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    the narrative

    dawn m trimble
    Sep 25, '12 9:42 PM EST

    In literature, there are three main themes that help to categorize a narrative beyond its essential plot: man against man, man against nature and man against himself.  Having one of these themes firmly categorized forms the structure of the story and aids in making the plot more cohesive and focused.


    In an award winning movie like Schindler's List, the strength of that story engages the audience by revealing the lives and situations of the characters.  In a great piece of music, say Keith Jarret's Part IIC from The Koln Concert (amazing by the way), unveils a complex and beautiful narrative geniusly making the intangible tangible.

    In the case of architecture and interior design, creating a strong narrative is, I believe, one of the most exciting parts of the early design process - for you are giving "birth" to an idea...

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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..

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