New from Note Design: 2013
Meet five releases by Note, a Swedish studio known for its whimsical and playful pieces.
Notes from the Underground
“I used to care about how buildings looked on the outside,” says Malcolm Wells, a charming, self-deprecating man with a bushy...
Escape From New York
It was no exodus, of course, but when Kathleen Triem quit her job at a Manhattan design firm in July 1996, her associates were...
Modern Thank-You Notes
GIGI PRESS, a new Los Angeles–based letterpress company, sent me samples of their work last week, and I love their clean, modern...
City Notes: San Francisco
A very unusual guide book came across my desk last week.
New Design from Very Good & Proper
In this year's June issue, our Square Meal column featured the London restaurant mini-chain Canteen, where good design is as high...
Field Notes Winter Colors Series
I've had my eye on the handsome little notebooks from Field Notes--a collaboration between Portland, Oregon's Draplin Design...
A Note on Our Expert: Leonard Koren
Leonard Koren has led an enviably desultory life, first dropping out of college to paint murals with a group called the Los...
A Note on Our Expert: Bruce Aidells
Bruce Aidells starting cooking professionally while a graduate student at UC Santa Cruz.
Live from New York
A major market for our furniture, and the headquarters of some of our most important designers, Manhattan has long been Herman...
A San Francisco Design Collective Reveals its Impeccably Cool Creative Studio
Nicole Hollis and her thriving design collective just completed a six-month renovation that transformed a 1920s industrial space...
Talking Design: with Joan Rojeski Studio
The popular Sticky Notes were launched alongside our Daily Fiction collection.
What to Expect from the 2017 Universal Design Conference
Experts in inclusive design gather in New York.
Taking Flight: A Dose of Brazilian Design Lifts the Ceiling Fan to New Heights
Ever in the vanguard of contemporary ceiling fan design, The Modern Fan Company collaborates with Brazilian designer Guto Indio...
New from Resource Furniture
Right before Hurricane Sandy swept into New York and its environs, we paid a visit to the midtown showroom of Resource Furniture.
A New Prototype Design Asks: Is Tea The New Coffee?
This minimal tea brewer has the answer.
New From Umbra Shift
Umbra Shift, the semi-experimental branch of Toronto's Umbra studio, works with awide range of designers to breathe contemporary...
Heatherwick Studio at Design Indaba
Architect Thomas Heatherwick unveils plans to turn a century-old grain silo in Cape Town, South Africa, into the continent's...
New from Nori Morimoto
Wind whispering through pines, birds serenading their young, and endless snowfall drifts courting banks of streams: these Vermont...
New From Petit Collage
Based in San Francisco, Petit Collage is "an incubator of new ideas, art and illustration for everything modern and children...