin of SpaceShipTwo, a Tourist Spaceliner

Peek inside SpaceShipTwo, a lavish spacecraft the travel giant will use to ferry travelers on...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Matt Gagnon

Matt Gagnon’s approach breaks the boundaries between art, architecture, and design—credit time...

COMMUNITY
Inclusivity, Strength, and Resilience: How the Stonewall Inn Endured an Unconventional Pride Month

Five decades after the Stonewall Inn Uprising, the historic New York tavern proves its staying...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Alchemy Studio

After meeting as co-workers at Whitehall Interiors, Stephanie Schroeder and Cat O'Brien teamed up...

FASHION
The Story Behind Amoako Boafo’s Deeply Personal Collection With Dior

Dior Homme artistic director Kim Jones faithfully translates the rising Ghanaian painter’s...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Rooshad Shroff

With the help of artisans across India, Rooshad Shroff champions the romantic appeal of the...

ARCHITECTURE
Vestre to Build the World’s Greenest Furniture Factory

The Norwegian furniture brand taps Bjarke Ingels Group for a state-of-the-art manufacturing...

ART
Public Art Fund Meditates on the Trauma of Today

Enlivening bus stops and LinkNYC kiosks, a massive citywide exhibition of original works by 50...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: James Dieter

No technical challenge is too great for James Dieter, a Brooklyn lighting designer who launched his

DESIGN
Mark Grattan Won’t Be Put Into a Box

The creative force behind Mexico City furniture studio VIDIVIXI meditates on the ups and downs of...

ITINERARY
Quarantine Culture: 5 Ways to Experience Design and Art Without Leaving Your Home

Knoll’s new insights on work culture, the Architecture & Design Film Festival’s latest edition,

WISDOM
Achille Salvagni’s Poetic Fusion of Past and Present

Known for fanciful interiors that blend styles and eras, the Rome-based multi-hyphenate riffs on...

ART
No Matter the Medium, Nathalie Du Pasquier Renders Objects in Vivid Detail

More than three decades after leaving Memphis Milano to pursue painting, the French artist mounts...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Amanda Assad Mounser

Drawing inspiration from contemporary art and the outdoors, Amanda Assad Mounser crafts sculptural...

ARCHITECTURE
Harvard GSD’s 2020 Wheelwright Prize Goes to Daniel Fernández Pascual

The London-based architect and Cooking Sections co-founder will use the prize’s $100,000 grant to

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Ramona Albert

Whether envisioning a solar-powered pavilion sheathed in “digital flowers” or creating...

ITINERARY
Quarantine Culture: 5 Ways to Experience Design and Art Without Leaving Your Home

Debbie Millman’s downloadable care package, a livestream of Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin, Public...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Stefan Bishop

Much like the towering redwoods in his home state of Oregon, Stefan Bishop’s sculptures command...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Kalon Studios

Johann Pauwen and Michaele Simmering, the husband-and-wife duo behind Los Angeles furniture studio...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: In Common With

Nick Ozemba and Felicia Hung, the founders of up-and-coming Brooklyn design studio In Common With,...

DESIGN
After 10 Years, Ventura Projects Draws to a Close

The beloved program, which presented mind-bending installations during Milan Design Week, will...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nazara Lázaro

After studying interior design at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Madrid, Nazara Lázaro spent...

DESIGN
Floyd’s Familiar Side Table Finds a Motor City Muse

The flat-pack furniture disruptor enlists experimental material studio Thing Thing to playfully...

ITINERARY
Quarantine Culture: 5 Ways to Experience Design and Art Without Leaving Your Home

Vitra’s documentary about the chair, the Whitney hosts an artmaking workshop, and more.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Cody Hoyt

Though formally trained in painting and printmaking, Cody Hoyt hit his stride after shifting his...

DESIGN
The Colorful Return of Collective Design

The design fair re-emerges at Frieze New York with a virtual group show, curated by Libby Sellers,...

PARTNERSHIP
A Jewelry Line That Is Both Brutalist and Buoyant

Uncommon Matters debuts Full Volume, an architecture-inspired jewelry line whose sculptural forms...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Paul Chan

The tidal shifts of coastal Hong Kong helped teach Paul Chan the art of achieving delicate...

ART
How Jennifer Guidi Finds Energy in Color

Before the coronavirus shuttered Gagosian gallery in New York, the Angeleno artist unleashed a...

ITINERARY
Quarantine Culture: 5 Ways to Experience Design and Art Without Leaving Your Home

Dazzling installations by Shoplifter and Raúl de Nieves, a virtual architecture tour of...

HOW I ROLL
Michael Anastassiades Shares Insider Tips for Enjoying Cyprus

Before the coronavirus pandemic, the award-winning lighting designer told us all about the...

DESIGN
What A/D/O’s Closure Means for the New York Design Community

After the Brooklyn creative incubator announced it would permanently close on May 31, designers...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
Terra Kaffe’s TK-01 Espresso Machine Checks All the Boxes

Sahand Dilmaghani, the founder of Terra Kaffe, was frustrated with user-unfriendly espresso...

DESIGN
Ilse Crawford Reimagines a Danish Design Classic

To mark the 70th anniversary of Carl Hansen & Søn’s CH24 Wishbone Chair, the London designer...

