Design and Architecture Podcasts on SURROUND Network

A growing roster of shows that aims to support and inspire the creative community

Launching today, the SURROUND Podcast Network by SANDOW Design Group gathers together some of the best architecture and design shows from around the world. These shows include Deep Green (hosted by METROPOLIS editor in chief, Avinash Rajagopal, and exploring how the built environment impacts the natural environment, climate and equity), MillerKnoll’s Looking Forward (about the future of work and workplaces) and Design Nerds Anonymous (which sits at the …

Studio Visit: Italy’s Crea Concrete Design + Foscarini Lighting

Shining a light on the process of the skilled artisans who produce the Aplomb lamp for the major design firm

Foscarini is the third largest Italian lighting company and yet they do not own a factory. Their entire production relies on collaboration with skilled artisans, each of whom is specialized in a particular material or craft, from glass to carbon fiber. The company is now lifting the veil on this with Maestrie (Master Skills), a narrative photographic and video project by the artist Gianluca Vassallo. …

Roman and Williams for eBay Collective

Rare, inspiring pieces selected by the award-winning design firm

In October 2016, eBay Collective launched as a destination for fine art and interior design. An e-commerce platform with rigorous guidelines and harboring one-of-a-kind objects, it grew into a resource for both consumers and designers. Celebrated design firm Roman and Williams frequented the site—and eBay as a whole—for rare and inspiring pieces. Now, they’ve taken the next step and hand-selected pieces for their own eBay …