“It’s a mess up here.” Marcel Wanders is talking about his brain, and the necessary disorder of an open mind in design. “Philosophy is not one truth, but thousands of truths...
"We want to position our work outside of architecture, as a clear piece of sociology and ecology."
With an impressive body of work behind him, Richard Hutten is one of the Netherlands’s most internationally successful designers.
People often introduce Bertus Mulder by talking about his extraordinary pedigree.
Steeped in the past but firmly grounded in the present, the designs of Satyendra Pakhalé merge futuristic shapes with centuries-old crafting techniques.
From trains to planes, see how travel is inextricably linked to design. Plus is Philippe Starck coming to a Motel 6 near you?
In the last 15 years, many a postindustrial city has redefined itself as a design center. Glasgow after its year as European City
Among the kitschy, gnome-loving chalets of Holland's community gardens, Krill Architects created an anomalously spare and highly adaptable Garden House.
In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap, from old billboards to broken umbrellas.
In her Berlin studio, rogue Dutch designer Hella Jongerius creates colorful, covetable objects that meld the handmade and the mass-produced in surprising new ways.
Since graduating from Design Academy Eindhoven in 2003, Rotterdam-based Christine Meinderstma has carved a niche for herself exploring the stories of ordinary objects. Take her book PIG (2007),...
Today the Iconic Houses website, a new resource for travelers and fans of 20th-century houses, goes live. With its handy map interface, the site identifies dozens of iconic Modernist houses around...
A pair of interior architects with a years-in-the-making furniture collection recast an old Belgian factory as a playful family home.
With House 2.0, architect Pieter Weijnen demonstrates the exponential rate at which green design is advancing.
With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects, a pair of design-minded art lovers are boldly making their mark on...
Swedish prefab specialists Smedshammar + Holmberg are on a mission to rescue their compatriots from boring suburbs—and their deep-seated suspicion of architects.