ITINERARY
Quarantine Culture: 5 Ways to Experience Design and Art Without Leaving Your Home

The Louisiana Museum’s near-infinite channel, virtual visits to Frank Lloyd Wright hallmarks,

ITINERARY
Quarantine Culture: 5 Ways to Experience Design and Art Without Leaving Your Home

Friedman Benda’s brand-new lecture series, virtual New York architecture tours with Michael...

DESIGN
Studio Seitz Gets Experimental with Swiss Craftsmanship

The up-and-coming Brooklyn studio expands its Heritage Collection with heirloom-quality pieces that

CURRENTLY COVETING
Suite NY Scores Rare Cast-Bronze Pieces by Angelo Mangiarotti

The furniture purveyor expands its portfolio of architect-designed objects for the home with the...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Auvere Brings Rubies and Diamonds Into the Mix

Known for its range of high karat gold pieces, the New York jewelry purveyor is making a foray into

THE VANGUARD
Cas Holman’s Toys Empower Children to Ask Big Questions

The Rhode Island designer dreams up open-ended toy systems that let children be the architects of...

SURFACING
Meet 5 Rising Stars Signaling a New Wave in Collectible Design

With work ranging from the fugly to the fantastical, this quintet of up-and-comers invests...

Design
Success on Instagram Turns a Digital Design into a Physical Object

Digital designer Andrés Reisinger received orders for a chair that didn’t actually exist. He’s

The Vanguard
Neri Oxman and Sir Norman Foster on the Future of Design

The venturesome Oxman talks experimental materials and lunar habitation with the renowned architect.

DESIGN
NeueHouse’s New L.A. Outpost Aims to Be a ‘Cultural Speakeasy’

Located in the historic Bradbury Building, the coworking space combines original architectural...

Design
In Los Angeles, a Design Gallery Goes Home

For its third West Coast iteration, The Future Perfect’s game-changing gallery concept christens...

DESIGN
What We Loved at the Stockholm Furniture Fair

The premier event for discovering the latest in Scandinavian design runs through February 8. Below,

EVENTS
Meet the Rising Stars of French Design at Maison&Objet

From color-rich ceramics to Land Art–inspired furniture, each designer delivers a fresh dose of...

DESIGN
A Shoppable Apartment That Its Designer Actually Calls Home

Showcasing TRNK, his pared-down furniture and accessories brand, Tariq Dixon invites the public...

DESIGN
Our Favorite Designs of the Decade

We asked our community of designers to share their favorite designs from the past ten years—as...

WEIRD SCIENCE
An Artist Whose Medium is Extinct Flower Aromas and Birdsong Choruses

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg looks at our fraught relationship with nature through experiential...

STUDIO VISIT
How Jos Devriendt Plays With Light and Shadow

Known for his playful ceramic lamps that resemble mushrooms, the Belgian artist-designer has...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Chris Wolston

After studying non-Western creative techniques in Ghana, Chris Wolston was awarded a Fulbright...

EVENTS
What We Loved at Design Miami

The fair’s fifteenth edition, which runs Dec. 3–8 during Art Basel, takes on an environmental...

DESIGN
Daniel Arsham Dreams Up His Own Microcosm

The prolific New York artist reconstructs a bona fide kunstkammer at Design Miami/ to unveil a...

THE VANGUARD
Design Miami/’s Aric Chen Name Checks His Five Favorite Things

DESIGN
Joana Vasconcelos Reimagines a French Design Classic

The Portuguese artist inscribes her identity into six signature Roche Bobois pieces, including a...

INTERIOR MOTIVE
An Oral History of Suzanne Demisch’s New York City Apartment

The cofounder of French design gallery Demisch Danant invites artist and longtime friend Sheila...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Lauren Manoogian

Lauren Manoogian’s natural-hued knitwear line, which makes use of responsibly sourced fibers and...

DESIGN
Michèle Lamy Wants to Know What You’re Fighting For

The fashion visionary launches a charity auction of nine punching bags, created by the likes of...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Steven Bukowski

Steven Bukowski’s practice may still be relatively new, but the emerging Brooklyn designer has...

ART
Swizz Beatz and Kehinde Wiley Are Inspiring Tomorrow’s Artists

The two artists join forces for a Creative Minds Talk during Art Basel Miami Beach in support of...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Magdalena Keck

By forgoing excess ornament and letting volumes, textures, and proportions speak for themselves,...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Samuel Amoia

After humble beginnings the hospitality industry and a one-year apprenticeship with Stephen Sills,...

DESIGN
These 3D-Printed Vessels Create Their Own Fluid Universe

Audrey Large’s amorphous objects may look alien, but are very much rooted in the world at large.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Arno Declercq

Born into an artistic family, Arno Declercq honed his creative appetite young, having already...

ART
The Transcendent Pain of FKA Twigs’ Magdalene

Using a painterly approach that intricately blends analog and digital, Matthew Stone illustrates a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nafsika Skourti

Nafsika Skourti’s namesake womenswear atelier is adept at blending centuries-old Arab...

DESIGN
An Oral History of the B Team

Before he founded the New York City design gallery R & Company, Zesty Meyers was a member of the B...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Neal Aronowitz

Using an ultra-thin concrete fabric as his material of choice, Portland artisan Neal Aronowitz...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Adam Pogue

Following an early career in apparel design, Adam Pogue has perfected the delicate art of textile...

