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Daily Archives: December 16, 2007

Swiss Public Record Office – Basel, by EM2N

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Swiss Public Record Office - Basel, by EM2N

Switzerland’s Public Record Office new building is a small gem of architectural triumph. Located at Liestal, the capital of the Basel – Landschaft Canton, 17 Km south of Basel, it was designed by  the EM2N office, Mathias  Mueller and  Daniel Niggli, architects. The difficult topography was a deciding factor: a — Continue reading

Green Christmas

Categories: Sustainability
Green Christmas

Buro North is “an emerging studio dedicated to fusing creativity & pragmatics to generate visionary design.” Their Green X-Mas Tree is available in three sizes, comes flat-packed, and can be used year after year.

Melina Hammer : Ancient meets Modern

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Melina Hammer : Ancient meets Modern

Melina Hammer is a New York based metalsmith. Saying that she is a jewelry designer would be an understatement. I would say an artist that is hand-crafting wearable sculpture. She uses exclusively hand processes, creating many pieces as one-of-a-kind statements, with small batch editions as companion works. People commission her — Continue reading