Visitors to Austin tend to flock to the city’s best-known music venues, its festivals and food trucks with eating and drinking and listening to music rating high on the list of must-dos. But for the citizens of Austin, and its visitors, the city has more options for cultural experience including theater, the arts, religious and spiritual centers contained in modern, … [Read more...]
People, happenings, and things spotted around Austin, Texas.
June 2, 2016 at 6pm. This is a FREE event that we hope you'll attend. From AIA Austin: "Join Mid Tex Mod on June 2nd for Mid-Century for the 21st Century! This program will feature Austin-based architects discussing recent renovations of historic mid-century homes from both the design and construction perspectives. Speakers include David Webber, AIA, … [Read more...]
It takes less than an hour to be inspired this weekend. Listen to the four jurors of the 2016 AIA Austin Design Awards narrate videos describing the work of the award-winning architectural firms and you'll see beautiful images, and hear articulate design language, accompanied by the soothing type of background music that makes you wish this was part of a much longer … [Read more...]
A few artists that we're making a point to see: Neeka Allsup Santiago Escobedo John Cruz Sonya Berg Megan Merrill Jenn Hassin Jamie Kovach Jerry DeFrese Melissa Grimes West Austin Studio Tour … [Read more...]
Let's begin by saying Nicole Blair has been a favorite of MA for some time. Listen to words that Nicole Blair of Studio 512 carefully selects to speak about her work and you may believe you are in conversation with a fashion or clothing designer, a couturier no less. MA: “Your design vocabulary reflects an interest in wrapping a space, in folding forms, in geometric shapes … [Read more...]
A short drive through Austin’s residential neighborhoods reveals that the city is home to a great many talented architects, builders, and designers. Modern structures nestle, for the most part, up to older homes that tell a story of a city at a different time, a time when there were certainly fewer cars to accommodate on narrow lots and even narrower streets. But what about … [Read more...]