DESIGN
The Staying Power of Gaetano Pesce

The Italian rule-breaker recreates his Brooklyn Navy Yard studio inside Salon 94’s brand-new...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Travis James

Shortly after leaving Indianapolis, industrial designer Travis James decided to start fresh—he...

OPENING SHOT
A Serene Antwerp Hotel Honors Its Sacred Origins

At August, Vincent Van Duysen enlivens a former 19th-century military hospital complex for his...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: D.S. & Durga

David Seth and Kavi Moltz, the husband-and-wife founders of Brooklyn fragrance house D.S. & Durga,...

CULTURE CLUB
Sight Unseen 10th Anniversary Party

On Oct. 18, Sight Unseen celebrated its 10th anniversary with an intimate cocktail in the Brooklyn...

DESIGN
A Scrappy Design Duo Grows Their Own Exhibition Series

By engaging their community of fellow creators, Leah Ring and Emma Holland Denvir are bringing the...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Bond Hardware

After discovering a stray nail at a Rome antiques fair, Dana Hurwitz and Mariah Purshadsingh...

The Boundaries Issue
Google’s Ivy Ross Wants You to Simply Be

Ivy Ross, vice president of hardware design and user experience at Google, has embarked on a...

CULTURE CLUB
Enter UTA Artist Space and Carpenters Workshop Gallery’s Surreal Universe

On Friday, Oct. 11, UTA Artist Space invited more than 800 notables from the Los Angeles art and...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Julian Mayor

Julian Mayor’s mesmerizing gem-like pieces toe the uncharted yet fruitful lines between digital...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Luke Hope

Luke Hope’s exquisitely hand-crafted wooden tableware is both meticulous and contemplative,...

DESIGN
A Playful Ode to Decorative Ceramics

Hem enlists ceramists John Booth and Ian McIntyre, who recently formed a partnership called...

OPENING SHOT
In Los Angeles, a Laid-Back Men’s Boutique Channels the Showtime Lakers Era

David Fishbein and Joseph Miller debut the Optimist, a Jeremiah Brent–designed lifestyle hub...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Erez Nevi Pana

Erez Nevi Pana is a student of the earth, traveling far and wide to research how vegan design can...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Hopie Stockman

The process of Hopie Stockman, who co-founded Block Shop Textiles with her sister and fellow artist

FASHION
The Arrivals Wants You to Go Outside

At a pop-up inspired by extreme microclimates, the cult outerwear brand drops a rugged collection...

DESIGN
The Most Anticipated Pieces at PAD London 2019

Ambitious pieces are aplenty at the acclaimed collectible design fair, which showcases one-off and...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Victor Li

Victor Li’s ready-to-wear collections, tailored for the worldly male traveler, feel subtle,...

DESIGN
Harry Nuriev’s Bookable Moscow Apartment Turns Brutalism Blue

The Crosby Studios founder harnesses the sharing economy to bring his colorful design language to...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Ingrid Donat

Ingrid Donat’s painterly approach imbues bronze, her tried-and-true choice material, with warmth,

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Liubasha Rose

After cutting her teeth at Starwood Capital Group, Liubasha Rose set out on her own to launch Rose...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Erwan Boulloud

Whether working with precious gemstones or raw concrete, Erwan Boulloud is constantly pushing the...

STUDIO VISIT
Brendan Ravenhill’s Constant Work in Progress

Brendan Ravenhill’s lighting and furniture studio inhabits an airy post-industrial warehouse in...

DESIGN
A Rising Vanguard of Collectible Design

Preeminent Milan gallerist Rosanna Orlandi lends her curatorial eye to Fernando Mastrangelo’s...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Ian Felton

Ian Felton’s furniture radiates both history and spirit—he creates objects that not only draw...

EVENTS
American Talents Take Over Maison & Objet

Nominated by an esteemed group of design luminaries, six independent studios bring a sampling of...

Project Spotlight
A Day Inside Brooklyn’s Sleekest Coworking Space

Nestled into Sunset Park's Industry City, Camp David feels less like an antiseptic cubicle farm...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Bec Brittain

Bec Brittain’s lifelong interest in form, materials, and technology has culminated in an...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Yoko Kubrick

From her studios near San Francisco and Tuscany, Yoko Kubrick studies classical mythology and the...

DESIGN
This Furniture Giant Can’t Stop Copying Original Designs

Home furnishings behemoth Restoration Hardware again finds itself in hot water after knocking off...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Emily Fischer

Whether shedding light on mass extinction or aiding the visually impaired, Emily Fischer’s highly

ART
Something Isn’t Quite Right in George Byrne’s Photographs

The Australian artist’s latest photo series, on display at Olsen Gruin in New York City, stitches

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Alex Brokamp

Alex Brokamp is out to prove that the journey is just as important as the outcome. The 28-year-old...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Bailey Fontaine

Bailey Fontaine’s process—to expect the unexpected—is beguilingly simple, yet yields...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Christian Lo

After cutting her teeth in custom lighting, Christian Lo is determined to solve one of her...

HOTEL
Opening Shot: A Cozy Catskills Getaway With Scandi Vibes

The Eastwind Hotel offers city escapees a rejuvenating dose of warm second-home ambience.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: James Stumpf

James Stumpf’s furniture and lighting fixtures are a masterful study in balancing historical...

ART
Enter Artechouse, Manhattan’s Sprawling New Digital Art Mecca

Artechouse is bringing the world’s most intricate digital projection technology—as well as a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Rebecca Atwood

With the release of her second book, Living With Color, textile artist Rebecca Atwood has become...

