Design Dispatch

Our daily take on the world through the lens of design.

Mock-up detail of the “Hansel & Gretel” installation at Park Avenue Armory. (Photo: James Ewing)


A new installation from Ai Weiwei, Jacques Herzog, and Pierre de Meuron reminds us that in today’s world, someone is always watching.
[Park Avenue Armory]

Conscious Clothing

Online retailers Net-a-Porter and Yoox will no longer sell products made with fur, and Stella McCartney will create clothes from discarded plastic.
[Refinery29/The New York Times]

Political Ties

Curious which museum patrons and trustees have supported Trump? So is artist Andrea Fraser.
[The Art Newspaper]

Trouble in the Air

Google Earth was able to visualize air pollution levels in Oakland, California. The results depict the negative effects of interstate highways, car factories, and metal recycling plants.

One-Stop Prop

MIT’s apartment-in-a-box is here to make your small apartment a little more livable.

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