Trend Hunter – Trend Hunter has featured quite a few color-changing creations of late, and now we can add the Chroma watch to that impressive roster. Featuring an interesting face, its numerals swiftly change color every second.
Architizer – Rem D. Koolhaas isn’t the only architect to take the fashion plunge. Arquitectonica’s Laurinda Spear has just launched her own accessories line, available at Arquitectonica Shop, filled with exuberantly printed scarves and ties. And, boy, do we mean “exuberantly printed.”
Ocean Drive – Spear has won an AIA Silver Medal and the Rome Prize in Architecture, and the landscape architecture arm of her firm, ArquitectonicaGEO, has worked on prominent projects such as the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science and the Pérez Art Museum Miami.
Angry Archi – Arquitectonica cofounder Laurinda Spear’s watch displays a radical interface that does away with numbers and hands. Each ring on the abstract clock face rotates in time with the hours, minutes and seconds, mimicking the celestial orbit of planets around the Sun.
Woodworking Network – Formica® is 100 years old! To celebrate this centennial, Formica Corporation has published Formica Forever. The book takes us on a lively, information-packed walk through the life of this much-loved material…
Contract Design – The Laurinda Spear Collection of roller shade designs feature bold colors and large-scale graphics. Spear is the founding principal of the architecture and design firm, Arquitectonica, and designed some of the curving forms to soften the corners of windows
Archinect – Laurinda Spear and Marisa Fort have launched the new ArquitectonicaSHOP website in a move to expand their new design venture, ArquitectonciaSHOP, to include other fashion accessories and furniture. Striving for total integration between architecture and product, Arquitectonica’s collection rethinks everyday objects by bringing thoughtful design to every daily life.
Interiors and Sources – Arquitectonica’s mother-daughter team of Laurinda Spear and Marisa Fort Adams have already tackled the worlds of architecture, interiors and landscape design, but they’re just getting started.