THE FIND
Sunglasses That Envision a Sustainable Future

One All Every joins forces with RVS Eyewear and Ugo Rondinone to craft a limited-edition line of...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Jonas Edvard Nielsen

Jonas Edvard Nielsen devises entirely new applications for overlooked biodegradable materials such...

ART
A Hell of Patrick Church’s Own Making

Ahead of a solo exhibition at Manhattan’s Wallplay, the up-and-coming British artist shares five...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Alphonse Maitrepierre

Alphonse Maitrepierre has an appetite for absurdity and imagination. The fresh-faced haute couture...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Jodie Fried

After falling in love with Indian handwoven textiles during a scholarship in Bollywood, passion and

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Andrea Claire

Andrea Claire’s extensive fine arts and architecture background, fine-tuned during stints working

DESIGN
Two Students Embark on a Month-Long Design Adventure

The fourth annual Be Original Americas fellowship sent two promising design students on an...

DESIGN
Pierre Yovanovitch on the True Essence of ‘Home’

For Pierre Yovanovitch, home is more than a place to hang your hat—it’s an art piece.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Färg & Blanche

Collaborations with Gärsnäs, BD Barcelona, and Petite Friture have propelled Fredrik Färg and...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Katie Ridley Murphy

Katie Ridley Murphy hand-crafts gently resonant porcelain sculptures that mimic natural treasures...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Jon Sherman

Jon Sherman is the mastermind of Flavor Paper, the Brooklyn wall coverings brand that’s...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Electric Bowery

After meeting at Gehry & Partners, Cayley Lambur and Lucia Bartholomew branched out and hit their...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Carla Cascales Alimbau

Carla Cascales Alimbau embraces kintsugi, the Japanese artistic practice of finding value in the...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Blainey North

Blainey North immerses herself in the worlds of fashion, architecture, visual arts, and film to...

FASHION
Katie Stout’s First Fashion Line Feels Like a Picnic

The Brooklyn designer’s foray into ready-to-wear, a private label collection with Forty Five Ten,

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Hunter Craighill

Hunter Craighill artfully devises sleek, highly functional home goods that surprise, delight, and...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Caitlin Mociun

Channeling the Bauhausian principles she rigorously studied at RISD, Caitlin Mociun has created a...

SOCIAL
Ramzy Masri’s Radiant, Inclusive Universe

The media-agnostic designer reimagines our surroundings as a brilliant alternate reality, imbued...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Zak Profera

Zak Profera’s thirst for adventure—an insatiable yearning to see the world’s sights and visit

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Klein Agency

Each project taken on by Klein Agency becomes an ode to craftsmanship, materials, and the inherent...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Liam Lee

Liam Lee’s fine-tuned creative dexterity belies his young age. The New York-based designer debuts

DESIGN
Paul McCobb Through the Eyes of Ralph Pucci

The famed design gallerist, who debuts five reimagined Paul McCobb classics at his Manhattan...

DESIGN
Embodying Youth Within a Chair

A new piece by up-and-coming designer Winston Cuevas suspends a single-stem rose within a slab of...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Pelle

Jean and Oliver Pelle have established themselves as a vanguard of originality within a cautious...

DESIGN
Lara Bohinc’s Furniture Will Send You Into Space

Evoking orbital motion and celestial motifs, the Slovenian furniture designer’s Planetaria...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Julia Tonconogy

Julia Tonconogy channels her family’s century-long architectural heritage into JT Pfeiffer, a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: LATOxLATO

Each handmade object created by Francesco Breganze and Virginia Valentini, the work-and-life...

DESIGN
Studio Drift Illuminates Our Memory of Apollo 11

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, NASA commissioned Studio Drift to bring a one-off...

ARCHITECTURE
Francis Kéré’s Haven at Tippet Rise

Tippet Rise Art Center unveils its first site-specific commission since it opened in 2016: a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nina Cho

Nina Cho upholds the “aesthetic of emptiness,” a time-honored Korean tradition that values...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Jonathan Glatt

Jonathan Glatt is propelling the vanguard of New England’s historical craft culture into exciting

ART
At Tate Modern, Olafur Eliasson’s Vision of a Sustainable Future

The impact of Olafur Eliasson’s remarkable body of work becomes clearer as the climate crisis...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Jessie Schuster

Jessie Schuster’s youthful spirit belies the wisdom and vernacular she brings to the table. The...

DESIGN
Tour Robert McKinley’s Shoppable Bungalow

The designer's latest venture delivers the greatest qualities of his studio’s whimsical boutique...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Utkan Gunerkan

Utkan Gunerkan imagines a vivid universe in which thoughtful use of color sparks ecstasy,...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Lauren Geremia

Lauren Geremia launched her San Francisco interiors firm with little funding and few clients, but...

DESIGN
Apparatus Will Fulfill Your Fantasy

Gabriel Hendifar and Jeremy Anderson, the founders of New York design studio Apparatus, don’t...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Bernard Dubois

At first glance, the work of Bernard Dubois feels rigorous, analytical, and introverted. With each...

IN MEMORIAM
This Artist’s Death Should Be a Wake-Up Call for Everyone

On July 1, artist Devra Freelander was struck and killed while cycling in Brooklyn. Her body of...

