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Anna Lloyd Jones: The Maternal Plinth of Frank Lloyd Wright
Discover the untold story of Anna Lloyd Jones, the visionary mother behind Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the most iconic architects of the 20th century. From her early days in Wales to her profound influence on her son's revolutionary designs, Anna's role as an educator and a muse contributed immensely to shaping the philosophy of modern architecture. Dive into our detailed blog post to explore how Anna's educational strategies and her nurturing support not only influenced Frank Lloyd Wright's famous "organic architecture" but also set a foundation that would forever alter the landscape of American architecture. Celebrate Mother's Day by uncovering the legacy of Anna Lloyd Jones—how a mother's influence can extend beyond a family and into the very concrete and steel of our daily lives.
Unlocking the Secrets of Ancient Roman Concrete for Modern Construction
Discover how MIT's study on Roman concrete reveals ancient techniques for modern, durable construction.
Tadao Ando: The Concrete Poet of Modern Architecture
In the realm of contemporary architecture, Tadao Ando stands out as a figure whose works embody the harmonious blend of Japanese tradition with modernist design. This blog post explores the life, philosophy, and seminal works of Tadao Ando, a self-taught architect who has become synonymous with minimalist design, innovative use of concrete, and the profound incorporation of natural light.
The Experts Have Spoken
Edited: 12/30/2023 Wine and design experts have toasted the beauty, performance, practicality and unique style of our Corvi Wine Cooler. Praise has come from national magazines, international websites and influential bloggers alike who love the cooler’s ability to keep wine...
The Timeless Craftsmanship of KOMOLAB
KOMOLAB is a Louisiana based design and fabrication studio focused on creating functional beauty through its wood and concrete creations. Obsessed with form and craft, founder Kyle Comeaux aims to fashion uniquely satisfying goods for a contemporary space and lifestyle. Founder...
Breaking the Mold
Bold inspiration and youthful passion are the hallmarks of 22 Design Studio, which was founded in 2005 by Sean Yu and Yiting Cheng, two industrial design students who had just graduated from the Industrial Design Department of National Cheng Kung...
Concrete in Modern Design
Explore the rise of concrete as a chic design element in global design capitals like Stockholm, Amsterdam, Berlin, London, and Tokyo. This article delves into why concrete's blend of modern simplicity and natural elegance is capturing the hearts of designers and homeowners alike. Discover the unique qualities that make concrete a versatile choice for both rustic and contemporary styles, and learn how its inherent beauty and durability can transform any space into a testament of sophisticated, minimalist design. Perfect for design enthusiasts and anyone looking to infuse their home or office with a touch of chic, durable elegance.