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Fall Travel 2018

Several weeks ago I reposted an article about embellished vehicles that we first presented in March of 2016. Let’s continue that series as we celebrate the end of summer and the beginning of the Fall travel season. Have an artful … Continue reading

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Summer Travel 2018

Yes, it’s still summer vacation and there’s time for one last trip. You can board a plane, or travel by train, car, or bus. Whichever you choose think about turning it into a unique, art-filled travel experience. Here is a … Continue reading

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Summer Fun

As I luxuriate during this summer break I’m thinking about all the fun activities in which I could participate. If I combine food with those adventures I’m totally content. How about floating in a sea of jello or visiting a … Continue reading

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Summer Photography (2)

Last week I discussed the camera obscura and promised a profile of an artist who turns everyday objects into cameras. He creates pinhole cameras, a basic technology based on the camera obscura. Here is the post from 2015.  From Train … Continue reading

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Summer Photography

Summer is officially here and we will be spending our time experiencing new places and new ideas. Every artist needs to mix things up and that is what we intend to do. During this time we’ll highlight posts from our … Continue reading

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Design Exercise: Imaginary Places (again)

Today is the first day of summer and I’m ready to celebrate. I’m off on an adventure and so there will be no new post today. But I have found a post for you from last year, a design exercise … Continue reading

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Biennale Architettura 2018: Responding To The Space Around Us

The Biennale Architettura 2018 is currently being held in Venice. It opened in May and runs until November. As with previous biennials this year’s event focuses on “…examples, proposals, elements – built or unbuilt – of work that exemplifies essential … Continue reading

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Anxiety and Nostalgia: The Art of Aida Muluneh

“We exist between the anxiety of the unknown future and the nostalgia of the familiar past. We bear the burden of our duality.” Photographer Aida Muluneh has spent most of her life without a place to call home. At a … Continue reading

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Day For Night: Public Art Atop the San Francisco Skyline

Salesforce is a giant international company that provides computer applications for sales, service, marketing and more. Like many other large hi-tech companies, their headquarters is located here in San Francisco.  In 2014 they became the primary tenant of an impressive … Continue reading

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Design Exercise: Poignant Repairs

This design exercise is based on a recent blog post called Poignant Repairs. Please read it before proceeding with this project. I also suggest you review our book, Design: A Beginner’s Handbook. Somewhere hidden in your home – in the … Continue reading

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