In London, a powerhouse team completed a stunning mobile podcast studio coined The Pod. Fathom Architects in collaboration with Charcoalblue, dn&co Design Consultants, Sweco UK M&E Consultants and Box Deluxe Construction, completed the project in 2017. For their client Stanhope, Mitsui Fudosan, Aimco, the team designed a movable, temporary structure to be used for both podcasters and musicians. The 226-foot modular studio seats six people and is constructed with state-of-the-art recording technologies.
Although traditionally an exterior signage material, Dibond continues to be integrated into the world of fine art. Its rigidity and smooth surface enables the material to be painted, mounted and cut with ease allowing a variety of artists around the world to utilize it. Each of the featured artists transforms the material, showcasing both versatility and innovation.
Monica Bonvicini is a Berlin-based artist who has rocked the visual arts community for decades. Her substrates, like her context, have no boundaries. Her pieces, “…investigate the relationship between architecture, power, gender, space, surveillance and control—is translated into works that question the meaning of making art, the ambiguity of language, and the limits and possibilities attached to the ideal of freedom,” she describes.
The Luce Museum at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville opened in 2008 with an abundance of historical displays set to showcase the unique history of the University. Available to students, faculty and the Platteville community, the displays and archives explore the University’s rich historical references dating back to the 1860s.
Artists often experiment with different substrates. For artist Emily Randolph, her continuous use of Dibond aluminum composite showcases its versatility. For her latest piece ‘Cascade’ currently on debut at the Bennett Sculpture Carmel in California, she demonstrates her expertise as a mixed-use artist.
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) holds an annual Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. This year, in her first exhibition Alex Rainford-Roberts of Alex Rainford-Roberts Garden and Landscape Design won the Silver Gilt metal award in the Conceptual Gardens Category. Sponsored by Dibond aluminum composite, the immersion Apeiron: The Dibond Garden creates a unique user experience.
A team of students from the University of New Mexico School of Architecture and Planning (SA&P) were tasked with providing an innovative solution to a contemporary architectural challenge. They have been presented with a design problem that is focused on weather and its impact on lighter than air flight; a common New Mexico issue.
'Tranquility' by Emily M. Randolph Fine Art
Mixed-media artist Emily Randolph is inspired by nature. Flowers, dewdrops and seascapes influence her colorful works as she experiments with new processes in her collections.
The client, CLX Logistics in Blue Bell, PA, sought an innovative signage solution for both the interior and exterior of their office building. The company, which specializes in transportation management on both a national and international scale, commissioned local marketing group Sage Frog Marketing for the design. With an inventive design in hand, the team at Sage Frog approached Sunrise Signs for their ability to not only manufacture the signage but provide on-site installation as well.
Boston-based artist Clint Baclawski continues to fascinate us with his dynamic ability to elevate his signature artistic style. Having featured the artist numerous times, Baclawski’s latest works Dwelling and Greener Pastures were completed just two months ago.