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Optimist Eyewear…

…utilitary objects transformed into prismatic sculpture,  texture of materiality, and reflection and absorption of light,  transform a routine trip to the optometrist into a ‘visual’ delight.  Optical shop,  C_29 /Optimist is the ‘vision’  of Athens-based,  314 Architecture Studio.

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Jan 7, 2016
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In the Round…

…this way,

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...and that!

…and that!

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Jan 5, 2016
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Ebony and Ivory…

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Dec 1, 2015
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Hey, Monkey-Face!…

…playfulness and a touch of humor in design is delightful.  Anything that can place a smile on one’s face, at a glance, is seriously charming.  Spanish designer, Jaime Hayón has designed Miko, a chimp-like faced watch, for his Orlog watch company.  Grins!

 

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Nov 7, 2015
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Simple is Beautiful and Less is More…

…Polish designer, Agata Bieleń, has created a tranquil beauty with her stunning Arch Line Collection for Spring Summer 2015.  The intentional gentleness, liquidity, and relief for the senses is both beautiful and bold with reassured confidence. Each form is handcrafted of stainless steel, silver or gold with the utmost attention towards detail; following the idea that simple is beautiful and less is more.  Photography by Marta Zgierska, Michał Matejko, and Mchy Porosty.

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see the full collection and more here found at one of my favorite stops, minimalissimo

see the full collection and more here
found at one of my favorite stops, minimalissimo

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Sep 24, 2015
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Divide and Conquer…

…sometimes the solution is to add walls.

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Aug 29, 2015
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Commanding…

…who could help but take notice of the striking view offered by Bahia Azul House, Chile?  Far from a mere window…the perspective of Felipe Assadi + Francisca Pulido

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Aug 25, 2015
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She Knows Why the Caged Bird Sings…

Amsterdam fashion designer Karim Adduchi has paid tribute to his Berber heritage by adapting traditional carpets into frayed and patterned garments…naming the collection, She Knows Why the Caged Bird Sings.  Inspirational.  Move over, Scarlett O’Hara!  Hello, Karim Adduchi…

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Aug 20, 2015
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The Perfect Red…

…is this your bag?  The perfect red by Alexander McQueen.

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Aug 18, 2015
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Time Out…

…let’s hop over to Fire Island, NY, where an ordinary 1960’s a-frame has been renovated by Bromley Caldari Architects. The A-Frame Rethink has been transformed from underwhelming and decrepit to a “cathedral that is light-filled with the color of sky and water, complex but simple, where the pieces lock into place like a Rubik’s cube.”

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Aug 15, 2015
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Wide Open…

…largest glass pivoting doors in the world: Jansen VISS façade swing-door system.

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Aug 12, 2015
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Make a Pilgrimage…

…long live art and design!

Spiral Jetty, Great Salt Lake, Utah/Robert Smithson

Spiral Jetty, Great Salt Lake, Utah/Robert Smithson

Serpentine Pavillion, London, UK/Serpentine Galleries

Serpentine Pavillion, London, UK/Serpentine Galleries

Levitated Mass, LA County Museum  of Art, Los Angeles/Michel Heizer

Levitated Mass, LA County Museum of Art, Los Angeles/Michael Heizer

Salvation Mountain, Niland, CA/Leonard Knight

Salvation Mountain, Niland, CA/Leonard Knight

The Illumination, Houghton Hall, Norfolk, UK/James Terrell

The Illumination, Houghton Hall, Norfolk, UK/James Terrell

Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden, St. Ives, Cornwall, UK

Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden, St. Ives, Cornwall, UK

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Aug 11, 2015
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Checking In at the Office…

…and it is a pleasure to do so, indeed.   Vladimir Radutny Architects was asked to renovate the office for Ranquist Development Group in Chicago.  And the result?  A winning and raw space, boasting industrial details and a glass-walled garage to showcase the owner’s limited edition Porsche…sweet!

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Jul 18, 2015
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Museum Monday…

A spate of major new museum openings boasting top notch architecture and serious modern and contemporary art exhibitions make this summer’s cultural landscape one worth traveling for.

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Fondation Louis Vuitton, Bois de Boulogne/Frank Gehry

Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC’s Meatpacking District/Renzo Piano

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Kunsthaus Dahlem, Berlin/Petra and Paul Kahlfeldt

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Jul 13, 2015
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Breath of Fresh Air…

…during a long Chicago winter, it can seem as if the four walls of your home are closing in on you.  No chance of this happening near Stockholm, Sweden, where Arrhov Frick Arkitektkontor designed Six Walls House.  The architects gave the homeowner two extra walls plus floor to ceiling windows, which allow an abundance of light even on the gloomiest of days.  The home’s location gives generous views of the sea and surrounding nature…giving a feeling of serenity…a breath of fresh air…

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the design favors minimal embellishment and simple geometry…

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the living space is all about calmness and privacy…

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Jun 7, 2015
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