Posts Tagged: retail

Everything is Art

ARCO art fair, Madrid. In September 2012, the fiscally and socially retrograde People’s Party governing Spain raised the value-added tax on most items to 21%, breaking one of its most-repeated election promises and causing damage to a culture industry already battered

Everything is Art

ARCO art fair, Madrid. In September 2012, the fiscally and socially retrograde People’s Party governing Spain raised the value-added tax on most items to 21%, breaking one of its most-repeated election promises and causing damage to a culture industry already battered

Step Right Up. Architectural Monumentality. Three Boxer Shorts for Only 6€.

Flea markets are normally found under bridges, in empty parking lots, or in old industrial sheds. This flea market (which I already reported on in an earlier post, while it was under construction) is in a purpose-designed, competition-winning, big-budget work

Step Right Up. Architectural Monumentality. Three Boxer Shorts for Only 6€.

Flea markets are normally found under bridges, in empty parking lots, or in old industrial sheds. This flea market (which I already reported on in an earlier post, while it was under construction) is in a purpose-designed, competition-winning, big-budget work

/ Rant

Fashion Victim

Plastic green wall at a fashion boutique on La Rambla dels Estudis. You know green walls have become trendy when a major fashion label puts one up that’s made of plastic. Kinda defeats the very point of a green wall,

/ Rant

Fashion Victim

Plastic green wall at a fashion boutique on La Rambla dels Estudis. You know green walls have become trendy when a major fashion label puts one up that’s made of plastic. Kinda defeats the very point of a green wall,

Park, Shop, and Pray. Sacred-Profane Mixed-Use Building in San Sebastian by Rafael Moneo

Church, supermarket and parking garage in a single structure Churches are architecture whereas supermarkets and parking garages are not. At least, that’s what we’ve been taught by the likes of Nikolaus Pevsner and others. What, then, do we make of a single

Park, Shop, and Pray. Sacred-Profane Mixed-Use Building in San Sebastian by Rafael Moneo

Church, supermarket and parking garage in a single structure Churches are architecture whereas supermarkets and parking garages are not. At least, that’s what we’ve been taught by the likes of Nikolaus Pevsner and others. What, then, do we make of a single