“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

Re-Opening: The Museum of Arts and Design
Two Columbus Circle once was a stout-yet-hip white building with black porthole-esque forms around it: channeling 1960s mod...
Renzo Piano's Jaw-Dropping Design for the Whitney Museum
The Whitney Museum's new home in the Meatpacking district serves up a compelling dialogue between city and culture.
Re:Vision Dallas Design Charrette
On Friday of last week I attended the Re:Vision Dallas design charrette, one that hopes to remake a blighted city block of...
Airstream: Re-designing an American icon
Mobile + Home: what is so fascinating about the juxtaposition of these two seemingly irreconcilable...
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
Alvar Aalto's Artistic Bent at the Vitra Design Museum
A new Vitra Design Museum exhibit re-examines Finnish designer Alvar Aalto's influences and creations.
Digging Into to All Things Wood with the Museum of Art and Design
A new exhibit at the Museum of Arts & Design celebrates an enduring medium.
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Renovation
We'll discuss the museum's total renovation at Dwell on Design NY.
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...
Designs of the Year 2013 at London’s Design Museum
The Design Museum London’s annual "Designs of the Year" exhibition acts as a wonderful filter for a year’s worth of production...
Never Built: Los Angeles at A+D Architecture & Design Museum
Never Built: Los Angeles highlights radical projects that would have deeply changed Los Angeles—but for one reason or another...
Aidlin Darling Design Takes Over the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
Through an exhibition at a California museum, an award-winning San Francisco architecture firm offers a glimpse into its design...
Reinhold Messner: A Man and His Museums
We met with the mountaineering legend in the Dolomites, where the late architecture icon Dame Zaha Hadid designed the last of...
A+D Museum’s Never Built: Los Angeles Onstage at Dwell on Design
From Frank Lloyd Wright to Frank Gehry, many noted architects have dreamed of a better plan for the architectural fabric of Los...
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Hive Design
The recent disappearance of vast numbers of worker bees from their colonies sounded an unexpectedly resonant ecological alarm.
This Vacation Rental is a Living Museum of Midcentury Eastern European Design
For your next vacation, why not travel through history to a time-capsule of an inn in the former...
New Olson Kundig-Designed Wing Opens at Tacoma Art Museum
The Haub Family Galleries nod to Tacoma's industrial past.

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