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Spring 2016 Brewery Artwalk is April 2 & 3

March 3, 2016

The Spring 2016 Brewery Artwalk, the largest original Art Walk in the world, April 2 & 3.

9/11: The Symbolism in Architecture

September 9, 2015

The story of powerful design is told in ordinary materials: steel, stone, water and trees, becoming an extraordinary, beautiful, thought-provoking tribute to the fallen.

Inspiration from Diavolo Architecture in Motion

May 27, 2015

“Diavolo Architecture in Motion is a fusion of many different movement vocabularies such as everyday movement, ballet, contemporary, acrobatics, gymnastics, martial arts, and hip-hop. What we do on stage is like a live abstract painting.”

2015 Milan World Fair

May 20, 2015

2015 Milan World Fair This year’s World’s Fair, or Expo 2015, kicked off on May 1, 2015 in Milan with the theme, Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. Since their inception in 1851, the nature of world expositions has evolved. Three eras can be distinguished: the era of industrialization, the era of cultural exchange, and the

The Power of Contrast

April 22, 2015

In 1943, the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin, known locally as Gedächtniskirche, was almost completely destroyed during an air raid. Rather than demolishing what was left, they turned the ruins into a beautiful memorial of peace and reconciliation. Part of the beauty is due to…

Staatliches Bauhaus

March 5, 2015

From 1919-1933 Bauhaus was an art school in Germany that combined crafts and fine arts. Not popsicle
sticks and pipe cleaners, but trades, skills, crafts. Although it took years before the school started its
architecture program, Bauhaus literally translates into…

Triangles in Jewelry

September 26, 2014

Have you noticed triangles trending in jewelry? I’ve been seeing them everywhere! While CED doesn’t jump from trend to trend just produce whatever is popular on a particular day, triangles are a design concept I can get behind.

A ship, a cloud, and an iceberg dressed as a cloud

September 10, 2014

The Fondation Louis Vuitton’s new Frank Gehry building is opening up next month in Paris. The astounding, modern, work of art will be a permanent home for the Foundation, as well as a center for contemporary arts and culture. Gehry himself described the building,

André Chiote Illustrations

July 15, 2014

It may be over but if you’ve still got World Cup fever, take a look at these prints. Portuguese architect and illustrator, André Chiote illustrated five of the Brazilian World Cup stadiums. Graphically minimal, I love the bright, thematic colors and the use of space, paired down for impact.