Patterns in Design, Art and Architecture
by Josh Rubin
on 18 May 2006
James Turrell: Baker's Pool and new show
by Evan Orensten
James Turrell has been challenging our perceptions of light and space for nearly 40 years. Baker's Poolâ€”a technical marvel and artistic tour de forceâ€”lives in the basement of a new barn designed by architect...
Rojo São Paulo
A creative consortium's new Brazilian outlet showcases original artworks alongside cutting-edge publications
by Phuong-Cac Nguyen
In the upscale São Paulo neighborhood of Higienopolis, Rojo Artspace inaugurates their newly-acquired digs with a show called "Born Into This" by Japanese-Brazilian graffiti artist Yusk Imai. Housed in an ornate 1920s building on a quiet...
The second edition of Jenny's 1967 seminal book on the topic is full of nature-induced mandalas
by Ami Kealoha
Generally the study of wave formations—specifically sound—Cymatics looks at the mesmerizing organic shapes created by invisible waves. Founded by Swiss doctor and scientist Hans Jenny who used simple sine waves to create patterns in...
Louis Vuitton: Art, Fashion and Architecture
by Tamara Warren
In fashion and art circles alike, the palpable buzz for the September release of " Louis Vuitton: Art, Fashion and Architecture" comes from the French brand's pairing of their coveted insignia with artistic sensibilities. Best embodied...
Matali Crasset: Works
A comprehensive look at 16 years of contemporary design spanning products, architecture and art installations
by Graham Hiemstra
Aiming to rethink the way we interact with design in our everyday lives, Paris-based Matali Crasset creates unconventional work in nearly every area of design from products and interiors to architecture and art, asserting herself as one of the...
Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Bookworms
From fairytales to architecture and positive vibes, there's reading material here for everybody
by CH Editors
There's almost never a bad time to read a book. Fortunately, for some, the end-of-year holiday provides time away from just about everything and an opportunity to dive deep into reading. If you plan on spending your vacation on a couch while the snow...
The stark side of sunny LA in a book of contrasts
by Stephen Pulvirent
Back in 2002, photographer Nicholas Alan Cope picked up his camera and moved across the country from Maryland to Los Angeles, the city he documents in his new book "Whitewash." Cope's LA is one of stark geometric architecture rendered in black...
The Contemporary Tea House
by Ami Kealoha
The tea house is one of Japanâ€™s most original and significant architectural formsâ€”a small, simple space for the tea ceremony that traditionally requires a hearth, straw-mat flooring and a low entrance. Modern...
Richard Meier: Houses and Apartments
by Ami Kealoha
A follow-up to the book Rizzoli published on pre-eminent modernist architect Richard Meier 10 years ago, their forthcoming Richard Meier: House and Apartments is a hefty volume featuring 28 stunning works. Organized chronologically, each private residence...
Searching For True: Cutler Anderson Architects
by Nathan Suberi
We love nature and we love innovative architecture. Cutler Anderson Architects showcase their amazing ability to combine the two in "Searching For True," an upcoming compilation of 22 of their most impressive projects. These projects range...
Extreme Architecture: Building For Challenging Environments
by Karen Day
Tough terrain doesn't make construction easy, but Ruth Slavid's upcoming book "Extreme Architecture: Building For Challenging Environments" proves that it's not only feasible, but the outcome is completely worth the effort. A...
Richard Meier: Architect Volume 5
by CH Contributor
by Anna Carnick In celebration of Richard Meier Architect Volume 5," this latest volume reveals that time hast slowed Meier down at all. Focusing on his work between 2004 and 2009, the book offers a thorough and intimate understanding of Meier...