Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Tom Dixon Q&A for The Moment

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview British designer Tom Dixon for T Magazine. We spoke about his presentation at this year’s ICFF, which featured his new INDUSTRY line, the first in a series of limited-edition, self-published books, and a hands-on booth called Flash Factory. And, most interestingly, Dixon revealed his thoughts on the next phase of the design industry.

Click here to read The New York Times “The Moment” story!

Pierre Cardin on Coolhunting

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Check out my review of Assouline‘s beautiful new book, Pierre Cardin: 60 Years of Innovation, now on Coolhunting!

Eat Out! on BehindTheBurner.com

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Check out my BehindTheBurner.com review of Gestalten‘s awesome new book, Eat Out! It surveys the most interesting, contemporary restaurant concepts and designs, and includes wild restaurant spots like a dinner in the sky (table suspended 50 meters in the air by a crane) and an installation that envelops guests in a vapor of Gin and tonic water. After about an hour, it’s estimated visitors imbibed approximately 1 gin and tonic—through their lungs and eyeballs!

Click here to read more!

Less & More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010


Check out my review of Gestalten‘s new Dieter Rams monograph at Coolhunting.com! It’s a comprehensive look at one of the 20th century’s most influential industrial designers…

*image courtesy of Gestalten, © Gestalten 2010

Arcadia

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

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In Greek mythology, “Arcadia” was an idyllic, remote mountain region where man lived in perfect harmony with nature. Gestalten‘s new book by the same title – Arcadia: Cross Country Style, Architecture and Design – demonstrates how modern design continues to facilitate a lifestyle in tune with our natural surroundings, featuring incredible architecture, bespoke furniture and interior design projects from around the globe.

Check out my full review at Coolhunting.com!

*Images courtesy of Gestalten