The element I wanted to highlight to show the shift from the Industrial Society to the Information one is the Urban Space. Since it is such a wide topic, I wanted to focus on the public space, its change during different periods of time and its evolution, and maybe why not suppose how it could […]
Cartea poate fi consultata in intregime urmarind acest link. https://shclevel3hart.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/raumplan-v-plan-libre.pdf Any comparison between architects Adolf Loos and Le Corbusier is fascinating. In the work of both architects there is creative tension between two specific attitudes. On the one hand, their work is concerned with the autonomy of architectural means. On the other, each architect tries, […]
In David Bachelor’s writing on chromophobia, my mind was opened to many different things, some I’ve thought about and some I hadn’t. I love all the comparisons that were used in describing color and how it could be interpreted, the situations that he used were also very interesting. The argument whether color is “harmful” or […]
Modernism art movement the mark of machine aesthetic age which is right after world war 1. Modernism architecture has its own unique styles which using new materials in the machine aesthetic such as concrete, steel, and glass, contained simplicity in each building by using simple mass and open spaces (Choay,1960, p.27). Modernism main objectives are […]
The French have long held a particular fascination for the Japanese arts, and in celebration of 160 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries, the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris is paying homage to the artistic influence both cultures have had on each other with its latest prodigious exhibit.As one of the first […]
With Ashiesh’s keen eye for mid-century designs and Cocoon’s unmatched expertise in rug making, the two stalwarts are set to reform the rug industry with their latest collection of rugs, which effortlessly merge the modern design sensibility with the traditional rug weaving techniques. The inspiration behind the Ashiesh Shah for Cocoon collaboration began in Chandigarh. […]
The Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019 is about to arrive; discover the leading brands with Eurooo: Cassina, your own personal luxury. Sometimes we have to say goodbye, but the goodbye is just to remember something forever. Karl Lagerfeld can’t take away our appreciation and love for him. Art and wisdom are boundless and leave never-ending traces: […]
In the chapter titled Chromophobia, David Batchelor describes how the absence of color has been pushed through Western culture, giving a sort of stigma to color. Everything has to be orderly, plain and simple because color would simply ruin the final result, or that’s the prejudice Western culture has. Charles Blanc, a color theorist and […]
Architect Le Corbusier naked, vandalising a house (E1027, Cap Martin), circa 1940 || https://ift.tt/2U0c318 via #OldSchoolCool
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At the beginning of the twentieth century, the gates of a brave new world were, not so deliberately, opening to nations. A new world in which almost everything was prone to change. Almost everything molted, including cities. Some people still accuse Modernism of excessiveness but the fear or the false predictions of what was happening […]