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Facebook Adopts Clickable Hashtags

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Let’s be honest. It’s not the first time hashtags have been used on Facebook. But as of last Wednesday, it’s the first time hashtags will actually yield something on the platform. The much hyped linking-tool-come-language-trend has been officially adopted for optimized search functionality, so Facebook users can search topics of interest in real time, similar […]

A tour of Dublin turns into a writer's odyssey on the adroyt blog.

Chapter One, Somewhere in the Middle

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On a bright and sunny fall morning in Dublin we were in search of the city’s famed Writer’s Museum, hoping to read some of our favorite prose from the original, yellowed pages. Books and personal effects were organized throughout the rooms of the former-home-turned-institution and its winding hallways eventually led us to the now defunct […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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Dazzling Design (On a Dime!)

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This evening, Housing Works’ “Design on a Dime” event kicks off at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan. Fifty of the world’s top interior designers have created room vignettes with new, donated merchandise, which will be sold for up to 50 to 70 percent off. The proceeds from “Design on a Dime” (#DOAD on Twitter) help […]