Dutch interior architecture firm i29 has completed a contemporary renovation of the 18th-century buildings of the Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden. Unveiled to coincide with the Princesshof museum 's 100th birthday, and the city of Leeuwarden being named as the European Capital of Culture 2018, the museum has … Continue reading i29’s design for princessehof museum refers to earth, the natural resource of ceramics
The last sketchwalk for the year 2018 was held on the 29 Dec, the last Sat of the month and of the year too. It is also customary to have the last urban sketching of the year to be held at Orchard Road, where the streets and malls were all donned with Christmas lights and … Continue reading Last sketchwalk for the year 2018 for the Urbansketchers Singapore
External render view of the new V&A museum at Stratford Waterfront, designed by O’Donnell + Tuomey (courtesy V&A, © O’Donnell + Tuomey) On November 1, the Victoria and Albert Museum revealed plans for its ambitious satellite location, called V&A East, in London’s former Olympic park. Source: Why the Victoria & Albert Museum Is Expanding … Continue reading Why the Victoria & Albert Museum Is Expanding to East London and Beyond
Striking, innovative and conceptually rich, this selection of cultural institutions combines form and function to offer dynamic settings for the appreciation of art and design. Turner Contemporary, Margate, by David Chipperfield Architects Inspired by English painter JMW Turner’s interest in the location, this structure is clad in translucent glass, enabling its interior to flood with light in response to daily and seasonal changes.
In the past year, The Met has been working on a project to release a horde of digitized artworks for free. Today, it has stocked up over 400,000 resources that might serve as inspiration for the creatively jaded.