“We are facing an enormous problem in our lives today. It’s so big we can hardly see it, and it’s right in our face all day, every day. We’re living too big lives, crammed from top to toe with activities, urgencies, and obligations that seem absolute. There’s not time to take a breath, no time to look for the source of the problem. We are almost desperate for a solution.” - Sarah Susanka from The Not So Big Life: Making Room for What Really Matters
Every year MA (Modern Atlanta) hosts the Modern Atlanta Home Tour – which leads modern design connoisseurs on a self-guided tour around some newly finished modern homes in the Atlanta, Ga area. Last year was my first year going to a few, not all, of the homes. While I enjoyed many of the homes I toured, there was one in particular that stood out in my mind in terms of its scale, unassuming street presence and thoughtful interiors.
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..