I have been always been fascinated by the intricacy of paper cutting art, specifically kirigami or origamic architecture. Some of the artists that inspire me include Professor Masahiro Chatani, Ingrid Siliakus, and Hary & Deepti. With my background in architecture & product design, I wanted to create something beautiful and also practical, hence the lamp […]
Above and Below is an installation by American artist Maya Lin, the designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Julie Mehretu (born 1970 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) is an artist, best known for her densely layered abstract paintings and prints. She is best known for her large-scale paintings that take the abstract energy, topography, and sensibility of global urban landscapes as a source of inspiration.
Many companies around the world begin to believe what can really boost the morale of their employees to work harder and produce better quality work is the features of their offices. They include the design, the space, furniture and equipment. Maybe some offices still remain boring and stifling, but definitely not these coolest and most […]
You may wonder how mariners found their way homes from their sea journey in ancient time when there was no computer to help them navigate to cross the ocean. It was the invention of a construction called lighthouse that has been a universal symbol of marine safety and guidance that had helped the mariners since […]
Recently, a breathtaking condo tower designed by Rafael Vinoly will soon be launched to cater the need of apartment buildings for the New Yorkers. It is located in the center of Manhattan exactly at 432 Park Avenue, New York. Actually, it won’t be until next year that the apartment building can welcome its first resident. So, […]
If you happen to travel to Iran, make an effort to see these beautiful work of art done to mosque’s ceilings. Actually, Iran is one of some countries known for its extraordinary collection of stunning mosques. There, we can witness mesmerizing Islamic writing as well as Islamic architecture. Just check them out here.
Due the influx use of e-book and the audio book around the world, conventional libraries are beginning to lose ground and interest as well to those of modern electronic stuffs. But their existence is still very much in demand for those who seek ample of knowledge that can’t be found any where else.
If you belong to a nature lover living in a city typical apartment building, you’d better learn what this Italian architect did to fix his urban landscape. The Italian architect by the name of Luciano Pia has really a beautiful vision for how people and nature can live together even in a cityscape.
If you travel to France, there seems to be an endless story of being amazed with mesmerizing beauty of extraordinary architecture. Some people would say that France is chock-full of palaces, but among those grandeur, there is this one Palais Ideal which really stands out above the rest as a work of art and devotion. Just […]