The art representative contacted Madacsi Studios to commission these two 56” high totems. They had seen my totem sculptures and desired similar, yet larger works that would fit neatly within two niches in the foyer, greeting guests before they reached the lobby and sign in desks.
I created and sent color and texture samples informed by paint and fabric swatches which the art services coordinator had provided. This helped the client to visualize the design concept and how these new works would compliment their existing collection of art and also coalesce with the aesthetic vision of their space.
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Art matters. Attention to the details of our environment leads to love of place, which brings us to take responsibility for the spaces where we live and work. And by extension, the people with whom we live and work. And by extension, to our local communities, our cities, our nations, and our world.
We champion the role of artists in our society. We need artists to provide us with inspiration, creativity, and imagination, and to help us envision a better world.
Architects and designers know that remarkable design can change everything. They connect the dots across disciplines, collaborating with artists to make the world a more beautiful place. They are the ultimate patrons of the arts.
In the process, design professionals promote imagination and creativity, and through their commissions, make original art integral to and accessible in people's lives.
Art in our public and private spaces helps us fight ordinary buildings, ordinary streets, ordinary cities. We celebrate the extraordinary.
The architecture of our buildings and the design of our interiors affect our happiness and well-being. Each of us deserves a daily dose of inspiration.