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 […]

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 […]

The Eames chair reimagined as spinal 3D printed sculpture

reDesign2012 Reimagines Eames

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reDesign2012 After perusing the 40 reimagined Eames chair designs submitted in the reDesign2012 project at the Textile Museum of Canada, there was no contest in my mind which one felt the most artful: the spinal cord-inspired structure created by architects Matt Compeau and Bi-Ying Miao in collaboration with Levitt Goodman Architects. The organic wrapping spiral […]