The Russel & Mary Wright Design Gallery Opens at MANITOGA

A collection of objects by the mid-century designer find a place within The Russel Wright Design Center

Tucked away off a side road in Garrison, New York, MANITOGA—otherwise known as The Russel Wright Design Center—comprises the nationally landmarked mid-century home, serene studio and enchanting 75-acre forest of the iconic industrial designer. Anyone who’s already taken a trip to the idyllic woodland grounds and set eyes upon Wright’s masterful glass abode, Dragon Rock, has anticipated the opening of an on-site gallery. This May, …

twentytwentyone’s 25th Anniversary Edition of Jasper Morrison’s Thinking Man’s Chair

Limited to 25 pieces, a Cappellini icon reimagined with hot-dip zinc

Designed by Jasper Morrison, the Thinking Man’s Chair was one of several objects that defined the progressive reputation of Italian furniture manufacturer Cappellini in the ’80s and ’90s. Since its inception in 1996, London-based design retailer and producer twentytwentyone (now in its namesake year) championed Cappellini and its visionary director, Giulio Cappellini—the son of the brand’s founder, Enrico. Now, to celebrate their 25th anniversary, twentytwentyone will release limited edition collaborations with …

Industrial Designer Jexter Lim’s Adaptive Tableware for Visually Impaired People

Singapore-based industrial designer Jexter Lim worked with visually impaired people on the development of Eatsy, his collection of adaptive tableware that streamlines eating and serving actions like scooping, aligning, pouring and transferring. The set consists of a plate, bowl, cup, and utensils—each of which incorporates subtle details that act as sensory cues and can be used by left- or right-handed people. In addition to making …