Archive: Mar 2013

  1. Thursday Salute to Originals: The Delete Clock

    “How did it get so late so soon?” As Dr. Seuss poetically posed this question in one of his whimsical rhymes, we too are constantly amused at how quickly time in the office seems to fly by. Between phone calls, emails, meetings, social media, drawings, and deadlines, a bystander might wonder how anything ever gets […]

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  2. From the Field: Custom Backlit Onyx Furniture

    What a great experience working with the design team at Hickok Cole to develop these custom backlit onyx ottoman tops! Designed specifically for a lobby space in downtown Washington, D.C., these movable ottoman sets were envisioned to have a glowing white onyx finish against a cubic wooden base. Creating custom furniture pieces is always refreshing […]

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  3. Thursday Salute to Originals: The Possibilities of Porcelain

    As lovers of translucent surfaces and progressive design, the word “porcelain” does not often weave its way into conversations here at GPI. Porcelain surfaces traditionally evoke residential powder rooms, a series of neatly laid tiles that are constrained to right angles and square shapes. So we were pleasantly stunned to find the Pulsate project, in […]

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  4. Thursday Salute to Originals: Sketching in 3D

    Design and sketching go hand in hand. Designers constantly rely on using various media to visually capture and convey their complex visions. Time after time, we pull out the trusty sketch pad or sit down at the CAD station, and attempt to communicate all the intricate nuances of our concepts through a mess of converging […]

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  5. Thursday Salute to Originals: The Bay Lights

    The lengthy western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has been transformed into a massive, two-year-long public art project called The Bay Lights. Every night for the next two years, the northern side of the bridge section will display an array of 25,000 LEDs making this the largest light show on the Earth. It’s […]

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