The Art + Science of Biophile Skincare

Design Army’s Pum Lefebure teams up with scientist Alison Cutlan to create the visual story for the sustainable line

Alison Cutlan, an expert in green chemistry, experimented with fermented ingredients that she combined with botanicals and superfood extracts to create her own skin care line, Biophile. Cutlan (who previously developed products for Kiehl’s and other major brands) developed three products for her new company: the Root Bionic Refining Essence preps the skin, the Bio-shroom Rejuvenating Serum follows, and then a nourishing Bio Barrier green …

Interview: PUMA Hoops Head of Footwear Design, Jeremy Sallee

Digging into the brand's reemergence in the basketball category

In 2018, PUMA reentered the basketball market with the unveiling of the brand’s first basketball sneaker in 20 years: the PUMA Clyde Court, named after the charismatic former NBA player Walt “Clyde” Frazier. Those sneakers reference a storied relationship between the brand and the beloved sport. Shortly thereafter, they announced a shortlist of high-profile players to ink sponsorship deals and Jay-Z as their creative director. This renewed focus on basketball …

Design Brand Hem Opens a Multifunctional NYC Space

The SoHo outpost will showcase new pieces and serve as a setting for appointments and events

Stockholm-based design brand Hem has steadily set the standard for direct-to-consumer, design-forward furniture and decor items since launching in 2015, accruing a long list of collaborators and loyal buyers (the brand surpassed the $15 million profit mark in 2019) along the way. And while Stockholm remains their design and administrative hub, openings in Los Angeles and now New York serve as real-life extensions of their …