Milan Design Week 2019: Bang & Olufsen’s Beovision Harmony TV System

Oak and aluminum panels fan out to reveal a future-forward screen

With screens in our pockets, on our wrists and atop our desks, their omnipresence often impedes two desirable tenets of a home: peace and harmony. With impeccable attention to detail—and a history of design precision and technological advancement—Bang & Olufsen hopes to change this. The Beovision Harmony system—which includes an LG OLED C9 77-inch TV—partially conceals its slender, future-forward screen. Two elegant panels partially disrupt …

Layer3 TV Launches Cablebox Designed by BMW Designworks

The first new cable company in over a decade puts user experience first

Layer3 TV is a new US cable company with service available in Chicago, Washington D.C. and Longmont, CO with Los Angeles coming online soon. Shown here is an exclusive look at their new set-top box designed by BMW Group subsidiary Designworks. “We believe design should be at the center of everything we do and it starts with the box,” CEO Jeff Binder tells us about …

Why We Owe Mary Tyler Moore

“The Mary Tyler Moore Show” debuted in September 1970 and was the USA’s first-ever show that focused on a single, independent, working woman. With all kinds of timely issues (which, sadly are still relevant today) addressed in the show—from equal pay to sex and sex work, homophobia and more—it was a hugely important show. As Willa Paskin says on Slate, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show’s …