How I Met Your Style Tell us a little bit about yourself Hmmm…. Well, I was born in Cuba, grew up in Russia and spent the last 15 years of my life in the states. I’m currently in the process of moving back to Los Angeles with my boyfriend for my new job as a Marketing and PR manager for a couple of online fashion retailers. How’d you get into fashion? Steve McCurry's Blog Angkor Wat Temple Complex, Cambodia Trees are Sentinels Guarding, Nurturing, Protecting Bastions of Dignity Breathing life Providing shelter Asking for nothing Sacrificing everything - K. Earle Chiang Mai, Thailand Darjeeling, India O'Style Dress: Twenty8Twelve, scarf: YSL “Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself ” (Thomas Paine) Top: Zara, jeans: Zara, shades: Ray Ban, scarf: YSL Accessories for Autumn Autumn is on its way in and it is a beautiful season.
Universes in Universe - Worlds of Art Universes in Universe is online since Febr. 1997.>> Concept, publishers - Calendar of Biennials, continuously updated - Index of Artists in UiU and Nafas Northern Light Beautiful coats, oh don’t we love them, but honestly, being a jumper kinda girl, it feels quite liberating to leave it behind now and then when temperatures raises. If you’re not already tired of your coats and layers that carried you through winter I bet you’re one of the few. We’ve got the best times ahead of us sartorial-wise, or what do you think? Ok, all this talk about flats lately, a girl need them heels too, so this week I’ve taken these new specimen by Aquazzura out in daylight too. Knit by & Other Stories, trousers by Stella McCartney (also here), shoes by Aquazzura (similar here and here), bag by Céline, Ray Ban’s (also here), Tag Heuer watch.
100 Urban Trends - BMW Guggenheim Lab Over the past two years, the BMW Guggenheim Lab, a mobile urban laboratory centered around the topic of life in cities today, has offered free programs and workshops and implemented urban projects in New York City (August 3–October 16, 2011), Berlin (June 15–July 29, 2012), and Mumbai (December 9–January 20, 2013). Created as a resource, 100 Urban Trends aims to identify the most talked-about trends in urban thinking, as they were discussed in these three venues. Each individual glossary offers 100 contextualized definitions that apply to the way we understand, design, and live in cities.
b a r t a b a c It’s Friday again and I am back home from Madrid, but soon off to California again!!!! In the meantime, here is a really cool casual look, because there is nothing better than going from heels to sneakers. These Converse All Star trainers are uber cool, with the Tie Dye design making them perfect for summer. Urban Blogger Competition: Win 200 Euros and Our Book! DEADLINE MAY 15TH Calling all urban bloggers! Join the global discussion – let’s break down boundaries of conventional urban development practices and push for inclusive people-driven progress! We want more voices on the theme of We Own The City. The winner will receive 200 Euros, a fresh copy of our new book, and a spotlight mention at our book launch, May 27th in Amsterdam. It’s time the discourse of We Own The City spreads throughout cities worldwide to stir up urban development practices into a more inclusive mixture. We Own The City, the book, examines 16 case studies of bottom-up initiatives in five major cities of the global north: Amsterdam, Hong Kong, New York City, Moscow and Taipei, alongside interviews with some prestigious architecture firms.
Luminous Power-Harnessing Tiles - The Sustainable Dance Floor Feeds Off of Kinetic Energy to Glow The Sustainable Dance Floor harnesses wasted energy in such places as dance halls and clubs. It is a modular dance floor system that channels the kinetic energy of dancers to create a luminous floor that will electrify the night even more. In a way, the Sustainable Dance Floor will create a cycle of dance and light that adds to the overall atmosphere of such establishments. Created by Energy Floors, a company in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, each tile making up the Sustainable Dance Floor is outfitted with a small generator that collects and stores the energy.
Museum Design Gets Interactive » Design Bureau Inside Gallery One, Cleveland Museum of Art. “With a professional, creative staff of project managers, estimators, researchers, graphic technicians, builders, artisans, and installers, we are dedicated to producing state-of-the-art museum exhibit experiences,” says 1220 Exhibits senior vice president Craig Dunn. The Nashville-based fabricator has worked with Gallagher & Associates on numerous design-build projects. Images Courtesy of Local Projects (above and two below) National World War II Museum, the U.S. Winners of the 2014 Canadian National Urban Design Awards Stellar sustainable design around the world always deserves recognition. The 2014 Canadian National Urban Design Awards program — hosted by RAIC | Architecture Canada, Canadian Institute of Planners, and Canadian Society of Landscape Architects — recently announced this year's winners in acknowledgment of their contributions to the quality of life and sustainability in Canada's cities through architecture and urban design. Eight winning awards were given in the following categories: Civic Design Projects, Community Initiatives, Student Projects, Urban Architecture, Urban Design Plans, Urban Fragments, and Special Jury Awards in Sustainable Development and Small/Medium Community Urban Design. Have a look at them right below. Click above image to view slideshowURBAN ARCHITECTURE: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - Claire & Marc Bourgie Pavilion of Quebec and Canadian Art (Montreal, QC) by Provencher Roy.