Design for Ukraine

Design for Ukraine

Everyone has watched in disbelief as the innocent people of Ukraine are targeted in an unnecessary war. We at Design Diary have been hoping to come across an effort in our industry that will generate aid so we could promote the opportunity. This week Design Miami/ announced they have launched Design for Ukraine, a fundraising

Movie Theaters coffee table book

Movie Theaters in Artful Decay

Leafing through the pages of Movie Theaters, a large format book published by Prestel that holds gritty photography by Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre, the array of artful decay is stunning. We know the term itself is somewhat oxymoronic, but the state of many of these once grand spaces that now range from shabby to complete

Sottsass stools

Ettore Sottsass at Centre Pompidou

Ettore Sottsass (1917–2007) remains one of the most seminal figures in 20th-century design. The Italian architect and designer created a vast body of work during an exceptionally productive career that spanned more than six decades. Not only did he envision furnishings, he produced architectural drawings, interiors, machines, ceramics, glass, jewelry, textiles and pattern, painting, and