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10.01.09
Furniture Design
by Troy
For those of you who have strict rules on what it means to be an artist, you may not like the following list very much. Click HERE to be re-directed. But if you are like me and are of the
07.17.09
Furniture Design
On a recent trip to Toronto I paid a visit to the Art Gallery of Ontario and saw Surreal Things, a travelling exhibiton from the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. The show explores the complex and codependent relationship between the Surrealist
10.19.09
Furniture Design
Reconciling the presence of humanity to the systems of the earth is the central task of architecture. Despite the absolute necessity of developing architectural forms that respond to ecological imperatives, much of today's architecture still regards sustainability as a passing trend,
09.30.09
Furniture Design
Nobody says 'high-tech' anymore could be the subtitle for my post of the list of ten influential designers for 2010. We've grown accustomed to technology as a part of our everyday life but these ten designers are concerned with how to
06.11.09
Furniture Design
It was 1996. Prince Charles and Lady Di got divorced, Braveheart won the Academy Award for best picture and the first cloned mammal, Dolly the sheep, was born. And Marcel Wanders, working at the Dutch design collective Droog, knotted rope to
12.06.09
Furniture Design
This Design Arts feature is a collection of posts of forward architecture at a pivotal time in our culture. These posts explore the question: How do you engage in experimental design at a time of economic contraction? From Zoe Rollers piece
08.24.09
Furniture Design
In the world of design there is a surging interest in the handmade, limited production and regional craftsmanship. This trend has found mentors in Culver City, California, a city in the middle of Los Angeles that has attracted film production,
09.21.09
Furniture Design
Katharina Mischer and Thomas Traxler graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in June 2008 and founded studio mischer’traxler in 2009. Their interest in the organic and technological combines to create useful objects that also serve as a record. They make
06.11.09
Furniture Design
The traditional Japanese home has been refined over centuries, its' individual elements consistently appeal across cultures and times: shoji screens, rock gardens, a flow and connection between interior and exterior, the orchestrated views of nature, a palpable emptiness that frames the
11.18.09
Furniture Design
by Troy
I'm rethinking all that stuff I want from IKEA…thanks in part to Mon Oncle, my new-found favorite film by Jacques Tati. Mon Oncle takes comedic jabs at everything a “comtemporary-ist” would find cool and chic and of-the-moment (slap in the face
09.25.09
Furniture Design
Here's a sneak peak at one (well technically two) of my picks for 10 for 2010. Kegan Fisher and Liz Kinnmark, founders of Design Glut. Their seamless collaboration is filled with refreshing and original ideas, putting design into the hands of
07.02.09
Furniture Design
Dsgnwrld presents a range of current designs in a short description and image format that includes links to more info. The categories cover all the standard design fields with a few broad themes thrown in such as: green, ideas and transport.
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