Groves – Anna May Wong

Australian Architect and Senior Lecturer at Melbourne University Derham Groves just published a book of his students’ design of new shoes for the Chinese-American actress Anna May Wong with Culicidae Press. Groves writes in the design brief to his students: At its best, fashion—like architecture—can be biographical.  In 1939 the beautiful […]

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Quillien – Delight’s Muse

Delight’s Muse is a blessedly short, accessible, and thoughtfully illustrated summary of Christopher Alexander’s four volume work The Nature of Order. It rescues readers from the massive effort required to navigate Alexander’s 2000-page labyrinth without map or compass. Famous (and infamous) architect and author Christopher Alexander is an iconoclast both revered […]

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