Design-Related

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Ruby Dee (1922–2014). Thank you.

Ruby Dee (1922–2014). Thank you.

We’re all going from point A to point B—how we get there is the conductor’s problem.

—Massimo Vignelli

St. John the Divine Cathedral #harlem #newyork #newyorkcity #cathedral #uptown #morningsideheights #architecture #unfinished (at Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC)

St. John the Divine Cathedral #harlem #newyork #newyorkcity #cathedral #uptown #morningsideheights #architecture #unfinished (at Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC)

The Rozet Cultural Center, in Arnhem, wins the Netherlands’ Best Building of the Year 2014. Designed by Neutelings Riedijk Architects. Photos by Scagliola Brakkee.

(Source: dezeen.com)

Now you see it, then you see more. i29 Interior Architects designed this “invisible kitchen” for a Paris apartment.

(Source: design-milk.com)

What’s old is new again. The extension at the Music School Louviers (formerly the Convent of the Penitents, in Louviers, Normandy, France) boasts an orchestral hall with undulating mirrored ceiling and a music library. Designed by Opus 5.

(Source: dezeen.com)

A corner of one’s own. Photo courtesy JJ Locations.

A corner of one’s own. Photo courtesy JJ Locations.

Surrounded by sweet lavendar. L’Abbaye de Senaugue, in Vaucluse, France. Photo by Kevin Byrne/courtesy High End Weekly.

Surrounded by sweet lavendar. L’Abbaye de Senaugue, in Vaucluse, France. Photo by Kevin Byrne/courtesy High End Weekly.

A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

—Maya Angelou (1928–2014)

No sun outlasts its sunset, but will rise again, and bring the dawn.

—Maya Angelou (1928-2014), on Nelson Mandela’s passing in 2013