Furniture Highlights from EDIT Napoli 2022

Exemplary displays from the prestigious Italian design fair

Now in its fourth edition, EDIT Napoli—the Italian fair dedicated to authorial and independent design—proved to be an opportunity to discover diverse and unexpected gems. From our recent visit to the fair, which is curated by Domitilla Dardi and Emilia Petruccelli, we’ve chosen to highlight exemplary furniture projects that represent contemporary Italian design. Some of the designers we’ve selected have industry central to their identity, …

Interview: Whipsaw Founder, Designer and CEO, Dan Harden

Exploring the principles and visions that drive this prolific design firm

Despite winning over 290 design awards and filing over 1,000 patents, Whipsaw—a highly acclaimed strategy, industrial design, digital design and engineering consulting firm—doesn’t aspire to be the most celebrated or prosperous company. For Whipsaw, success lies in designing solutions, meaningful experiences and, most of all, a better world. Since its conception in 1999, these ideals have shown through their widespread work, including home-gym machine Tonal, medical …

SF’s Department of Public Works and Institute for Creative Integration Designed a Better Trash Can

An oftentimes overlooked design, the humble public trash can is a crucial object and San Francisco’s Department of Public Works has been on a search to replace their 3,000 sidewalk receptacles with newer, better ones. The institution’s deputy director of policy and communications, Beth Rubenstein, couldn’t find the perfect trash can so she teamed up with industrial design company Institute for Creative Integration to create …