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Forever Chasing Rainbows? An Intricate Richness Eases Us into a Composition of Nuanced Emotions That Buzzes Brightly and Beckons

Forever Chasing Rainbows? An Intricate Richness Eases Us into a Composition of Nuanced Emotions That Buzzes Brightly and Beckons

  In the wake of a recent return from a three-and-a-half-year sabbatical stopover in Mexico where Christiaan Conradie travelled with the wild and determined intention of learning Spanish there and surfing its Pacific paradise, we’re swaddled back into that...

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Good Things Take Time: Imagine the Result 13 Years After Designing One of the Most Significant Gardens in Connecticut

Good Things Take Time: Imagine the Result 13 Years After Designing One of the Most Significant Gardens in Connecticut

  It appears wiser than ever these days to heighten our human experience of the natural world and one way to do so is to design emotive, varied, immersive public spaces that beautifully integrate built form, sophisticated horticulture, fine art detailing, and...

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Unadorned Silhouettes: Peek into the Cognitive Creativity Process Behind Three Irresistible Lighting Designs

Unadorned Silhouettes: Peek into the Cognitive Creativity Process Behind Three Irresistible Lighting Designs

  Created by renowned Japanese designer Ichiro Iwasaki for Vibia, the Flat collection features distinctive, disc-shaped diffusers that form horizontal planes of light. The flat metal plates reflect light off their surfaces, casting an enveloping, wrap-around glow...

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Artist Chris Soal Talks Bottle Caps and Toothpicks, Being Human and the Vanishing Burden of Goals When Taking It One Step at a Time

Artist Chris Soal Talks Bottle Caps and Toothpicks, Being Human and the Vanishing Burden of Goals When Taking It One Step at a Time

  His fascination with the regular, somewhat mundane objects sparked after he shot a photograph of some toothpicks in a jar where he was having dinner. Initially dismissing the image as totally trivial, an experimentation a couple years later developed how Soal...

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