Architecture

Dear Joe Colombo, you taught us about the future

Dear Joe Colombo, you taught us about the future

Dear Joe Colombo, you taught us about the future. Installation view at GAM Galleria d'arte Moderna. Credits Teo Finazzi Dear Joe Colombo, you taught us about the future   curated by Ignazia Favata   24th May – 4th September 2022   GAM Galleria d'Arte Moderna Via Palestro 16, Milano     So, designers will no longer just draw with a pencil,they will create in partnership with technicians,scientists, professors and doctors and, in the fairly near future, even electronic brains. (Joe Colombo) In 1954, he set up TV News stands at the Milan Triennale from which Zenit broadcast images and people...

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California Closets Franchises in North Carolina & Virginia Experience Tremendous Growth

California Closets Franchises in North Carolina & Virginia Experience Tremendous Growth

California Closets Franchises in North Carolina & Virginia Experience Tremendous Growth California Closets Design Center "People ask us how we are doing this great business. They think we are superheroes. Really, we are selling a quality product in a beautiful area where people are moving. It's that simple."— Joe Marengi, Franchise Owner RALEIGH, N.C. (PRWEB) May 16, 2022 California Closets®, the iconic purveyor of stylish storage and design solutions, announced today that its North Carolina and southern Virginia stores have experienced tremendous growth in the past two years. Franchise owners Joe and Graziella Marengi attribute the success of their North...

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SFMOMA exhibition explores the architectural provocations of Neri Oxman

SFMOMA exhibition explores the architectural provocations of Neri Oxman

SFMOMA exhibition explores the architectural provocations of Neri Oxman Melanin-enriched building materials and decomposing pavilions are among the pieces on show in San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's exhibition of Neri Oxman's work, Nature x Humanity. Curator Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher discusses five key works. An architect, designer and pioneering materials researcher who founded The Mediated Matter Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and recently opened her own laboratory, Oxman is best known for otherworldly-looking designs and installations built from unexpected biological matter. Above: the exhibition in San Francisco showcases Neri Oxman's design. Top image: Nature x Humanity looks at...

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Gridded facade defines car-free IKEA store in Vienna by Querkraft Architekten

Gridded facade defines car-free IKEA store in Vienna by Querkraft Architekten

Gridded facade defines car-free IKEA store in Vienna by Querkraft Architekten A gridded facade dotted with trees animates the inner-city IKEA Vienna Westbahnhof store, which local studio Querkraft Architekten has deliberately designed without parking spaces. Located in the heart of the Austrian capital, the car-free IKEA store is designed by Vienna-based Querkraft Architekten to be accessible solely by foot or public transport. Querkraft Architekten has completed the IKEA Vienna Westbahnhof store According to Swedish furniture retailer IKEA, which revealed the design in 2020, the seven-storey store is a response to "radically changed customer and mobility behaviours" and an ambition to...

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Balenciaga wraps London store in pink faux fur to celebrate its Le Cagole "it-bag"

Balenciaga wraps London store in pink faux fur to celebrate its Le Cagole "it-bag"

Balenciaga wraps London store in pink faux fur to celebrate its Le Cagole "it-bag" Fashion brand Balenciaga has transformed its Mount Street store in London, creating a maximalist look to launch its Le Cagole collection by blanketing the interior in bright pink faux fur. To celebrate its popular Le Cagole bag, which references Balenciaga's maximalist It Bags of the past, and launch the line's collection of accessories and shoes, the entire interior of the store has been covered in fur. Balenciaga's Mount Street store was lined in faux fur The brand removed its accessories, ready-to-wear collections and permanent shelving from...

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