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Creative's Spotlight The Business of Being Creative

Luis Barragán

My house is my refuge, an emotional piece of architecture, not a cold piece of convenience. Luis Ramiro Barragán Moffin was destined to create beautiful spaces. Having been born in 1902 into a family of well-to-do of builders and landowners, it is no surprise, that the landscape of his native home, Guadalajara (Jalisco), Mexico, and the influences around him would shape the course of his life. Barragán was a 20th century architect and engineer. While formally trained in civil engineering at Escuela…

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Creative's Spotlight The Business of Being Creative

Zaha Hadid

Gallery Photo Source: Zaha Hadid Architects   In March of this year, the world lost a mighty creative,  Zaha Hadid. Born in Baghdad, the Iraqi-born British architect changed the architectural style by introducing her own avant-garde approach to design. Her use of geometric shapes and digital design technology to create an abstract aesthetic was groundbreaking. She married gravity defying design with curves and shapes that were audacious and innovative. “All the privileged can travel, see different worlds; not everyone can.…

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Creative's Spotlight The Business of Being Creative

Paul R. Williams

  “If I allow the fact that I am a Negro to checkmate my will to do, now, I will inevitablity form the habit of being defeated.” February in Black History Month. It is important to me to acknowledge this observance here on Dreams Reality Bliss. The first two Creative’s Spotlights have focused on two pioneers in the interior architecture and design world. Today, I am shining the light on another pioneer, Paul Revere Williams, the first black member of the…

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