Archives For Things that are Cool

Pencils used to be the most important tool an architect had and while that’s no longer true, I still love using pencils

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A materials engineer in New Zealand tries his hand at building the Japanese playhouse I designed for charity in 2010. Here are the results:

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Pinterest for Architects

Bob Borson —  February 27, 2012 — 29 Comments

Pinterest is a website that allows users to collect web-based images and assemble them by some common topic – an excellent tool for anybody, but particularly good for designers

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No, it’s all about me

Bob Borson —  January 26, 2012 — 24 Comments

You can tell a lot about most creative people by finding out the design things that they admire. Here is just such a list:

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The Genius of Charley Harper

Bob Borson —  December 20, 2011 — 18 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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Life of an Architect is currently the 3rd most popular architectural blog site in the world. I’m probably more surprised than anyone – here’s the list:

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Cool Things 002

Bob Borson —  July 26, 2010 — 1 Comment

The second in an on-going installment of things I think are cool. Whenever I find something that stops me down and gets me to say ‘cool’, I stick it in a post.

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