Foster + Partners reveals New York City boathouse featuring zig-zag roof

Row New York by Foster and Partners


Foster + Partners has unveiled plans to build a timber boathouse on Manhattan’s Harlem River for a non-profit that teaches local teens to row. Read more


Standard Arts adorns apartment in David Chipperfield’s The Bryant tower in Manhattan

The Bryant New York City model residence by Standard Arts and David Chipperfield


A model unit within David Chipperfield’s new residential tower in Midtown Manhattan has been furnished with whimsical decor and colourful artwork selected by the curatorial firm Standard Arts. Read more


Orior revives colourful retro furniture in New York showroom

Orior showroom New York City


The successor of furniture brand Orior, which was established in Northern Ireland in the 1970s, has opened a showroom in New York City to display furniture with “spunk and flavour”. Read more


Orior revives colourful retro furniture in New York showroom

Orior showroom New York City


The successor of furniture brand Orior, which was established in Northern Ireland in the 1970s, has opened a showroom in New York City to display furniture with “spunk and flavour”. Read more


ODA turns former sugary refinery into “crown jewel of Dumbo”

10 Jay by ODA


New York architecture firm ODA has transformed a landmarked factory in Brooklyn’s Dumbo overlooking the city’s East River into an office building fronted by a huge glistening glass facade. Read more


Konekt debuts chainmail lighting in dark-blue Manhattan showroom

Konekt showroom New York City


Mother-and-daughter design studio Konekt has coloured the walls of its new showroom in New York City dark blue to provide a bold backdrop to its sculptural lighting and furniture designs. Read more


Konekt debuts chainmail lighting in dark-blue Manhattan showroom

Konekt showroom New York City


Mother-and-daughter design studio Konekt has coloured the walls of its new showroom in New York City dark blue to provide a bold backdrop to its sculptural lighting and furniture designs. Read more


Konekt debuts chainmail lighting in dark-blue Manhattan showroom

Konekt showroom New York City


Mother-and-daughter design studio Konekt has coloured the walls of its new showroom in New York City dark blue to provide a bold backdrop to its sculptural lighting and furniture designs. Read more


The Brilliant Sound Experience by Sonos Illuminates the Science of What We Hear

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                                For three days in New York City an immersive multi-room sensory experience created by <a href="https://www.sonos.com/en-us/home"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Sonos</a> in partnership with <a href="https://assistant.google.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Google Assistant</a> invited visitors to delve into interactive installations of sound, music, and light to explain the properties and experience of sound.

The Brilliant Sound Experience uses new music from 4AD label artists The National and Holly Herndon, alongside interactive installations to illustrate the properties and dynamics of sound, how it layers into music, and the evocative nature of music. Each room is in essence a self-contained universe of light and sound, each designed to provide listeners the aural and visual cues to better recognize how our brains process sound/music:

Room One – The Physics of Sound

Featuring “Eternal” by Holly Herndon, a track from the AI-aided album, PROTO, the first room utilizes 18 Sonos Play:5s, one Sonos One, and one Sonos Sub, to weave 20 individual tracks into a singular tapestry of

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Louis Kahn’s Four Freedoms State Park coloured with rainbow flag for Pride Month 2019

Ascend With Pride installation at Louis Kahn's Four Freedoms Park in New York City's Roosevelt Island


Graphic designer Fallon Kesicier has installed New York‘s “largest Pride flag” on the steps of the Louis Kahn-designed Four Freedoms State Park to celebrate Pride Month. Read more


Studio Gang unveils new details of Natural History Museum extension in New York

American Museum of Natural History science centre of Studio Gang


American architecture firm Studio Gang has released an updated set of renderings of its undulating addition to the American Natural History Museum in Manhattan. Read more


Studio Gang unveils new details of Natural History Museum extension in New York

American Museum of Natural History science centre of Studio Gang


American architecture firm Studio Gang has released an updated set of renderings of its undulating addition to the American Natural History Museum in Manhattan. Read more


Harriet Harriss named dean of Pratt Institute School of Architecture

Harriet Harriss hired as dean of Pratt's school of architecture


New York City’s Pratt Institute has named British architect and professor Harriet Harriss as the next dean of its school of architecture. Read more


Harriet Harriss named dean of Pratt Institute School of Architecture

Harriet Harriss hired as dean of Pratt's school of architecture


New York City’s Pratt Institute has named British architect and professor Harriet Harriss as the next dean of its school of architecture. Read more


Landini Associates creates “the ultimate McDonald’s” on Times Square

McDonald's Times Square New York by Landini Associates


McDonald’s has opened a glass-fronted restaurant topped with a giant billboard on Times Square in New York City. Read more


Landini Associates creates “the ultimate McDonald’s” on Times Square

McDonald's Times Square New York by Landini Associates


McDonald’s has opened a glass-fronted restaurant topped with a giant billboard on Times Square in New York City. Read more


Lunya styles Williamsburg store like an apartment

Lunya Williamsburg by Ashley Merrill


A sofa, dining table and bed furnish this shop for luxury sleepwear in Brooklyn, which was designed as a “celebration of the home” to reflect its cosy pieces. Read more


Standard Dose CBD store provides “calm escape” in New York City

Standard Dose New York by SR Projects


Arched openings, plants and lightwells are used to create a soothing atmosphere inside this New York shop for CBD-based products, designed by local studio SR Projects. Read more


CetraRuddy reveals art-deco New York tower designed for Rockefeller Group

Rose Hill Tower by Rockefeller Group


CetraRuddy has designed a chevron-patterned tower for the developers of New York’s Rockefeller Center, which draws on the art deco architecture of the complex. Read more


Eny Lee Parker presents “lumpy and imperfect” homeware at ICFF 2019

First Hand Collection Part Two by Eny Lee Parker at ICFF New York


Brooklyn designer Eny Lee Parker’s latest homeware includes a mirror that looks like “dripping pancake batter” and donut-like lamps. Read more