Baltimore (128)

  • Viewpoints

    "Baltimore Is a Blank Slate," and That Makes It Ripe for Design

    … dialogues about their potential impact.  Besides, being in a city without a reputation for design is a plus, says Speer. “One of the questions from colleagues was ‘Baltimore? No famous design offices there.’ I take that as a blank slate—we can define what product design is in Baltimore, and it’s coming from the …

  • Baltimore|Canopy Hotel


    Combining Waterfront History and Views, a New Hotel Opens in Baltimore's Inner Harbor

    … restaurant. With a central bar and an atmosphere that’s suited to both an early-morning cup of coffee and an evening cocktail, “it really showcases the incredible views,” says Singh. You may also enjoy “In Omaha, Nebraska, The Cottonwood Hotel Roars Back to Life” Would you like to comment on this article? Send …

  • Projects

    Progress Ahead in East Baltimore, But Will It Help the Local Community?

    … health institutions and initiatives.” The challenge of redeveloping a place that successfully integrates the old and new is visible throughout the market today. Winding through its aisles it is easy to get lost and difficult to find a bathroom. The interior signage is both frustratingly hard to read and charmingly handwritten. In the center …

  • Projects

    A ‘Ghost River’ Flows Through Baltimore

    … brings it into the present-day context of climate change. “That really is the first step toward thinking about what the landscape looks like in 100 years and what the next evolution of these waterways is,” Willen says. “It’s only a recent phenomenon where we humans see ourselves as separate from nature.” Would …

  • Projects

    Letter from Baltimore: Sinclair Brings in the Students

    … Unsung Heroes poster campaign, under the direction of MICA professor Bernard Canniffe, celebrated those in the community working for change while giving a nod to a classic Baltimore aesthetic, the neon posters created by  Globe Poster Printing Corporation A Place for Change was a promotional piece designed and written for Martha's Place, a women …

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    Letter from Baltimore: Preserving the Preakness

    … retains a kind of working-class spirit, the same spirit that makes it so thrilling to watch a 50-1 shot purchased for $9,500 come out of nowhere and upset the establishment. The odds aren't on horses like Mine That Bird, or neighborhoods like Pimlico. Here's hoping someone comes from behind …

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    Letter from Baltimore: Container Garden

    … architecture, and cities. The Portable Garden greeted guests on the sidewalk as they arrived.

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    Letter from Baltimore: A Public Space

    … image of PVC piping at Hopkins Square taken by Theresa Segreti, an employee at the American Visionary Art Museum

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    Letter from Baltimore: The City as Studio

    … educate designers for the future is an amply debated topic. Last fall I attended a Rockefeller Foundation–sponsored symposium titled Re-imagining Cities: Urban Design After the Age of Oil. Educators and professionals from around the world discussed how to equip the next generation of designers. A manifesto titled “Educating Urban Designers for Post …

  • Projects

    Letter from Baltimore: Studio Tour

    … piece by the Baltimore artist Gary Kachadourian. . Shaw Jelveh Design Marybeth Shaw has offices in Baltimore city and the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Her firm provides a wide range of services, from graphics and branding to architecture, interiors, and product design. Marybeth’s latest design is the next generation of …