Sherry Engle rebrands interior decoration company

Sherry Engle, aPhoenix-based interior designer and creator of s.e. style Inc., reveals plans to expand and rebrand her full-service style firm. On Thursday, June 21, Engle’s s.e. style Inc. will fade into the summer solstice sundown and Reverie West will rise. Under the company’s brand-new name and brand identity, Engle and her group will be…

Interior Design Trends That are Going Out of Style

Whether about polka-dot blouses or gold hardware, you know exactly what they state: Trends come and go. You might hate that Pepto-Bismol pink bathroom in your fixer-upper, but we can all but guarantee the original owners installed it since it remained in fashion, and not the most affordable tile in the shop. So why do…

Attic flat revamped by Florent Chagny Architecture with industrial materials

Heavy-duty materials, including oriented strand board and steel, lend an industrial aesthetic to this renovated loft in Paris, called Under the Roof. Florent Chagny Architecture was behind the renovation of the small duplex home, which is located in Paris’ 5th arrondissement, at the top of a small residential building built around 1830. Containing 50 square metres of floor space,…

Downtown architecture trip broadens lineup of historic buildings

The Rapid City Historic Preservation Commission has released a new, expanded historic architecture walking tour in downtown. Composed of 41 different stops, the tours also are organized into five different loops: downtown core, north, south, east and west. Included are classics like the Hotel Alex Johnson and South Dakota Stockgrowers Association building, as well as some…

Architecture Spotlight: Victorian is a stately, though clingy, grande dame

The Victorian era began with the reign of her majesty in 1837, but the namesake architecture came much later to Los Angeles and was the housing style of choice in the area’s first population boom. Nowadays, people can enjoy the exuberant paint schemes or the intricate filigree above the porch columns. But to own one…

Why are there so few disabled architects and architecture students?

In the United States, people with impairments in the architecture profession and architectural academia are statistically invisible. Neither the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, nor the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture gather information on the number of architects or architecture students in the United States who self-identify with physical or cognitive specials needs….