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Daily Archives: February 10, 2012

Eye Candy & Info: Francesco Binfaré

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Eye Candy & Info: Francesco Binfaré

The lowdown: Francesco Binfaré is an internationally famous designer whose work melts the hearts of design lovers everywhere. What makes him so special? His ability to simultaneously and modernly reinvent a type of furniture piece — like a sofa or rug — yet make it seem so familiar it almost — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Hugo Barros

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Hugo Barros

Space! Time! Colors! Women! Collage! It’s all here in artist Hugo Barros’ work, and the best part is he sells much of his work as prints for very affordable, take-home-and-put-it-on-your-modern-wall prices. Seriously, this kind of mixed media art collage print is definitely fairly trendy right now, but it always really — Continue reading

Cool vid: Zero-Energy Structure “Bloom” Responds Automatically to Sunlight!

Categories: News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Cool vid: Zero-Energy Structure “Bloom” Responds Automatically to Sunlight!

“In architect Doris Kim Sung’s ideal future, buildings will automatically respond to changes in the environment. ‘For a long time, my work has examined why architecture is static and nonresponsive, and why it can’t be more flexible like clothing,” said Sung, assistant professor of architecture at the USC School of — Continue reading

Live Modern: Casa Pocafarina

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Casa Pocafarina

If you have a physical or visual allergy to concrete walls and ceilings, big picture windows, beautiful wood floors and hip furniture, you might want to avoid the Casa Pocafarina home in Girona, Spain designed by Hidalgo Hartman. Of course, who would want to avoid a sort of modern floating-esque house? — Continue reading