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Coasting on Coasters - Part 2

Annnd second set of coasters are done!

This time we experimented with text, our Frankus logo and an doodle I drew. We will definitely do personalized items for friends and family next time, although we have other bigger projects to finish in the bulk of our time. 55 more words

Design WIP: Cabled Sweater > The Ribbing of My Discontent

After I found the main and supporting cables I wanted for my Aran cabled sweater design, I swatched a few others individually just to be sure there wasn’t another, better, more flattering cable combination to be made. 509 more words


On the Slayton House

I was recently a part of a group discussion regarding the William Slayton House in Washington’s Cleveland Park neighborhood. I.M. Pei designed this international style house in 1958. 694 more words


Process of Elimination

In the documentary Helvetica Massimo Vignelli mentions that the job of a designer is to fight against the ugly things. He strikes the nail on the head. 134 more words

Are You Relevant?

“The best thing about evidence based design is it makes us relevant again,” said Angela Mazzi, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, Healthcare Planner, GBBN Architects. “It gets us the conversation away from budget and schedule to what do you really need this building to do for you.” 157 more words

Architecture INSIGHTS

Behind the scenes with our Mother's Day cards

Take a peek into the making of some of our new Mother’s Day cards. Mother’s Day is May 11th, don’t forget to get a card for your mom, grandma or stepmom! 13 more words

Hennel Paper Co.