What is the allure? Exotic, sensual and a definite must have! If you are fashionably minded, then the effortlessness of a kaftan is the confidence and beauty every woman needs in paradise.
Christian Siriano is known for many things, an amazing design force, a creative, an innovator and as Tim Gunn would call him, a prodigy. But what really makes Christian tick? What motivates him? What pushes him to the forefront of success?
Tokyo is a megalopolis. If you get to a vantage point like the top of the Mori Tower, in Roppongi, the city stretches out as far as the eye can see in every direction. Only Mt. Fuji in the distance suggests that there is an end to the urban undulations.
Talent coupled with the right backing and support provides an undeniably successful result. During New York Fashion Week two of the most promising designers showed under the Harlem's Fashion Row umbrella.
We arrived in Beijing and were quickly enveloped by the haze of fog-smog that the city is known for. This wasn't all bad though. The fog-smog made everything look good through our lenses and it also created an atmospheric, almost eerie vibe.
While much of New York Fashion Week coverage focuses on cocktail parties and Victoria Beckham's stolen bicycle, there's an untold story about a part of the fashion world engaged in real innovation.
The ecommerce paradigm, which changed during the Internet boom of the 1990s, has accelerated the past five years with social media. Today, it's gainin...
Window shopping through the Meatpacking District of Manhattan there is one trend that every designer has opted for this season: "Now Hiring" signage. This is interesting to me because it seems as if the art of being a retailer is dying.
They hold the keys to the creative kingdom, can make even crappy ideas sound like poetry in a pitch, and always have cool shoes. But with digital taking increasingly larger portions of client budgets, has the creative director's time as the exalted leader of creativity island come to a close?
Salone del Mobile is the largest design trade fair in the world, held annually in Milan. This year offered a glimpse into the future. From 3D printing...
The man behind the Jambox, the UP band, and, soon, the OUYA (say it "Ooh Yah!") gaming console is changing the business of product design.
A recent debate in the larger design/research community has got me thinking about how I ended up valuing collaborative work, and why I think it's so important.
Each Monday on Channel Surfing, What's Trending quickly flips through the best of what's happening around YouTube and serves it up for your viewing pleasure. Because no one has the time to watch everything, even when it's great!
Reboot is a design agency that focuses on service design in international development. In other words, fixing aid programs so that they provide enough...
Firebelly's Dawn Hancock has found a way to inextricably link her design practice to helping her community, by incubating businesses and mentoring des...
There now exists an opportunity for the American workforce to embrace design as a broad form of liberal-art. We need to move beyond a celebration of things, and recognize the power of systems, emotions and stories.