When Bertrand Goldberg returned to his native Chicago in 1936 the city was in the midst of an architectural revolution. The emergence of steel-frame architecture in the final years of the previous century had ushered in a generation of soaring buildings, earning Chicago a reputation for architectural
"Squeeze Sconce," "Meow Chair," "Skateboard," and "Tuffet Stool" are some of the names for furniture and accessories designed by Lisa Krohn's firm Krab Design. These titles conjure the whimsical mood of Krohn's work, but also belie its formalist roots.
Krohn studied Industrial Design at Cranbrook
There's something intuitively appealing about the designs of Karim Rashid, who has designed coat racks, couches, and practically everything in between. His "Limacon" couch (1997) would feel equally comfortable in the spaceship home of George Jetson or in a stylish living room in Milan. Its boldly asy