Stories

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...

Design
How Juventus Put On This Year’s Best Milan Design Week Exhibition

PlusDesign Gallery organized a deep dive into joints, from prototypes to mass-produced products,...

Design
Jasper Morrison Believes Technology Is Turning Us Into “Little Limp Puddles”

The British designer talks reused plastic, the Internet of Things, knockoffs, and more at this...

Design
Konstantin Grcic Designs His First Sunshade

Spanish brand Kettal enters the realm of “micro-architecture” with the help of the German...

The List
14 Star Displays Around Town in Milan

Our favorite presentations by members of The List, including Lasvit’s little monsters, Lee...

Technology
Google Suggests the Future of Hardware and Technology Is “Softwear”

An intimate presentation at Milan Design Week seeks to promote the idea of home technology as...

Culture Club
“What’s So Great About The Diner?”

On the eve of Milan Design Week, opening night at The Diner was all about people, food, and fun.

Design
25 Designers On Their Favorite American Designs

To celebrate the nation's birthday we asked some of our favorite designers to pay tribute to...

Design
Jonathan Olivares Conceptualizes Color In a New Textile Collection for Kvadrat

The designer’s brilliant Twill Weave line launches next week during Salone del Mobile.

Design
Milan Design Week 2018 Preview: 14 Things Our Editors Can’t Wait to See

From Kvadrat’s experiments with upcycled textiles to Gufram’s disco fever, we pinpoint this...

Design
Our Editor-in-Chief’s Guide to Actually Enjoying Milan Design Week

This year’s top places to stay, eat, drink, and shop—along with the galleries to visit and...

Design
10 U.S. Diners Worth Taking a Road Trip To

Our editors dish out their favorite roadside restaurants in America.

TASTE
How Apple Inc. Is Like a Classic American Diner

David Rockwell believes that 20th-century diners largely embodied the U.S.’s interest in...

DESIGN
This April, Surface Is Bringing Counter Culture to Milan by Reinterpreting a Classic American Restaurant

To mark our 25th anniversary, we’re joining forces with David Rockwell to explore American design

Destination
Milan

Italy's financial and corporate fashion hub is casting off its staid reputation.