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founded by Matthew Senna (MSENNA and The Jamie Marx Co.) and Jason Alejandro.
Architecture

SOULELLIS STUDIO ///

Soulellis Studio has done some really great work for Cornell’s AAP (Architecture, Art & Planning). I especially love the poster shown above.

PARATY HOUSE BRAZIL ///

I can’t honestly remember who led me to this, but I remember them saying something about wishing this was their new summer home. I can’t agree more. The Paraty House, in Paraty, Brazil, was designed by Marcio Kogan Architects. It’s “two reinforced concrete boxes, sit atop each other, connected on the mountainside of one of...

CANDY CHANG ///

“Candy Chang is a designer, urban planner and artist in Helsinki. She likes to make the city more accessible and engaging through research, design, and the creative use of public space.” There are some really interesting projects over at her site that cross disciplines between community awareness/advocacy, technology, urban planning and design/art. I wish more...

TFAL RELAUNCH ///

Our good friends over at Thinking For a Living™ have just re-launched their site! The new site makes good use of some innovative navigational techniques and has a slew of great resources, articles, links and more. Make sure to check them out and visit often.

LEFT ME SPEECHLESS ///

Friend of The Takeover, Andy Chen, has a new article up on Design Observer. You must head over there and read it for yourself. Andy has been keeping us up to date with the research he’s been doing at the Royal College of Art’s Helen Hamlyn Centre. He’s currently working on some very exciting things...

NIKE HARAJUKU ///

Cool Hunting recently put out this video for the opening of  Nike Harajuku Flagship Store.  In it they interview Katayama from Wonderwall who did the interior and architecture  for the store.. check it out..

GENERATIVE DRAWINGS ///

I love these generative drawings by Leonardo Solaas that I came across. They were eventually used by a group of architecture students in Chile for a book project. Amazing linework, I’m in love with the fluidity and organic nature of this set of graphics.

MAPPING THE WORLD ///

This post is for the die-hard nerds out their in our audience of readers. I happen to love cartography and looking at maps, always have since I was a little kid. So naturally this post over at BLDGBLG attracted my attention. Check it out.

THIRTY CONVERSATIONS ON DESIGN ///

I have been doing nothing but watching these as of late. What a great idea, we have started a new Good Folk series of interviews along the same lines and we can’t wait to sure them with you all.

DRIFTWOOD PAVILION ///

I realize this is old and it may not even be around anymore, but check out what was designed for the summer pavilion for London’s Architectural Association a number of months ago. The piece, by Danecia Sibingo, is a reminder of the British Aisles inseparable connection to the seas. Via CR

FINN CREATIVE ///

Kevin Finn (Finn Creative) is a designer out of Australia that’s really been making waves lately. Open Manifesto is a magazine side project he launched. It’s fourth issue, out now, is on Propaganda and features conversations with Milton Glaser, Peter Saville and Errol Morris. There are also essays by Steven Heller and David Stairs.

JAMIE HAYON x CAMPER TOKYO ///

I’m a big fan of Jamie Hayón‘s work for Spanish footwear brand Camper, especially the interiors he recently did for their new Tokyo store.