Considering his cache of bold-faced employers, the Swiss-born graphic designer and photographer Herbert Matter (1907–1984) should loom larger in the mid-century design canon than he does....
2014 Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban’s body of work is a showcase of spatial and material innovation.
Industrial designer Russel Wright helped define American postwar living through his tableware, books, and furniture.
By striving for the “super normal,” the soft-spoken Brit has made noise with his inclusive, intuitive design.
The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.
One of the most idiosyncratic artists of the 20th century, Japanese-American designer and sculptor Isamu Noguchi fashioned a future of organic shapes and clean lines, an elegant fusion of trends...
Hungarian designer Eva Zeisel is best known for her sculptural organic ceramic pieces.
Eleanor Pritchard’s textiles nod to British modernism and local craft. Thanks to a new upholstery line, she’s poised to become an industry name.
Unrealized projects and incredible sketches from the master architect.
Minnesota-based designer Matthew Plumstead has had quite the year. His Integrated Workstation project for Herman Miller won a Red Dot award for best design concept and his Kickstarter campaign ...
Shinola, a new brand promoting domestic manufacturing, aims to bring cottage industry back to the factory spaces of Detroit.
San Francisco–based designer Kate Koeppel makes record dividers for the hyper-organized audiophile.
Familiar objects take surprising new forms in the hands of experimental designer Aldo Bakker.
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
With his experimental buildings, the Tokyo-based architect is creating a new breed of hybrid design.
“I used to care about how buildings looked on the outside,” says Malcolm Wells, a charming, self-deprecating man with a bushy beard
Nina Tolstrup, the Danish furniture and product designer, who works under the name Studiomama, has been carving herself an enviable reputation in the UK.
German industrial designer Konstantin Grcic is one of our favorites, a designer who marries data-driven research with an uncanny knack for form and function. Check out our greatest hits of...
Make way, Arne and Eero. Forward-looking furniture company Muuto turns the spotlight on 21st-century Scandinavian design.
The modernist designer generated an oeuvre that is gentler and more sensuous in spirit than many of her competitors.