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The Boundaries Issue
Artistic Director Yesomi Umolu Mixes Architecture and Activism for the third Chicago Architecture Biennial

This year's biennial expands its scope to engage every fiber of the urban fabric. Yesomi Umolu...

Fashion
Kanye West’s YEEZY Foam Runners Are What Would Happen if Zaha Hadid Designed Crocs

A teasing image of the multihypenate star's latest footwear release suggests curves and shapes...

RETAIL
Fashion Label or Arts Patron? With COS, It Can Be Hard to Tell

In its first dozen years, the brand has become just as well known for supporting art and design as...

On The Rise
Designer Peter Do’s Incognito Plan to Fashion Fame

A star is born by remaining purposefully under the radar.

Obsession
A Furniture Collection Immortalized in Stone

One of creative icon Karl Lagerfeld’s most impressive contributions to design makes its stateside

Need To Know
For Architect Neil Logan, Less Isn’t More—It’s Everything

“People should remember that architecture is also a service industry—as humble as that might...

Travel Awards
Trending: Daring Bar Design

The best new cocktail spots include a below-earth horticulturist's dream, an eerie moonlight...

Design
The Best New Coworking Spaces of 2019

From the Chicago to Brussels, designers have injected new ideas into what is now one of the...

Retail
These are the Best New Stores and Retail Spaces of 2019

The best new shops of the year include a sophisticated CBD boutique, an epic antiques purveyor in...

Architecture
Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Others Pitch New Visions of The La Brea Tar Pits

Along with the veteran firm, Dorte Mandrup and WEISS/MANFREDI have offered proposals for rehabbing...

Art
The Royal Academy of Arts Continues the Conversation on Environmental Protection

With the upcoming exhibit “Eco-Visionaries,” 21 creatives offer commentary on humanity's...

Design
The Biggest Design Breakups of the Decade

From Sagmeister and Walsh to Apple and Ive to Marc and Louis, these are the splits that have marked

Hotel
Opening Shot: George Town’s Prestige Hotel

Set in a Malaysian UNESCO World Heritage Site, the indulgent destination offers guests a bit of...

Architecture
Three Years After Her Death, Zaha Hadid’s Dubai Development Nears Completion

As the Opus prepares to open, we're afforded another look at the greatness and vision of the late...

Design
Virgil Abloh Unveils the First Off-White Home Collection

The star designer's first offering of home goods for his Off-White brand collection brings together