Archives For Graphics

Time for another round of Graphic Standards for Architects … you know, because drawings are important in our line of work. In our constant effort to improve our drawings, it’s time we take a closer look at cabinetry.

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Trying New Things

Bob Borson —  September 28, 2015 — 90 Comments

Why would anybody in their right mind indicate shadows on construction drawings? Contractors don’t build shadows and therefore, they shouldn’t be drawn.

But what if the shadows actually helped?

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Architectural drawings do more than tell someone how to build something – when done correctly, they provide clarity. It’s not just for aesthetics.

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It’s that time again – the 2013 eVolo Skyscraper Design Competition. To get you excited and ready to go, here is a look at the top 13 entries from 2012

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The Genius of Charley Harper

Bob Borson —  December 20, 2011 — 19 Comments

Charley Harper is an American Modernist artist known for his illustrations of all sorts of wildlife. He called it “minimal realism” but I call it awesome.

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Have you ever heard of HEXBUG? If you are a parent with a child between the ages of 6 and 15 I can almost guarantee that you have. HEXBUG are small robotic toys that have a bug theme to them – and they are super cool.

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The design and construction drawings for this years Dallas CASA Playhouse are finally done. Hard to believe there are so many drawings to build something so small.

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