Cherry blossoms in Myou Park, Kitakyushu, Japan

Racing Through the Season

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The Japanese theologian Awazuhara Atsushi once said, “Cherry blossoms and trees will remind of ambiguous images in which opposites make a pair.” Surely, the millennial tradition of cherry blossom viewing, hanami, is an exercise in duality. The trees’ brief blossoming period is cherished and mourned as its petals flutter to the grass faster than the […]

Jamie's Italian Covent Garden Olympic dining

Martin Brudnizki’s Guide to London 2012 Olympic Dining

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It’s clever pitch time on adroyt again. The London-based public relations firm Camron sent us this pitch featuring restaurants in London designed by their client Martin Brudnizki. The 2012 Olympic Games begin on Friday, giving the pitch a convenient news hook. Adroyt had lunch with Martin during Design Miami/ Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 when he […]

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. Considered the world’s most prestigious architectural event, it is held in alternate years with the renowned Venice Art Biennale, itself established in 1895. […]