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Daily Archives: March 18, 2013

Standing Tall

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Standing Tall

The 71 year-old Japanese architect¬†Toyo Ito was awarded the Pritzker Prize yesterday, architecture’s grandest international honor. Lauding him for work that “projects an air of optimism, lightness and joy and is infused with both a sense of uniqueness and universality,” the Pritzker jury singled out several Ito buildings, including the — Continue reading

Orange Aid

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Orange Aid

We’ll admit a we were a bit flummoxed by this aluminum and leather ruler by Lee Jung Woo of Seoul-based EK Design at first. But when we realized that the flaming orange leather merely acts as a protective sheath into which the ruler can be rolled up and stored or — Continue reading

Wall Mark

Categories: Art + Graphics
Wall Mark

The northwest corner of Bowery and Houston Street in downtown Manhattan has become a plum site for the commissioned work of once subversive street artists. A revolving public exhibition space comprised of a single mural, the¬†spot first gained notoriety in 1982 when Keith Haring used Day-Glo orange and his signature — Continue reading

Colored View

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel
Colored View

  With over 100 destinations under their belts, the design team at Wallpaper magazine has hit upon an ingenious formula for making their city guides a magnet for design savvy wanderers. Reduce the essence of a city to a single color, keep typography to a minimum, and then watch as — Continue reading