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.
Tiny art by Maureen Gallace at MOMA PS1 in Queens, NY.
The ARIG blog was temporarily closed in 2013 after updating our website with a new template the post layouts were jumbled and not easily fixed. A short time later a good thing happened– we were selected for a number of interior planning and design projects. We have been working hard behind the scenes this year hoping to bring […]
San Francisco by Jay Malone of Buffalo NY If you dined at the former Martin Cooks on Connecticut Street in Buffalo New York you might have spotted this painting of a street in San Francisco. The depth of perspective and play of heavy texture against the darkness with hints of illumination from the windows, street lights […]
I think I have mentioned before that I love Paris! I have visited the city many times and dropped by the usual tourist destinations like the Louvre and the Musée d’Orsay. Once inside after waiting online, reality sets in… it would take days to see all that is offered. On our latest trip an effort […]
I received a book titled Hello, My Name is Paul Smith for Christmas and I could not put it down until I finished reading it from cover to cover. Sir Paul Smith generously shares his backstory about his journey from opening one small shop in Nottingham, England to becoming an international presence in the design world today. […]
A discussion I had yesterday with a colleague of mine about the “office of the future” brought back memories of the Fisher Price Team Building project that I was fortunate to have been involved in way back in 1993. The project team consisted of the Architect, Construction Manager, Owner and Furniture Dealer. At the time […]