Architecture Jul 2, 2009

Musee Herge

Newly opened, the Musee Herge is dedicated to the famed Belgian artist and Tintin author. The building is situated in just outside of Louvain-la-Nueve, Belgium, the museum is capable of hosting a full suit of activities. Christian de… Read more
Architecture Jul 2, 2009

Museo Picasso Malaga

Built atop the historic center of Malaga, the Museo Picasso celebrates the home town artist with an ambitious space. Designed by Gluckman Mayner Architects, the museum is formed by a fully restored 16th-century palace and six new buildings… Read more
Art Jun 29, 2009

Fashion and Lace Museum, Calais

Centuries of lace making in Normandy are celebrated in the new Fashion and Lace Museum located in Calais. The building itself meshes a contemporary facade with existing industrial space. On the contemporary side a curved glass wall takes… Read more
Architecture Jun 26, 2009

Brazilian Sculpture Museum produces simple videos that allow viewers entry into architectural space. This example, of the MuBE/Brazilian Sculpture Museum, shows full public use of the created environment. Really enjoyable. Read more
Books & Magazines Feb 17, 2009

Made For Skate Book Signing Tour

In the skateboard universe the evolution of riding technique, skateboard decks, graphics and art are well documented. Until now, however, skateboard shoes have received little attention. Made for Skate tells the story of skateboard footwear… Read more
Architecture Feb 16, 2009

Hermitage Museum, Amsterdam

Hans Van Heeswijk architects is converting a home for the elderly into a home for Russian art. The Hermitage’s Amsterdam base will open June 20, 2009. Amstelhof housed some of Amsterdam’s elderly for 300 years prior to the… Read more
Design Nov 24, 2008

New on the National Mall | The Redesigned NMAH

Last Friday the New York Times reviewed the newly redesigned National Museum of American History. One of the Smithsonian’s largest institutions, it can often look like its most mistreated. The new layout and design opens up the galleries… Read more
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