Furniture Studio thehighkey Humanizes Post-Industrial Design

Among other things, this Brooklyn-based practice crafts skatepark-inspired conversation pits

John Vieweg, founder of Brooklyn-based creative practice thehighkey, likens the American landscape to an infinite highway. “Most of American land is actually the space between two locations as opposed to the locations themselves which is really interesting,” he tells us. “This physical backend that underpins all of our material, all our construction, all of our labor, all of our shipping—I think this is a space …

Milan Design Week 2021: Innovative + Imaginative Highlights

Icons reimagined, Caterina De' Medici-inspired home fragrances, objects made from waste at industrial laundries and more

Not everyone believed that Milan Design Week 2021 would be a success, or even happen, for obvious reasons. Despite everything from travel restrictions to immense financial issues gripping many design studios and brands, Cosmit—the institution that’s organized Salone since 1961—forged ahead. After canceling the April edition, they decided that a special Supersalone would be held in September; still at the fair, still in Milan. Consequently, most …

Pet-Friendly and Easy-to-Assemble Burrow Sofas

A modular couch system that adapts to your moves

While we’re still waiting on Campaign to make its promised splash in the furniture world of urban dwellers, a newcomer has made its way into the market first. SF-based start-up Burrow offers a sofa that moves and grows with its customers—getting that initial foot through the door by providing hassle-free selection, delivery and set-up. Adding a sofa to the living room should be as painless …