Interview: HempWood Founder Greg Wilson

A new sustainable design material enters the market with innumerable benefits

A patent-wielding Willy Wonka-like character who whips up sustainable building and design materials from various fibers, Greg Wilson has released details on his latest developments that focus on the dynamic, controversial hemp plant. His creation, HempWood, and its parent company, Fibonacci, are based out of a factory in a former cornfield in West Kentucky. And there, Wilson’s day-to-day workload includes educating consumers and imagining the …

Inside New Canaan, Connecticut’s Enveloping “At The Noyes House” Exhibition

80 works of art and design within an iconic mid-century modernist home

Harvard Five architect and IBM industrial designer Eliot Noyes’ mid-century modernist home currently hosts an enveloping exhibition, At the Noyes House: Blum & Poe, Mendes Wood DM, and Object & Thing, that transports guests out of time and place. In the same Connecticut town that draws architectural tourists to the Philip Johnson Glass House, New Canaan, the Noyes House exhibit sees the work of 34 …

Designing The 2021 Jeep Wagoneer Concept

Chris Benjamin and Tim Aness on reimagining a classic, inside and out

Originally produced from 1963 to 1993, the Jeep Wagoneer oozes nostalgia—from the boxy shape to its wood paneling. Redesigning such an icon guarantees backlash, but the 2021 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer Concept balances retro Americana with contemporary style, courtesy of curvier lines and premium materials. A sophisticated and significant design choice, there’s no Jeep insignia anywhere on the vehicle—inside or out. But the lack …