On my most recent visit to my hometown of Dallas, Texas, I was lucky enough to attend a home tour organized by the Dallas chapter of the The American Institute of Architects (AIA). After living here in Italy for almost 5 years, I had almost forgotten how true it is that everything really is bigger […]
Designing with daylight in mind not only allows for a more comfortable interior space, but it can also give you substantial savings in energy consumption. By integrating ArchiCAD’s BIM technology with Velux’s Daylight Visualizer, architects can now precisely simulate daylighting in buildings as early as the very first steps of preliminary design.
My favorite Fuorisalone find was definitely Wrap Spaces from the Netherlands. They have a little show room located on Via Tortona – just follow the neon orange arrows to find it. The concept is one piece of furniture, from which you can open up a kitchen, an office, or a living room set. Aside from […]
Fuorisalone Milano 2012: the Brera Design District – Miyazaki Chairs, HomeLess Design Network, and the Austrian Design Expo
While I did not by any means get to see the entire Brera district during my short stay in Milan, I did run into the following interesting displays which I would recommend to anyone heading in that direction: The Miyazaki Chair Factory from Japan has their first exhibition at Milan’s Design Week, tucked away on […]