Algorithmic Lace Weaves 16th Craft with 21st Technology

By | May 10, 2019

Combining 16th century lace weaving technique with three-dimensional modeling, Lisa Marks’ “Algorithmic Lace” presents an impressive convergence of technology and craft, one that earned the designer this year’s Grand Prix winner of Lexus Design Award 2019. Currently an instructor at Parsons School of Design specializing in 3D Modeling and Temporary Environment, Marks’ “Algorithmic Lace” combines function and beauty into a body positive… Read More »

MDW19: An Interview with Konstantin Grcic

By | May 10, 2019

Over many years Vitra has had a productive relationship with designer Konstantin Grcic on the development of concepts and products for flexible office environments. It is in this context of a future office scenario that Rookie was designed, an unconventionally simple chair. Minimal adjustments, but immediate comfort were the goals. I had the opportunity to sit down with… Read More »

Friday Five with Molly Fitzpatrick

By | May 10, 2019

Molly Fitzpatrick, owner and designer of DittoHouse, is a textile designer from Cleveland, Ohio. She has designed textiles for a variety of clients in a variety of markets, including major airlines, home furnishings, and baby accessories. Her aesthetic is highlighted by graphic and engaging textile designs with innovative color stories. Molly loves to design textiles that add a… Read More »

A Renovated Penthouse in Paris by 05 AM arquitectura

By | May 9, 2019

05 AM arquitectura switched things up when renovating this two-story, Paris penthouse. The original interior housed the main spaces on the lower floor, with a double-height volume that had access to a top floor terrace that was never used. In addition, the pitched roof was wasted on an attic space only used for storage. To maximize the apartment’s… Read More »