Tag Archives: Design

Barcelona: More Impressions

Having meandered this marvelous Catalan city for a week I have collected more impressions of this destination  influenced by art and architecture, the glorious Mediterranean and the surrounding hills.   I like it a lot and can see why it … Continue reading

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Barcelona Beckons. First Impressions.

While flying into Barcelona I got a tingly vibe telling me that I’m gonna love this city.  First, we flew over the beach front. I look down seeing winding roads dotted with lights snuggled up to the vastness of the Med. Generous expanse of sand. … Continue reading

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ArtPrize moves into the last week

No, this isn’t a beauty salon.  It is the roof of the Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts and it is what ArtPrize is all about…….. creativity in many forms.   Questions.  Aha moments. Major Wows.  Smiles.  Connections. ArtPrize has totally … Continue reading

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ArtPrize: Just what do you say when faced with 1700 works of art?

It feels like the world is descending on Grand Rapids this week.  The media is hyped—we’re getting coverage in prestigious publications like New York Times and Wall Street Journal. Bloggers are blogging and photographers racing around, hoping to be the … Continue reading

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Chicago: Refrigerators on Parade

Normally when I go to Chicago and make my way down the Magnificant Mile of Michigan Avenue I am drawn to the delights in the windows of the the ritzy and fashionable  stores,  the wild getups of the people on … Continue reading

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