Blog - Design Bureau
  • Wilkinson Blender Architecture
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    Wilkinson Blender Architecture

    See how these architects have brought the outdoors inside and mastered the art of designing green city getaways.

  • How Designers are Changing Sound
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    How Designers are Changing Sound

    New audio systems and technologies thats are flipping the script on hi-fi equipment

  • Toys by Design: Sergey Safonov
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    Toys by Design: Sergey Safonov

    Toy designer Sergey Safonov explains how he’s actually a storyteller.

  • T. Shelf
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    T. Shelf

    Using a flexible form and zip ties instead of screws, this unique shelving unit provides a modern storage solution.

  • The Family Five: Sonnenzimmer
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    The Family Five: Sonnenzimmer

    This issue, The Post Family sits down with Nick Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi from Chicago design firm Sonnenzimmer.

  • Nooka Watches
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    Nooka Watches

    Designer Matthew Waldman set out to redefine how people tell time.

  • For Hire: Michael Savona
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    For Hire: Michael Savona

    Each issue, we profile a young designer in hopes of helping them pursue their passions. This time, it’s Michael Savona

  • Booth Hansen
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    Booth Hansen

    Chicago-based firm’s whole-building approach

  • Scrafano Architects
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    Scrafano Architects

    In pursuit of tranquility, Elissa Scrafano incorporates natural elements seamlessly into her structures.

  • Kyoto Energy
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    Kyoto Energy

    Entrepreneur Jon Bøhmer was inspired to make a change after witnessing how a lack of usable water affected poverty-stricken communities in his adoptive home of Kenya.

  • The Tuta Mucca Dress
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    The Tuta Mucca Dress

    Libero Arbitrio: Italian for “free will”, and the basis behind Lemuria’s multi-functional, multi-style clothing.

  • The Hef
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    The Hef

    Bryan Batt, a design enthusiast best known for his role as art director Salvatore Romano on AMC’s Mad Men, was commissioned by Hugh Hefner to design a sofa in honor of Playboy’s 50th anniversary

  • Kiel Mead Jewelry
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    Kiel Mead Jewelry

    Retainers, pink bubblegum blobs, car keys: items not usually found strung on a silver chain, much less in high end jewelry.

  • Rainwear Reinvented
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    Rainwear Reinvented

    If you can’t bear the thought of holding a boring black umbrella as you trudge through a storm, check out one of the unique umbrellas we’ve found from around the world.

  • Q&A: Shwood Eyewear

    Q&A: Shwood Eyewear

    Shwood does its take on the classic Wayfarer style sunglasses by adding a wood-grain frame

  • Postcarden
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    Mix one part greeting with one part garden, and water daily for pleasant post-sized greenery

  • Luke Wong’s Docapet
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    Luke Wong’s Docapet

    Make it a full-fledged fancy feast with these dog bowls from designer Luke Wong

  • Q&A with a Curator
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    Q&A with a Curator

    Mel Buchanan, assistant curator of 20th century design at the Milwaukee Art Museum sheds some light on the prep process for a new exhibition