Symbols are an evolving library of information that pulls us together into the same conversation. Many symbols go beyond religious and cultural markers that are recognized by all, while some need to be learned before they are used and understood.
The key ingredient in a symbol is meaning. Anything can be a symbol, if it has meaning and sufficient recognition or use, it will eventually make it into the library of symbols of a religion, nation, the western or the eastern world, or humanity.
Neoclassical architecture as it is present in North America and especially United States has been associated with many meanings out of which in the case of Lincoln Memorial is democracy.
In between the over 2500 meters above sea level mountains carved with mysterious caves and the wide span beaches quiet in the sun, up on the north shore of the Dominican lies a story of lifestyle incomprehensible to most western civilization.
that there is work and there is play that there is personal and business that there is the emotional and the rational that there is work life and retirement life All is […]
Enjoy the city at your feet! Beautiful colourful clapboard laneways in the Beaches
Nature is encompassing beauty that nobody questions. Few beautiful things have such a universal following. Up there on the list, Niagara Falls is a force of nature to reckon with. Poorly emphasized […]
Always with the lady and the gun, unsure of order.. a fathomable space for this immortal cinematic character would be.. on the verge of luxurious and exotic .. with bold fuchsias and […]
What a wonderful business trip it is when you visit a fantastic city, work with amazing people and eat lots of great food! That pretty much summarizes my recent trip to Sibiu, […]
If you are renovating your home, you are walking a fine line between the enthusiasm that such a project brings, the horror stories your friends tell you and the overwhelming feeling while […]
Why have a counter, a backsplash tile and a simple duplex plug under the typical upper cabinets full of glasses and plates – just because this is standard and this is how […]
I like keeping an eye on what designers think and what people respond to when it comes to transition-spaces. Those that we go thru and yet, seldom use for a long period […]
From fun to pristine to elegant, the impact statement is what counts. Condos nowadays are a lot about image. You as Owner will be identified with the building you live in. You […]
According to the design panel at the IDS 2016 Toronto, here are the trends + my take on them! Most of them do come from Europe and I have to say some […]