The wellness revolution has entered the workplace with designers incorporating ways to boost productivity, creativity and well-being. In this issue we look at three forward-thinking offices, from a workspace in Amsterdam that features three glass atriums filled with plants to a tiny office in Portland that is built on wheels. Plus: Dutch designer and landscape architect Petra Blaisse on her two-pronged career; a safe haven for disabled veterans in L.A.; and a hilltop theatre that encourages monks to jump off its roof and fly.
Radical changes are underway within the product design world. With this issue, we focus on 10 makers and manufacturers that are leading the revolution through robotics, 3-D printing and unexpected material exploration. Plus: Alberto Meda’s son Francesco carves his own path; what we saw and loved at Toronto Design Week and IMM Cologne; and, are flat-pack refugee shelters the answer for protecting the most vulnerable?
From a pint-sized concrete vacation house in Mexico to a sprawling weekend home outside Mumbai, five stunning residential projects reimagine how we live at every scale. Plus, James Corner Field Operation’s revitalization of Chicago’s Navy Pier; the upward trajectory of Vancouver architectural firm Scott + Scott; Yves Behar’s futuristic bassinet that helps give new parents some much-needed sleep; and the best product launches from London Design Week.