Design Directions at ICFF 2017

Of all New York design week events, ICFF, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, is the most challenging. Walking miles and miles of Javits Center’s carpet avenues and viewing the works…

Best of Sight Unseen 2017

Sight Unseen Offsite is one of the most important shows for independent designers. Set up as a gallery exhibition on the ground floor of 100 Avenue of the Americas in…

Best from Wanted Design 2017

Out of all design shows happening in New York in May, Wanted Design is probably the least elitarian: you’ll hardly be able to define the crowd there, and it’s what…

Common Sense: a Multi-Sensory Festival

The second festival of the Design Academy at A/D/O on Saturday, May 13, promised to investigate designers’ power to transform our world through the most fundamental human interfaces: texture and…

Collective Design 2017

My relationship with art is complicated. I always had an issue understanding and hence appreciating unquantifiable matters: say, an expressionist painting or a sculpture made of street garbage. I’m very reluctant to…

Seven Erasers to Celebrate Eraser Day

Since it’s invention in 1839 the rubber eraser has seen a rapid evolution — with new shapes and materials taking place, the eraser remained an essential tool to fix mistakes of students, writers,…

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