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Guillaume Sardin

Architect and Designer, George Pericles in Nantes

Traditional Patterns, Contemporary Lens

PRESENTED ON DEC 17, 2013
IN NANTES @ VOL 7

Guillaume Sardin, an architect and designer, shares his works in Rwanda and how working in a different cultural context unleash unexpected ideas. Such ideas include the Rwandan Heraldry project which promotes a new way to share the heritage of the country using etymology, traditional patterns and custom designed symbols. 

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Contemporary Architecture

BY HANS DEMARMELS
@ VOL 73 ON MAY 26, 2010

Hans Demarmels is the founder of World Architects, a site that has turned into the biggest online resource for architects the world over.
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Bringing Patterns to Architecture

BY PAPA OMOTAYO
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 09, 2010

Papa Omotayo shows us his architectural masterpieces and discusses his passion for combining patterns and architecture to create truly unique works. The inspiration for one such building came from the way turbans look.

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Enriching Things with Patterns

BY SHUZ- SHUZ
@ VOL 10 ON AUG 01, 2013

Dzul and Sebastian are two designers interested in enriching everyday objects with their hand-made patterns, as well as sharing their gusto for crafts by carrying out hands-on workshops on silkscreen and bookbinding (In Spanish). 

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Storytelling Through Patterns and Strings

BY MEGHAN PRICE
@ VOL 28 ON JAN 21, 2014

String Theory is a partnership between two textile designers, Lysanne Latulippe and Meghan Price. The name String Theory is borrowed from a theory of physics that says the world is made of vibrating strings. As constructed textile designers, the two designers work with the math and physics of fibres, yarns, knitting and weaving to develop structure, pattern and texture. 

 

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Authenticity in Contemporary Architecture

BY SIL KROL
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 28, 2013

Kunstenaar Sil Krol is op een digitale zoektocht naar vreemde architecturale uitspattingen. Gebouwen die volledig uit te lucht gevallen lijken te zijn...

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Male Pattern Baldness in Birds

BY ZACHARIAH DURR
@ VOL 25 ON MAY 29, 2015

Comedians Zachariah Durr and Adam Richard discuss their shared love of ornithology and elaborate on a little known aspect of bird life, male pattern baldness. 

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No Pictures, Please!

BY JARED THIELE
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Writer, photographer, and artist, Jared Thiele moved to New York City and abandoned the idea of nursing school in order to pursue a career as a creative in advertising. Listen to learn about his exploration into social media through his photography, illustreations, and current events.

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Patternity - a Way of Seeing - a Way of Being

BY ANNA MURRAY
@ VOL 10 ON MAY 12, 2016

In 'Patternity - a Way of Seeing - a Way of Being' Anna Murray talks to us about her one true love: PATTERNS and how she see them everywhere (we literally mean everywhere). From a sand dune, to an eye ball, a brain cut in half, rubbish dump - you name it, she can see it!

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Thangka + contemporary

BY DAMIEN PASCOE
@ VOL 22 ON AUG 02, 2017

Tibetan art or 'Thangka Painting' is more commonly used in its traditional form as a meditation support for practitioners, but what happens when you introduce an artistic culture that has been alive for centuries into a contemporary western paradigm. Here the artist Damien Pascoe will talk about the preservation of culture through his work, and why it is important to continue.