In Syracuse, N.Y., a library and writing studio for a poet. The suburban surroundings are made less distracting by a translucent silicon fabric skin.
In Pasadena, an example of how residences are morphing into compounds built around pools and courtyards. The trend is for homes to look into quiet and safe internal spaces instead of the street.
Introduced at the Milan Furniture Fair, a soft-cornered modular sofa that can be configured for napping or chatting. It continues the trend for flexible re-arrangeable furniture.