DESIGN
Olafur Eliasson’s Guiding Light

The complex geometry of Olafur Eliasson’s OE Quasi light for Louis Poulsen grants a certain...

ARCHITECTURE
Second Home Teases L.A. With SelgasCano’s Serpentine Pavilion

In the spiritual homeland of Googie architecture, another futurist arrival is set to inspire a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Aimée Wilder

The eclectic, whimsical, and adventurous patterns that define Aimée Wilder’s namesake textiles...

ART
Felipe Pantone Reimagines the Hennessy Very Special Cognac Label

The Op-Art iconoclast translates his signature illusory visuals onto the latest launch of...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Lukas Peet

The lighting collections masterminded by Eindhoven alum Lukas Peet, who co-founded Canadian brand...

ARCHITECTURE
OMA Unveils a Striking Expansion of the New Museum

The global firm masterminds a thoughtful ground-up structure that dramatically contrasts the New...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Cindy Hsu Zell

By exploring forces such as gravity and touch, Los Angeles native Cindy Hsu Zell crafts ethereal...

DESIGN
A Bag of Oranges Inspired the 2019 Loewe Foundation Craft Prize Winner

Genta Ishizuka, an expert artisan in ancient Japanese lacquer techniques, took home top honors at...

CULTURE CLUB
Hem Fest Headlines Los Angeles Design Festival With a Charity Raffle

On June 22, Swedish design brand Hem celebrated Los Angeles Design Festival at their newly...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Stephen Kenn

For Stephen Kenn, community is king. When the easygoing Canada native launched his namesake...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Svenja Diekmann

Svenja Diekmann’s creative ingenuity, keen eye for smart Scandinavian design, and tight-knit...

CULTURE CLUB
Dmitriy & Co’s SS19 Collection Makes an Artful Debut

Dmitriy & Co presented the SS19 upholstery collection at their Manhattan showroom through a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Michael Felix

Michael Felix’s range of thoughtfully designed furnishings overflows with the familial wisdom and

EVENTS
Must-Sees at the Los Angeles Design Festival

The citywide festival presents an ambitious lineup of nearly 100 events taking place across Los...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Anna Karlin

Whether a statement lighting fixture or fine jewelry, Anna Karlin's oeuvre is a masterful study in...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nicholas Hamilton Holmes

Through highly detailed woodworking, Nicholas Hamilton Holmes channels his reverence for...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Stephen Burks

An eagerness to champion cultural perspectives has launched Stephen Burks on a never-ending journey

ART
Hauser & Wirth Heads Out to Menorca

The global mega-gallery reveals an adventurous addition to its expanding empire: an arts center...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Brit Kleinman

Brit Kleinman’s clever command of pattern, process, and observation has given rise to highly...

DESIGN
Now You Can Carry Camille Walala in Your Glasses Case

The multidisciplinary designer joins forces with London eyewear brand Cubitts to create two...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Alain Ellouz

Each one of Alain Ellouz’s hand-crafted lighting fixtures delves deeper into the undiscovered...

DESIGN
These Color Palettes Will Take Your Mind Off the Madness

Sherwin-Williams has released its 2020 color trend report, which it promises will bring joy,...

CURRENTLY COVETING
This Line of Jewelry Mimics Fabric Floating in the Wind

Plaitly debuts the Drapery Collection, a series of gold and silver necklaces, bracelets, and...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Robert Sukrachand

Spending summers in Southeast Asia galvanized a young Robert Sukrachand’s appreciation for travel

DESIGN
Egg Collective Makes a History-Laden TriBeCa Storefront Their Own

Having outgrown their previous space, the venerable furniture studio founded by Stephanie Beamer,...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Maria Scarpulla

Blending the lustrous hues of her Italian upbringing with pared-down Belgian simplicity, Maria...

DESIGN
Jaime Hayon’s Ascendance to Design Sainthood

Known for work that sparks joy and humor, Jaime Hayon is cruising down a fast track to becoming one

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Adam Hunter

Despite his past life as a Broadway actor who headlined Les Misérables, Ragtime, and Baz...

DESIGN
Ryan Korban’s Furniture Line Makes a Case for Romantic Brutalism

After years of crafting custom pieces for high-end retail flagships, New York City designer Ryan...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: INC Architecture & Design

Adam Rolston, Drew Stuart, and Gabe Benroth each bring something different to the drafting table....

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Kristin Victoria Barron

Kristin Victoria Barron has a knack for illustrating even the foggiest, most fleeting memories from

SOCIAL
Satisfy Your Inner Urban Planning Nerd With This Census-Themed Twitter Account

Artist and urban planner Neil Freeman has programmed a Twitter bot to share bird’s-eye views of...

DESIGN
This Lighting Showroom Will Lower Your Blood Pressure

Lindsey Adelman brings a laid-back atmosphere, her signature lifelike lighting fixtures, and a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Valentin Loellmann

Valentin Loellmann’s distorted, dream-like sculptural objects lend a material identity to our...

DESIGN
This Pillow Chair Is a Portal to the Italian Riviera

With playful contours and nostalgic stripes, Ash New York’s Pillow Chair channels the allure of...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Leah Ring

Leah Ring is tapping into everyone’s inner child. The sculptural objects she creates through...

