Carsten Nicolai at Pace Gallery

Adroyt Around Town

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  Kawara at the Guggenheim through May 3 I came across a post on Art21, an organization now affiliated with PBS, titled The Walker Curates the News: 02.09.15 that shares what we at adroyt consider two important artistic mentions: Ben Davis’s visit to the Guggenheim’s On Kawara—Silence, which he wrote for artnet (the show is up through May […]

Jonglez Secret New York

The Secret of Travel Success

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I am a serious fan of the JonGlez Publishing Secret guides, which are written by local experts for local inhabitants of cities and curious travelers alike. The places they feature in these beautifully crafted books filled with fabulous photography are unusual and unfamiliar so that anyone using them can step off the beaten track. Secret London […]

A rendering of Michele De Lucchi's La Passeggiata

Anticipating Salone del Mobile 2015

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On January 15th, I attended a press conference at the Italian Consulate announcing the details for the Salone del Mobile 2015, which takes place in Milan in April. After so many years of dire financial news the world over, I was heartened to hear Italy, such an important player in the US design industry, share promising economical […]

Harvest Dome Visual

The Wandering Harvest Dome

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The Wandering Harvest Dome It’s with great interest we’ve followed the wandering Harvest Dome sculptures, created from wayward umbrellas that landed—broken and scratching at the sky at the biding of the wind—on the sidewalks or in the trash cans of New York City. The project first came across our radar when the Trespa Design Center featured it during an […]

Miami Dade College, Miami, Oppenheim Architecture + Design

Architecture’s New Form: Digital Computation

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Digital Technology on Steroids During the Museum of Arts and Design’s 3D printing master class for architects, Gil Akos, cofounder of Mode Lab, explained to the participants how greatly the transition to digital computation will challenge those designing built environments without training in the technology. “This is what needs to be imparted to younger kids […]

Before David Byrne founded "Talking Heads," he attended RISD. The avid civic planner is in the film.

Archiculture Debuts at Newport Beach Film Festival

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Exploring archiCulture In accord with any classical arts training, the educational process for architecture students is rigorous, to say the least. A disciplined schedule, combined with private and public criticism, is crucial to a young designer’s training; the aim, of course, being a fulfilling career of practicing architecture, which is increasingly elusive. Through archiCULTURE, the […]