Michael Kors (USA), Inc. seeking Store Design Project Manager, International in New York, NY, US

Store Design Project Manager: International Department: Store Design & Development Location: New York, NY Summary The Design Project Manager is a critical position with primary responsibilities of managing the store design process from initial design concept through store opening.  The candidate is charged with ensuring that Michael Kors’ store design aesthetics are maintained.  Projects responsibilities are international Retail Lifestyle, Collection and Outlet stores. Major Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Create schematic designs for all new stores.  Coordinate internal review and approval of schematic designs.  This typically involves the CEO, President of Retail and Fashion Director.  As required, create sketches and elevations to aid in the review of proposed designs.  Manage and coordinate with consultants and vendors. They include, … Continue reading

West Valley College / Steinberg Architects

Architects: Steinberg Architects
Location: Saratoga, California, USA
Project Team: David Hart, AIA – Principal in Charge, Jeffrey Berg, AIA – Project Manager, Michael Miller– Job Captain, Shawna Upp – Job Captain, Lisa Welty O’Hare – Interior Design,Continue reading

New Police Headquarters and Extension of Charleroi/Danses / Jean Nouvel and MDW Architecture

The new Police headquarters and the extension of Charleroi/Danses was designed by Jean Nouvel and MDW Architecture. The City of Charleroi has commissioned the CFE group to design, build, finance and maintain this ambitious project. More images and architects’… Continue reading

Playboy, Forerunner of Space Entertainment

All images: Thomas Tenery/Playboy Enterprises We return to our regular broadcast of cosmic chimeras, death star budgets, and megastructural follies. The newest venture for Playboy, that respectable publication of investigative journalism, probing interviews, and in-depth profiles, is a return of sorts to its space-crazed heyday, when the nudie-magazine-cum-empire was riding the crest of its popularity Continue reading

Housing In Aveiro / RVDM

Architects: RVDM
Location: Glicínias, Aveiro, Portugal
Project Team: Rui Rei, Ricardo Senos, Jorge Brito, Catarina Simões, Nuno Marques
Client: Well Home, Lda
Contractor: VPG / CivilRia
Built Area: 18,750 sqm
Building Cost: 20,000,000€
Completion: 2007
Photographs: CourtesyContinue reading

Editor’s Picks #252

Architect Michael Graves considers the Portland Building one of his top achievements even though the building is still controversial. mdler thinks “this thing is a POS” and elletoman commented “gross”. Donna Sink disagreed arguing “I love the Portland building and most important I love that this building happened. For the latest Showcase Archinect talked to Iranian-Canadian creative director and photographer Sam Javanrouh. He provided two images of Daniel Libeskind’s Crystal for the Royal Ontario Museum; one titled Jumping Girl, the other portrays the space without people. So we asked, him “What are your thoughts about including people in your photos? Is it important to photograph a building in use, or by itself?” and he replied “It really depends on the subject … Continue reading

‘Album’ Exhibition / Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

[ February 3, 2012 0:00 to June 3, 2012 0:00. ] Presented at the Vitra Design Museum Gallery in Weil am Rhein, Germany, the ‘Album’ exhibition by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. The main focus of the exhibition is on their drawings, in addition to archive photographs of models and projects… Continue reading

CityVision New York Competition

CityVision magazine recently announced their CityVision New York competition,  which invites architects, designers, students, artists and creatives to develop urban and visionary proposals with the aim of stimulating new ideas for the contemporary city. Globalization, environmental concerns, new economic… Continue reading

SERIE FACETURE | Phil Cuttance

Nos encontramos con una interesante serie de vasos  hechos a mano con facetas y matices de luz Core77, que capturó nuestra atención. Creado por Phil Cuttance, mediante el uso de una técnica relativamente sencilla, pero original, los diseños de la serie FACETURE se destacan debido a su extraña piel . De acuerdo para el diseñador, […] Continue reading

Arcos Complex / Claudio Sat Unipessoal lda

Architect: Claudio Sat, Unipessoal, lda
Location: Óbidos, Portugal
Project Team: Luís Moreira, Catarina Madruga, VF Arquitectos
Final design: Ana Duarte Pinto – João Manuel Alves, arquitectos lda
Project Team: Diogo Zenha Morais, Ana Rita Diniz, Pedro Teixeira Melo, EvaContinue reading