Rafael de Cardenas

Author: Rafael de Cardenas

Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

ISBN: 0847860094

Category: Interior architecture

Page: 303

View: 4271

Founded in 2006, Rafael de Cardenas's firm Architecture at Large was created after a roundabout route to architecture. His experience as a menswear designer at Calvin Klein and a creative director at the special-effects production house Imaginary Forces led him to study architecture and blend his multidisciplinary background to create spaces that are artful and highly conceptual. He is known for his bold and eye-popping projects spanning commercial and residential interiors, art objects and furniture, and pop-ups. With thematically organised chapters dedicated to his most inspirational projects and a decade of his work in vivid detail, this book is a must-have for those interested in modern spaces. From highly sculptural and geometric commercial interiors to the most sophisticated homes in Manhattan, de Cardenas and his firm infuse their work with an energetic spirit that is less about a particular style than about a mood. The book includes stunning photography alongside three insightful essays by some of the leading authorities on style and interior design.

NYC Makers: The Mad Biennial

Author: Jake Yuzna,Samantha De Tillio

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781890385293

Category: Design

Page: 259

View: 4460

This publication traces the curatorial methodology behind the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)'s institution-wide exhibition, NYC Makers: The 2014 MAD Biennial. Marking a new chapter for the Museum, NYC Makers surveys the work of approximately 100 twenty-first-century makers who have flattened traditional hierarchies and escaped rigid categories of production through post-disciplinary practices as well as innovative application of skill and technique. From world-renowned cultural leaders to emergent enfants terribles, those included demonstrate the highest level of skill in their respective field, whether by fabricating furniture or fashion, creating artworks, cinema and architecture, inventing new possibilities for food, or reshaping educational and social gatherings. Marking a unique moment in time as the museum and the city are reshaped by the cultural production of these inventive individuals living and working within a single city, this publication acts as a process book for NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial by combining analysis and comments on culture within New York, transparent documentation of the curatorial process, as well as plates from the 100 makers in the exhibition.

Prose Architectures

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781940696461

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 9205

"A book of pen-and-ink drawings by artist, poet, and fiction writer, Renee Gladman"--

Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals

Author: William O. Reece

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111868589X

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 6021

Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals, Fourth Edition provides a thorough grounding in the structure and function of animal body systems. Taking an integrated approach to the basics of anatomy and physiology, the book helps readers understand their interconnection in common domestic species. With chapters logically arranged by system, Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals offers students in pre-veterinary or veterinary technology programs an excellent introduction to body systems and acts as a quick review of the basics for more advanced courses or in the clinical setting.

Naoto Fukasawa

Author: Bill Moggridge

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714866031

Category: Design

Page: 239

View: 8600

Naoto Fukasawa (b.1956) is one of the best-known Japanese product designers working today. His simple, restrained and user-friendly products appeal to people's shared experience of things. The wall-mounted CD player he designed for MUJI in 1999, based on the image of a kitchen fan, was selected into MoMA's design collection in 2005 The book is the first survey on Fukasawa's work to be published in English. Edited by Fukasawa himself, and with contributions by artists, designers and lecturers, such as Antony Gormley and Jasper Morrison, the book introduces the reader to the designer's particular and innovative design approach. Illustrated with newly commissioned photography, the book showcases over 100 products, which Fukasawa elucidates with a clever combination of images and words

Four Walls and a Roof

The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession

Author: Reinier de Graaf

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 067497610X

Category: Architecture

Page: 513

View: 4584

Architects, we like to believe, shape the world as they please. Reinier de Graaf draws on his own tragicomic experiences to present a candid account of what it is really like to work as an architect. To achieve anything, he notes, architects must serve the powers they strive to critique, finding themselves in a perpetual conflict of interest.

Pavillon de L'Esprit Nouveau

A 21st Century Show Home

Author: Felix Burrichter,Simon Castets,Karen Marta

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780999505915

Category: Architecture

Page: 120

View: 5062

Inspired by Le Corbusier's 1925 Pavillon de l'Esprit Nouveau, the second exhibition in Swiss Institute's annual Architecture and Design series presents a prototype for the 21st-century home, simulating a living environment where the house moves beyond its physical confines and into the digital realm.

Aspen Style

Author: Aerin Lauder

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781614286226

Category: Travel

Page: 300

View: 603

What began as a small mining camp during the Colorado Silver Boom of the late nineteenth century has since become the preferred getaway of the world's elite. Treasured for what's above ground rather than below, Aspen, Colorado has a storied history almost as dense as the directory of A-listers who have adopted the jewel of Pitkin County as their second home, or who have settled in its slopes indefinitely. With an introduction from longtime resident Aerin Lauder, Aspen celebrates and pays homage to the stark glamour, the working-class history, and the romance of the virtually untouched landscape that gives the town the unique charisma that continues to draw new devotees with each season. Exploring the rustic-chic atmosphere of the Hotel Jerome, the architectural excellence of Herbert Bayer's restored Wheeler Opera House, and local culture found at Schlomo's Deli & Grill, to name a few, this deluxe volume is brought to life with stunning current and historical imagery capturing the prodigious evolution of this mountain town over the last century.

