This weekend, I escaped New York City’s most recent blizzard to Puerto Rico for a tropical weekend getaway, and was enchanted by the vivid colors that adorned buildings all over the city of San Juan. The full spectrum of brights and the decorative geometry made for a satisfying feast for the eyes, especially for this New Yorker who has only seen shades of grey for the past four months.
German brand e15 has introduced its 2013 collection, which includes new releases by e15 founder and architect Philipp Mainzer, and four re-editions by German modernist architect Ferdinand Kramer. Read the rest of this entry »
The work of work of Mexican architect Jorge Gracia of Gracia Studio was recently brought to our attention after he was named as one of the Architectural League’s Emerging Voices of 2013. This particular project, Endemico Resguardo Silvestre, is one of our favorites – a mixed used residential-hotel community located in the heart of Mexico’s Wine Country. Read the rest of this entry »