Category Archive: Design

Los Trompos

Take this public art installation for a spin: Mexican designers debut at Discovery Green

Discovery Green will host a joyful interactive art installation by internationally acclaimed Mexico City designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena. Los Trompos or “the spinning tops” will be showcased from Nov. 14, 2015-March 22, 2016. The elements of the colorful large-scale installation take their form from the common toy. A special opening celebration featuring music, dance, food…

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Culture Forward

Policymaking as a form of design? Ideas City festival explores culture forward urban centers

By their own very nature, some cities are quite public and wide open in how they appear to the world. Houston, however, has often been an enigma to outsiders. Not misunderstood, but unknown. To discover Houston means taking time to explore its many central hallmarks as well as its many peripheral attributes. “Ideas City” is a…

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