Fire Island Modernist

Horace Gifford and the Architecture of Seduction

Author: Christopher Bascom Rawlins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781938922091

Category: Architecture

Page: 202

View: 474

In the Sixties, architect Horace Gifford executed a remarkable series of beach houses that transformed the terrain and culture of New York's Fire Island. Growing up on the beaches of Florida, Gifford forged a deep connection with coastal landscapes. Pairing this sensitivity with jazzy improvisations on modernist themes, he perfected a sustainable modernism in cedar and glass that was as attuned to natural landscapes as to our animal natures. Gifford's serene 1960s pavilions provided refuge from a hostile world, while his exuberant post-Stonewall, pre-AIDS masterpieces orchestrated bacchanals of liberation. Celebrities lived in modestly scaled homes alongside middle-class vacationers, all with equal access to Fire Island's natural beauty. Blending cultural and architectural history, this book ponders a fascinating era through an overlooked architect whose life, work and colorful milieu trace the operatic arc of a lost generation, and still resonate with artistic and historical import.

Hollywood Wives

Author: Jackie Collins

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1849836264

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 9061

They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art form. They pursue the body beautiful at the Workout and Body Asylum. Dressed by St. Laurent and Galanos, they dine at the latest restaurants on the rise and fall of one another's fortunes. They are the Hollywood Wives, a privileged breed of women whose ticket to ride is a famous husband. Hollywood. At its most flamboyant.

Debates in the Digital Humanities

Author: Matthew K. Gold

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 0816677948

Category: Education

Page: 516

View: 7012

A series a essays by noted scholars explores the rising academic field of digital humanities, discussing its theories, methods and practices. Simultaneuos. Hardcover available.

Modern Glamour

The Art of Unexpected Style

Author: Kelly Wearstler

Publisher: Regan Books

ISBN: 9780060989248

Category: Architecture

Page: 304

View: 9642

This gorgeous book by Hollywood's hottest new interior designer shows how adding an element of the unexpected can redefine any room. Color photos.

Ward Bennett

Author: Elizabeth Beer,Brian Janusiak

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714874739

Category: Design

Page: 280

View: 2564

The first and only monograph to celebrate Ward Bennett, the leading American interior and furniture designer. Ward Bennett (1917-2003) was a leading American designer whose career spanned more than five decades. Born in New York, he left home at thirteen and got his start in the city's garment district. He eventually left the fashion world and began to reinvent himself as the Ward Bennett we know today: designing architecture, interiors, furniture, textiles, and objects, all with his vision for simple form paired with elegant materials. His reputation earned him some of the day's most affluent clients: David Rockefeller and Chase Manhattan Bank, Gianni and Marella Agnelli, Tiffany & Co., and Rolling Stone magazine cofounders and publishers Jann and Jane Wenner, among others. Even after his death, his signature rich minimalism continues to be recognized and awarded. This, the first and only comprehensive monograph covering Bennett’s career, brings to life his work through previously unpublished materials, including an interview with Bennett.

Nasty Women Poets

An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse

Author: Grace Bauer,Julie Kane

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780998196336

Category: American poetry

Page: 250

View: 3450

An anthology of poems from women who proudly celebrate their own nastiness and that of other women who have served as nasty role models; poems by and about women defying limitations and lady-like expectations; women refusing to be "nice girls;" women embracing their inner bitch when the situation demands it; women being formidable and funny; women speaking to power and singing for the good of their souls; women being strong, sexy, strident, super-smart, and stupendous; women who want to encourage little girls to keep dreaming.

One Student at a Time

Leading the Global Education Movement

Author: Fernando Reimers

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781973827979

Category: Education and globalization

Page: 434

View: 1694

This book examines how graduates of the International Education Policy Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education advance educational opportunity around the world, and how they overcome the challenges of leading change in educational institutions.--Acknowledgements.


