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TECHNOLOGY
One of New York’s Last Public Payphones Finds a Symbolic Home

After being dismantled from its perch on a busy intersection in Midtown, the city’s final...

TECHNOLOGY
What If Your Phone’s Notifications Were Distraction-Free?

In a collaboration with Map Project Office, Google’s Seed Studio is envisioning how we can...

FASHION
These Costumes Are Bringing Awareness to a Rare Skin Disease

A new campaign shedding light on a rare skin disease spotlights the work of Bart Hess, a Dutch...

TECHNOLOGY
The Hologram Startups Trying to End Your Zoom Fatigue

To help make virtual meetings more engaging, a new startup seeks to replace video conferencing with

TECHNOLOGY
Is Space the Next Frontier for Deliveries?

While drones and robots have been ushering in the future of e-commerce fulfillment, a new startup...

TECHNOLOGY
A Micronation by Zaha Hadid Architects Is Forming in the Metaverse

Liberland, a micronation situated on a slice of disputed land between the Croatian and Serbian...

Business of Design
An Hermès Lawsuit Might Push the Value of MetaBirkins NFTs Even Higher

Hermès is accusing MetaBirkins creator Mason Rothschild of using the likeness of its iconic Birkin

TECHNOLOGY
We’d Rather Be Chilling Out at This Wintry Metaverse Mansion

Andrés Reisinger and Alba de la Fuente dream up a Modernist mansion in the metaverse, the...

TECHNOLOGY
A Revolution in Virtual Black Hairstyles Is Coming to Gaming

Fed up with the lack of representation in the gaming industry, a group of digital artists is...

TECHNOLOGY
The Buyer of This Mansion Will Also Get One in the Metaverse

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty and Voxel Architects are building a mansion in Miami that will

TECHNOLOGY
The Most Innovative Debuts at CES

Though the Omicron variant cast a shadow over this year’s edition, CES still offered up a bevy of

OPINION
Is Apple’s Design Studio Losing Its Cachet?

Attempting to demystify the Apple Design Team’s approach post Jony Ive, the tech giant finally...

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...

Opening Shot
Rome’s Just-Opened Apple Store is a Skillful Blend of Old and New

Foster + Partners lovingly restores the former home of an Italian senator and bohemian hangout...

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...