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Architects create exquisite home addition out of reclaimed barn wood and local stone

Montana-based JLF Architects recently updated a gorgeous home in Jackson Hole with a spacious addition built out of reclaimed barn wood and local stone. The home design is straight out of a fairy tale, with rustic wood paneling and a glass-enclosed interior walkway leading from one end of the existing structure to its new extension. The home is located deep in the Teton Pines community, surrounded by thick forest. The homeowners were looking to add space to host visiting family during the summer and holidays, but they wanted to retain the existing home’s aesthetic. Working with local firm, Big-D Signature, JLF Architects created a design that would enhance the home’s size, but without sacrificing its beautiful rustic character. Related: Dilapidated 1800s dairy barn resurrected into a stunning home in Wyoming According to the architects, the design was focused on extending the original design rather than adding on an independent addition, “Our design-build approach allowed our team t..

Junior Designer | Interior Architect

Eigelberger Architecture is currently looking for highly enthusiastic architects and designers to join our team. Those who join our team, work on all phases of design, from conceptual and research to construction observation. It is a critical part of our studio to engage in all aspects of any design. This role is responsible for significant aspects, daily design and Technical development of projects and a deep understanding of all project phases. You must be have US citizenship and/or Authori..

Arizona Camera Museum opens in the Market of Dreams

Cameras have been freezing moments in time to various levels of success since the 1800s with the invention of daguerreotypes. A century later, in 1948, Polaroid released their model 95 Land Camera, the first instant camera that printed photos in about a minute. There have been countless technological advances in the years since to make cameras more easily accessible and we have slightly different expectations of the word “instant.” Now, Flagstaff residents can explore the development of cameras through history at the Arizona Camera Museum, which opened this past November. Donated display cases line the walls of the room where the museum found its home inside Sunnyside’s Market of Dreams. Several Kodak No.2 Beau Brownie cameras with brown and blue geometric art deco designs by industrial designer Walter Dorwin Teague fill part of a display case and demonstrate the style the designer popularized in the early 1900s. Other cameras are disguised as soda cans, children’s toys and even a pock..

Painter, painter of the wall, what's the fairest colour of all?

Just pink, or the pinkest pink?Courtesy of Stuart Semple By Joshua Howgego There’s a big fight in the art world. The debacle began with sculptor Anish Kapoor, who among other things, was a designer of the ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture that writhes in the skyline of London’s Olympic park. Kapoor is known for portraying holes and voids in his work, so when he heard about a company that claimed to have developed the blackest black, he wanted a piece of the action. Vantablack is a material made of carbon atoms fashioned into tiny tubes that form a sort of nanoforest, which absorbs more than 99.96 per cent of light that enters it. Luckily for Kapoor, its developer, Surrey NanoSystems, was keen to work with an artist, but just one, because it is a small outfit and Vantablack still needed further development to be a practical artistic material. So in 2014, the Let's block ads! (Why?)

Top urban designer Palafox set to create Bacolod's devt plan

BACOLOD CITY – Mayor Evelio Leonardia is scheduled to meet with top urban planner Felino “Jun” Palafox Jr. this January to discuss the development of a masterplan for Bacolod. Before the New Year, Palafox called up Leonardia, who said that Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez had facilitated his contact with the world-renowned master urban planner. The mayor said that during their meetings, Alvarez had consistently expressed interest to help Bacolod finance the hiring of Palafox’s services. Palafox, president of Palafox Architecture and senior partner of Palafox Associates, has done more than 1,200 local and international projects, including the master planning of more than 17 billion square meters of land area and the architectural design of more than 12 million square meters of building floor area in 39 countries. Leonardia pointed out that Palafox is one of the creators of the masterplan for Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. InterAksyon“Can you imagine if we can use his brains for Bacolod?” t..

Ron Clements & John Musker To Receive The ADG William Cameron Menzies Award For...

