All modernist architects owe a debt to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, a German born American architect (1886 – 1969). Known widely as “Mies” he was one of the prominent innovators of modern architecture along with Le Corbusier and Walter...
Design professionals have been trained to visualize three-dimensional space from two-dimensional drawings, so the challenge has always been how best to help clients see what they see – to imagine the spatial and sensory outcome of the...
Jim Yurchenko recently retired after 35 years as a designer and innovator at IDEO in Palo Alto, California. Originally a sculptor and Stanford student whose tool of choice was an arc welder he spent much of his time in the design shop...
Ah, simplicity…sometimes so complex to achieve. Designing technology for launch into space is an exacting and ever evolving enterprise. And these engineers and designers face the same problem we have when trying to squeeze that extra...
Seeing is believing, and apparently our soon-to-be client, Richard, became a believer after watching our house on Summit Drive go up. He was heading into an extensive remodel on a very problematic hilly lot; just our bailiwick. Drawn...