We spoke to the co-founders of Berlin-based New Tendency about the importance of collaboration when designing timeless objects.
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.
This Danish design duo has learned to toe the line between combining complementary aesthetics and maintaining individuality.
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.
Over the past 15 years, this Taiwan-born, New York-based graphic designer has come a complete, digitally rendered circle.
We spent a day with Afteroom founders Hung-Ming Chen and Chen-Yen Wei to learn about their working process, their home life and how their folks influenced their careers.
Is creativity something everyone is born with or something we learn from our environment? We interview Yale researcher Mei Tan to find out what position science takes.
Monette and Mady aren’t just identical—they’re inseparable. The Parisian twins live in the same apartment, dress alike, dance together and share every meal.
Furniture designers Stine Gam and Enrico Fratesi split their time between Denmark and Italy. We tag along to document a typical day.
An interview with Greg McKeown, the author of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, a book about work-life challenges that offers insight on how we can do more with less.
There’s no need to head to a far-flung beach or a cabin in the woods to disconnect: You just need to look up.
We speak with one of the world’s most respected advocates of the Slow movement—about the way we live, work, eat and communicate.
Alain de Botton is a one-man media empire, best-selling author and a thinker who helps us solve problems using history and culture as a guide.
We speak to the fourth generation running the 101-year-old “appetizing” shop Russ & Daughters on the Lower East Side.
Helen Rice is living the entrepreneurial dream. Her company Fuzzco is going swimmingly—and she still has time for pottery, running and plenty of coffee.