Architect Daniel Libeskind’s Redesigned Richard Hennessy Decanter

Crafted from Baccarat crystal, a vessel that houses liquid named for the esteemed cognac house's founder

An angular, futuristic silhouette encases a suggestion of the organic shape of the Hennessy XO bottle in world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind‘s design for the exquisite new Richard Hennessy decanter. Composed of Baccarat crystal, the vessel’s geometries highlight the crystalline majesty of the material and the essence of the limited edition liquid within. This latest architectural partnership from Hennessy once again finds the maison’s collaborator looking to the past to …

The Cooper Union’s Student Work Collection Highlights Early Work From Star Architects and More

An expansive, free online database, The Cooper Union’s Student Work Collection contains projects from 1,500+ of the institution’s graduates—as well as those from its Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture. This public archive includes (text, audio and photographic) components from roughly 4,500 projects, stretching back to the 1930s, many of which were unpublished. Many of the school’s celebrated alumni, Elizabeth Diller and Daniel Libeskind included, …

Daniel Libeskind + Alessi’s Time Maze Wall Clock

The architect reflects on the esoteric concept of time

Undoubtedly a huge name in architecture and design, Polish-American Daniel Libeskind is responsible for designing Berlin’s Jewish Museum and NYC’s World Trade Center—among so much more. One of his most recent and (as always) striking creations is “Time Maze,” made in collaboration with iconic Italian design brand, Alessi. We spoke with Libeskind (who also works as a professor and set designer) about the clock’s bold …