For our winter edition, we explore the relationship between community and design. How can good design improve our quality of life?
Architect and professor Avi Friedman considers how social patterns are altering the designs of our homes and the ways we live in them.
City planners may shape streets and devise green spaces, but building community really starts where the pavement ends.
From baseball’s diamonds and snooker’s triangles to the goal lines we protect and the running tracks we circle, we take a closer look at the graphic patterns inherent in the athletic field.
You may never find a perfect palette match, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the evocative power of color’s hue-and-fro.
Whether designing a chair, a teaspoon or a shop’s interior, this British industrial designer takes the concept of community into his own hands.
We spoke to the co-founders of Berlin-based New Tendency about the importance of collaboration when designing timeless objects.
Michele Oka Doner weaves the human-made and natural elements of her day to find balance in both.
It’s one of design’s chicken-and-egg questions: Is current home design changing the way we live, or is the way we live changing current home design?
The founders of the interior installation firm talk about reshaping spaces into shared experiences that invite audiences to step outside the norm.
By forgoing trends in favor of classic patterns with distinctive details, this London-based designer create simple pieces that defy eras.
This fashion boutique owner has used grassroots innovation—and a dose of caffeine—to cultivate community in her native Brooklyn.
Although these French architects’ large-scale projects have taken them across multiple continents, they still maintain their studio’s esprit de corps.
Seasoned with shavings of fresh celeriac and charred parsley oil, a bowl of this creamy broth will warm you all the way to your roots.
This Danish design duo has learned to toe the line between combining complementary aesthetics and maintaining individuality.
Sometimes we should all think like designers: The strategies employed to create a perfectly proportioned bookshelf can also be used to enhance our personal well-being.
Flaky fillets are doused in slightly sweet vinegar and finished with a peppery crunch to create a sharp combination of dark and light flavors.
The friends behind this Copenhagen-based design studio discuss positive cooperation and how every idea is worth putting up on the wall.
The head of Harvard’s Desirability Lab examines what consumers like and why so designers can create products that hit the sweet spot.
Take one cut-out cracker recipe, stack on different-shaped toppings and snack on these tessellated grown-up building blocks.