MoMA’s “Items: Is Fashion Modern?” Exhibition and Collection

111 garments and accessories that altered our perception of style, and 12 pieces you can buy

In 1944, architect and curator Bernard Rudofsky assembled “Are Clothes Modern?” at NYC’s Museum of Modern Art. It was the first of its kind—a fashion exhibition addressing the design, manufacturing and culture around clothes that seemed to be caught in the grips of pre-WWII traditional attitudes. On 1 October 2017 a similar exhibition, and the museum’s second look at clothing and accessories—both past and future—will …

MoMA, Karl Lagerfeld and the $3,000 Pencils

The Karlbox is a black lacquered cabinet with 350 items for all your creative endeavors inside—pencils, markers, charcoals and watercolor brushes. A collaboration between MoMA and Karl Lagerfeld (the 83-year-old creative director and fashion legend), the limited edition box set is made by German heritage brand Faber-Castell and already has a waitlist. While that might not seem too surprising to hear, it carries a little …

HAY Mini Market Makes its US Debut

The MoMA Store brings the affordable, playful Danish design accessories to Soho and online

Design fair regulars are well-acquainted with HAY, which was founded in 2002 to provide quality, contemporary furniture at a democratic price point. Since then, the Danish design company has branched out into smaller products and accessories, collaborating with international designers (like Sebastian Wrong) to add playful, innovative and always stylish touches to humdrum household objects. Driven by their mission to make good design more accessible, …