Archive for the ‘Creative Arts’ Category
March 28, 2012
San Diego’s Craft Revolution: Post War Modern to California design explores the the progression from sleek to modernism to unconventional handmade objects of use such as furniture, doors, jewelry and ceramics. Tickets are $4 for children and $7 for adults. Exhibit ends April 15th. For more information visit the event website at www.Mingei.com
Posted by holdit 1:20pm in Art, Art History, Creative Arts, Events, Local Happenings, Modern Design, Modern Furniture, Museums
March 26, 2012
Want to experience the ultimate island life? The Real Madrid Resort Island located in the Emirates may just be the ideal place! Complete with exclusive villas, a 5-star hotel, amusement park, a club museum and the world’s first stadium with one side open to the sea, it will cater to all of your vacation needs! Said to attract around one million visitors in 2015, hurry and book your trip now! Designed by J+H Boiffils. Read more …
Posted by holdit 3:30pm in Architecture, Creative Arts, Hotel/Motel
March 20, 2012
This museum is about as loud in color as the cars that sit inside it. The Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, Italy uses the bright yellow color that made the cars stand out on the streets. Designed by Shiro Studio the two building museum has curved glass walls and a sweeping roof. And of course, holds some of the most beautiful cars in history.
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Posted by holdit 5:08pm in Architecture, Creative Arts
March 19, 2012
Every little bird has to leave the nest at some point, but I don’t think anyone would want to leave this Nest Bed. Designed by O*GE CreativeGroup this oversized lounge area would be perfect for game rooms, movie rooms or even a bedroom. The fun design is combined with plenty of comfy space to relax and take a break from your busy day.
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Posted by holdit 11:59am in Creative Arts, Gotta Have It
March 17, 2012
Creativity doesn’t have to stay indoors. These innovative and fun marketing campaigns involved transporting entire bus stops to advertisements, in some very creative ways. WebUrbanist put together an even larger list, but wanted to share a few of our favorites!
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Posted by holdit 11:55am in Art, Creative Arts
March 16, 2012
Want an excuse to play with your kid’s toys? How about a LEGO® Modern Home contest, hosted by Dwell and Pacific Standard Time. Bust out the LEGO® box and create a model inspired by an iconic California mid-century home. Send your photos to Dwell and the 5 finalist will be displayed at Dwell on Design! Even if you don’t win, it would sure be a fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon!
Posted by holdit 2:28pm in Architecture, Art, Creative Arts
March 12, 2012
Yahoo News occasionally gets into the artisty mood, and this time, they found a treasure. Artist Andres Amador created amazing works of art in the sand, but not by building castles, but by creating sculptures. The amazing designs can only really be appreciated from above. Most of the artwork is around 300-500 wide and he creates everything using a rake. Check out more of his great designs after the jump.
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Posted by holdit 4:15pm in Art, Creative Arts
March 09, 2012
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Posted by holdit 11:07am in Art, Creative Arts
February 25, 2012
We are thrilled to see some images of one of our client’s home’s featured in San Diego Magazine this month. Almost all of the furniture around his home is from Hold It Contemporary Home. The great photos are by Zack Benson and Paul Body are part of San Diego Magazine’s March 2012: Dream Homes. Check out a couple of the images, but be sure to grab the magazine as well and see the rest of the fabulous homes!
Posted by holdit 3:52pm in Architecture, Creative Arts, Designer Homes
February 20, 2012
Once a skyscraper has been designed, the shape doesn’t really change. But this new, innovative design by Italian architect David Fisher allows a skyscraper to change shape, almost every minute. Each floor can rotate on its own axis, to create a completely different look every few hours. The floors are powered by turbines, one for every single one of the 80-story building. Two of these skyscrapers will be built in the near future, one in Dubai and one in Moscow.
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Posted by holdit 4:02pm in Architecture, Creative Arts
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