Issue 2 of Modern Design Review features carefully considered and beautifully presented stories on contemporary product and furniture design. The original content in Issue 2 includes a lengthy ‘Soft Section’ that addresses textiles and comfort in contemporary design through a number of affiliated stories, plus a counter essay on ‘Hardness’. A comprehensive conversation with the great Andrea Branzi is followed by homage to his work and, later, we pause to explore the ethereal work of Wonmin Park. A whimsical and substantial reflection on the role of the button in electrical design is a typical Modern Design Review feature, we include a round-up of our favourite buttons and contribution from some of the finest product designers around. Talented contributors to the latest issue of Modern Design Review include Ronan Bouroullec, Thomas Brown, Brent Dzekciorius, Leon Chew, Angela Moore, Nicolas Trembley, Santi Caleca, and many many more.