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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 […]

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A Colorful Sculpture Named ‘Spectral Grove’ Has Been Installed In Philadelphia

December 4, 2019 Erin 0

Design studio SOFTlab, has recently unveiled ‘Spectral Grove’, a permanent outdoor public art installation, that’s located at the entrance of Pivot Park in West Philadelphia. Commissioned by developer Wexford Science + Technology, the University City Science Center, and the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, ‘Spectral Grove’ marks the parks entrance by inviting visitors to walk through a […]

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A Sculptural Tower Of Bamboo Has Been Installed In Beijing

November 4, 2019 Erin 0

AntiStatics Architecture has designed a bamboo tower installation named “Woven Grove”, that was exhibited at Design China Beijing 2019. The installation is an exploration of the inherent material behaviors of bamboo and has been inspired by the craft-based practice of weaving. Photography by Design China As the properties of bamboo are highly pliable and flexible, […]

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Texas Tech University Has A New Public Sculpture By Marc Fornes

September 24, 2019 Erin 0

Photography by NAARO Commissioned by Texas Tech University to design a permanent sculpture in Lubbock, Texas, MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY has created the Zephyr Pavilion, a windswept canopy that offers a shaded passage through the courtyard of the Honors Residence Hall. Photography by NAARO Four densely striped columns expand into bridging arcs, that embrace the […]

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A New Sculptural Wood Pavilion Stands Proud In Estonia

September 23, 2019 Erin 0

Photography ©Tonu Tunnel Gwyllim Jahn and Cameron Newnham of Fologram, an Australian start-up building AR software for the design and construction industry, together with Soomeen Hahm Design, architect and computational designer Igor Pantic, and Format Engineers, have collaborated to create ‘Steampunk’, a modern curved wood pavilion. Photography ©Evert Palmets Created as part of the 5th […]