The Washington Square Park Arch is reminiscent of the monumental Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Originally a temporary papier-mache and white plaster structure built to commemorate the 1889 centennial celebration of George Washington’s inauguration in NYC. The marble version was dedicated in 1895. This photo inspired one of my recent illustrations for The Frog Project Design […]
Victoria + Albert Rotunda Chandelier viewed during my first trip to London and the V+A Museum. I should clarify this, I visited London briefly a very long time ago and I do not recall much except the hovercraft ride from the White Cliffs of Dover that brought me to Paris for the first of many […]
DIOR | NYC cleverly recycled electronics are transformed into an eye-catching window display.
This is a construction progress photo for a new 250-bed adult and 12-bed adolescent facility designed for the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York and the New York State Office of Mental Health. ARIG provided interior design services for this 243,000 square foot, six-story, facility. Visit the project page to find out more about this project […]
1 Hotel’s 3-story green wall is a standout on the Avenue of the Americas and 58th Street one block away from Central Park.
This 2011 Point Stripe by Paul Smith for Maharam looks as fresh today as it did six years ago!
Easy to spot, you will still find phone kiosks in the United Kingdom, yes…that is me inside! Open plan offices and benching have become the norm for better or worse and we know in America there is a tendency to speak with gusto. I have a theory, or maybe it’s a wish, if everyone were […]
A row house located on 51st Street caught my eye. It appears to have a glazed facade behind a full height combination screen and green wall containing punched rectangular openings and cascading ivy. A full height narrow glass lite is visible on the right.
Or don’t look up are the words I heard from my companion walking behind me in NYC where there are construction cranes everywhere!