Archive: Oct 2011

  1. Delicate Horror in Glass Creations

    Happy Halloween! In a playful celebration of the holiday, our designers wanted to share this inspiration: Kyle Schumacher’s Stained Glass Spider Web. Mixing bold graphic lines and delicate glass textures, Kyle’s mostly colorless glass creations fluctuate with the views or spaces placed behind them. Allowing light and color to peek through, these pieces remain appropriately […]

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  2. Thursday Salute to Originals: The Chapel of Bones

    With Halloween fast approaching, everyone is on the lookout for a good scare. Whether it be watching scary movies or going to a haunted house, there is something purely enjoyable about being terrified around this time of year. So in the spirit of this frightful night, we at GPI Design thought we would call attention […]

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  3. Glimpses of Our Process: Backlit Glass Floor Development

    We’re working on illuminating a commercial lobby floor for a project in Perth, Australia.  To firm up our strategies, the specified glass panels were shipped to us so we could study their relationship to our backlighting. Creating even illumination for this highly translucent glass surface in a load bearing floor application presented a fun challenge […]

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  4. Thursday Salute to Originals: Camping in the Great Indoors

    There is nothing quite like camping. That rustic, outdoorsy feeling; the closeness to nature; the crackling of a warm fire – it really conjures up your feral and organic side. But a new hotel is trying to replicate at least a portion of the camping experience by mixing the great outdoors with the comforts of […]

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  5. Thursday Salute to Originals: Newspaper Today, Wood Tomorrow?

    Newspapers are a staple publication for many Americans. Whether you’re reading it with your morning coffee, perusing the classifieds on the subway to work, or doing the crossword puzzle during your college lecture, newspapers are everywhere – keeping people up-to-date, informed, and entertained. With over 100 million newspapers produced each day in the United States […]

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  6. Thursday Salute to Originals: Paris by the Billions

    Few cities compare to Paris when it comes to art and architecture. The urban fabric and historic atmosphere renders the capital of France a brilliant study in aesthetics. While a visit there allows an emersion in the wonderful Parisian culture, a website provides architects an interesting study in the way the whole city comes together. […]

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