Archive: Jun 2016

  1. Thursday Salute to Originals: Black Bean Pop Art

    The Campbell’s Soup Cans series by Andy Warhol become a cultural icon and marker of an era. Selecting a commercial mundane product as the subject of fine art was indeed controversial in 1962, even misunderstood or overlooked in its early release.  But the historical impact of Warhol’s work had a broader implication for Pop Art […]

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  2. Thursday Salute to Originals: Pantone’s Ugly Duckling

    It’s no secret that color has the ability to affect our mood, health, and decision making process. But when it comes to a hue’s influence, we tend to focus on “prettier” colors and how they can positively impact ourselves and our environments. Hospitals use soothing tones of blue to promote tranquility and healing; fast food […]

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  3. Meet the Makers: Metal Sculptor Gavin Worth

    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 Gavin Worth, metal sculptor. Gavin has created works for many […]

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  4. Thursday Salute to Originals: Fireflies in Unison

    In our backlit projects, syncing lighting performance between multiple fixture modules, to building management systems, or to an outside trigger (i.e. elevator call lanterns illuminating based on the floor the elevator is on) is very typical. Though technically and programming intensive, truth be told, it’s the kind of geeky challenge our techs love. But all […]

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  5. Thursday Salute to Originals: Female Force in Architecture

    For our Thursday Salute to Originals, we usually like to highlight an unusual or innovative art piece, installation, or design; something more physical, tangible.  But this Thursday, we’d like to switch gears to something a bit different – more an ode to the brains behind the design, if you will. The sudden death of famed […]

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  6. Meet the Makers: Light Origami Designer Kaz Shirane

    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 Kaz Shirane, the creative designer of Light Origami installations. Kaz […]

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  7. Thursday Salute to Originals: Pinball Painting

    The game of Pinball can be addicting. Though such a simple kinetic concept, that little metal pellet flinging, bouncing, and ricocheting around the board can really be engrossing!  But for those of us with an artsy side, it may have just gotten a little more difficult to take your thumbs off those flippers. The video […]

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