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A Moment of Honesty

In Blog by Alex Woogmaster

Responsible designers are truthful about the materials they engage. A good designer should amuse, delight, and surprise those who experience their work through honesty – heightened by virtuosity. It may …

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Up Close and Personal

In Blog by Alex Woogmaster

Trompe l’œil painting (literally meaning “fool the eye”) must be approached with a sense of humor: we should be amused when we discover the tricks being played on our senses, …

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A Sneak Peek with MunnWorks

In Blog by Alex Woogmaster

Here’s a quick preview of some of the Woogmaster mirror designs for MunnWorks: they’ll be hitting the floor at the Hospitality Design Expo from May 13-15th in Las Vegas. Hope to see …

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Elegance in the Basics

In Blog by Alex Woogmaster

We often look at Modernist buildings of the early Twentieth Century (think Le Corbusier and Mies Van der Rohe) to see the famous ‘Machines for Living,’ noticing streamlined details, an …

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Texture and Time

In Blog by Alex Woogmaster

What we might call defects can instead be the very things that make something imbalanced, meandering, inexplicable and engaging.