Don’t Make These 5 Common Design Mistakes

Good morning Design Fans!  We picked this blog from designer Meredith Marlowe... she hits the nail on the head with these common design mistakes.  Are you making them?? I am all about breaking the rules and pushing the boundaries of design, however there are some things that just do not work and are just bad design. Here is a ...

The Momentary City – Urban piece of Oriental Philosophy

The Momentary City is a delicate sequence in the anonymously ever-chaning cityscape of Hefei, China.   Beijing-based Vector Architects have designed this structure to convey a glimpse of sky and an instance of tranquility, filtering dust and noise, retaining light and shadow, plants, delicate phenomena in a subtle hierarchy. The Momentary City is a series of courtyards between ...

Fantastic futuristic residence in the woods

A single deformed cylinder, prolonged and carved into, is an enclosure bringing tribute to the organic nature of the  environment it was built in. The concrete shell of the cylinder wraps around a porch and ends circling a tree which is the focal point of the patio. The construction conveys a ...

ARTWORK – ONE OF THE FIVE FOUNDATIONS of Good Design

The ART of ART Key to successful interior design, Artwork is one of Beasley & Henley’s FIVE FOUNDATIONS of Good Design.   Artwork serves both an emotional and practical function in a space, tying the space together and bringing unity to sometimes disparate elements.  The color, subject matter, theme, even the framing, are critical to the completion ...

Orange and Magenta -it’s where its at!

The Hook Good wine and good company were key to getting the interior designers and design marketers to the event at Ceramic Matrix tile showroom last week.  At the mention of the seminar however, everyone suddenly had something to else do. Wash the dog, visit in-laws, get stuck in traffic – anything to avoid another tedious lecture ...