Design | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/design/RSS feed for DesignenMon, 02 May 2016 18:17:10 +0000Iris Van Herpen Is Revolutionizing the Look and Tech of Fashionhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/iris-van-herpen-revolutionizing-look-and-tech-fashion-180958969/The Dutch designer redefines what it means to be fashion forwardMon, 02 May 2016 18:17:10 +0000Japan Is Getting “Invisible” Trains That Blend into the Landscapehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/japan-getting-see-through-trains-ultimate-views-1-180958911/Admiring the scenery just got even betterThu, 28 Apr 2016 14:15:00 +0000Is Bratislava's Communist-Era Architecture Worth Preserving? http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/bratislava-slovakia-architecture-cold-war-communism-cultural-preservation-smithsonian-journeys-travel-quarterly-180958880/For residents of Slovakia's capital, Cold War structures recall a painful past Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:48:28 +0000Coastal Cities Need to Radically Rethink How They Deal With Rising Watershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/coastal-cities-need-radically-rethink-how-they-deal-rising-waters-180958653/"Transitional architecture" is both a futuristic solution to sea-level rise and a hearkening back to older ways of livingThu, 07 Apr 2016 14:40:53 +0000Six of the Wildest Skyscrapers Imaginablehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/pollution-filtering-skyscrapers-rainmaking-towers-and-other-wild-ideas-evolo-skyscraper-competition-180958605/The winners of the annual skyscraper design competition think way beyond the "tall rectangle with windows" modelWed, 30 Mar 2016 16:31:11 +0000A Brief History of the Zoot Suithttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/brief-history-zoot-suit-180958507/Unraveling the jazzy life of a snazzy styleWed, 23 Mar 2016 16:00:00 +0000Take A Trip Through 300 Years of Men's Fashionhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/take-trip-through-300-years-mens-fashion-180958430/At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, a new exhibition highlights 200 styles, from military uniforms to punk jacketsWed, 23 Mar 2016 13:29:56 +0000