Philip Kennicott on America's Embassies
Just today the American Institute of Architects' 21st Century Embassy Task Force issued a 40-page report with 59 guidelines and...
There's No Shortage of Glass in These 7 Homes Designed by Philip Johnson
It's safe to say that Philip Johnson was one of the most famous and influential American architects of the 20th century.
Philip Kennicott Wins Pulitzer Prize
In mid-April, 2013, Washington Post columnist Philip Kennicott won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism.
There are all sorts of devices emerging these days that are meant to monitor and increase awareness of our energy consumption...
Architects are notorious for being sticklers for detail.
The Arco Lamp: A Modern Marvel
Achille Castiglioni and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni’s Arco Lamp is one of the most recognizable pieces of modern lighting.
Molo's New Cloud Lamps
We've been following molo, the Vancouver-based design firm, for quite some time now, featuring their soft collection previously...
Peaking Lights: The Wobbelhead Lamp
A lamp prototype from Norway adds distinct personality to lighting design.
Lamps from the Bunny Hole
These are lamps designed by a slight gentleman from the Chiba prefecture outside of Tokyo; he works with duck feathers quite...
6 Illuminating Reading Lamps
If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.
Tucker Lamp by Tucker Waugh
I was perusing the perpetually well done output of Working Class Studio, a division of the Savannah College of Art and Design,...
Producing power by harnessing kinetic energy from human and animal movement is a great idea but one with few good results.
Rock, Paper, Circuits: Pulplites Lamps
The Vancouver design duo Dear Human finds an illuminating use for recycled paper.
With $1 Million, You Can Save Philip Johnson’s First Commissioned House
Under threat and in need of a new owner, the Booth House in Bedford, New York, is a minimal dwelling with a deep connection to...
8 Bright Modern Table Lamps
Searching high and low for your ideal table lamp? Brighter days are ahead.
Noguchi's BB3 Akari Lamp
It's a beautiful thing, but after trying to change the bulb I almost started cussing in Japanese.
A Closer Look at the Iconic Bubble Lamp
Industrial designer George Nelson was one of the founding fathers of American modernism.
Table Lamps by Magnus Pettersen for Iittala
We're swooning over this trio of table lamps by Norwegian-born designer Magnus Pettersen for iconic Finnish brand Iittala.
Philip Pettit: How Do You Know if You're Truly Free?
Most of us can generally agree that freedom is an ideal, says philosopher Philip Pettit.
How Rodolfo Dordoni Rebranded Foscarini With a Winning Lamp
In 1990, a smart design helped reinvent the Italian brand.