“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...
A maker of unfussy, elegant design objects, Inga Sempé delights in things both great and small—even if she doesn’t own any.
"I guess from a young age I collected things that interested me—picked up bizarre things from the street, put them in boxes, or took them to my room."
With an impressive body of work behind him, Richard Hutten is one of the Netherlands’s most internationally successful designers.
Eero Aarnio’s persistent quest for functional forms and manufacturing processes has been at the center of his iconic and prolific career.
Istanbul modern? In a word, it’s Autoban. With their east-meets-west twist on mid-century classics, this young duo has jump-started their hometown’s design scene.
Industrial designer Konstantin Grcic has done it all, from spoons to umbrellas to lights, but he’s best known for his data-driven chairs. We dropped in on his Munich studio to sit...
After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2002 with a degree in furniture design, Jonah Takagi traveled the world for four years with indie-rock musician Benjy Ferree. When he had...
With its fresh take on minimalism, French design duo Normal Studio is ushering in a new machine age.
To Johanna Grawunder, a turned-off chandelier is “one of the saddest things in the world.” Granted, she is an avant-garde lighting designer; a darkened fixture is a missed opportunity.
During Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, there is one person that everyone watches: Rossana.
Two Iran-born brothers—each running multidisciplinary studios, 5,000 miles apart—discuss the similarities and differences in designing like a Feiz.
Greta Grossman, for a while relegated to the footnotes of design history, is finally getting the deserved recognition as one of the pioneers of mid-century modernism in both Sweden and California.
Two young Norwegian designers combine Scandinavian tradition with postmodern playfulness.