Monthly Archives: November 2011

Confetti System, making nostalgic and lighthearted fun paper decorations

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Only recently I came upon a glittery website of Confetti System and got excited about their work immediately. Nicholas Andersen and Julie Ho, duo behind Confetti System, transform simple materials such as tissue paper, cardboard, and silk into interactive objects that to me evoke a nostalgic feel, reminding me of days when we all made our party decorations by hand, a sense of craftsmanship that converts even the simplest decoration into a focal point and an object of entertainment, creating a perfect party mode or a display for an event, gallery, store… Continue reading

Frank Gehry Talks About His Work

"When I interviewed Frank Gehry for HBR, he had recently bought an iPad. Every time he mentioned a building, he'd pick up the iPad and swipe until he came across a good photo to show me. This slideshow is an approximation of that experience: a sampling of Gehry's work, accompanied by his words." Katherine Bell. Photo credit: Dave Lauridsen © 2011 admin. All rights reserved.

In the November 2011 issue of Harvard Business Review you can read an article “Life’s Work: Frank Gehry”, interviewed by Katherine Bell. Here’s couple of lines from it:

Frank Gehry is, at 82, America’s most celebrated living architect. His designs, including the Guggenheim Bilbao and Disney Hall in Los Angeles, are all technically challenging and unmistakably his. Gehry’s creative process famously borrows from artists; less well known is his fierce commitment to budgeting and the architect’s role as project manager. Continue reading