A family vacation to San Francisco in the 1990s remained in the heart of a young impressionable schoolboy, and those cherished memories are just as vivid today, now that the same young boy has matured into an established artist known as Word to Mother.
As the seasons change and the nights grow longer, our thoughts turn to the festive season, raising our spirits as the city streets are transformed into a winter wonderland, the stores adorned with glittering lights in anticipation of the busiest time of the year.
Once a traditional area of Moscow, New Arbat street is now better known as a major thoroughfare, the heart of popular stores and restaurants, permitting its residents to be part of the hustle and bustle of city life, just by walking out of their front door.
Berlin-based Polish artist Monika Grzymala may begin her thought processes with pencil and paper but her dynamic installations challenge our perceptions of simple line drawings.
Copenhagen Parts designs and produces original and innovative lifestyle biking gear focused on urban mobility, functionality and style. They recently presented the Bike Porter – an integrated handlebar and basket as a response to the old-school basket weave.
And they said it wouldn’t last! They said that the printed word would become redundant, it would outgrow its usefulness as the growing number of online publications gained popularity.
The renovation of a 1.200 sq.m. factory loft, which once housed the iconic printing firm of Gutenberg, was a project undertaken in 2012 by the Hamburg-based practice of Seel Bobsin and Partners, for the rapidly expanding Internet Agency of Covus.
A project of the Auckland based multi-disciplinary practice of Box Living, Parnell House represents an example of their vision of modular homes. As an alternative to conventional home building, Box Living offer a one-step service with a team of architects, builders and project managers who designed this mid-century modern style residence...
Located in Chiba, Japan, the Dream Dairy Farm Store, designed by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects and completed in 2013, functions as a retail outlet for dairy, which is produced from a dairy farm owned by the proprietors of the store, and quite naturally the design concept is inspired by freshness and the purity of milk.
A celebration of concrete in its most unique form constitutes the contents of the Urbi Et Orbi Workshop 2013 Catalogue. The ever growing popularity of the design qualities of this, once thought of, brutal construction material, is elevating it to the subject of experimental studies on its wide range of possible uses in the manufacture of household objects.