Wilton Carpets: Havana Axminster

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“Havana is one of four new ranges to use our brand-new Creations, a colour palette made for modern hospitality and leisure environments,” said Damian Roscoe, head of creative at Wilton Carpets. “Packed full of on-trend blues and greys, the range is a great way to introduce a sophisticated contemporary look in a ‘stock’ carpet that’s made specifically for pubs, bars and restaurants.”

The narrowloom 0.91m width is ideal for the often-complex layouts of these establishments, working with designs that can go wall-to-wall in even the most historic of buildings without a straight wall in sight. Axminster woven in a durable, seven-row quality from a wool-rich blend that’s perfect for corridors, lounge areas and busy bars, Havana’s dark base colours and patterns also work to hide dirt between cleans.

As part of Wilton’s Ready to Go collection, all 10 of Havana’s vibrant, modern designs are available in any quantity, delivered within just 14 days.

Baker Hesseldenz: Dudley Chair

Dudley Chair

Dudley Chair

Baker + Hesseldenz Studio’s ‘Dudley’ gives dining chairs a good name by prioritizing luxury over pragmatism and comfort over idealism. It’s “crafted from walnut with solid-bronze slats that are individually hand-shaped in our shop to give the appearance that they have been ‘woven’ through the back structure. The back perches atop a tall comfortable cushion," says co-founder Scott Baker.

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AIA New York: Center For Architecture

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Minoru Yamasaki: Humanist Architecture for a Modernist World

Date: Wednesday, February 13, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Location: At the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Pl., NYC

Credits: 1.5 LU 
Price: Free for AIA members, DOCOMOMO members, and students; $10 for general public

Architectural historian Dale Allen Gyure will discuss the career and life of Minoru Yamasaki (1912–1986), best know as the architect of the World Trade Center. Born to Japanese immigrant parents in Seattle, Yamasaki became one of the towering figures of midcentury architecture, even appearing on the cover of Time magazine in 1963. His self-proclaimed humanist designs merged the modern materials and functional considerations of postwar American architecture with traditional elements such as arches and colonnades. Yamasaki’s reputation began to decline in the 1970s with the mixed critical reception of the World Trade Center and the spectacular failure of St. Louis’s Pruitt-Igoe Apartments, which came to symbolize the flaws of midcentury urban renewal policy.

Gyure is the author of the first book to examine Yamasaki’s life and career, Minoru Yamasaki: Humanist Architecture for a Modernist World, published in November 2017 by Yale University Press. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing from Yale University Press.

Speakers: Dale Allen Gyure, PhD, Professor and Associate Chair of Architecture, Lawrence Technological University; author, Minoru Yamasaki: Humanist Architecture for a Modernist World

Organized by: AIANY Historic Buildings Committee and DOCOMOMO New York/Tri-State

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LMNOP: Photography to Promotion Workshop

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LMNOP presents an insightful conversation focused on practices and processes of photography for promoting your project work and firm.

Photography is an essential marketing tool that allows us to be recognized by our peers and future clients.  In a competitive industry, it is important to stand out with the right photographic product.  

Our panel will share their professional experience and present case studies relating to promoting your work through your website, social media and publication.

Presentation Panel:

Photographer:                           

Adrian Wilson

Interior Photography

Principal/Owner

www.interiorphotography.net


Annie Lee

Interior Design

Principal at ENV

David Rush

Interior Design

President, NY at ENV    

When
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST

Where

Kimball Showroom
215 Park Ave. South
3rd fl.
New York, NY 10003

Register: LMNOP

AIA: The Birth of Hip Hop Architecture

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This is a program of  Close to the Edge: The Birth of Hip Hop Architecture.

The Birth – Part 2 is the second of two conversations exposing deeper investigations into Hip-Hop Architecture. Speakers will discuss their associations with the architectural movement and share projects and ideas connected with their work in the exhibition.

This panel will feature Los Angeles-based artist Lauren Halsey, whose early education in architecture and identification with hip-hop culture now guide her large-scale urban installations, along with University of Cincinnati Assistant Professor, Stephen Slaughter, one of three professors currently teaching courses on Hip-Hop Architecture.  Syracuse Architecture Assistant Professor, Lawrence Chua, PhD, who writes about hip-hop and Modernism, will moderate the session.

Speakers:
Lauren Halsey, Artist
Stephen Slaughter, Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati

Moderator:
Lawrence Chua, PhD, Assistant Professor, Syracuse University

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Date: Wednesday, December 5, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Location: At the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Pl., NYC
AIA CES: 1.5 LU
Price: Free for AIA members and students; $10 for general public

Interior Design: Best of Year Finalist

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Jill Malek

The Natural Dimensions Collection is a CONTRACT WALLCOVERING Finalist for the Best of Year Awards, hosted by Interior Design Magazine! The collection—a marriage between oversized digital motifs and hand-sewn felt accents by Daniel Tillman—consists of 4 non-repeating patterns with a total of 16 colorways. Natural Dimensions is a true expression of dimensional forms in nature and was born out of an expressed desire from the interior design + architect community to create softness and depth in a space.