Le Corbusier painting; photo by Francis Wu.

An Atlas to Le Corbusier at MoMA

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If Swiss architect Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris, or Le Corbusier as he came to call himself, felt slighted by his 180-square-foot MoMA exhibition in 1935, An Atlas of Modern Landscapes surely makes up for it. The forthcoming show at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), on view from June 15 through September 23, is not only grander […]

HP Printing at WantedDesign

A WantedDesign Roundup

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The third year of WantedDesign, a curated exhibition of national and international design installations, workshops, and discussions, kicked off on Friday, May 17, in New York. Adroyt was fortunate to take part in a first-look bloggers’ tour with HP and Global Lighting, for a glimpse of the space before most—and for that we are grateful. […]

Spontaneous Interventions

Spontaneous Interventions

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The 13th iteration of the International Venice Architecture Biennale is about to swing its metaphorical doors open, welcoming visitors (170,000 last time!) for three months from August 29 to November 25, 2012, and the US Pavilion has been named “Spontaneous Interventions: design actions for the common good.” Considered the world’s most prestigious architectural event, the biennale is […]

Patrick Jouin's Optic for Kartell.

Patrick Jouin at Centre Pompidou

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When I strolled into Paris’ Centre Pompidou to walk through Patrick Jouin’s exhibition with the talented designer, I had no idea what to expect. The slim, handsome man was standing with a group of professionals, his dapper clothes contrasting the motorcycle helmet casually slung over his forearm. This pretty much summed up the paradox I […]

Team WaterShed from the University of Maryland

Miele Sponsors a WaterShed Moment

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The US Department of Energy’s 2011 Solar Decathlon will be holding its opening ceremonies later this week in Washington, D.C., and adroyt will be on the scene. The event challenges 20 university teams to conceive, build, and operate affordable and energy-efficient solar-powered houses while incorporating appealing design and innovation. The expo will take place from […]