Welcome to the February issue of CODAmagazine, where we share the best design + art projects from all over the world. Placemaking is the organizing principle this month, and what an issue it is!


“Blooming” submitted by Shan Shan Sheng
“Blooming” submitted by Shan Shan Sheng

Flip through to discover 25 projects that demonstrate the way art + design can provide a powerful connection to place. Defining, activating, and creating inspiring community spaces, these collaborations give new life and meaning to everyday environments. These are definitely special places that promote health, happiness, and well being.

In this inspiring issue, you will:

  • Traverse the Swan River in Western Australia via wall-based artwork in a major hotel
  • Relax beside a contemplative pool with colorful inverted pyramids in Texas
  • Explore a land art project inspired by the poem “alphabet” by Inger Christensen in Denmark
  • Take flight through hand blown and dichroic glass depicting state birds at a South Carolina airport

and much, much more.

We hope you will subscribe to CODAmagazine on Flipboard to receive the best design + art projects from all over the world, delivered to you, free of charge, each month. We look forward to sharing these incredible collaborations with you.


Toni Sikes


Toni Sikes, CEO and Publisher