Architect Liam Young’s City Concept Can House The Population of The Entire Planet

In his latest experiment, speculative architect Liam Young designed a city that can house 10 billion people—the estimated population of the world in 2050. This “Planet City” constructs a regenerative future—one in which the city, occupying 0.2 percent of the earth, sustains space to restore nature, returns stolen lands, staves off climate change and fosters a new myriad of cultures. While this experiment is not …

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Time-Traveling Sound Maker Exhibition in NYC

A pop-up that presents the mesmerizing relationship between sound and time

The idiom “tick-tock” includes two sounds that many of us were taught symbolize the passing of time, as they allude to the mechanical inner-workings of watches and clocks of yonder years. These onomatopoeic words may be the most well-known of all sounds associated with time-telling, but they’re far from the only ones. To step into luxury Swiss watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre‘s The Sound Maker exhibition, open now …

Reform + Jean Nouvel’s Dazzling Kitchen Design Tells A Story Of Life

During a time of increasing domesticity, these sublime countertops capture the quotidian in a new light

Luminous and ever-evolving, REFLECT—the kitchen design collaboration of cabinets and countertops between Scandinavian brand Reform and internationally renowned Paris-based architect Jean Nouvel—embodies a forward-thinking approach. Nouvel’s expertise in urban structures and his ethos that art is driven by utility seamlessly blends with Reform’s modern aesthetics. Together, the their dazzling kitchen collection interweaves form and function. Coming in two color variants (black and or silver metal), …