Archive of ‘Architecture’ category

IDEAS: Hemingway -Inspired Designs for Interiors

    AS A DESIGNER OF INTERIORS,the Hemingway Home in Key West reminds me of what I love about Island Plantation-style design: -the architecture – expansive porches; large,shuttered windows and French doors -the architectural details –ceiling fans; glossy paint finishes on trim and porch floors -an eclectic mix of art and furniture,reflecting places travelled to and adventures […]

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IDEAS: Louis Kahn and Yale Art & Architecture – Inspired Designs for Interiors

Louis Kahn under his Yale Gallery ceiling, and the building’s staircase – triangles within a cylinder (Photos source) AS A DESIGNER OF INTERIORS, building such as Kahn’s Art Gallery and the Beinecke Library at Yale remind me of –          my affinity for geometry in design, especially the multi-dimensional treatment of it seen in Kahn’s ceiling and […]

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INSPIRATION: Louis Kahn’s Tetrahedral Ceiling and the Stunning Art and Architecture at Yale University

  (Photo Source) Somewhere around the beginning of design school, I learned that one sort of architecture that I had always thought of as bleak and non-descript had a name: Brutalism.  I found it such an apt moniker for the rough, boxy, colorless (and in my estimation, joyless) design I associated with housing projects and ugly […]

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