Timeless Iconic Design
Timeless furniture, buildings, and spaces that have shaped the way we see modern design and architecture today.
Design Icon: Russel Wright
Industrial designer Russel Wright helped define American postwar living through his tableware, books, and furniture.
Design Icon: Julius Shulman
Julius Shulman was a famous American photographer known for his residential photography of modernist residences in...
Celebrating Anniversaries of Iconic Design
In 2014, many design and manufacturing greats are celebrating significant milestones.
Design Icon: Isamu Noguchi
One of the most idiosyncratic artists of the 20th century, Japanese-American designer and sculptor Isamu Noguchi...
Design Icon: Eva Zeisel
Hungarian designer Eva Zeisel is best known for her sculptural organic ceramic pieces.
Design Icon: Renzo Piano
We highlight Italian architect Renzo Piano, winner of the Pritzker Prize and one of Time’s 100 most influential people...
Modern Valentines: A Love Letter to Eero Saarinen
Who says modern can't be romantic? Knoll just unearthed a trove of love letters exchanged between iconic designer Eero...
Designing with Eero Saarinen's Tulip Dining Set
Eero Saarinen's fiberglass-and-aluminum Tulip table and chairs, designed in 1950s for Knoll, were among the futuristic...
Sensitive Renovations of Iconic California Architects
We've pulled together a "who's who" list of California homes, originally designed by Richard Neutra, Pierre Koenig,...
Houses Architects Designed For Themselves
It's often said an architect's first project is their parents' new home, but inevitably, we'd all like to design our...
St. Louis Celebrates 50 Years of the Gateway Arch by Eero Saarinen
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the iconic Gateway Arch designed by Eero Saarinen, a new exhibition at St. Louis...
Captivating Sound Sculptures by Design Icon Harry Bertoia
Harry Bertoia's Sonambient sound sculptures create an all-encompassing experience that appeals to the visual, aural,...
Modern Homes Architects Designed for Themselves
From midcentury modern renovations to cutting-edge architecture, explore how these architects work when they're the...
Icon Design: Google Play Music by Zachary Gibson
These icon designs by San Francisco-based graphic designer Zachary Gibson for Google Play Music All Access are hitting...
Modern Design Icons You Should Know
From the photographer who shaped how mid-century architecture was communicated to the furniture designer whose work is...
Icons of Danish Design: Wooden Ducklings and Birds
In 1959, a Danish police officer stopped traffic in order to let a young family of ducks across the road.
Iconic Philippe Starck Designs
A gregarious, whimsical and open-minded view on design animates Frenchman Philippe Starck, who has applied his singular...