The Concept Republik

Introduction to the Republik.  We sometimes perceive architecture, art, and design as a collection of intangible ideas, behind a wall, and inaccessible.  My goal with The Concept Republik, Wanderlust’s companion blog which is devoted to architecture / design concepts / ideas, is to chip away at that proverbial wall and in doing so, show how design surrounds and influences us.  Click here to access it.

“There is nothing more interesting than a wall behind which something is happening.” ― Victor Hugo

The lobby of the CitizenM Hotel in Glasgow, Scotland. © David-Kevin Bryant

“Behind the perfection of a man’s style, must lie the passion of a man’s soul.” ― Oscar Wilde

Arvid Espresso-01
Product design should never be overlooked or taken for granted.  © Arvid Häusser

“A real building is one on which the eye can light and stay lit.” ― Ezra Pound

Guggenheim Bilbao
Frank Gehry changed the concept of museum architecture overnight when the Guggenheim’s Bilbao Museum opened.  ©


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