#need-to-know Stories

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Ingenuity and Inspiration Runs in the Veins of Buster + Punch

Massimo Minale shares how past lives in architecture and motorcycle making led to his current...

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Hong Kong Creative Force Josie Ho Plays Many Roles

Whether honing her acting skills under a French Clown Master, scouting projects for her production...

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Sommsation Champions Independent Wineries to New Audiences

The interactive wine tasting venture bridges the in-person experience with the ease of digital...

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Carl Hansen & Søn’s New York Flagship Store Is a Danish Design Emporium

After experiencing unprecedented growth during the pandemic, the furniture brand greatly expands...

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House of Léon’s Furniture Collections Build Character With Age

The California founders behind the approachable home decor brand prize generational know-how at...

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At Serino, Simplicity and Purpose Reign Supreme

Recently launched by a team of fashion and tech veterans, the fashion label distills every detail...

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The Art Consulting Firm Behind Your Next Hotel’s Most Stylish Touches

Art and Objects founder Teresa Aversa channels her worldly knowledge into imbuing world-class...

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Worthless Studios Is Erasing the Art World’s Barriers to Entry

Fresh off the success of the Plywood Protection Project, founder Neil Hamamoto plans to open a...

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Ratana’s New Label, Terana, Leans Into Outdoor Living

The outdoor furniture mainstay debuts a sumptuous collection of furniture that channels nature’s...

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Room57 Gallery Is Crossing All Boundaries

From a dynamic apartment-like space in Manhattan, founder Josh Fayer organizes forward-looking...

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The Golden Light of Gina Love

The jewelry designer and Auvere founder opens up about her unorthodox creative journey, the...

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Thomas Heyer of Cover Democratizes Design With Factory-Made Homes

Thomas Heyer, lead designer at Cover, shares how retooling traditional construction methods can...

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Building Boston: Architect David Hacin Cultivates Livability and Local Character in His Hometown

With a deep appreciation for Boston and its history, the Hacin + Associates founding principal and...

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At Established & Sons, Sebastian Wrong Nurtures Passion and Ingenuity

With an artistic perspective and collaborative spirit, the Established & Sons co-founder empowers...

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How Studio PCH Hits the Sweet Spot

Severine Tatangelo, who founded the California-based firm in 2008, reflects on designing spaces...

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Martin and Anastasija Lesjak Liken Design to an Organism

The founders of Austrian firms Innocad and 13&9 forgo abstract thinking in favor of real-world...

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The Family-Like Ethos of Suite NY

Chris Kraig, the New York furniture showroom’s longtime creative director, explains his deeply...

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TSAR Carpets Isn’t Afraid to Take Risks

Known for high-quality custom rugs marked by bold use of color and texture, the free-thinking...

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Puiforcat’s Storied Silversmithing Heritage Is Here to Stay

Past is prologue for Luc Delambre, who’s bringing the legacy French silver maker’s...

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Anna New York’s Luminous Accessories Will Last Forever

Fusing her passions for biomorphic design and natural materials, Anna Rabinowicz masterfully crafts

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How Branding Expert Christopher Skinner Tells a Compelling Story

Five years after launching the beauty branding agency School House, the LVMH alum dishes on how...

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The Gallerist Duo Championing Unsung Postwar Artists

Christine Berry and Martha Campbell, the founders of Berry Campbell gallery in New York, seek to...

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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...

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Same, But Better: Inside Herschel Supply’s Design-Driven Era of Reinvention

With a fresh Soho flagship store and a New Classics collection of time-tested, artist-approved...

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Celebrating 10 Years of Blitz

Seth and Melissa Hanley just recently celebrated the 10 year anniversary of their brainchild, Blitz.

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A Sofa With a View for a Husband-and-Wife Design Team

Scott Baker and Mary Ann Hesseldenz of Baker + Hesseldenz Studio discuss their practice, their...

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Nina Edwards Anker of nea studio on Transitioning From Art to Architecture

The head of nea studio started life pursuing fine arts, but then the urge to design took over. Hear

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Andrew Sheinman of Pembrooke & Ives: From Making Slipcovers to Designing Interiors for the Billionaire Set

Pembrooke & Ives' Andrew Sheinman talks about his design origins, his process, and the surprisingly

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A Farm-to-Table Approach to Designing, Manufacturing, and Building Pays off in Brooklyn

Zach Rockhill of Hatchet Design Build explains how a do-it-all attitude and a background in art has

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Need to Know: Sarah Lavoine of Maison Sarah Lavoine

"Interior design is not limited to decoration. It’s about psychology, lifestyle, well-being."

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Tal Zur; Founder and Creative Director, Iota Project

"Knitting is an international language, with global terms and signs, permitting us to overcome...

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Need to Know: Shant Madjarian, Juniper Design, Founder & President

"Juniper likes to ride that line between conscious and subconscious design. It’s the place I...

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Roberto Lobetti Bodoni; CMO, Moleskine

“People really want new stories to be engaged with."

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Winka Dubbeldam; Founder, Archi-Tectonics

Informed by her Dutch upbringing, Dubbeldam imbues designs with character and singularity.