Tags: Architecture

Reimagining The Shingled House

The New Shingled House by Ike Kligerman Barkley features projects located throughout the fabled seaside resorts of New England – Martha’s Vineyard, Watch Hill, Block Island – and the Hamptons, as well as in California and the Carolinas. The fourteen houses presented here evoke the rich heritage of American architecture and achieve the architects’ stated…

What Happens When Fashion and Architecture Meets in Tokyo?

OF NOTE: Cool and Chic retailer Need Supply Co., a Richmond, Virginia based clothing and lifestyle  retailer opened their first Tokyo store over the weekend (October 10th) in Shibuya (Shoto), with a second to follow on November 28th, 2015 in Kumamoto. These locations will expand on the traditional boutique model by offering hard to find Scandinavian and…

Eileen Gray: The Quintessential  Designer and Architect

Throughout the end of her life, Eileen Gray faded into obscurity until 1972, when the fashion designer Yves St Laurent bought Gray’s ‘Dragon Chair‘ and the famous ‘Le Destin’ screen, which ignited renewed interest in her works. Today the Irish-born designer is known worldwide as the pioneer of the Modern Movement in architecture, and revered as one of the most…

How did Frank Lloyd Wright connect art and nature together?

When you think about the amount of Frank Lloyd Wright’s original masterpieces that have been destroyed over the years, design lovers who are looking for a “new beginning” to an old Wright design will rejoice when November comes around. How’s so? Well, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is getting ready to open the newly reconstructed Frank…

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