Archive: May 2013

  1. Thursday Salute to Originals: Viñoly Soars in NYC

    Rafael Viñoly Architects are pushing the definition of the phrase “high living” to the next level. The firm designed the high rise apartment building 432 Park Ave to be an iconic addition to the Manhattan skyline. Standing at just under 1400 feet tall, the building is set to be the tallest residential construction in the […]

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  2. Thursday Salute to Originals: Coffee Bean Inspires Café Interior

    In this moment of modern history, we’ve become quite accustomed to visiting contemporary, hip places, but it is a rarity to walk into an establishment and think to ourselves that the design is truly unique in the hospitality arena. This is precisely what was accomplished by design firm Innarch in Kosovo with their crafting of […]

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  3. Thursday Salute to Originals: Modern Design of Mayan History

    To present Mayan civilization in a dynamic audio and visual medium, an interactive media installation at the recently constructed Gran Museo del Mundo Maya conveys cultural developments over time. The goal of the exhibit was to represent the Mayan diaspora not as archaeological vestiges, but as a living culture that exists today. Given this focus, […]

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  4. Thursday Salute to Originals: High Arctic

    It was once said by a famous comic book character that, “with great power, comes great responsibility” and as modern humans in the living in the 21st century we’ve never had such unprecedented power to change our environment. With that power we need to be very cognisant of the effects we’re having on our planet… […]

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  5. Backlit Wood Walls Nominated for Lighten Up! Award

    We are proud to announce that the backlit wood walls at the National Cancer Institute have been nominated for a lighting design award. The Lighten Up! LED Lighting Design competition is sponsored by Inhabitat, a popular design blog with a focus on sustainability. Our illuminated wood walls have been selected as a finalist and it […]

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  6. Thursday Salute to Originals: Constellation Installation

    Having a healthy fascination with the stars as most people do, we always find it interesting when artists attempt to bring these unique celestial forms to earth. This installation is especially eye-catching to the GPI Design team for its use of backlit metal. Designed by Erich Remash, Jeremy Berglund, Don Peterson and Chad Ingle, Starlight […]

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