I did not grow up in Chicago, New York or Los Angeles.
I grew up in Albany, Georgia.
While I still consider Albany my home, it wasn’t exactly a thriving metropolis. Our city “center” wasn’t obvious, we had no skyscrapers and no sidewalks. There were no favorite buildings, memorable interiors or picturesque parks.
At the beginning of my undergraduate year, I was only able to name one famous architect – and I quietly felt ashamed that I had not traveled to the exotic locations my classmates had. These feelings quickly melted away as I discovered that knowing and naming great architects and their works wasn’t as important as I would have thought. What became apparent to me was how important my memories were in shaping me at different times of my design career. I will briefly share with you a range of projects that had a profound impact on me and why…
(read entire post from the archives (August 14th) at: www.dawntrimble.wordpress.com
Comprehensive design at its best can be quite a sensual experience – calling attention to sight, sound and touch. I believe the best designers are generalists and agile in their approach to design. At the same time, they are connoisseurs of things that are of particular interest to them. seamless is a blog intended to document my investigation towards the type of practice I want to build: a practice where the lines of architecture and interior design are blurred or, shall I say it? seamless..