Videos

Site Visit
Site Visit: Ivy Ross, VP Hardware Design, Google

Ivy Ross, Google's vice president of hardware design, has embarked on a lifelong journey to ascertain how art and design impact our physiology. Here, she gives us a rare look inside Google's color lab and materials library, as well as her art-filled home in Mill Valley, California.

Studio Visit
Studio Visit: Zaventem Ateliers

The spirit of Middle Age guilds has informed the budding Zaventem Ateliers in Brussels. Can it be a model for the preservation of old-world craft? Go inside one of Europe's most experimental design collectives.

Studio Visit
Studio Visit: Brendan Ravenhill

Brendan Ravenhill’s lighting and furniture studio inhabits an airy post-industrial warehouse in Glassell Park, Los Angeles, that its founder tailored around an intrepid work-in-progress mentality.

The Boundaries Issue
Design Dialogues No. 50: David Lynch and Hans Ulrich Obrist

At an event inside the Serpentine Pavilion at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, Hans Ulrich Obrist spoke with David Lynch about the thinking behind his film, art, music, furniture, and approach to consciousness itself.

Travel
The Brando: A Look Inside the World's Most Luxurious Eco Resort

Five years into an extraordinary mission, The Brando’s Richard Bailey offers a new vision of tourism and sustainable design.

Design
Detroit: City of the Past, City of Tomorrow

Detroit has a storied design history full of monumental midcentury figures. Now, a new class of avant-garde furniture makers is carrying on the legacy—and evolving it. Isabelle Weiss, founder of local gallery NEXT:SPACE, on why the city will be a driving force in U.S. design again.

NEED TO KNOW
Archi-Tectonics Is Redefining SoHo's Skyline

Surface tours three of Archi-Tectonics’ SoHo structures and chats with principal architects Winka Dubbeldam and Justin Korhammer about the award-winning firm's greatest hits and upcoming projects.

"Flat Lands & Massive Things—From NL to NYC & Beyond," a retrospective highlighting Archi-Tectonics' impact, is on view at Aedes Architecture Forum in Berlin from March 16 through April 25.

DESIGN
In the Studio With Studio Drift

Founders Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta talk about their tech-driven, future-focused work, and where humanity fits in.

ART
In the Studio With Cai Guo-Qiang

We spend a stormy afternoon hanging out with the artist and his team in his downtown Manhattan workspace.

Partnership
Jean Pigozzi and Leica Collaborate on the Ultimate Party Camera

The art collector and photographer tells us about how he invented the selfie and his design for the new Leica Sofort instant camera.

TRAVEL
Musée Yves Saint Laurent

The opening of the Musée Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech is putting the spotlight back on a cultural treasure trove.

PARTNERSHIP
Site Visit: MINI LIVING URBAN CABIN: The Concept

On view at A/D/O, the MINI LIVING URBAN CABIN rethinks the way we live in cities by tapping local residents and culture to inform its experimental solutions.

ART
Ai Weiwei: "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors"

The artist's new, very personal project for Public Art Fund confronts New York's five boroughs with the global refugee crisis.

PARTNERSHIP
Marc Thorpe and the Leica TL2

The designer and architect heads to outdoor sculpture museum Storm King with the latest camera from Leica.

Art
Carsten Höller at Centro Botín

The scientist-cum-artist opens up about his recent solo show at the Spanish arts center, and the new form of art he’s working with students to create.

Fashion
Jonathan Anderson

The fashion designer balances a prolific output with an unwavering attention to craft.

Architecture
Studio Visit: Weiss Manfredi

Husband-wife team Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi discuss their all-encompassing projects, including a bold new building for the Cornell Tech campus on New York City's Roosevelt Island.

Design
Matias Duarte

First he brought design to Google. Now, the visionary is subtly shaping our lives.