Contemporary design, like contemporary art, is truly what is happening now. However, contemporary design is sometimes associated with the 1980s, as modern design is often associated with the 1950s. Whatever you want to call it, design that is responding to the client and the time that we live, is what interests us the most.

Indianapolis Museum Unveils New Contemporary Design Galleries
Fans of contemporary design in the Midwest—as well as those planning a visit, or merely passing through—have much to celebrate...
Turkish Contemporary Design at ICFF 2013: WantedDesign
This May an exhibition of contemporary Turkish design was on display at the third installment of the Wanted Design fair, a...
Architect Ed Binkley on Contemporary Home Design and the ‘New Modern'
Influenced by brands like IKEA, home shows on HGTV, and the Scandanavian ‘less stuff and more life’ attitude, the clean, simple...
Iconic Artist Wendell Castle Talks Contemporary Furniture Design at Dwell on Design NY
The established artist and designer joins us for a discussion about what's next in furniture.
Traditional Farmhouse Meets Contemporary Living
Inspired by hilltop views and traditional New England farm and barn structures, Marvin Architect's Challenge-winner Michael...
Contemporary Nordic Town House
With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects,...
Escape to a Thai Beach House That Showcases the Work of Multiple Contemporary Designers
On Natai Beach in southern Thailand's Phang Nga, is a beach house that showcases interiors by some of the world's best...
Ready for a design vacation?
If you're planning a break, don't (ever) compromise on style. Stay in a vacation rental that lives up to your design standards.
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
Industrial Design: Atelier Takagi
After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2002 with a degree in furniture design, Jonah Takagi traveled the...
Artist Reinvents the Contemporary Art Experience
Sargam Griffin, a contemporary artist located in Healdsburg, California, is reinventing the art experience.
The Mauviel Transformer Box By Agence / REV
A modern classic designed for the contemporary kitchen.
Contemporary Hints in Santa Barbara
Catch design observations and smart tips this month and throughout 2013 from our national partner ASID's talented roster of...
100 Contemporary Green Buildings
Now that sustainability is de rigeur in the architecture world, it is no surprise that a new tome from Taschen puts the solar...
Design Week Portland Showcases the Talent of its Vibrant Design Community
From Friday, April 21 to Saturday, April 29, the Portland Design Community came out en masse to celebrate the city’s innovative...
Giulio Cappellini on the Changing Design Landscape
We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, and the state of the furniture...
Cozy by Design
Embrace your primordial instincts with a lesson from the happiest nation in the world.
14 Creative Ways to Design With Felt
Along with being an extremely resilient material that's flame-retardant and self-extinguishing, felt can easily be manipulated...
Q&A With David Lai of Hello Design
It goes without saying that David Lai, Principal and Creative Director of Hello Design, has had a lot of experience creating...