We can’t say whether the Scots would approve of these 10, edgier takes on plaid, but it's safe to say there’s enough offbeat intrigue here to keep you designers, and your creative clients, specifying well into the future.
Star photographer Eric Laignel, who shot the cover of this issue of Interior Design and a dozen stories inside, travels all over the globe to document projects from top firms.
“The best thing about the TriBeCa neighborhood is the rooftop additions,” Eran Chen says. His firm, ODA New York, designed just such a penthouse for a fivestory Romanesque revival warehouse from 1892.
Trek out to the farthest tip of the Red Hook waterfront late on a Friday afternoon, and you’re just as likely to find Uhuru Design employees drinking Brooklyn-brewed beer together as you are to find them making furniture.