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Daily Archives: October 20, 2010

MUJI-No Brand Quality Goods

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
MUJI-No Brand Quality Goods

To mark its 30th anniversary, Muji (roughly translated = “no brand”) is commemorating its history with a monograph titled simply “Muji” …of course.  Muji products aspire to anonymity yet are created by some of the world’s foremost industrial designers.  Muji’s designs, as described by Kenya Hara of Muji, “is design — Continue reading

God as Designer

Categories: Local + Travel
God as Designer

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Tree Rings

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Uncategorized
Gustav Reyes

I have seen several versions of tree rings or rather rings made from trees. None have peaked my interest as much as these. Modern sculptures on the hand made out of wood that show off the grain and the unusual shapes that they are formed in. Gustav Reyes coaxes graceful — Continue reading

Featured Craftsperson: Adrian Swinstead

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Featured Craftsperson: Adrian Swinstead

What’s the difference between a craftsperson, designer and artist? For some creators out there, the differences are stark and sure, for others, blending the line between all those titles is a fluid and ever-changing process. We do know that we’ll be trying to feature craftspeople that value handmade items, that — Continue reading

Bolidism in Ferrari Red

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Bolidism in Ferrari Red

Bolidism, an artistic movement, is founded in 1986 by a group of 15 architects in Italy. This movement, growing in many fields, aims to find the philosophical reasons of the place of individuals through the human evolution while they adapt to the new mobile and quick lifestyle. The movement celebrates — Continue reading

Name That Mid-Century Modern Designer

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Name That Mid-Century Modern Designer

If you love design, chances are you know at least a thing or two about Mid-Century Designers (if not entirely obsessed with all things MCM). But while you’ve no doubt learned a lot about Mid-Century Design styles, patterns, colors and the designers behind it all, have you retained any of — Continue reading

Modern Book Corner: Natural Houses

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Modern Book Corner: Natural Houses

Though architecture’s main purpose is to create structures that protect humans from nature, that doesn’t mean we should shun it or shut it out completely. In fact it is often the spaces that revere and respect nature the most that come out the most conducive for human living. Don’t be — Continue reading