7.28.2011

Lace Architecture

I received a lot of emails asking about lace interpretations in architecture, especially after my last post. Like in fashion, architecture uses the "lace effect" as an overlay treatment to the facade and skin of the building. Because of advancements in technology and computer design, this type of application is even possible and readily used throughout the world. The lace-like facades allows light to licker through and unusual views inside-and-out.

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Musee de Louvre // Jean Nouvel

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Shanghai Expo 2010 // Foster + Partners

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Polish Pavilion Expo Study Model // WWAA Architects

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Exhibition in Polish Pavilion Expo // WWAA Architects

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Airspace Tokyo // Faulders Studio + Proces2

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Cite Internationale de la Dentelle et de la Mode (Under Lace) // Moatti & Riviere

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0-14 Tower // Reiser + Umemoto

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Not a building but cool design: Black Lace Outdoor Furniture // Seasonal Living


images: dezeen, coolboom

7.14.2011

Black Lace

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(Club Monaco boyfriend blazer, Vintage black lace dress, BDG slip dress, Aldo clutch, F21 ring)

My favorite outfits are those that mix masculine with feminine. This black lace dress was a steal and super sexy. I love the little flickers of sequins throughout the dress.

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Don't forget to enter in the SHABBY APPLE DRESS GIVEAWAY below!
Good Luck! Have a good weekend everybody! xx rk

7.01.2011

SHABBY APPLE GIVEAWAY

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Man, over 500 followers on Bloglovin'! So grateful for all of your support! :))
I am thrilled to announce to all of you that one of my lucky readers will win this dress courtesy of shabbyapple.com!!

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This "comfortable-yet-elegant frock" is so romantic and the creme colors are perfect, regardless the season.

Studio Swag has teamed up with the fine folks at SHABBY APPLE, an online dress boutique that sells everything from women's dresses to sophisticated swimwear perfect for this summer. For the entire month of July, you can enter to win this amazing dress shown!

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Contest will end July 31, 2011. A winner will be chosen at random and announced in a later post. For the next 30 days, you will also receive 10% off your Shabby Apple purchase by entering studioswag10off at checkout.
GOOD LUCK! xx

CONTEST IS CLOSED. THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR ENTERING!
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