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Photography by Alex
Step inside Marimekko’s printing factory for a look at how its iconic textiles come to life.
July 22, 2011
Athens is home to one of history’s most important buildings, the Parthenon, but how does the city fare architecturally today?
November 15, 2010
On Murano, an island near Venice, Italy, glass artisans go to work before dawn. Inside one workshop, the kilns have been howling all night, preparing colored glass for the day’s work.
April 30, 2010
The Frozen Fountain
Though some might say that you can’t buy good taste, Cok de Rooy has built a career out of doing just that.
October 19, 2009
The 3107 Chair
It takes nine sheets of veneer, two layers of cotton backing, up to five coats of paint, and 11 days to make a 3107 chair.
July 20, 2009
The Alessi 9090
Alessi—In the 1970s, Alessi invested $300,000 to develop its first cooking appliance: a stovetop espresso maker by Richard Sapper.
February 26, 2009
Designers and manufacturers bemoan the profusion of cheaply made copycats, but it’s been proven time and again that truly great design can never be obscured by poor imitation.
January 25, 2009