as Design Studio
boast tall, unencumbered space. Herein lies the rub. Devoid
of human-scaled embellishments, these places are nearly stone
cold. Traditional architectural details would not work alongside
massive concrete columns and over-sized awning windows. The
solution? Standard materials used in unexpected ways.
an interior design studio there were lots of individual ceramic
tiles in the sample library…thus a floor is born. With
no pattern in mind this 40 square feet of rambling mosaic
sets the flavor at the point of entry. Large swaths of colored
metal mesh screen become sails to highlight the two-story
high ceiling. Recycled ‘wiggle board’, the kind
used to ship corrugated glass panels, becomes an entry counter
used for the display of revolving artist’s work.
The budget was minimal – the impact was not.