HOW’s Spring 2016 Issue

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This issue—HOW’s biggest of the year—spotlights some of the country’s best design minds, and reveals the winners of our annual International Design Awards.

Join HOW as we take a tour around the world to see how place plays a role in creativity. The International Design Annual examines how the cities we live and work in color and define our work—and how designers themselves define their cities.

HWSP16_1 (1)This latest issue of HOW is divided into four sections: WHO, WHERE, WHAT and — of course — HOW. Explore each below.


Here’s what you’ll find inside:

HOW International Design Awards Winners

Get inspired by the amazing winners of HOW’s biggest annual competition.



In each issue HOW looks at the creative landscape and selects an array of the most interesting, innovative and inspiring designers, leaders and entrepreneurs.

In this issue:



From interviews with HOW’s thought-leaders, we see the emergence of a few trends and big ideas. Whether it’s a digital media mogul or a paper goods company, they all share a common thread.

  • HORT: After School Special
  • More Hugs With Ken Lo
  • Charm School With Rafael Prieto
  • Eat, Travel, Design: The World of Louise Fili



HOW explores the world of design by venturing to one of today’s most unexpected creative communities to see what makes it so unique. This month, explore Hong Kong with Ken Lo.



How do they do it? HOW explores the creative process of one of today’s most influential designers to understand how she designs, builds brands and became who she is. Check out “Pum Lefebure: Commanding the Fantasy and Fun at Design Army.”

You’ll find all this and more in the Spring 2016 issue of HOW magazine.