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6 Mexican Designers on What Inspires Them

6 Mexican Designers on What Inspires Them

Clean lines, warm colors, and natural materials from all across Mexico—we spoke with six of our favorite designers across the country about their influences, from minimalism to personal experience. These are just some of their latest creations. Los Patrones “Los...
Rethinking the Future of Office Design

Rethinking the Future of Office Design

It’s no secret that workplaces are changing. Remote work has become a necessary part of life, begging the questions: What happens when we go back to work? How will offices change, and what will their design focus be? Advertisement We might not have all of the answers...
A Note from Our Home Office

A Note from Our Home Office

My desk faces east toward Lake Michigan. It would be a stunning view if it weren’t for the half-mile of lofts, college-prep schools, hotels, and mid-rise buildings between here and there. Still, it’s not bad. The desk is a three-piece job, a tabletop built to click...
Daniel Simon is Transforming the Way We Drive

Daniel Simon is Transforming the Way We Drive

It’s sunny, low 70s, in the Del Rey neighborhood of West Los Angeles. A new office compound is under construction—one of many new developments aimed at making room for the tech, startup, and media companies that are flocking to the area, what’s being referred to as...
Kim Colin’s 7-Step Guide to Smart Design

Kim Colin’s 7-Step Guide to Smart Design

Seven years ago, when award-winning designers Kim Colin and Sam Hecht of Industrial Facility were designing Locale, a collaborative office furniture system for Herman Miller, they had another idea: tables. “We weren’t asked for tables, but out of that work we were...
Na Kim on Transcending Medium and Geography

Na Kim on Transcending Medium and Geography

Right now, things are hectic,” graphic designer Na Kim tells us from her current home/studio in Stuttgart, Germany. Frankly we’d be surprised to hear things weren’t, considering the breadth of her work and the places it takes her. Na currently spends around half the...
How to Bring Pattern into Your Next Project

How to Bring Pattern into Your Next Project

When we think about pattern, our minds often go straight to the bold: animal print, brocade, floral, something loud and geometric, made in a flurry of colors that floods the senses. It’s one reason why some designers stray from busy motifs, opting instead for a...