DESIGN
Tai Ping Illuminates the Ocean’s Deepest Expanse

Water blankets two-thirds of the earth, yet the near-endless depths of marine environments remain...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Jeffrey Dodd

Jeffrey Dodd’s effortlessly sophisticated lines of women’s ready-to-wear and accessories abound

DESIGN
Alison Rose Tries Her Hand at Tile

Wandering the back halls of museums as a child sparked Alison Rose’s creative zeal. Now, the New...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nicci Green

Nicci Green’s artistry elevates lighting to the experiential. The level of detail infused into...

DESIGN
Fernando Mastrangelo, Design Dissident

A perennial rule-breaker, Fernando Mastrangelo has become disillusioned with the long-established...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Eny Lee Parker

Eny Lee Parker’s craft is an ode to the eternal—an antidote to today’s fast-paced consumer...

ART
The Garage Sales That Influenced Misha Kahn

Known for his “trash-turned-treasure” approach, the Brooklyn sculptor assembles a garage sale...

CULTURE CLUB
Calico Wallpaper and Workstead Go to the Arcade

On Wednesday, May 15, Calico Wallpaper and Workstead hosted an intimate dinner at the Neoclassical...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Ross Gardam

Australian lighting designer Ross Gardam instills soothing, meditative moods into fixtures crafted...

DESIGN
Catching Up With Coil + Drift

Known for designing thoughtful furniture with warm, intimate touches, Coil + Drift founder John...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nassia Inglessis

Through a distinctly human-centric approach to upending structural logic, Nassia Inglessis is...

BY THE NUMBERS
Trueing’s Latest Lighting Collection Is Off the Chain

The emerging Brooklyn studio debuts Cerine, a mischievous series of luminaires that recasts the...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Ben Barber

A need-to-know name within Vancouver’s burgeoning design sphere, Ben Barber has masterminded a...

ON VIEW
Kin & Company and Asa Pingree Take Things Outside

The two Brooklyn makers enliven The William Vale’s elevated garden with “Inside/Out,” a group

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nina Edwards Anker

Through an unending drive to push environmental awareness forward, Nina Edwards Anker has adopted a

ART
Antony Gormley’s Sculptural Bodies Land on an Abandoned Greek Island

The British artist’s lifelike sculptures pop up among ancient ruins on Delos, Greece.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Jeff Martin

After years of researching North America’s finest natural resources, Jeff Martin has solidified...

DESIGN
We Can’t Stop Staring at Robert McKinley’s Sun-Soaked Tapestry Line

The boutique hospitality designer teams with Aelfie to dream up a limited-edition tapestry...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: David Sarfati

An insatiable cultural appetite motivates Parisian fashion designer David Sarfati to explore the...

CULTURE CLUB
Tumblr Toasts Derrick Adams to Kick Off Frieze New York

On May 2, Tumblr hosted an intimate dinner at the Public Hotel to celebrate the accomplishments of...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Mandy Graham

Mandy Graham’s artistry lies within the details. By injecting her interiors and furniture with a...

EVENTS
Brooklyn’s Newest Art and Design Fair Breaks All the Rules

Object & Thing, an art and design–focused exhibition concept masterminded by Frieze alum Abby...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Gregory Buntain

Fort Standard founder Gregory Buntain has become a clear-cut authority on artisanal furniture...

DESIGN
The Future Perfect Gives Designers the Ultimate Test

The contemporary design gallery’s latest group exhibition sees more than 40 artists and designers

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Alejandra Alonso Rojas

Alejandra Alonso Rojas’s unfussy yet conscientious approach to women’s ready-to-wear has...

EVENTS
What to See at TEFAF New York Spring

The bi-annual fair brings a star-studded lineup of postwar and contemporary art and design to New...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: AlexAllen Studio

Throughout AlexAllen Studio’s growing portfolio of lighting, furniture, and spaces, themes of...

DESIGN
At 1stdibs, Two Female Visionaries Champion Their Community

The inimitable design marketplace joins forces with Female Design Council founder Lora Appleton to...

DESIGN
Alessandro Mendini’s Final Design

The late Italian architect’s last completed work, a multicolor trophy-shape cabinet for BD...

CULTURE CLUB
Lily Kwong Receives Ruinart Artistic Innovation Award

On April 15, Ruinart Champagne and the New Museum hosted an intimate dinner to celebrate landscape...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Simon Johns

The work of Simon Johns positions furniture as a second-to-none conduit of nature's majesty....

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: José Bermúdez

José Bermúdez is on a mission to uplift interiors through masterful command of materials. By...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Hagit Pincovici

After embarking on a month-long journey to experience the desert’s endlessly chromatic geological

DESIGN
Emeco’s Latest Chair Is Virtually Indestructible

The American furniture brand enlists Barber & Osgerby to create a lightweight yet incredibly...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Malcolm Majer

Through haphazard, illusory, and rapturous arrangements of form, the Baltimore-based furniture...

CULTURE CLUB
Aperture Foundation Fêtes Ethan James Green’s Forthcoming Monograph

On April 5, Aperture Foundation held its annual spring benefit to celebrate Ethan James Green’s...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Sarah Lavoine

Sarah Lavoine’s use of color imparts emotion like no other. The Parisian aesthete, who founded...

CULTURE CLUB
Dancing the Night Away at 1stdibs and Gufram’s Bar Alto in Milan

On April 10, 1stdibs and Gufram took over Milan's Eden Skyhouse for a night of disco, dancing, and...

