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Jens Risom is enjoying his place in the canon of mid-century furniture designers while also distinguishing himself as a…
The Answer Is Jens Risom
Jens Risom (1916-2016) changed America's perception of Danish modern furniture. We are profoundly saddened by the loss…
Jens Risom’s Family Reflects on the Danish Modern Giant at 100
The designer's granddaughter muses on growing up and living with his well-loved creations.
Happy 100th Birthday, Jens Risom
A tribute to honor the 100th birthday of midcentury master Jens Risom.
Design Classic: Jens Risom Collection
Jens Risom's 1942 designs for Knoll were born out of wartime necessity but went on to become signature midcentury…
Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat
Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next…
Risom Lounge Chair
The Risom Lounge Chair was born from a relationship between two of the design world’s most influential characters.…
Into Danish Modern Furniture? Buy These Vintage Jens Risom Pieces Right Now
In our October issue, Jens Risom’s granddaughter pays tribute to the maestro’s life and career. Here, she shares a few…
Knoll Inspiration: In Conversation with Helen Risom
This story was originally published on Knoll Inspiration in 2016.
Knoll Inspiration: The Answer is Risom
Discover the story behind the original Knoll collection, the 600 Series and 650 Line
A Cartography Exhibition Uncovers Fascinating Maps About the Bay Area
At SPUR, a new exhibition entitled Urban Cartography surveys map making in the digital age.
Marble District By Francesco Luciani
A natural and industrial landscape captured in fascinating detail.
Airstream: Re-designing an American icon
Mobile + Home: what is so fascinating about the juxtaposition of these two seemingly irreconcilable words?
New School Architecture
The American Institute of Architects San Francisco chapter has a fascinating exhibition in their gallery right now that…
All About Alpaca
Warm, soft and super fluffy, our Alpaca Throws are the ultimate cuddly companions. The fleece's appeal extends far…
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their…
The Mosque. Political, Architectural and Social Transformations, compiled and edited by Dutchmen Ergün Erkoçu (an…
Married to the Eiffel Tower
Earlier this week I watched a truly fascinating documentary from 2008 called Married to the Eiffel Tower which ran on…
With all the romanticism about mid-century modernism, it's fascinating to crack open a time capsule and see how people…
The Met's Moroccan Court
In reaching out to Moroccan architect Adil Naji and his network of artisans to develop the new Moroccan Court, the…
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