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Design Arts

Unlike the visual arts, the design arts are concerned with a certain functionality. Art, after all, is for a reserved time and space; design must bear the burden of the quotidian.... [more]

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DESIGN ARTS
02.04.10
DESIGN ARTS, Fashion Design
I know I've written about Betty Catroux before, but she is one of my favorites. Her personal style iss so dark and masculine. Betty's love of black and leather set against her white blonde hair makes her such a cool and sophisticated beauty, and a longtime muse to Yves Saint Laurent. Here are some great photos of Betty...I just love her! You never saw her in revealing dresses or bright colors, yet her femininity and sex appeal is undeniable. Betty Catroux is a fantastic fashion icon, and a worthy subjet for my menswear theme. Enjoy!
DESIGN ARTS
02.04.10
Lately I have been more and more interested in menswear. I have always loved and studied womens fashion, but on a trip to Paris recently I saw the military uniform collections at Les Invalides. It was amazing; the beautifully tailored uniforms made
DESIGN ARTS
01.05.10
The goal of urban planning is to improve the functionality of a city. It is a goal that can be quantified, measured and accomplished to varying degrees. People and freight will move more quickly, density will be higher or lesser,
DESIGN ARTS
12.30.09
The optimism of High Modernism permeated the times and India needed a new capitol city for the Punjab region after the Partition of 1947. Le Corbusier was selected to design a modern idyll, the first planned city in India, Chandigarh. Around

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  • New Text File by Tom Villa to DESIGN ARTS, Architecture
    Mirrorwall
    A freestanding wall with a hidden pull-out cantilevered gate of fir strips to divide a living space from a home office. Designed to intersect and complement the linear design of a bookcase/display wall.
    3 weeks ago
  • Studies in Design and Culture
    Looking for studies on Design and Culture? Take a look at my six Studies in Design and Culture. They are formatted for Kindle / iPad and iPhone they are available from Amazon at $2.99 each ($3.25 CND; $3.99 AUD; €2.60; £1.76; ¥305; 179 INR; R6.65) http://www.amazon. ...
    1 month ago

Do You Prefer The Look Of Machine Made Objects, Or Handmade Ones?

Handmade, usually
Posted about 1 year ago by Camille

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