Category Archives: design and art musings

The Sublime and Beautiful …

  In a visual profile of architect Rafael de Cardenas in this weeks NYT Style magazine, in a tiny blurb he references Edmund Burke’s 1757 ‘A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful’, stating that … Continue reading

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Apples worst product ever

September is here and Apple fans are looking forward to hear about new advancements and offerings at the company’s Fall Event on September 12th. I’m one of those people who will be paying attention and I count myself as a big … Continue reading

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Otter Bar & Burger – opens today

Otter Bar and Burger, in Seattle at Eastlake Ave and Louisa St is now open as of today, August 4, 2017. This was done on the ‘shoestring’ side of restaurant designs that I seem to be doing a fair amount of … Continue reading

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LunchBox Lab at Redmond Town Center taking shape

Its been a a long time coming but the new location of LunchBox Lab is in the final weeks of construction before an opening sometime before the middle of August. I’ve designed this interior and exterior from the ground up, … Continue reading

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John and Patricia Patkau at Peter Miller Bookstore this Thursday

John and Patricia Patkau, principals of Patkau Architects based in Vancouver, BC, will be in Seattle for a talk and book signing at Peter Miller Books this Thursday, June 15th at 6pm. Wonderfully creative work with a strong Northwest flavor … Continue reading

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