The Ceramic Museum, Jinzhou, by Casanova + Hernandez Architects

Cross-cultural Collage

The Ceramic Museum, Jinzhou, China, designed by Casanova + Hernandez Architects, aims to arouse the visitor’s curiosity about the region’s history and forgotten traditions, while also providing a contemporary cultural focus and meeting point. Continue reading Cross-cultural Collage

Augmented Actuality

Augmented Surface, designed by Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, consists of six metre high mirror panels, obliquely lit from below. This theatre-style installation showcases Marazzi porcelain tiles, delivering a breathtaking double-vision. Continue reading Augmented Actuality

Santos Mendez's Myaamia mural at TD Bank, Little Havana, Florida

Magical Myaamia

Based upon Myaamia, an original painting by Santos Mendez named after a Native American Algonquian language spoken by the Seminole Indians, the mosaic mural at TD Bank, Florida, reflects harmony and friendship among all living creatures. Continue reading Magical Myaamia

You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Be Arty

The ‘Treatment Rooms’ is a privately owned house in West London currently having its exterior walls transformed by a collective of artists, who operate from it under the same name. In this post, I explore a remarkable example of public art and the message it transmits about the commodifiction of art. Continue reading You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Be Arty