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Designer Spotlight: Natalie Myers of Veneer Designs

After a decade of designing in the corporate world, Los-Angeles native Natalie Myers struck out on her own. Now she offers a uniquely California-inspired bohemian look to homes and offices that brings a friendly warmth to modern interiors.  A reverence for architectural history, an appreciation for the natural environment, and an awareness of current design innovations marks an award-winning Veneer Designs project.

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Book Watch: This Brutal World by Peter Chadwick

Graphic designer and photographer Peter Chadwick’s new book This Brutal World is, as he writes in the introduction, “an homage to Brutalism and a visual manifesto that celebrate this awe-inspiring style of architecture.” The 224-page is a love letter of sorts, and brims with black-and-white photographs of Brutalist buildings—320, to be precise.

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Facts derived from Curbed; Photos by Nara Shin of Cool Hunting.

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Inspire Me Monday: The Floating Piers

Eighty-one year-old conceptual artist Christo has done it again, with a massive interactive installation that is attracting tourists like flies to Lake Iseo in Italy. For sixteen days – June 18 through July 3, 2016 (weather permitting) – Lake Iseo is being reimagined. 100,000 square meters of shimmering yellow fabric, carried by a modular floating dock system of 220,000 high-density polyethylene cubes, undulate with the movement of the waves as The Floating Piers rise just above the surface of the water.

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Photos courtesy of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

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