Inside Contemporary Interiors

Author: The Editors of Phaidon Press

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714867441

Category: Design

Page: 448

View: 5912

100 interior design projects from around the world, chosen by 10 international curators, including Michael Boodro (ELLE Décor), Nacho Alegre (Apartamento), and Tony Chambers (Wallpaper). ROOM: Inside Contemporary Interiors explores a curated selection of exceptional spaces, ranging from retail concept stores, pop‐up dining experiences, and art installations, to hotels and private residences. Richly illustrated with extensive and never‐before‐published photographs, illustrations, floor plans, and construction details, as well as in‐depth texts exploring each project and its impact, ROOM takes readers from the Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn to Shigeru Ban’s Cardboard Cathedral in New Zealand, stopping at Evernote’s Redwood City offices, a unique Sao Paulo loft, the Paul Smith store in London, a bamboo‐and‐thatch bar in Vietnam, and more outstanding spaces along the way.

Abstract 2017

Author: Amale Andraos,Jesse Seegers

Publisher: Abstract

ISBN: 9781941332405

Category: Architecture

Page: 450

View: 3503

Abstract is the yearly publication of work and research from the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation. Produced through the Office of the Dean Amale Andraos, the archive of student work contains documentation of exceptional projects, selected by faculty at the conclusion of each semester. The 2017 edition includes the applied research of the school's laboratories and projects from design studios taught by Eric Bunge and Mimi Hoang, Kersten Geers, Juan Herreros, Steven Holl, Andres Jaque, Momoyo Kaijima and Yoshiharu Tsukumoto, and Laura Kurgan, Jing Liu, LOT-EK, Reinhold Martin, Umberto Napolitano, Kate Orff, Jorge Otero-Pailos, Rural Urban Framework, Hilary Sample, Bernard Tschumi, and Enrique Walker and many others. This encyclopedic volume is conceived as both an organizational model for the school and a testament to the global distribution of the work included within.

A House Is Not Just a House

Projects on Housing

Author: Tatiana Bilbao

Publisher: Gsapp Transcripts

ISBN: 9781941332436

Category: Architecture

Page: 160

View: 6703

A House Is Not Just a House argues precisely that. The book traces Tatiana Bilbao's diverse work on housing ranging from large-scale social projects to single-family luxury homes. These projects offer a way of thinking about the limits of housing: where it begins and where it ends. Regardless of type, her work advances an argument on housing that is simultaneously expansive and minimal, inseparable from the broader environment outside of it and predicated on the fundamental requirements of living. Working within the turbulent history of social housing in Mexico, Bilbao argues for participating even when circumstances are less than ideal--and from this participation she is able to propose specific strategies learned in Mexico for producing housing elsewhere. A House Is Not Just a House includes a recent lecture by Bilbao at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, as well as reflections from fellow practitioners and scholars, including Amale Andraos, Gabriela Etchegaray, Hilary Sample, and Ivonne Santoyo-Orozco.

Storied Interiors

The Work of Patrick Sutton

Author: Patrick Sutton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781864707755


Page: 272

View: 8177

- Patrick Sutton is well known for his evocative, story-telling work- Sutton's projects, especially the Sagamore Pendry Hotel, have received wide recognition and numerous awardsBaltimore-based interior designer Patrick Sutton grew up touring the world with his travel journalist father and fashion model mother. The golden light of Rome, the colorful spices of Marrakesh, the polished marble floors of a Paris hotel: the young voyager developed a vivid visual library of the world's beautiful spaces. Following his love of design to a career in architecture and interiors, Sutton today draws upon this store of memories to craft unique designs intimately related to his clients and their dreams. Storied Interiors, Sutton's first book, offers glamorous presentations of 10 residences and four hotels and restaurants, including the award-winning Sagamore Pendry Hotel in Baltimore, but so much more. Each project is accompanied by the designer's narrative of a family, an historic estate, a restaurant. In addition, he details the eight design principles, from proportion and balance to the effect of different ceiling treatments, through which he translates this narrative, or story, into a complete, evocative interior. Contents: Finding Your Story; Crafting Your Story; The Happy Tension Between Invention and the Familiar; The Framework of Architecture; The Power of Proportion and Balance; Texture; Don't Forget to Look Up; The Push and Pull of Light and Dark; Details, Details, Details; The Art of Art; Stories I Have Told; 10 Residences; Creating Experiences: The World of Hospitality; 1 hotel, 3 restaurants.

Designing Interior Architecture

Concept, Typology, Material, Construction

Author: Sylvia Leydecker

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3034615809

Category: Architecture

Page: 368

View: 9491

Designing interior spaces is a task that is equally relevant as architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design for those working professionally in the built environment. In this comprehensive work, an international and interdisciplinary team of authors presents the essential aspects of the various fields of contemporary interior architecture and design. The project examples are illustrated with brilliant photographs and plans. They have been selected according to consistent criteria for all chapters of the book and represent the essential building types, including exhibition stand design, as well as a broad range of today’s design approaches. The authors place the collaboration between the various design disciplines at the center of focus. The appendix contains information for further research. All in all, Designing Interior Architecture is a fundamental reference work for all those professionally engaged with the design.