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Modern Interiors Where Classical Art & Sculpture Steal Centrestage

September 24, 2021 HD Staff 0

Classical art & sculpture steal centrestage in these three modern home interiors, adding time transcending attraction and intrigue. The art pieces instill character into their modern surroundings, build culture, and create a worldly, sophisticated air. One of our home tours combines these classical art pieces with a colourfully eclectic setting in Manhattan, where huge and […]

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Top 20 A’ Design Award Winners From Past Years

August 15, 2021 Erin 0

This article has been brought to you by A’ Design Award and Competition. A’ Design Award & Competition is the Worlds’ leading design accolade reaching design enthusiasts around the world, and showcasing winners from 108 countries in 104 different design disciplines, and was established to promote and recognize the best design works. More than 35,000 […]

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51 Buddha Statues to Inspire Growth, Hope, and Inner Peace

March 23, 2021 HD Staff 0

So much more than just a decoration – Buddha statues represent the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha, serving as useful reminders to apply those teachings in everyday life. Each one imparts a different message depending on the posture and the mudras (hand gestures) displayed. In this way, even the most minimalistic statue can be […]

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Rob Ley Studio Creates Oversized Wall Art In Downtown Atlanta

February 18, 2021 Erin 0

Los Angeles-based artist Rob Ley, has recently completed ‘Pangaea’, a large artwork that was commissioned for the NCR Headquarters in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. The art installation is made from a series of layered aluminum ribbons that interact with a field of points located throughout this exterior wall, creating a collection of interconnected nodes, hubs, and […]

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A Dramatic Sculptural Art Installation Travels From Inside To Outside At This Restaurant

June 26, 2020 Erin 0

Aidlin Darling Design created a sculptural ceiling accent for Wexler’s, a barbeque restaurant located in San Francisco, California. The striking black sculptural detail travels from the interior of the restaurant out to the facade, where it covers the entryway and adds a contemporary element to the historic building. Inside, the ceiling installation is designed to […]

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A’ Design Awards & Competition – The Winners

April 28, 2020 Erin 0

contemporist has partnered with A’ Design Award and Competition to bring you this editorial feature A’ Design Award & Competition is the Worlds’ leading design accolade reaching design enthusiasts in over 107 countries.  The Laureates of the A’ Design Award & Competition get fame, prestige, recognition, credibility, publicity and international awareness, in addition to a comprehensive […]

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A Crystalline Inspired Sculpture Creates A Focal Point In This Office Lobby

February 5, 2020 Erin 0

As part of a lobby renovation in Raleigh, North Carolina, Gensler commissioned SOFTlab to create an sculpture that would span from the floor to ceiling and would frame the main entrance to the elevators. The form of ‘Grotta Aeris’ was inspired by the crystalline growth of natural elements, and to achieve that look, SOFTlab created […]

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This Sculptural 3D Printed Art Installation Is Made From 30,000 Recycled Water Bottles

December 10, 2019 Erin 0

Photography ©NAARO MEAN* (Middle East Architecture Network) was recently commissioned by DIFC to create a sculptural installation in Dubai, that showcases 3d printing and uses a polymer made from discarded water bottles. The design of the pavilion creates an experience for the visitor that’s reminiscent of walking through an abstracted botanical form. Photography ©NAARO Named […]