DESIGN
Arthur Mamou-Mani and Karin Gustafsson on COS’s Milan Design Week Pavilion

On a sunny day in Milan, as visitors wandered to and fro throughout Palazzo Isimbardi, we chat with

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Gabriel Scott

Since founding their Montreal lighting and furniture studio in 2012, the brothers-in-law have...

CULTURE CLUB
Scenes From Guillermo Santomá’s Revved-Up Milan Debut With RIMOWA

On April 8, Milan Design Week attendees flocked to Spazio Maiocchi to celebrate Spanish artist...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nick and Rachel Cope

Already known for their dazzling collections that effortlessly elevate wallpaper to high art, the...

DESIGN
Add These Installations to Your Milan Design Week Itinerary

Salone del Mobile attendees have much to see across the fair’s endless expanse of halls, but...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Hanako Maeda

The Tokyo-born fashion designer and ADEAM founder, who has been tapped to design custom pieces for...

DESIGN
We’re Already Geeking Out Over These Milan Design Week Debuts

From an Ini Archibong sofa that evokes natural stone formations to Kvadrat's curtains inspired by...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Sandy Chilewich

Ever since devising “plynyl,” a proprietary woven vinyl that launched her career, the founder...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Jane D’Arensbourg

Using glass as a vehicle to capture light, energy, and fragility, Jane D’Arensbourg infuses each...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Louis Jobst

Bristol-born Louis Jobst has fine-tuned the skill of crafting lighting fixtures that balance...

Architecture
A Rose in the Desert: Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar Debuts

The French architect adds another Middle East cultural jewel to his crown.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Ara Thorose

On the heels of the Architectural Digest Design Show, where he debuted a tubular series under his...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: James Murray

Whether ideating biomorphic chandeliers or sleek barware sets, the glassblowing aficionado searches

THE UTOPIA ISSUE
What Amazon HQ2 Could Have Been

On the heels of Amazon’s controversial New York City about-face, five local firms envision a high

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Tania Leipold

After cutting her teeth at the finest fashion houses in Paris, Leipold channels the halcyon glamour

ARCHITECTURE
A Look Back at Balkrishna Doshi’s Best-Known Buildings

We revisit Pritzker Prize laureate Balkrishna Doshi’s greatest hits to commemorate the stateside...

CULTURE CLUB
The Times Square Edition’s High-Octane Opening Night

On Tuesday, March 15, Ian Schrager premiered the hotly anticipated Times Square Edition hotel with...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Cody Campanie

A humanist ethos underscores the Brooklyn furniture maker’s artistry. At this week’s...

CULTURE CLUB
Snarkitecture Christens Snark Park With a Private Dinner at Hudson Yards

On Friday, March 15, Snarkitecture and American Express Platinum celebrated the opening of “Lost...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Sean Zhang

Travels through Italy ignited the product designer's love for craftsmanship, culminating in the...

THE UTOPIA ISSUE
David Rockwell Wants to Tell You a Story

The multihyphenate architect has masterminded airport terminals, world-class hotels, and Tony...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Alexander Diaz Andersson

The creative director of emerging design studio ATRA channels his Swedish-Mexican heritage to dream

CULTURE CLUB
Last Night at Casa Perfect New York, The Future Perfect’s Brand-New Private Gallery

On March 9, The Future Perfect hosted a cocktail soirée to inaugurate Casa Perfect New York, the...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Alex P White

Having launched his eponymous design firm in 2017, the Kelly Behun alum is on the path to becoming...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Material Lust

Through a new body of sculptures, reliefs, and paintings that debut at New York’s Independent Art

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Najla El Zein

Following a solo exhibition at Friedman Benda, the Lebanese designer shares how biomorphic stone...

CULTURE CLUB
Gaggenau Cooks up Brutalist Cuisine During Frieze L.A.

On Feb. 10, German appliance mainstay Gaggenau welcomed art world glitterati to Los Angeles...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Sophie Dries

The Parisian architect lets materials, history, and alchemy guide her projects, which range from a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Ben Medansky

The Los Angeles ceramicist lends playful sensibilities to earthenware sculptures that tantalize the

CULTURE CLUB
Oliver Peoples Hosts Tasya van Ree Exhibition at Leclaireur Los Angeles

To celebrate the inaugural Frieze Los Angeles, Oliver Peoples hosted an invitation-only cocktail...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: David/Nicolas

Founded by David Raffoul and Nicolas Moussallem, the Beirut-based studio dreams up objects that...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Arielle Assouline-Lichten

A fascination with recyclable materials drives Slash Objects founder Arielle Assouline-Lichten, the

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Rosie Li

The Brooklyn lighting maven shares how science and mathematics underscore her ethereal,...

DESIGN
Our 10 Favorites From the 2019 Loewe Craft Prize Shortlist

The award, conceived by Loewe creative director Jonathan Anderson, champions promising young...

CULTURE CLUB
Gucci Celebrates Next Chapter of Chime for Change

On Feb. 5, Gucci hosted a cocktail soirée and panel discussion at the Gucci Wooster Bookstore in...

DESIGN
What’s Next for Good Thing Founder Jamie Wolfond

After giving West Elm exclusive retail rights to his affordable design brand, the Toronto-based...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Andrés Reisinger

Ahead of a solo exhibition at Chamber gallery’s new location in Buenos Aires, the...

CULTURE CLUB
Adam Selman’s Kitschy-Chic Sportswear Line Debuts at Carbon38

On Jan. 29, activewear hotspot Carbon38’s Los Angeles outpost hosted a launch party for Adam...

