Purpose by Design

Beauty consumers have demonstrated that their buying habits can be a form of activism. Now, brands want to be activists, too. In the aftermath of the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd in May, beauty consumers took to social media to demand that the brands they patron take a stance […]

How to Avoid Cultural Appropriation in Design

Photo credit: Alice Morgan From House Beautiful The shoes were tiny, brightly colored, embroidered with flowers and birds, and embellished with metallic thread. Interior designer Noz Nozawa’s client had a collection of them proudly displayed on the fireplace mantel of her San Francisco home. But why would baby shoes have […]

The ‘Westworld’ production design team reveals the backstory to key details you might have missed in season 3

Nathan Hale and Dolores Abernathy in “Westworld.” HBO Warning: Spoilers ahead for “Westworld” season three.  Insider spoke with the recently Emmy-nominated “Westworld” team — production designer Howard Cummings, art director Jon Carlos, and set decorator Julie “Jules” Ochipinti — about the complex series. They revealed the way the fans, including […]