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New Acropolis Museum

Outgrowing the original Acropolis Museum, which was constructed in 1874, competitions were held to find a designer and a design to house newly excavated artifacts. Architect Bernard Tschumi won the commission for the new Acropolis Museum which sits 300 yards...More

Sustainability, Beauty, Function

When developing the new package design for their fragrances, Le Cherche Midi wanted to merge sustainabilty and reusability with beauty and function. The boxes, which are designed to be a keepsake for the customer, are actually constructed from discarded shipping palettes...More

Fifty Works for Fifty States

The Vogel 50x50 web site, created by Second Story, brings together 2,500 contemporary artworks that were distributed throughout the nation as part of The Dorthy and Herbert Vogel Collection. It is called Fifty Works for Fifty States...More

Ancient Cuneiform Tablets

A number of cuneiform tablets have been discovered at Tell Tayinat, which was an ancient capital of the Kingdom of Palestin. It is now southeastern Turkey. The tablets, which date between 1200 BC and 600 BC, were found in the...More

100 Million Year Old Crocodile

Digging in the Isisford area, Dr Steven Salisbury from the University of Queensland has found an extremely well-preserved, 100 million year old crocodile fossil. The croc has been named 'Isisfordia'. Some new types of prehistoric fish have also been found...More

Architecture 3d Design

For years, the promise of 3d modeling as an everyday drafting tool has been advertised to architects and designers, but it has never really been practical. Now it seems with software such as Autodesk Revit Architecture, it is now a...More

HDR Images in Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop CS3 has many capabilities for working with HDR images. For those not familiar with the concept, normal images are either 8 or 16 bit, with luminance storage from black to white. HDR images store much higher luminance values...More

Prairie Style

The Prairie Style began in Chicago in the 1890's and early 1900's. The style is characterized by shallow pitched, hip roofs that have wide overhangs. The designs emphasize horizontal lines, and often have massive entries or porches. Frank Lloyd Wright... More

  • Frutiger

    Arrows & Icons ezine discussion of the history, uses, and development of the humanist sans-serif typeface Frutiger.   More...

  • Moctezuma

    The British Museum feature exhibition, Moctezuma Aztec Ruler, explores the last elected ruler who reigned AD 1502-1520.   More...


Project Spotlight

Amelia

Edward Sine created this identity and themed entrance to differentiate this community from others nearby.

"The approach was a coastal style with low country details. The theme was unique to the area and established a successful brand for the development."



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