8 Designers Going Their Own Way

April 8, 2014
8 Designers Going Their Own Way

Meet six winners of the Award of Incompleteness, given in honor of Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto

Savoy vases, created by Finnish glass studio Iittala and Swedish agency Studio Total, were presented this year to 36 thinkers and designers. Patterned after Aalto’s free-flowing glass forms, they are intended to represent awardees’ dedication to following their own compass. We introduce six of the winners most impacting the world of architecture and design today…

Read more »

  Featured Sponsor:
Air. You feel it, you smell it, you breathe it.

Blofield is the world’s first brand to incorporate air into furniture design. This is a versatile, award winning product that can turn any space into a seating area. With durable, weatherproof material that can handle most any environment and an electric pump that inflates the product within minutes, Blofield can be used anywhere and everywhere.

Where will you take Blofield?

DIFFA Holds Annual Dining by Design Gala Dinner

The Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) held its 17th annual Dining by Design tour on Monday, March 24, which featured a gala dinner where guests had the opportunity to dine inside installations created by some of the world’s foremost designers.

Read more »
ASID Announces 2014 Design Award Winners

The American Society of Interior Designers has announced the winners of the 2014 ASID Design Awards. Recipients are members of the design community who demonstrate an unyielding commitment to advancing the profession and harnessing the power of design to improve the human experience.

Read more »
New Executive Director of Wallcoverings Association

Sean Samet has been named executive director of the Wallcoverings Association (WA), the trade association dedicated to representing, connecting, and supporting manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers of residential and commercial wallcoverings in North America.

Read more »
Vote for Your Favorite I Like Design Finalist

We’re down to six finalists in our I Like Design competition. Click on the link below to meet them, take a look at their responses to this year’s challenge, and of course vote for your favorites!

Read more »
March 2014   February 2014   January 2014   December 2013
OMNOVA’s Boltaflex®contract upholstery includes a portfolio of high-performance, on-trend vinyl and urethane-coated fabrics designed for contract interiors including commercial office, healthcare and hospitality applications.

more »

Sponsored Recommendations

Design Competition to Open in April for Helsinki's New Museum of Architecture and Design

Helsinki City Council will provide a capital donation of $64.9 million to establish this national museum.

Durkan and NEWH DSCVR Student Design Competition Returns

Design students are crafting the future of hospitality flooring with the DSCVR Student Design Competition. Read on to see how.

IIDA NY To Host Inaugural Career Fair

IIDA NY, Leading NYC-Based Architecture & Design Firms to Meet with Students, Emerging Professionals

SMPS-NY to Host 'The Power of Public Relations & Digital Marketing' Panel Next Month

i+s Editor in Chief AnnMarie Martin will join this SMPS-NY chat on how both traditional and digital storytelling can be harnessed to generate brand exposure.

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of I+S Design, create an account today!