In 1984, art dealer Sandy Millikan sat down with Wendell Castle and said, "Wendell, if you do another show of furniture, you are going to get labeled a furnituremaker. If you want to be an artist and be in the fine arts world, I think you have to deal with
After Benjamin Hubert rebranded his studio to become LAYER a little over a year ago, the experience design studio has been anything but quiet. Rolling out projects like the GO wheelchair and the LABB watchband, the agency is already pushing boundaries in the realm of human centered design. Until now,
POPULOUS is a global architecture and design firm that creates the places where people love to be together, like Yankee Stadium, the London Olympics, and the Super Bowl. Over the last 30 years, the firm has designed more than 2,500 projects worth $40 billion across emerging and established markets. Populous’
Our Honda Element post drew lots of interest, and now we've scheduled an interview with the car's interior designer. Honda Chief Designer Jose Wyszogrod has graciously agreed to answer our questions and even provide ideation sketches and renderings! While we'll ask all of the obvious questions, we'd like some from
Jim Cardon runs a custom woodworking firm in Denver, and I think he wins the Brother of the Century award. When Jim's brother Doug wanted a library added onto his home in Arizona, Jim obliged and pulled out all of the stops. Take a look at this masterpiece of a
An established privately owned Home Textile company with a Product Innovation Department is seeking a highly creative Jr. Industrial Designer. The candidate must be highly creative and a conceptual thinker possessing strong work ethic and standards. This position requires a passionate problem solver who wants to work all hours. He/She
Happy President's Day! Today we'll take a look at what's been unofficially dubbed White House North, President Trump's New York residence that maintains a Secret Service detail due to members of his family living there.* The Trump residence is a triplex that's reportedly 30,000 square feet. I couldn't find a
As a member of our Furniture Design team, the Furniture Design Engineer will work side by side with a Creative Director and a Furniture Designer in a top-tier Design Studio in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. The Furniture Design Engineer should have design related engineering expertise to support the
This past week, our partners over at Coroflot.com unveiled their brand new office on wheels, the Mobile Work Unit (MWU). The MWU is the result of Coroflot.com's collaboration LOS OSOS, a Portland-based design studio known for designing creative retail, workplace, and exhibit environments. All photos courtesy of Josh Partee.The cheerful
I've got a photographer buddy who, while watching TV or a movie, mentally deconstructs each scene to figure out where all of the off-camera lights are set up. Similarly, the folks over at architectural rendering firm Drawbotics have, while watching their favorite TV shows, started reverse-engineering the floorplans. As
General Description: The Exhibition Designer will support the development of the exhibition scope including concept design and presentation materials, spatial planning, millwork design and all drawings and renderings. This position will collaborate with other exhibition designers and curators, bringing best practices, and new creative strategies to
Sculptural projects by Marc Fornes tread through several categories—architecture, biomimicry, fine art, engineering—and his pieces can fittingly be inspiring from multiple angles. The most recent of his site-specific installations expands on his exploration of "stripes" and topology, creating an enormous coral-like structure out of thousands of smaller flat plates.
