Rad and Hatch for TreeHouse

Austin's furniture collaborative crafts elegantly upcycled designs

What happens when two sustainable design outfits specializing in distinct materials team up? In the case of Rad Furniture and Hatch Workshop (both also fabricators), the partnership is geared toward “thoughtful and well-crafted” furniture with material integrity. The two Austin companies’ latest and largest retail project for a local startup, sustainable building supply and resource center TreeHouse, is no exception. A visit to their Austin …

New Work by Orfeo Quagliata

Chains, ring pops and weapons in a master glass designer's latest experiments with crystal

Though master of crystal and glass design Orfeo Quagliata, 39, has been producing his own transparent wonders for several years (he’s been working with glass since age 12 and heads up Phuze Design), a recent collaboration with Swarovski Elements has led the Mexico-based artist to explore a more subversive side of the material. After the success of his initial partnership with the crystal leaders (he …

Triangle Notebook

A geometric journal inspired by Istanbul's cultural aesthetic

Unlike standard notebooks where variety is limited to cover styles, the Triangle Notebook ditches the banal shape of a rectangle for the (you guessed it) triangle. The mod journal, designed by Turkish artist, Tan Mavitan, is a MoMA exclusive from the Destination: Istanbul collection. A reflection of Istanbul’s highly geometric design aesthetic, the Triangle Notebook converts from its unusual shape into a square when opened. …