Stockholm Creative Edition: Glass, Wood + Metal

Functional and futuristic uses of classic materials at the inaugural event celebrating Swedish design

On now through 29 September, Stockholm Creative Edition (a brand new independent design week) adds to the vibrant design scene in Europe—and follows the renewed Milan Design Week and effervescent 3 Days Of Design in Copenhagen. Dedicated to Swedish design, Stockholm Creative Edition (founded by Ulrika Kjellstöm Attar and Philippe Attar) is a week of exhibitions, presentations and workshops that celebrate Nordic creativity in the present …

Factory Visit: Zanat, Traditional Woodcarving in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Touring the Konjic factory where tradition and contemporary design merge

Bosnia and Herzegovina may not be known as a center of the design world, but there’s a dynamic company there bridging the gap between traditional craft and contemporary design. Earlier this year, we traveled to Konjic—a small village not far from Sarajevo—following an invitation from Zanat, a woodcarving company founded in 2015 by Adem and Orhan Niksic. But the family’s experience with woodcarving goes much …

Behind the Design of Williamsburg’s Bathhouse

Co-owners Travis Talmadge and Jason Goodman on their spa for the future in a century-old building

Williamsburg’s aptly named, recently opened Bathhouse—in a renovated 1930s soda factory that was once home to the Brooklyn Bottling Company and Dr. Brown’s Soda—has been renovated and designed by co-founders Travis Talmadge and Jason Goodman in collaboration with Jennifer Carpenter of Verona Carpenter Architects. The space meticulously preserves many of the original elements including the vaulted ceilings, original brickwork and a 100-foot-tall smokestack that now serves …