SONNEMAN® – A Way of Light is a leader in Design and Manufacturing of sophisticated contemporary lighting, with a reputation for exemplifying the best in modern design. World-renowned and acclaimed for clean lines and an alliance of form and function, SONNEMAN's award-winning pieces have been at the design forefront for
Our company designs, markets and distributes indoor and outdoor lighting, lamps, fountains, mirrors and other home décor items nationally and internationally to home décor retailers. We offer a challenging fast-paced environment for a new designer with the aptitude and interest in home furnishings and the opportunity to learn, and
Some weekends past I attended a wedding at the Palace Hotel in New York, which has since been purchased and renamed by an Asian luxury hotel operator and will probably be remodeled, if it hasn't already. So I'm glad I have these original photos, however poor the quality. The
Hudson Valley Lighting is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of lighting fixtures. Our commitment is to deliver the highest quality products and services. Our highly skilled employees take exceptional pride in producing superior quality products. We are a progressive and growing company looking for an individual
Alireza Nemati lives in Moscow, where he and his wife live in a tiny apartment—just 35 square meters (about 375 square feet). Fortunately Nemati is a product designer, so, design to the rescue! "[My] main task," Nemati writes, "was to create a comfortable open space plan with enough area for
Initially offered as a contract to hire position, the company seeks a motivated, organized, resourceful and artistic individual to fill a challenging position within our communications department. The interactive designer must specialize in the creation of intelligent and visual arresting presentations for use at various conferences, training workshops, and
The life of a long-haul trucker can be tough, even when they're not behind the wheel. When it's time to get some shuteye in the truck's cab, some of them have a scant 36" behind the seats in which to stuff a twin mattress, and there's barely enough room to
Loloi Rugs is seeking a talented, hard-working Graphic Designer to work within our marketing department. The ideal candidate will be involved in projects that include key brand, business, and merchandising initiatives from conception to completion.. Having the ability to communicate our modern and original approach through clean and creative visual
B/E Aerospace B/E Aerospace is the world’s leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products. B/E Aerospace designs, develops, and manufactures a broad range of products for both commercial aircraft and business jets. For more information, visit the B/E Aerospace website at www.beaerospace.com
"I've lived in creative spaces my entire life," says Eric Quint, 3M's Chief Design Officer. And when it comes to workspaces, he says, "Scientists need laboratories; administrators need offices; designers need creative spaces." To that end, Quint has endeavored to provide the company's designers with the very best creative space
Commonly touted as one of the best college towns—or places to retire—Ithaca, NY has had its fair share of press. Until last year, it was not considered a Harry Potter mecca. However, the surprising success of a community-driven, themed weekend in 2015 quickly changed that. Developed and launched
With upwards of hundreds of events and exhibitions during any given design week or festival, companies and organizations often err on the side of spectacle — most recently, in the case of London Design Festival 2016. When Instagrammability is the order of the day, “immersive” “dynamic,” or otherwise “experiential” installations
One micro-annoyance I experience daily is placing the shower wand back in its bracket. The height of my showerhead mount makes it an ergonomically awkward operation, and the top-heavy wand can tilt and slip out of the collar if you didn't register it right (which is easy to do when
Florence Knoll is a one-woman design powerhouse. Not only did she help establish one of America's most influential design companies, she created a new market for modern furniture and a system for promoting designers' work that credited them by name, paid them royalties and allowed them the space to experiment
Kintsugi, or Kintsukuroi, is the Japanese art form of repairing broken pottery with a gold lacquer—leaving it inherently more valuable than before. Traditionally confined to ceramics, architectural studio TANK has found a new application for the treasured restoration technique: applying it to the floor of a Kyoto apartment. The apartment,
Although she studied with Josef Hoffmann and the Wiener Werkstätte in 1908, Lilly Reich went on to develop austerely modern designs that bore little similarity to the decorative styles of the Viennese movement. Which is not to say that Reich rejected Hoffmann's focus on craftsmanship—far from it. In 1920, she
“Beauty in utility” was the slogan of the Ecole de l'Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, where Charlotte Perriand began her formal design training as a 17-year-old student. By the time she completed her studies in 1925, she had fully embraced the school's motto, and as architect Roger Aujame points out, "it became the axiom of her professional life."
FLIP SEATING, an airport seating concept developed by a Populous aviation and interiors team has been recognized as the First Prize Winner of Passenger Terminal World. The design challenge is an exclusive biennial event inviting both established and up-and-coming designers to showcase their ideas for next-generation airport seating.
Last night's GoT season finale had something for everyone: Schemers, revenge-seekers, fans of political intrigue…and book nerds. Nearly halfway through last night's extra-long episode, we're treated to a few fleeting, magnificent shots of what is meant to be the greatest library within that fantasy universe, and it does not disappoint.
Neocon, the leading interior design tradeshow for the workplace wrapped up its 2016 edition at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago last week. Designers and manufacturers featured their latest collections, with a variety of new, innovative solutions for today's fluid office environments. Highlights included Jonas Van Put's BuzziJungle, Metropolis Magazine's New
The restaurant where I used to wait tables had only four "deuces" or "two-tops," and that was a lousy section to work. Two people don't spend as much as four or eight, but take nearly the same amount of time to wait on, and your tip is the same percentage
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