The place we dwell, the physical environment, the home, is not an abstraction. Here, the sense of time is registered through light and shadow, the changing seasons, and the sense of place is the connection to the land. This is a fundamental reality of being. Time and place are interwined, experienced simultaneously. Materials as things [...]
Design is a continuation of my passion for knowledge and nature. My goal is to create a sense of place and to provide opportunities for the clients/users to engage nature in their daily life. This daily engagement to nature provides healthy and better quality of life than doses of “lifestyle medications”. Good design celebrates the [...]
Walter Hood & Alma Dusolier Walter Hood is professor and former chair of the Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning Department at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also the principal of Hood Design. Founded in 1999, the firm is well known for its projects tied to urban redevelopment and the revitalization of underserved communities.
Survival Research Laboratories was conceived of and founded by Mark Pauline in November 1978. Since its inception SRL has operated as an organization of creative technicians dedicated to re-directing the techniques, tools, and tenets of industry, science, and the military away from their typical manifestations in practicality, product or warfare. Since 1979, SRL has staged [...]
Born in Scheveningen in the Netherlands to Dutch-Indonesian parents, Jack Haye has been an artist since he first dipped his hands in tempera paints and smeared them across a roll of paper. He’s managed to squeeze a lot into the two years since. He lives in petaluma with his wife Drew, stepson Henry, and inhuman [...]
I want to be surprised by beauty from unlikely combinations or in unexpected places. My business is about searching for those moments of epiphany and then finding a way to share them. My inspiration: I draw artistic inspiration from nature, honest materials and excellent design where ever I find it; be it in a remote [...]