Archive: Nov 2012

  1. Thursday Salute to Originals: Homage to the Lost Spaces

    In “Homage to the Lost Spaces”, artist Mike Hewson recaptures the history of a damaged building slated for demolition. The Cranmer Courts Building, located in Hewson’s hometown of Christchurch, New Zealand, will be demolished due to damage from an intense earthquake. To celebrate the history of the building before its demise, Hewson uses the boarded […]

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  2. Thursday Salute to Originals: Designing the Experience of Food

    It’s no secret that the fundamental goal of design is to shape the world around us in new and innovative ways. As designers, we set forth to enhance the human experience by creatively solving problems, tactfully tailoring aesthetics, and bringing forth something fresh and new. But while design enhances perceptual and spatial experiences, it less […]

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  3. Thursday Salute to Originals: Epic Snowflake Landscapes

    Remember cutting out paper snowflakes as a kid? It’s something we always looked forward to in elementary school around things time of year. Artfully folding the paper and skillfully wielding scissors with little nimble fingers to cut simple shapes and patterns out of paper – it was so simple, yet so complex. Folded into a […]

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  4. Illuminated Resin and Wood Project Wins 3Form Award

    What a nice way to end a busy week here at GPI- we received our 3form award trophy for our work at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco! The backlit escalator walls at the Grand Hyatt in San Francisco won the 3Form Best Public Space in Hospitality Award.  Designed by Indidesign and installed by the millworkers […]

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  5. Thursday Salute to Originals: Hybrids of Design

    It seems nowadays that hybrids are everywhere. From modern cars to bizarre animal offspring to celebrity couple names, we seem to have a fascination with combining multiple elements into one singular entity. And while some of these creations may be catchy (aka “Brangelina”) and others downright strange (like a “Zonkey”), some really stick out from […]

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