Design Dispatch

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

Swatches at Nike's headquarters. (Photo: Ogata)

One Better

Adidas and Nike are about to disrupt their own industry.

Six Feet Under

Architects’ gravestones are shockingly unimaginative—with the exception of Marcel Breuer’s, which reads, “Here lies Breuer who broke his knee entirely of his own stupidity.”

Open Books

New York City wants your next subway read to be free.
[The Architect’s Newspaper]

Company Retreat

Ikea designers are living in a Mars simulator for seven days, hoping the experience will inspire space-saving ideas.

Road Rage

A photo of an Escheresque 20-road interchange in China is the best argument for urban planning we’ve seen in a while.

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