Even though glitz and glamour seem to be the taste of the rich, there’s something more to be found in the creative opportunities that architecture provides. A cohesion of landscape is important, as well as choosing materials that are harmonious with the surrounding environment. I personally th
It may be controversial to say, but I think in many ways we can thank industrial design for an overall reduction in design. Creating repeatable shapes and making it easier for machines to complete many of the processes that were once achieved by hand. Of course there’s value in handicraft too,
We take a visit to the beautiful Yodoko Guest House in Hyogo, Japan designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1918 that has now been restored and opened for the public to enjoy.
Luis Callejas is showing at the Neutra VDL Research House, he's created Veiled textile drawings in collaboration with textile artist Charlotte Hansson.
I thought I’d begin the week with a slice of architecture as I’ve not come across too much myself since thursday’s film with the one and only Jen’s Risom. Today I’ve opted for more of a recent build with this contemporary design from Chile, created by architectural firm 57 Studio. I felt w
I thought I'd come through with a little architecture for you all today as a means to balance up what we've got lined up already on the platform from the past few days. I'm sure many of you don't even give this a second thought but we are often weighing up what to bring in next and whether we are to
Pottery and ceramics is a frequent subject at the moment on the blog, for some unknown reason we both seem to be bumping into a lot of great stuff in this department. Today I came across the work of Matthew Chambers, although I have to warn you before we start, or as you've probably noticed already,
60 years after it's creation it seems Philip Johnson's glass house is still having a huge influence on the design of contemporary architecture, or so I thought upon viewing this beautiful riverside retreat built by MW Architects. Nestled into a forested slope along the eastern edge of the Case Inlet