Rethinking the Contemporary Kitchen

Rethinking the Contemporary Kitchen When you think of a “contemporary” kitchen, what enters your mind? A sleek and contrasty Euro-style loft kitchen? A soothingly balanced Asian-inspired kitchen? What about a ’50s throwback kitchen with colorful appliances, pastel walls and a starburst clock? According to kitchen industry experts, all these kitchens could be called “contemporary” because… Read More »

John Pawson Designs Fashion Awards Trophies From Swarovski Crystal

John Pawson helped out with his family’s textile business before he practiced architecture. Aside from occasional retail projects, he hasn’t worked in fashion since. That is, until the British Fashion Council and Swarovski commissioned him to design the trophy for this year’s Fashion Awards. Pawson created a minimalist cylinder from Swarovski crystal that encases a… Read More »

Vitsœ and Mud Australia Set Up Shop in Los Angeles

Vitsœ has been celebrated for producing original Dieter Rams designs for nearly six decades. Now, the brand has joined forces with handmade porcelain purveyor Mud Australia to open a retail flagship in West Los Angeles. It’s a natural progression for both companies—Mud Australia has exclusively used Vitsœ’s 606 Universal Shelving System to display its handmade… Read More »

Artaic Celebrates New HQ at Boston Design Center

Mosaic manufacturer Artaic celebrated the grand opening of its new Boston Design Center outpost with a festive soirée. Attendees included local architects and designers, technology frontrunners, and business leaders. At 6,200 square feet, the new space more than doubles the size of the company’s former location. ”We like to think of it as a combination… Read More »

New IIDA Headquarters Celebrates Grand Opening

The IIDA’s brand-new headquarters, designed by Todd Heiser of Gensler, welcomed design professionals for an exclusive event during NeoCon. “This singular and distinctive design organization has throughout its history defined global commercial design excellence and its community of practitioners,” noted Cheryl Durst, the executive vice president/CEO of IIDA and Interior Design Hall of Fame member.… Read More »

Source Hosts 768 Designer Meetings in Rancho Palos Verdes

This week, 115 designers and manufacturers gathered at the scenic Terranea resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, for Interior Design’s biannual Re:Source event. The guests were on site for three full days to network and learn with their peers. Re:Source gives designers the opportunity to discover suppliers and their latest offerings through targeted, face-to-face meetings.… Read More »