Monthly Archives: February 2016

Resource: Artist’s Talks

Listening to artists talk is both entertaining and valuable. You get a sense of who they are as people. You learn about the inspirations and motivations behind their work. And you find out about their studio and creative processes. Beginners … Continue reading

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The Language of Motion

It all started with a bet. Leland Stanford, who went on to found Stanford University, bet that when a horse gallops there is a moment when all four hooves leave the ground. At the time this was nearly impossible to … Continue reading

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Art On The Move

Taxi Fabric is an art collective in Mumbai, India. It was started by four young designers looking for alternative forums in which to display and promote new design. Their creative solution has been to focus on the interiors of taxis. … Continue reading

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Vernon Fisher And The Clutter Of A Mind At Work

The first time I saw the work of Vernon Fisher I was instantly captivated. He is a masterful storyteller and painter who employs deadpan humor in his investigations into perception and consciousness. Combining the extraordinary and the mundane, Fisher looks … Continue reading

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The Stories Behind the Fabric

A few weeks ago I read a blog post by Inge Oosterhoff that caught my attention. Oosterhoff is a Dutch writer with a background in fashion design and American Studies. She is currently an editorial contributor to the Parisian-based blog … Continue reading

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Abandoned, Reclaimed, Transformed: The Art of Nancy Rubins

I first came across the work of Nancy Rubins in the 1980s. My initial response was one of amazement – a 45 foot tall tornado-like form that literally contained everything, including the kitchen sink. Located next to a highway in … Continue reading

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Our Blog One Year Later

When we started this blog a year ago we promised to look at design from a wide variety of angles and wherever we found it….and we’ve done just that. We have, for example, posted discussions about architecture, earthworks, photography, outsider … Continue reading

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What Were We Thinking? One Year Later

It’s hard to believe but it’s been one year since we launched this blog. Yes, over 100 posts. Now is a good time to step back and look at what we’ve accomplished. A little over a year ago we published … Continue reading

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