The Holy Trinity of the Social Art Construct

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“The History of every major Galactic Civilization tends to pass through three distinct and recognizable phases, those of Survival, Inquiry and Sophistication, otherwise known as the How, Why, and Where phases. For instance, the first phase is characterized by the … Read More

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Additions and Proportional Design

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“Additions can also create ‘interior rooms’ meaning rooms surrounded by rooms without the possibility for windows.” By Marcia Lyon verybody wants more space, right? There is a tendency when planning an addition to fill-in and square-off with more space. Some … Read More

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Doorway Tolls: The Minimalist’s Workout

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“No more excuses! The equipment came with your home. No gym, no fees, just you, the pull-up bar and a doorway.” EXACT CHANGE DOORWAY AHEAD With Charlie Faraday our doorway to fitness is waiting for you at home. Making the … Read More

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What a Difference a Dormer Can Make

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By Marcia Lyon Example (above) of a modern dormer design tory and a half homes, commonly called Bungalows, are charming. Basically it is a one story home, with a high pitched roof and sometimes finished attic space. The usable floor … Read More

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The Obsolete Man and His Television

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“Any state, any entity, any ideology that fails to recognize the worth, the dignity, the rights of Man – that state is obsolete.” – Rod Serling By EJ Wickes ome mind expanding and obsolete dialogue from the past. By the … Read More

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Creating Spaces: Metamodern Designs for Living

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“Establishing a good rapport between client and contractor and saving construction dollars are my goals.” CREATING SPACES WITH MARCIA LYON By Marcia Lyon Artist’s conception of Masdar City (above) rchitecturally trained, Marcia Lyon uses her remodeling design know-how to create the weekly … Read More

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Islam vs Christendom with Metamodernism Caught in Between

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“During the subsequent Third Crusade, Saladin was unable to defeat the armies led by England’s King Richard I (the Lionhearted), resulting in the loss of much of this conquered territory. However, he was able to negotiate a truce with Richard … Read More

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The Seasonal Porch: Creating Spaces

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MAKE BETTER USE OF THE SPACES YOU LOVE By Marcia Lyon Example image (above) from modernize.com ’m not for enclosing porches across the board. Porches serve a purpose. Perhaps you’ve seen when a front porch is enclosed and the steps … Read More

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Twitter: Metamodernism and the Digital Nightmares of Customer Service

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“The age of digital communications and social media (Twitter, etc.) have increased the expectations around customer service and the ability to get results quickly. Unfortunately, in the move to becoming a digital organization, some firms have difficulty replicating the 1:1 … Read More

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Activism in Decline: The Facade of Revolution

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“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank THE FACADE OF REVOLUTION By Damien Rush Kent State (above) his is what American activism used to look like when diverse … Read More

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Military Industrial Toy Box: Barbie and G.I. Joe

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”So what came first, the weapon, the tool or the toy? It depends on the application.” HASBRO AND THE MATTELITARY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX By EJ Wickes Photo (above), from “In the Dollhouse” series by Dina Goldstein t’s called the Military Industrial … Read More

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Switching Addictions

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“I’m independent; I’m a dread locked free thinking gypsy; free love pot smoking drug dealing butterfly; artist writer amazing kind of independent…aren’t I?” By Ursa Dae Trans-Sculpture by Javier Perez “Cookie.” Cookie. The first word articulated in this life and … Read More

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The Non Addition “Addition”: Master Bedroom and Bath

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“Proportion is a very important element when considering an addition to the space we live in.” SOME SPACES ARE TOO BIG TO BE COMFORTABLE By Marcia Lyon he proportion of an addition in relation to other rooms is key and … Read More

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Two Story Addition: Second Floor Benefits

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“When planning a two story addition, it is wise to look all around including up. Adding to you home will affect the outside, inside, flow, proportion, flow and overall look. Consider a second floor addition if it will look right … Read More

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Social Media: The Age of the Digital Temper Tantrum

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“God is a freaking character, with enough foibles, tantrums, and paradoxical behaviors to supply a thousand screenplays. But who do you cast?” – Walter Kirn SOCIAL MEDIA AS DIGITAL GROUP THERAPY By EJ Wickes he era of metamodernism has become … Read More

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Paradigm Shifts: Running in Opposite Directions

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“We live in a world where our social system is old, our language is old, the way we acquire goods and services is outdated, our cities are detrimental to our health, chaotic and a tremendous waste of resources, and most … Read More

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