Autoban: Form. Function. Experience.

Istanbul's design studio releases a book documenting their most impressive work since starting in 2003

As arguably the fourth largest city in the world, Istanbul is a cultural hub of Turkey—and the region. For exactly this reason, it’s also the home of Autoban, the highly admired design studio (founded in 2003 by Seyhan Özdemir and Sefer Çağlar) known for creating furniture, interior atmospheres and architecture in a unique style that’s equal parts Asian and European, traditional and modern. To celebrate …

Manuel Lima: The Book of Trees

The data visualization master's new work gives a history and analysis of leafy diagrams

Data is a powerful tool. Whether it’s used for education, research, policies or everyday decision-making, numbers hold power—and often a simple value doesn’t best convey their meaning. Portuguese-born and NYC-based designer, researcher and author Manuel Lima gives meaning to data through visualization. His innovative and influential book “Visual Complexity” gave some of the first in-depth analyses into increasingly ubiquitous field. Inspired by a trend he …

Interaction of Color App

Josef Albers' influential book on color reimagined for the iPad

In 1963, Yale University Press published a book that would change the way people approached color. Now, in partnership with The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and developed by award-winning design and technology firm Potion, Josef Albers’ “Interaction of Color” returns—as an interactive iPad application. This is no reissue, it’s an imaginative exploration on balance, partnering and emotion—with surprises in tow. 50 years after its …