Archive: Sep 2012

  1. Thursday Salute to Originals: Ice Angel

    As cool autumn weather sweeps into Cleveland, the impending winter snowfalls are brought to the forefront of our minds. At the first sign of snow accumulating, the parks fill with families and children enjoying ice skating, sledding, tossing snowballs, and fearlessly falling backwards into the fluffy ground covering to make snow angels. Artist Dominic Harris […]

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  2. Thursday Salute to Originals: Creative or Claustrophobic?

    Even though our office is pretty spacious, files, drawings, and miscellaneous papers seem to keep piling up on our desks (an on the immediate surrounding floor area). It seems like no matter how much space we have, it always gets filled – and fast! If that claustrophobic feeling is starting to creep in a bit […]

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  3. Backlit Onyx Panels Provide Fresh Update to Venetian Oculus Bar

    The Oculus Bar at the Venetian Hotel is an icon of Las Vegas. Reflecting the Italian grandeur and charm of the city of Venice, the original design of the Oculus bar boasted Ionic columns, ornate statues, strong spatial divisions, and layers upon layers of color and form. When the design teams of Wilson Associates and […]

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  4. Thursday Salute to Originals: If Walls Could Talk

    Architects, urban designers, and graphic designers alike are sure to appreciate the artistic installations of Russian artist Daria Makarenko. The series ““Ceramic Speaks in the Street” reclaims the lost corners, the nooks and crannies, the voids of urbanity. By replacing a missing stone in a façade or sidewalk with a new piece of material engraved […]

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  5. Thursday Salute to Originals: Coloring Outside the Lines

    Summer is dwindling and fall classes are beginning. For many elementary students headed back to class, nothing beats starting the school year with a new backpack, some cool kicks, and fresh box of crayons. But while elementary students relish in cracking open that crisp box of colorful waxy goodness and penning those silky smooth lines […]

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