Couple cut commute, create tranquil workspace at home
She loves antiques, and he veers more toward contemporary pieces. The colors that accent their two-story Mequon home In the old days we would have had huge file cabinets in here." The couple recently talked about their home, The rec room walls ...
April 10, 2015
Colombia's treasures revealed
In fact, “Gabo” was everywhere, in street art, sculptures, plaques and a timeline adorning the entire outside wall of a huge library. A steep climb . But there was Gabo again, and an evocative line from Love in the Time of Cholera, which unfolds in ...
April 10, 2015
Restaurants focusing on feasts for the eyes to sell dining experiences
Ishida struck a balance between the two with more classic pieces, such as the custom-made, low-back, white-vinyl banquette, which contrasted with contemporary accents in the form of large abstract paintings featuring vibrant hues and bold brushstrokes ...
April 4, 2015
Creating Korner's Folly, 'The Strangest Home in the World'
In 1785, Körner's grandfather Joseph left his town of Furtwangen in the Black Forest region of Germany, where he had been working as a business representative for a manufacturer and dealer in clocks, and moved to the Friedland settlement in central ...
Review: 'All Of This Belongs To You' - Civic Urbanism At London's Victoria ...
For her project, which spans both science and public art, she has placed 'AgBags' - advanced grow bags of her own invention – on the large stone parapets at the entrance of museum. Alongside this, she has placed a Phenological Clock in the grand ...
April 1, 2015
Daniel Arsham's CAC exhibit contemplates the future through our past
From broken guitars to shattered clocks, Daniel Arsham's 'Remembering the Future' exhibit features a large pile of ashen-looking modern objects meant to represent our future and the objects we would leave behind today. (/ Madison ...
March 29, 2015
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Will Be Added to the Library of Congress
Though there was a large Irish and Irish-American audience in New York, a somewhat homogenized version of Irish music incorporating various influences had taken hold in the states. In its place, they aired a round-the-clock stream of reactions from ...
March 26, 2015
Landmark Building Reopens as Embassy Suites in the Heart of Downtown Louisville
With many historic details maintained, including a large clock that ... blends with a modern décor for an intimate atmosphere. The ceiling boasts all original architecture that has been carefully restored to its beauty. One wall of the hotel features ...
April 8, 2015
Home and garden online strives to provide optimum designer home accessories
From outdoor dining set to fountains, water features and ponds, balcony and bar sets, under cover wicker, benches, casual lounges, large contemporary wall clocks, potted plant holders, arches, arbours and plants, bird baths, statues and all the heating and ...
April 6, 2015
A bitter pill: How Syria broke my grandfather's heart
And there, leaning against a wall ... kebab and a large metal tray of kunafa, a Levantine cheese dessert soaked in sugar syrup. When, on a Saturday evening in 2000, it was announced that Hafez al-Assad had died, the bustling Old Clock roundabout, which ...
April 5, 2015
Astley Castle: A Ruin Reinvented (and Available for Rent)
It has a large roster of rentals in notable historic ... Above: The bathrooms, too, are a mix of ancient and modern. Photograph via VPW magazine. Above: A bedroom with an old stone wall and sliding glass doors that open onto what the Landmark Trust ...
April 3, 2015
GTC 2015: NVIDIA Serves Current CAD Computing Models, Builds Out New Options, Part 2
Event Report: NVIDIA is not alone in pursuing virtual workstation technologies, which promise to make large projects available at any time ... securely, and round-the-clock to team members, wherever they happen to be. Doing so has gotten especially ...
April 2, 2015
Giant spiralling slides which were major hit at Tate Modern set to return to London gallery
THE giant spiralling slides which proved a huge hit at Tate Modern are returning ... will also include a large installation of the Belgian-born artist's signature creation, fly agaric mushrooms. Pill Clock (2011-15) is comprised of a ceiling-mounted ...
March 31, 2015
REKINDLES HALL OF FLAME: Superintendent James Braidwood
One of the most influential and progressive-thinking fire officers in modern history, James Braidwood ... The insurance companies that were paying a large portion of the brigade’s cost complained about the price of providing the present level of fire ...
March 30, 2015