A Book Chronicles Marcel Breuer’s House Designs for Friends
The illustrated volume Breuer’s Bohemia traces the architect’s special collection of modern houses designed for artists and patrons in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
The Metropolis Ultimate 2021 Holiday Gift Guide
Metropolis editors select the best design-minded gifts for this holiday season.
Calling all Responsible Disruptors in Architecture and Design!
Metropolis’s Responsible Disruptors program seeks to recognize the best A&D Tech and Research that changes the world for the better.Read More
Toronto’s Sculptural Stormwater Treatment Plant Sparks an Interest in Infrastructure
Designed by gh3 architects, the geometric structur…
A New Crop of Desks Stresses Collaboration, Connectivity, and Wellness
The rise in work from home has led to an explosion…
Three Contemporary Artists Explore the Narrative Potential of Wallpaper
Alec Egan, Liz Nielsen, and Barrow Parke take cues…
In Salford, U.K., a Government Building Makes a Statement in Brick
Three New Bailey features a high-tech brick claddi…
A Santa Monica Headquarters by RIOS Supports Hybridized Work Routines
For tech company GoodRx, the Los Angeles–based f…
For This Artist-Centered Studio, Design Is Collaborative Storytelling
Los Angeles–based interiors studio Wall for Apri…
FUTURES Explores the History and Prospects of Innovation
Designed by Rockwell Group, the new exhibition reopens the Smithsonian Museum’s storied Arts and Industries Building in Washington, D.C.Read more
Susan Lyons Discusses the Future of Contract Interiors with Metropolis
Part of this year’s Metropolis Specify Hot List, the president of textile manufacturer Designtex has led the company on sustainability efforts including operating carbon neutral for 11 years.
At Mannington Mills, Roby Isaac Invigorates Product Design with Fine Art
The vice president of commercial design for Mannington Mills and part of this year’s Metropolis Specify Hot List pursues partnerships with fine artists.
Jane Abernethy Insists on Walking the Talk
Humanscale’s chief sustainability officer, and a part of this year’s Metropolis Specify Hot List, has led the company through dozens of green product certifications.
Hong Kong’s New M+ Museum Is a Beautiful Study in Contradiction
Designed by Herzog & De Meuron, the impressive building asserts Hong Kong’s cultural ascendancy while also magnifying the region’s unescapable political tensions
A Neon Pink Structure Rises in the Metaverse
Digital designers Benny Or and Cyril Lancelin discuss their four-story NFT environment, The Meeting Place, and the potentials for metaverse architecture.
Nashville Bounces Back With These Three Design-Forward Hospitality Projects
After the tornados of 2019 and lockdown of 2020, Music City crowds are back with a new W Hotel, Justin Timberlake’s downtown deco honky-tonk, and Sean Brock’s Japan-meets-Appalachia eatery.
Are Couches the New Desks?