Finish surfacing comes next—windows, drywall, cabinetry, ornamental metalwork, tiling, appliances, and fixtures are put into place.
After completion at the factory, each home is shrink-wrapped and loaded onto a truck for direct site delivery.
Steeped in the past but firmly grounded in the present, the designs of Satyendra Pakhalé merge futuristic shapes with centuries-old crafting techniques.
The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.
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Whether you’re selling a hillside Neutra or a modest carpeted condo, home staging has become the norm in today’s uber-competitive real estate market.
When the owner of a home dies without a will or trust to allocate their estate, the property goes into probate.
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Originally opened in 1889, Drewes Bros. is a San Francisco neighborhood butcher shop specializing in all-natural free-range products, run by brothers Josh and Isaac Epple.
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—Craig Dewey, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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The conventional version of the
open-plan office is now regarded as a failure.
The distinction between professional
and personal life has blurred.
The future of the office is about
providing a balanced response to
the environment and the person
in the office—–or at home, in the park,
on a plane, or wherever the “office” happens to be.
Now that work can be done anywhere, what qualifies as an office?
Herman Miller’s National Design Center in Atlanta
achieved a LEED Gold rating
for commercial interiors.
Inside a 47,000-square-foot warehouse, Clive Wilkinson built a veritable campus for Pallotta TeamWorks, a national charity-events company.
In Shibaura, this former bowling alley is now the shared offices of international advertising agency TBWA and Japanese agency Hakuhodo.
The new office complex by J. Mayer H. Architects sits on the edge of downtown Hamburg, bordering the Aussenalster waterfront.
In the San Francisco offices of Yves Béhar’s industrial design and branding firm, the work environment
suits the work.