Lee Magill is a writer and editor based in New York City who has contributed to Travel + Leisure and Time Out. She previously served as the editor of Time Out New York Kids.
François Chambard, the founder of design studio UM Project, explains how his industrial furniture designs balance vintage obsessions with high tech futurism.
Globe-trotting designer Rejane Dal Bello explores stories and design languages for disease and health. In this interview, she exposes the family roots of her most ambitious project, a series of books about Dr. Giraffe, fine arts paintings inspired by Google Earth, and how these passion projects balance her arduous work regimen.
Nakazato's status as a woman in Japan meant she could never take over the reins of the family business – which traditionally goes to the oldest son – but it has also given her the uncommon freedom to follow her imagination, open her own business, and live the life she chooses on two faraway continents.
The design icon lunched with 99U at Via Carota in the West Village, whose logo she created for its launch in 2015, to talk about why your studio's name matters, the reason your client’s person in charge must be present at all meetings, and what happens when you serve gelato at your studio presentations.
It's easy to think that accomplished artists simply arrive at great ideas. But that's far from true, says photographer Todd Hido. In this interview, Hido shares just how all over the place he can be when creating, offering a glimpse into how much effort he puts into his work to make it be of the highest level.
It’s tough to imagine a job that’s more harrowing, or more important, than being a photographer covering violence and disasters on the ground. Here, three women share their stories.