Archive: May 2016

  1. Thursday Salute to Originals: Salt Shaking

    For most of us, a salt shaker is simply a container for food flavoring. Present in almost any restaurant establishment, salt can be casually – almost thoughtlessly – sprinkled across a dish and placed back in its mundane home within the condiment holder. This ritual does not generally carry deep meaning, nor does the object […]

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  2. Meet the Makers: Stone + Glass Sculptor Otto Rigan

    In this Meet the Makers blog series, we will feature an artist that, quite simply, makes something. Drawing inspiration from custom works handcrafted in various media, we travel beyond the pieces by diving into the minds of the creative makers themselves. Today, we feature our interview with sculptor Otto Rigan. Otto’s work traditionally pairs stone with glass, […]

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  3. Thursday Salute to Originals: Artwork With A Soul

    Children are fascinated by balloons. These simple objects dazzle as weightless toys bouncing to lofty heights, tentatively held to the ground by only a thin string. To adults these qualities have become mundane, yet a child can sit in awe of a balloon for hours on end. One artist stirs up the delight found in […]

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  4. Thursday Salute to Originals: Destroying Language Barriers One T-Shirt at a Time

    Sometimes we come across designs that have a specific purpose driving the concept; these designs aim to solve an issue or highlight a problem. Other times we come across designs that simply are beautifully executed with functional aesthetics, and may have no other purpose than mere visual appeal. It’s not often we come across designs […]

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  5. Meet the Makers: Motion Exposure Photographer Stephen Orlando

    In this Meet the Makers blog series, we will feature an artist that, quite simply, makes something. Drawing inspiration from custom works handcrafted in various media, we travel beyond the pieces by diving into the minds of the creative makers themselves. Today, we feature our interview with Stephen Orlando, a photographer who captures motion through time and […]

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  6. Thursday Salute to Originals: Clever Cantilevering

    Cantilevers are bold statements of architecture. Typically jutting from the side of a building, the cantilever can be used as the defining stroke of a façade design. Rarely do we see this motif employed in a natural setting. But even more unusual is to see cantilevers serving as the entire built structure itself, and in […]

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