Archive: Feb 2014

  1. Thursday Salute to Originals: The Napkin Sketchbook

    The quintessential architect is always equipped with the right tools: stylish spectacles, a tailored black outfit, a fine tipped pen, and a Moleskine sketchbook. But what happens when the avante-garde are caught off guard, finding themselves unarmed in a coffee shop or informal lunch meeting with an urgent need for impromptu sketching? No need to […]

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  2. Thursday Salute to Originals: Opening/Closing

    They say “when one door closes, another opens” but this door design may have you repeatedly closing, opening, closing, and opening all over again. The Evolution Door by Austrian designer Klemens Torggler deconstructs the traditional notion of a door. Instead of a swinging rectangular plane of wood hinged at one side, think two rotating squares […]

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  3. Thursday Salute to Originals: Revealing the Structure of Nature

    We’ve wrapped up a couple of intense installs recently, and we’re now finally able to bask in that always-satisfying feeling of completion. After that last surface panel is put in place and we’ve tuned the last LED, we can officially dust off our hands and wait for professional photographs of the finished space. While great […]

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  4. Thursday Salute to Originals: Time Hopping

    The act of preserving photographs and tracking the progress of time is shifting. With apps like TimeHop and Instagram allowing us to meticulously archive the past and jump back into it at the click of a button, accessing images of yesteryear is convenient and instantaneous. No more digging through photo boxes in Grandma’s attic, our […]

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