2/2/17 Published Link How do you check out the food inspection ratings of restaurants? How can you check out recent vandalism scores of neighborhoods for someone-who-has-never-seen-the-snow-before who’s apartment-hunting? Government officials and industry execs in Illinois are working together to get this kind of information out there. At a panel presentation last week about how … Continue reading How the Windy City is Also A Smart City
Image by Nathalie J Siegel While digital agencies, Razorfish, and 1871 modernize the feel of the iconic, Art Deco fortress, the Merchandise Mart brings in its rich past of a former Native American trading post, by hosting international luxury retail trade shows. A former leather factory warehouse turned SoHo House brings its rich heritage by … Continue reading Something Old. Something New. Something Borrowed.
Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) Charter Awards Book 2014 Award of Merit, Best Block category, Market Square Place, Pittsburgh, PA, Page 20 Awards recognize design excellence of projects per Charter categories of walkable urbanism. This book is placed on coffee tables and desks of governmental leaders and at college libraries. (Edited by Editor) Market Square … Continue reading Congress for New Urbanism Charter Awards Book
5. Florida Designer Homes MagazineDesigner BathroomsFebruary 2013 Volume 2 No. 6, Page 23 – 25 Creative ways to give character and a theme to a traditional bathroom.
Luxury. Relax. Peace. Imagine repeating these words to yourself in a remote interior space with no mobile reception.
You may enter the “unknown” with a cup of chocolate espresso and absorb all touches of dark mahogany hardwood. Textures would be free of voids, just as smooth as perfect snow-capped peaks out west in Utah. You would start collecting photos of espresso mahogany vanities and accents from Pottery Barn. Digging for dark chocolate fabrics so rich that you would be craving a Hershey’s bar! This collaborative effort would help bring your perfect space to reality.
But if you grew up on the island of Palm Beach and just returned from Fourth of July fireworks in Southampton, you would imagine bringing back French…
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URBAN DESIGN FORUM NEW YORK:
ONWARD: NEW IDEAS FOR TRANSPORTATION
What will these new habits and technologies mean for the shape of the city? Will ridesharing reduce the need for parking and unlock new opportunities for development? How will autonomous vehicles affect the design of our streets? Could our dense city become a bicycle boomtown? And will new transportation options pull support away from our historic transit network? Help us craft a vision for the future of mobility in New York City. How would you build a more accessible, equitable, and sustainable city? How would you improve New York’s streets, transportation networks, and built fabric in order to create a more accessible, sustainable, and equitable city?
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Imagine one of the most walk able streets where all dynamics are naturally controlled by pedestrians, tourists and local natives of the island of New York. No…
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29 August 2016 For Immediate Release: CHICAGO—August 29 2016 The Chicago Design Museum (ChiDM) is proud to announce a partnership with Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) to showcase the Great Ideas of Humanity throughout Loop Link locations. The Great Ideas of Humanity series was inspired by Mortimer Adler’s monumental Great Books of … Continue reading Chicago Design Museum Partnership with DCASE for the Great Ideas of Humanity
Open Swim, Money: Working with Sponsors Tanner Woodford, executive director of Chicago Design Museum moderated a well-attended panel discussion at the Lake FX Summit, held at the Chicago Cultural Center. This was a large free convention for young artists and emerging entrepreneurs. Open Swim, Money: Working with Sponsors, was the title of the seminar, with … Continue reading Open Swim, Money
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Illinois Chapter Magazine, co-publisher: Inside Illinois Inaugural Showcase Designer Sheds Light on Kids In Need Issue number 32, Summer 2014, page 14 This article showcases an interior designer's work and the purpose going towards a charity cause. http://issuu.com/dsapubs/docs/ilsummer2014?e=0/10485323
The term “concrete jungle” gives off a juxtaposed impression where each opposing word complements each other. Niles Eldredge and Sidney Horenstein use the magnificence of New York City as a case study to show how a city can survive with a support system while deterring the system simultaneously, in the book Concrete Jungle. As people crave the … Continue reading Concrete Jungle
Florida Designer Homes Magazine Ultra Modern April 2012, Volume 1, No. 6, Page 6-7 Back to the Future How modern and ultra-modern design is transcending our image-conscious society, within half of a second. Remember Michael J. Fox in the Back to the Future trilogy in the late 80s? Imagine if you were sitting next to … Continue reading Back to the Future
Florida Designer Homes Magazine Sunday Stories September-October 2013, Page 28 – 29 Latest cutting edge design trends in turning a traditional space into multi-functional and energizing.
The Virgin Group signs the Rolling Stones into a multi-powerful, platinum record deal, brands a global British airline, builds wireless telecommunications globally, and starts up charitable forces with grassroots organizations. The co-founder, Sir Richard Branson, Aka the British, multi-national godfather of branding and venture capital, graced his presence with a well done project in the … Continue reading All About the Red Logo