Ron Clements and John Musker, the Oscar®-nominated Walt Disney Animation Studios filmmaking partners behind such animated features as Moana and The Princess and The Frog, will receive the William Cameron Menzies Award from the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) at the 22nd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards on Jan. 27 in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland. The award recognizes their innovative artistic work on numerous legendary Disney animated movies. Today's announcement was made by ADG Council Chair Marcia Hinds ADG and Awards Producers Thomas Walsh ADG and Thomas Wilkins ADG. “Both Clements and Musker’s love of animation have brought us legendary worlds of imagination,” said ADG President Nelson Coates. “The ADG is thrilled to honor their efforts, talents and achievements as they continue to blaze creative trails in animation and to be leaders in Disney’s artistic evolution over the decades. They are masters of their craft and part of the techn..

dov ganchrow combines real and 3D-printed cow skulls in modular sculpture series

drawing upon man’s fascination with skulls, product designer dov ganchrow has created a series of works that combine real and 3D-printed cow skulls, altered in various ways with a playful design attitude. in a seamless progression from earlier projects, ‘the beast of the anthropocene’ seeks to highlight man’s ever-evolving need to reshape the natural to better suit our needs. cow skull with leather sheathed horns photos by moti fishbain dov ganchrow collected the cow skulls over several years o..

A Berlin exhibition explores the past, present and future of Qatari art

Opened recently at Berlin’s cavernous Kraftwerk space, Contemporary Art Qatar is a sprawling, three-part exhibition dedicated to Qatar’s current art and design scene. Presented by the Qatar Museums group to mark the end of a year of collaborative cultural projects between Germany and Qatar, the exhibition features more than 30 contemporary makers that demonstrates diversity in the Arab country and a dialectic between the traditional and the innovative, heritage and hybridity. Take Aisha Al-Suwaidi, a Doha-based designer who looks simultaneously to the past and future in her work, creating domestic designs that celebrate the comfort and nostalgia of home while addressing the changing needs of urban homes as she observes them in her city: concrete teddy bears make the materials of outside more familiar indoors, a ’nostalgic table’ for dining that uses the smell of old houses to trigger fond memories, and a chic, high-cornered ‘Grandma chair’, stuffed with scented habat soda seeds, are am..

Asamoah Gyan poses beside bizarre statue… produced by same sculptor who made tribute to...

GHANA legend Asamoah Gyan has become the latest football star to be been honoured with a questionable statue. It is believed the sculptor was also responsible for the bizarre design of Michael Essien's unveiling in Ghana last week. Ghana legend Asamoah Gyan poses next to his questionable statueSome of the greats have become victims of dodgy sculptures - including Cristiano Ronaldo and Diego Maradona. And it appears the former Sunderland striker has joined the elite list in the southern town of Kumasi. Gyan, 32, posed next to the statue which appears to look like it's sinking into the ground. The designer pulled off his same trademark haircut with the blonde streak running down the side of his head. PA:Press Association It was made by the same sculpture who designed this statue of Michael EssienGetty Images - Getty Asamoah Gyna is Ghana's all-time leading scorerBut the statue's head and arms look like they are too big for his body. His feet also look like they hav..

Designs for life

“We got to see new stone materials, and design possibilities,” say Utkarsha, who does not give a second name. She, Shivani Methi and Bhumika Ostwal are excitedly exploring the range of new materials available. They are part of a group of 50 interior design students from the Institute of Fashion, Media & Allied Arts, Aurangabad, here in Pune on a field trip to see A&i Digest’s Design Exhibition. Founded 20 years ago by editor Amit Danait, A&i Digest has been organising the exhibition for 15 years. Mr. Danait says the intent is “to bring architecture and interior design trends, worldwide and ethnic, to the masses.” This year’s edition features exhibitors from 100 architecture and interior design studios, with design solutions from around the world, and a window to innovative trends across residential, commercial, landscape & urban planning projects, covering the gamut from natural stone materials to integrated automation systems, ergonomic kitchen countertops and stretchable ceilings, la..

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