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TI IS MAD FOR: Base Design's logo and visual language for the Foundation Louis Vuitton

"If the building is a sailboat, why not a vessel that will take you on new and exciting journeys?""If the building is a sailboat, why not a vessel that will take you on new and exciting journeys?"

Louis Vuitton’s chairman Bernard Arnault wanted to offer Paris an exceptional new space for contemporary art. So he asked Frank Gehry to design an emblematic building-vessel “symbolizing the cultural calling of France”. Base's task was to create a logo and visual language that embodied the vision of the project’s two grandmasters.

CURRENT VIEWING: "HOLLEIN" : MAK Exhibition Hall (Vienna) :

One of the rare contemporary examples of a renaissance creative for the totality with which Hollein conceived his work.One of the rare contemporary examples of a renaissance creative for the totality with which Hollein conceived his work.

The exhibition at MAK – realised in collaboration with the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and the participation of the Museum Abteiberg – crisply titled “HOLLEIN”, describes the entire work of this eclectic architect who was also a designer, curator, writer and theorist

TI Is Mad For: The Kinetic Skin Wall : At Elements Of Architecture: Venice Biennale 2014

Kinetic skin wall at elements of architecture exhibition , Venice Biennale ,2014 from amandabaillieu on Vimeo.

In the Elements of Architecture portion of the Venice Biennale, Rem Koolhaas has defined 15 fundamental elements, such as ceilings, floors, stairs, and walls. The latter has a particularly impressive kinetic skin wall by Germany's Barkow Leibinger.

Lino Russo's Skymetric Vocabulary

In his Skymetric project, Russo's photography turns architecture into a form of semaphore.In his Skymetric project, Russo's photography turns architecture into a form of semaphore.

Lino Russo is a young graphic designer and a student of Graphic design at the Naple's Accademia di Belle Arti.

TI IS MAD FOR: MARC ATLAN'S BLACK DESERT HOUSE

A house as the purest of objects. #geniusA house as the purest of objects. #genius

He's crafted some of the most gorgeous fashion packaging in design history ( think CDG's iconic Odeur 53), so why should TI be surprised that Marc Atlan has also created one of the sexiest houses he's ever seen?

TI IS MAD FOR: SAOTA's Layered Melkbos House

The residence is a composition of offset planes.The residence is a composition of offset planes.

Modern houses. So nice to look at . And to take photographs of.

Eagerly Anticipating : De Rotterdam: OMA

The project is led by OMA's Rem Koolhaas, Ellen van Loon and Reinier de Graaf. The associate in charge is Kees van Casteren.The project is led by OMA's Rem Koolhaas, Ellen van Loon and Reinier de Graaf. The associate in charge is Kees van Casteren.

After four years , the Rem Koolhaas designed De Rotterdam complex is nearing completion.

A GODLINESS NEXT TO CLEANSINESS: John Pawson's Remodeling of the St Moritz Church In Augsburg, Germany

The principal liturgical landmarks - the altar, the ambo and the sedilia - are positioned on a single level.The principal liturgical landmarks - the altar, the ambo and the sedilia - are positioned on a single level.

This is where the minimal (or Pawson would rather you say the reductive) finds its resolution as a spiritual exercise.

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