February 13, 2013
If designer Colleen Hill isn’t art directing for Goodby Silverstein & Partners, you might find her teaching interaction design and visual communications at her alma mater, the College for Creative Studies. Of course, if she’s not there, she might be leading the Detroit chapter of the AIGA as its president. Yep, Colleen is pretty busy. So if she hasn’t turned up in one of those locales, try turning up her atmospheric audio selections in this week’s Playlist.
November 27, 2012
We recently discovered architect Edward Ogosta‘s rendering of “Hybrid Office,” a yet-to-be-built project he conceived for a creative media agency of 30 workers. The workspace, which would fill an existing 6,000-square-foot concrete warehouse in Los Angeles, would employ a series of “hybrid-objects,” which exist “somewhere between furniture and architecture.” Ogasta explains: Read more
September 12, 2012
In the 13 years since Iris A. Brown Design was founded, Iris has collaborated with a non-stop cavalcade of creatives inside the vibrant New York City design community and its pulsing cultural machine. Her upbeat style and inexhaustible attention to detail has produced work for iconic NY institutions like Lincoln Center and the 92nd Street Y, as well as theaters, non-profits, wine importers, and textile manufacturers. When she’s not in her Aeron Chair working (“It was the most important piece of studio equipment I bought when I set up shop,” she says.), Iris is probably cooking, gardening in the Catskills, or exploring the eclectic musical mix that yielded this week’s Playlist. Take a listen.
August 15, 2012
Whether experimenting with air, space, light, or form, the work of designer J. Kyle Daevel inhabits the dimensional world with equal parts precision and imagination. After receiving his BFA from the University of Memphis, Kyle moved on to an MFA at Cranbrook Academy of Art. Since then his studio has output everything from furniture to graphic design to public art. His eclectic work is complemented by his equally eclectic taste in music. This week’s Playlist explores the musical dimension he inhabits.
August 3, 2012
Take a look at what we’ve bookmarked this week.
1. Mashable’s 10 Tips for a More Beautiful and Functional Home Office.
2. The surprising predictions from the 1985 AP article “The Office of the Future” at Office Snapshots.
3. This insightful interview at Mr. Porter with Jason Cohn, writer and co-director of Eames: The Architect and the Painter.
4. “The home office that changed our lives” at Homes & Property.
5. House R by architect Sharon Neuaman on Architzer. (We like its Eames Lounge and Eames Molded Plastic Armchair with Rocker Base combo.)
6. Yves Béhar’s keynote speech on why designers should love the design process via Trendhunter.
7. This peek at graphic designer Codi Goodis’ SAYL Chair (designed by Yves Béhar himself) at Design Milk.
8. These magical desk objects by Max Phillips at MoCo Loco.
9. Intralld’s feature on a colorful, smile-inducing public art exhibition in Portugal.
10. “The Joy of the Home Office” at The Telegraph.
Photo: Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman
July 18, 2012
Just across the pond in West London resides the creative design studio Logical Art and its founders, Yoo-kyung Shin and Hanhsi Chen. In 2011, after graduating from the Royal College of Art, Yoo-kyung and Hanhsi wanted to explore the intersection of technology and craftsmanship. Bringing together their talents in art, design, and illustration, they started to create everything from lighting and clocks to accessories and experimental design. Today they bring their music together for this week’s Playlist.