Alexandra Williams Fun Fit

The Nomad Goes Fun and Fit!

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We’re suckers for great design with a philanthropic bent. When we heard about the good the founder of O’Sun, Alain Gilles, a Belgian designer, was accomplishing in poor communities on the African continent where 600-million people live without electricity by providing off-the-grid villages with Nomad lanterns, we decided it would be a positive New Year gesture to […]

Stephanie Odegard Rugs

Nobel Peace Prizes Awarded

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When the Nobel Peace Prizes were awarded in Oslo today, the committee referred to both laureates, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, as “champions of peace.” Yousafzai, who is the first Pakistani and youngest person to ever receive the award, noted she was there to advocate for the rights of forgotten or frightened children; and Satyarthi, […]

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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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 audience at […]

Modern Tide midcentury Long Island

Modern Tide: Midcentury Architecture on Long Island

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This documentary came across our radar through Jake Gorst on Facebook. The film producer at Jonamac Productions in Northport (a wonderful town on the Long Island Sound) will be bringing Modern Tide: Midcentury Architecture on Long Island to its namesake locale next Thursday (July 12) at noon (details here).   Midcentury Modern Gets Its Fifteen Minutes The […]