The Evolution of an Urban Wasteland: Socrates Sculpture Park at 30
Hosting artistic explorations for the past three decades, New York City's Socrates Sculpture Park has simultaneously become a...
1968 Memphis Home Will Be Remade Into a Flexible, Sunny Haven
As a result of the Home Matters design competition, a house in Tennessee will be fully retrofitted for a veteran family.
Carl Hansen + Maharam x 20
See all twenty iterations of the classic Hans Wegner Shell chair for Carl Hansen & Son, remade with Maharam fabric.
Bright Modern Laundry Room We'd Actually Like to Spend Time In
Often, we cleanse our duds in a wasteland of half-forgotten detergent bottles and dryer-sheet-detritus.
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
London Design Festival: This Is Not a Detergent Bottle
More ceramics from Tent, in the form of everyday, disposable objects cast in porcelain.
IKEA PS Collection
Affordable furniture emporium IKEA inspires some conflicted feelings.
Exhibit Examines Legacy of Functionalist Architecture in Prague
Prague Functionalism: Tradition and Contemporary Echoes opens at New York's Center for Architecture on February 12.
One in a Mill-ion
The Flour Mill Lofts appear in several chapters of Denver's eclectic history.
Boston Pops
The heart of the American Revolution, Boston became home to midnight rides and at least one wild tea party.
The Architecture of Unhappiness
I saw the wonderful Cannes Grand Prix-winning gangster film Gomorrah directed by Matteo Garrone yesterday, and was struck at the...
Exploring the Plastiki
Plastic waste is a huge problem.
Future Building
Resembling in form and function ancestors such as Jean Prouvé’s prefab Tropical House, Architect Fred Friedmeyer’s prefab...
Friday Finds 7.10.09
This week's round-up is a varied mix, from radio shows and stylized manhole covers to photo essays and solar-powered bike parking...
Sony Ericsson's Eco-Friendly GreenHeart
Sony Ericsson's GreenHeart concept phone isn't going to win any beauty contests, but when it comes to green cred, the handset's...
An Introduction to City Parks
An afternoon in the park has evolved from picnicking in the local cemetery to sun-bathing atop a retrofitted railroad trestle.
Tokyo!'s Urban Anxiety
The new movie Tokyo!—a triptych of short films directed by Michel Gondry, Leos Carax and Bong Joon-Ho—presents three increasingly...
A Home Fit for a Science Fiction Writer
On Austin’s outskirts, an author's bunker-style home redefines modern city living.
This Insanely Cool Loft Is What Downtown Dreams Are Made Of
While we love a traditional interior and adore a modern space, there's one style we keep coming back to: the downtown loft.