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Art In A Japanese Bathhouse

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We all dream of traveling again soon, and Japan is definitely on my list right on top. I remember a few visits to a bathhouse and enjoying my first experience with their bathing and wellbeing culture very much. That's why I was immediately drawn to this project submitted within the current FRAME Awards. This small project for a bathhouse in Kumamoto, …

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Playful combination of natural salt rocks and acrylics

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Within my jury duty for the FRAME Awards, I'd like to share a project that would call my attention due to the interesting, playful combination and contrast at the same time of natural salt rocks and acrylics. A slogan such as Simply beyond luxury, THE GINZA elevates your bare skin to the height of haute couture asks for an outstanding set and …

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How to design a welcoming tiny and warm coffee roaster

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An organic palette of materials and color welcomes visitors when entering this tiny and warm coffee roaster in Gunma, Japan. Snark Inc. was commissioned to renovate a building used as an office and turn it into a specialty coffee roaster and coffee stand. It has a workshop equipped with three roasting machines, a coffee cupping space, and a coffee stand …

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Blurring indoors and outdoors through raw rocks

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What seems like a mansion in a Marrocon dessert environment, at first sight, turns out to be a building located in Xihu District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, to provide scene shootings for commercial productions. This project was submitted for the FRAME awards, and though the description text is a tad short, we'd like to publish it; there is much to look …

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Thrilled to be a FRAME jury member-This is what we do.

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Back To The Jury. I'm happy I could make it this time and hopefully add as a FRAME jury member. I've been reading FRAME for ages and always admired their sharp eye for what is going on behind the scenes. Being a jury member has given me wonderful opportunities at former processes to access projects and creatives I probably wouldn't have found …

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Why Round Shapes Spark Joy And 5 Examples Of Chubbiness

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Designer and author Ingrid Fetell Lee, who has been researching joy for ten years, shares in her TED Talk Where joy hides and how to find it that neuroscientists have discovered a reaction to why round shapes spark joy and make us feel good. There is no surprise that aesthetics change people's attitudes and mood; forms and shapes are just one part …

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