Entries from November 2008

Some Site Changes…

November 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Since the majority of fourspace.com is hidden and the front page has been long abandoned, I decided to move the blog to the forefront.  Now http://fourspace.com points directly to the blog, and the old link still works too. More posts coming soon!  I promise I haven’t forgotten about this. For now, you can check out […]

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Tags: Uncategorized

Working With Color

November 10th, 2008 · No Comments

A friend asked me today how I go about picking colors for a room.  To be honest, I don’t have a “system” or any really specific methods.  I usually just make that first decision, and the rest just seem to follow.  Mistakes are inevitable, but the best part of design is that it’s a process, […]

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Tags: Home · How To

Rediscovering Arts & Architecture

November 9th, 2008 · No Comments

From 1938 to 1967, Arts & Architecture magazine was where you looked for the avant garde of American architecture.  Contained within its many pages were articles written by and about the great designers from the mid-nineteenth century, such as Eero Saarinen, Walter Gropius and Richard Neutra.  It was a showcase of American modernism and its […]

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Tags: Reading

ABC3D Pop-Up Book

November 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Remember pop-up books?  They always used to amaze me as a kid, and continue to do so as a grown-up.  Having been around the print industry for most of my childhood (Mom worked in advertising), it’s especially fascinating to see not only the clever design but the intricate manufacturing and paper work.  How these things […]

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Tags: Reading · Typography