EVENTS
The Most Captivating Pieces at NOMAD St. Moritz 2019

The art and design fair brings global galleries to a historic Swiss mansion to display blue-chip...

CULTURE CLUB
Snarkitecture’s Snark Park Kicks Off at KITH SoHo

Last night, Snarkitecture celebrated the announcement of Snark Park, the firm’s first permanent...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Suchi Reddy

The India-born, New York–based architect creates distinct, poetic experiences—the result of...

CULTURE CLUB
What Went Down at the Whitney’s Annual Art Party

Last night, New York City’s creative cognoscenti descended on the Whitney for its annual Art...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Durodeco

Rachel Robinson and Michael Dunham, the husband-and-wife team behind emerging Queens studio...

DESIGN
The MoMA Design Store’s Latest Array of Chromatic Collectibles

These must-haves bring bursts of personality.

CULTURE CLUB
Victoria Beckham Fêtes New Athleisure Line for Reebok

On January 22, Reebok and Victoria Beckham celebrated the launch of a new sportswear collection,...

DESIGN
This Razor-Thin Table Inspired an Otherworldly Choreography Routine

The gravity-defying Surface Table, designed by Terence Woodgate and John Barnard for Established &...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Mimi Jung

In anticipation of a two-person exhibition opening next month in Brooklyn, the Los Angeles–based...

CULTURE CLUB
At Le Bon Marché, Birkenstock and Rick Owens Return for Round Two

Birkenstock and Rick Owens kicked off their second collaboration with a pop-up at Paris department...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Joseph Algieri

The Brooklyn ceramicist and lighting designer brings comedy to a creative community that tends to...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Asa Pingree

The Maine-born, Brooklyn-based furniture artisan talks shop, from creating a sled for his son to...

CULTURE CLUB
Louis Vuitton Toasts Virgil Abloh’s Debut Menswear Collection

The French fashion house hosted an intimate dinner at the Chrome Hearts store in New York City’s...

CULTURE CLUB
Opening Night at the 65th Annual Winter Show

Often referred to as the “Grande Dame” of art and design fairs in the United States, the 65th...

CULTURE CLUB
Inside Montblanc’s Nature-Inspired SIHH Installation

At SIHH in Geneva timepiece maison Montblanc toasts the spirit of exploration—and its Minerva...

DESIGN
A First Look at Maison & Objet’s Rising Talents

This year, the French trade show spotlights six of China’s most promising young designers.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Trueing

Aiden Bowman and Josh Metersky, the fresh-faced duo behind Brooklyn studio Trueing, reveal their...

ART
What Not to Miss at FOG Design+Art 2019

The four-day art and design fair will bring global heavy hitters to San Francisco this week....

CULTURE CLUB
LOEWE Celebrates Eye/LOEWE/Nature Collection at London Pop-Up

To toast the launch of LOEWE’s new outdoor-themed menswear collection, dubbed Eye/LOEWE/Nature,...

Opinion
Please Stop: Designer Gingerbread Houses

In this edition of “Please Stop,” our occasional look at design trends that need to...

Best of 2018
2018 Was a Terrible Year. These Products Made It Better.

The 10 imaginative objects that held us back from the void.

CULTURE CLUB
Music and Merriment at Cooper Hewitt Members’ Holiday Party

Friends and supporters of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, gathered in New York City...

NEWS
Bang & Olufsen Brings a Pop-Up Experience to Manhattan

The Danish electronics brand’s temporary space will preview a permanent storefront, slated to...

Culture Club
Adidas Originals Celebrates Makerlab Presents, a New Creative Platform

Adidas Originals, David Beckham, and the British Fashion Council announced a new collaboration,...

News
WANT Les Essentiels Launches Designer Showcase Series With Bec Brittain

The cult accessories maker paired up with the lighting designer to outfit its New York boutique.

Culture Club
Culture Club: December 7, 2018

Louis Vuitton celebrates its Objets Nomades collection, Bombay Sapphire takes over Villa Casa...

Culture Club
Misha Kahn Debuts Bellyflop Collection in Miami Beach

On December 5, the Miami Beach Edition, Prospect NY, and Artsy hosted a poolside party to christen...

Culture Club
Last Night at Prada Mode’s Art Basel Miami Beach Debut

On December 4, Prada celebrated the launch of Prada Mode, an exclusive club that invites Art Basel...

Events
Culture Club: December 4, 2018

L’Objet and the Haas Brothers at the Bass, Judy Chicago at the ICA, and more from Miami.

News
Miami’s Untitled Art Lounge Previews a New Orleans Hotel Opening

Los Angeles–based Studio Shamshiri designed the VIP lounge at the Miami Beach fair, which runs...

News
Rene Gonzalez Unveils Design for Berkowitz Contemporary Foundation in Miami

The Foundation, a new collection space in Miami, has released renderings for a 45,000-square-foot...

Events
Culture Club: December 2, 2018

Chloé and MOCA hosted their fourth annual dinner, Oliver Peoples and Assouline celebrated the...

News
Known for Instagrammable Installations, Snarkitecture Designs Its Own Permanent Exhibition Space

The studio has unveiled plans for a venue at New York City’s massive Hudson Yards development.

News
Collective Design Not Coming Back in 2019

The founder of Collective Design shared that the New York fair will not be coming back next year.