Author Archives: Jennifer Krichels

About Jennifer Krichels

writer and editor

Experimental Concepts Made Concrete | Financial Times

Designers are transforming the cold building material into thin, elegant structures with incredible strength. Traditionally associated with car parks and tower blocks, concrete is increasingly finding its way into our homes. Today’s furniture makers are using the industrial material to

Experimental Concepts Made Concrete | Financial Times

Designers are transforming the cold building material into thin, elegant structures with incredible strength. Traditionally associated with car parks and tower blocks, concrete is increasingly finding its way into our homes. Today’s furniture makers are using the industrial material to

510 Fifth Avenue Renovation | Architectural Record

The 1951 Manufacturers Hanover Trust building, originally designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, was recently restored by SOM and is now a Manhattan retail space for Joe Fresh. Click here to read the full article

510 Fifth Avenue Renovation | Architectural Record

The 1951 Manufacturers Hanover Trust building, originally designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, was recently restored by SOM and is now a Manhattan retail space for Joe Fresh. Click here to read the full article

Planta Milenio | Architectural Record

Completed in 2010 in Irapuato, a city in the south central region of Guanajuato, Mexico, Proctor & Gamble’s (P&G) Planta Milenio illustrates the potential gains of rethinking the architecture of today’s factories. While the design, by architects Davis Brody Bond

Planta Milenio | Architectural Record

Completed in 2010 in Irapuato, a city in the south central region of Guanajuato, Mexico, Proctor & Gamble’s (P&G) Planta Milenio illustrates the potential gains of rethinking the architecture of today’s factories. While the design, by architects Davis Brody Bond

At Home in the Office | Financial Times

Today’s technology has created a mobile workforce, and residential furniture designers are sitting up and taking notice. This year a new type of hybrid design, from chairs outfitted with electric sockets to tables with built-in PCs, is cropping up at

At Home in the Office | Financial Times

Today’s technology has created a mobile workforce, and residential furniture designers are sitting up and taking notice. This year a new type of hybrid design, from chairs outfitted with electric sockets to tables with built-in PCs, is cropping up at

The New York Times: Designers Unite Again for a Good Cause

Read coverage of Reclaim NYC’s second event during New York Design Week: Reclaim x2, a furniture exhibition and charity sale, opened Thursday, May 16, in SoHo. Proceeds from the show will benefit Brooklyn Recovery Fund. Click here to read the

The New York Times: Designers Unite Again for a Good Cause

Read coverage of Reclaim NYC’s second event during New York Design Week: Reclaim x2, a furniture exhibition and charity sale, opened Thursday, May 16, in SoHo. Proceeds from the show will benefit Brooklyn Recovery Fund. Click here to read the

Core 77: Q&A With Jen Krichels and Jean Lin of Reclaim NYC

Following a very successful showing on very short notice last year, Jen Krichels and Jean Lin presented the second edition of Reclaim NYC, an organization that debuted last December with a charity auction for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. Click here

Core 77: Q&A With Jen Krichels and Jean Lin of Reclaim NYC

Following a very successful showing on very short notice last year, Jen Krichels and Jean Lin presented the second edition of Reclaim NYC, an organization that debuted last December with a charity auction for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. Click here

A Designer Revolution | Financial Times

Will China value the work of its younger generation of creative talent enough to actually buy it? Click here to read the article

A Designer Revolution | Financial Times

Will China value the work of its younger generation of creative talent enough to actually buy it? Click here to read the article

Big Data | The Architect’s Newspaper

Retailers are finding more and more ways to combine the interactivity of an online shopping experience with their brick-and-mortar stores. Log on to find out how the trend is influencing the work of architects. Click here to read the article

Big Data | The Architect’s Newspaper

Retailers are finding more and more ways to combine the interactivity of an online shopping experience with their brick-and-mortar stores. Log on to find out how the trend is influencing the work of architects. Click here to read the article

Ones to Watch | Interior Design

In today’s urban environments, flexibility is at a premium. Lines between public and private space, and between indoors and out, are being blurred. Meet three young design forces finding new ways to create outdoor furnishings for the evolving urban landscape.

Ones to Watch | Interior Design

In today’s urban environments, flexibility is at a premium. Lines between public and private space, and between indoors and out, are being blurred. Meet three young design forces finding new ways to create outdoor furnishings for the evolving urban landscape.

Adaptation: Architecture, Technology and the City

Copyediting under the direction of Superscript for Adaptation: Architecture, Technology and the City. Bringing together a host of interviews, contributions, and art works, the publication is a preliminary study of digital technology in the built environment. It surveys the ways

Adaptation: Architecture, Technology and the City

Copyediting under the direction of Superscript for Adaptation: Architecture, Technology and the City. Bringing together a host of interviews, contributions, and art works, the publication is a preliminary study of digital technology in the built environment. It surveys the ways