Archives For being a part of the design process

My Day in a Wheelchair

Bob Borson —  July 27, 2015 — 21 Comments

It should be noted that I am not disabled in any way … but I still spent the day in a wheelchair. What I learned from the experience had a profound experience on me.

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Architects are Crafty

Bob Borson —  March 30, 2015 — 32 Comments

Have you ever called someone “crafty” and you weren’t referencing their Macgyver-esque abilities pertaining to yarn and popsicle sticks? A different meaning of the word crafty comes to my mind when I say that “All architects are crafty.”

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What exactly is schematic design? In short order, schematic design is the initial design phase in any project … and you get to sketch A LOT!!

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Recently, I was able to talk at length with renown kitchen designer Vasi Ypsilantis about her creative process, her distinguished career, and her experience with the SubZero and Wolf Kitchen Design Contest

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Recently, I was able to talk at length with renown kitchen designer Vasi Ypsilantis about her creative process, her distinguished career, and whether or not you should put a ceiling fan in the kitchen.

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Design in a Day

Bob Borson —  July 28, 2014 — 26 Comments

“A charrette (pronounced [shuh-ret]), often Anglicized to charette or charet and sometimes called a design charrette, is an intense period of design or planning activity”.

That’s what we are talking about today …

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Designing for Others

Bob Borson —  July 7, 2014 — 37 Comments

Being able to design projects for other people – and include them in the process – is part of what makes you a pro. The more involvement I can get out of a client, the better the project will be.

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