New Warby Parker Store in Venice, CA is a Sight for Sore Eyes

Curator: TRÜF
date: October 8, 2014
Categories: Architecture, Brand & Identity Design, Environmental Design
Tags: art, Mural, retail
I'm loving the graphic façade on the new Warby Parker store on Abbot Kinney in Venice, CA. The store is close to the TRÜF studio and it’s even more stunning in person. In a town full of murals and street art, this one feels different. 
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Helsinki's 2014 Flow Festival Branding by Finnish Studio Tsto

Curator: Dan Blackman
date: September 19, 2014
Categories: Advertising, Brand & Identity Design, Design in Music, Environmental Design, Typography
Tags: branding, identity design, music, signage
Recently on a trip to Finland I happened upon the amazing design work for Helsinki's Flow Festival by local studio Tsto. The banners and event posters enticed my girlfriend and I so much that we decided to go and check it out.
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Me Likey Nike's Women's Collection Preview Dreamland

Curator: Sue Murphy
date: September 11, 2014
Categories: Environmental Design, Product Design
Tags: Fashion, interior design
Imagine if all retail stores were as unique as this? This technicolor beaut is for the new Nike Women's Collection Fall season preview, unfortunately not a permanent space (though we can console ourselves with these lovely photos).
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Aaron Koblin Doing It Yet Again with "Unnumbered Sparks"

Curator: Sue Murphy
date: September 8, 2014
Categories: Art, Environmental Design, Experience Design
Tags: art, digital, installation, interactive, sculpture
If life was like The Matrix I'd ask for the Aaron Koblin card to be loaded into my brain. I'm always excited to see what project he's been working on. I have a hard time explaining to my family what I do, I can't even imagine how he does it. 
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BIG's Copenhagen Waste-to-Energy Plant Doubles as a Ski Slope

Curator: Wade Jeffree
date: August 11, 2014
Categories: Architecture, Environmental Design, Sustainable Design
Tags: architecture, Copenhagen, Environmental Design, sustainability

BIG is a Copenhagen- and New York-based group of architects, designers, builders and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, urbanism, research and development. 


When you first look at this project you think, “Oh, okay, nice.” But once you look closer you say “What. The. Fuck?!”


I love how the idea of a building as mountain is addressed here. Wait—what? Not only is it a an architectural landmark, but it's also a ski slope and a beacon for a more energy-focused future in Copenhagen; it's the cleanest waste-to-energy plant in the world and is located in the heart of downtown Copenhagen. It allows sustainability to be a far more accessible topic of conversation.

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