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This issue feature an interview and studio visit with Kent Bloomer, chief designer at Bloomer Studios and professor emeritus at Yale School of Architecture, who discussed the creation of modern ornament. An essay by Bloomer, “Ornament as Distinct from Decoration,” co-written with the late John Kresten Jespersen, clarified the definition of ornament and decoration. Other notable contributors included:

  • Kresten Jespersen, former Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, associate professor and head of technical services and digital initiatives, Adams Library, Rhode Island College
  • Fátima Díez-Platas, assistant professor of Art History, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Joseph Mullan, photographer and instructor, Wesley College, Dover, Delaware
  • Thomas Mical, head of the School of Art and Design, Auckland University of Technology / Senior Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics Department of Media and Communications
  • Justin Foo (Singapore), Samuel Kim (Korea), and Paul Fuschetti (US), Cornell architecture students
  • Aleksa Korolija, PhD candidate at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Giuseppe Resta, architect and PhD student, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy
  • Gregory Kahn Melitonov, and Ines Guzman Mendez,, principals from Taller KEN, a Guatemala- and New York-based architecture practice
  • Ben Marcin, a self-taught Baltimore photographer
  • Karla Brent, AIA,Project Coordinator, NDC Baltimore

T3xture 2: Ornament is Splendid!

  • Paperback

    Perfect binding

    6" x 9" (15.24 cm x 22.86 cm)

    Full color 90 pages

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