David Sokol (New York, 1979) is a U.S.-based freelancer specializing in architecture, planning, and product design. A former managing editor of I.D., today he is a contributing editor at Architectural Record and Greensource magazines, as well as at Surface, Cultured, and the Australian interiors journal (inside). He also regularly contributes to The Wall Street Journal's "Off Duty" section, …
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Yes We Can: debating the future of American design
A recent panel discussion at Washington DC’s International Design Festival got to grips with the somewhat provocative question, “What Happened to American Design?”, the implication being it doesn't enjoy the singular, coherent identity of other
Over Site: how Caracas's new cable-car system is making ...
Once so disenfranchised that they didn't even appear on maps of the city, Caracas's favelas are, thanks to projects such as the technically and politically remarkable MetroCable transport system in San Agustín, acquiring a social legitimacy. Here,
Sarasota Revisited: Architonic explores the architectural ...
The 'Sarasota School of Architecture' was coined as an historical term by architect Gene Leedy in the 1980s to describe the unique mid-century, European-Modernism-meets-Florida architecture of the city. Here, we examine how the physical legacy of
The Unlimited Ambition of Limited-Edition Design: in ...
Love it or hate it, limited-edition design has proved over the last few years that it's more than just a passing trend. No one event has done more to encourage the growth of this particular market than Design Miami. With its European edition, Design