Subway Musicians Link Up on WiFi

By , October 31st, 2014 | NEWS | 0 Comments

I left for New York wanting to work on creative film projects. Within two weeks of my couch surfing life, a friend of a friend connected me with filmmaker …

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levis facilities team cited for excellence

By , March 17th, 2011 | NEWS | 1,147 Comments

 congratulations to our friends on the real estate and facilities team at levi strauss and company for receiving the prestigious koshland award recognizing their seamless execution of …

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Left Hand, Right Hand at American Steel

My partner and I recently moved to West Oakland – a neighborhood that is commonly referred to as “up and coming” and associated with graffiti and music, but more often …

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Refresh the Eye

As creatives we must always be in search of the new and unseen in order to stay inspired. Our daily routines can make us lose sight of the city …

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Typologies a Hit at BIFMA

The variety of space types that go into developing a workplace design was Primo’s topic at BIFMA’s 2014 Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona this week.  Over the years …

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Bright Lights, Big City…

Studio O+A’s trip out to NYC for the annual Interior Design Magazine Best of Year (BOY) Awards was inspiring, celebratory…and well, a lot of fun.  We were incredibly honored …

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Thank You, Charleston!

 

Got a little sidetracked last week with Thanksgiving and  London and the FX Awards, but we didn’t want to get too far into December without a last shout-out to Fuzzco and …

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Notes on a Blur…

Given its vast array of temptations any one-week trip to London can only be a blur.  The list of things we didn’t get to last week dwarfs the list of what …

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Design Family Gathers at FX Awards

“If you win tonight you may be certain it means your design is world class,”  Editorial Director Theresa Dowling said in her opening remarks at the FX Design Awards …

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The National at 50: Never Looked Better

This used to be one of my favorite walks in London:  from Westminster Bridge along the Thames to the National Theatre.  The paving stones on the promenade were engraved …

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Design for Learning: AIA Taps Cisco-Meraki

Earlier this month Primo and I spoke at AIA’s Committee on Architecture for Education Conference in San Francisco.  The theme was “Design Thinking and Creativity:  Envisioning the Next Generation …

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Ceramics, Toys, Art Re-Make Pretend Store

The pace of change quickened at 85 1/2 Spring Street last week.  Right before Finkelstein’s set up their toy shop, the Cone 10 folks came …

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