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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Gambiarra: Repair Culture Presentation by Felipe Fonseca - VCUQatar, Doha...


The MFA Department's upcoming Designer in Residence, Felipe Fonseca will be conducting a presentation titled, "Gambiarra: Repair Culture" here at VCUQatar on November 5, starting at 12.15 pm... 

The accompanying two week module run by Felipe and presentation is a result of a collaboration between VCUQatar and the Office of Strategic Cultural Relations at Qatar Museums (QM)... 

Should be Grand. Please join us if you can...

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A Visit to Pininfarina, Italy...


A few, quasi-random, iPhone photos from a recent visit to the Pininfarina headquarters in Italy... 

Good times...









Thursday, October 9, 2014

Design Details No. 28 - Olivetti Store/ Gallery in Venice, Italy...


A few details from the Olivetti Store (now Gallery) designed by Carlo Scarpa (the ubermensch of original design detailing) in the late fifties, located by St. Mark's Square in Venice...