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Anna Karlin on Designing for Multiple Mediums

Anna Karlin on Designing for Multiple Mediums

London-born, New York City-based designer Anna Karlin is first to admit she is doing exactly what she was meant to be doing. “It is my happy place,” she says. Anna, a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art, has no limits. She designs across multiple mediums, including...
Rhett Baruch on Art Curation as a Form of Survival

Rhett Baruch on Art Curation as a Form of Survival

“I was influenced somehow or another by doodads,” art dealer Rhett Baruch tells me, utterly sincere. “Doodad,” by definition, means (literally) nothing. It’s a placeholder for words we cannot recall, like a gizmo, a whatsit, something Ariel would collect in The Little...
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...
Designing the Den Lounge Chair

Designing the Den Lounge Chair

When the design team at Cabot Wrenn develops new prototypes, they ask one simple question: “Would you have it in your home?” After an 11-month process creating Styrofoam and 3D printed prototypes, they answered with a resounding yes. One of their results is the Den...
How Tuft & Needle is Crafting Great Sleep

How Tuft & Needle is Crafting Great Sleep

When JT Marino couldn’t return the $3,500 mattress he’d bought, he didn’t just get pissed off; he took a knife and cut into the damn thing to learn how to make it better. Advertisement JT had worked in Silicon Valley for years, helping tech companies build out their...
Repurposing a Landmark

Repurposing a Landmark

Charles and Ray Eames didn’t believe in waste. Growing up during The Great Depression and living through World War II, they knew what it was like to have nothing—to have to conserve to survive. But what the 20th-century designers also knew was how to find the...