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Wieden+Kennedy New York’s Offices




Well known for their work with Nike, the new advertising agency office design for Wieden+Kennedy New York takes the “playground” tone down a notch. The agency’s new 50,000 square feet New York offices flaunt a amazing rounded, rich walnut-clad staircase connecting two of the three floors.









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Wieden+Kennedy New York’s Offices

Well known for their work with Nike, the new advertising agency office design for Wieden+Kennedy New York takes the “playground” tone down a notch. The agency’s new 50,000 square feet New York offices flaunt a amazing rounded, rich walnut-clad staircase connecting two of the three floors.

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Before the availability of the tape recorder and during the 1950s, when vinyl was scarce, people in the Soviet Union began making records of banned Western music on discarded x-rays. With the help of a special device, banned bootlegged jazz and rock ‘n’ roll records were “pressed” on thick radiographs salvaged from hospital waste bins and then cut into discs of 23-25 centimeters in diameter. “They would cut the X-ray into a crude circle with manicure scissors and use a cigarette to burn a hole,” says author Anya von Bremzen. “You’d have Elvis on the lungs, Duke Ellington on Aunt Masha’s brain scan — forbidden Western music captured on the interiors of Soviet citizens.”

objectoccult:

Before the availability of the tape recorder and during the 1950s, when vinyl was scarce, people in the Soviet Union began making records of banned Western music on discarded x-rays. With the help of a special device, banned bootlegged jazz and rock ‘n’ roll records were “pressed” on thick radiographs salvaged from hospital waste bins and then cut into discs of 23-25 centimeters in diameter. “They would cut the X-ray into a crude circle with manicure scissors and use a cigarette to burn a hole,” says author Anya von Bremzen. “You’d have Elvis on the lungs, Duke Ellington on Aunt Masha’s brain scan — forbidden Western music captured on the interiors of Soviet citizens.”

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humansofnewyork:

"I’m an architect, and I’ve designed buildings all over the world. Every time I get a commission in an emerging market, I get excited about the opportunity to draw from the country’s heritage, culture, and art. But the client never wants it. They all want the same thing: ‘modern style, modern style, modern style.’ Everything has to be high and glassy. It’s almost as if everyone wants to hide their differences. It’s boring."

humansofnewyork:

"I’m an architect, and I’ve designed buildings all over the world. Every time I get a commission in an emerging market, I get excited about the opportunity to draw from the country’s heritage, culture, and art. But the client never wants it. They all want the same thing: ‘modern style, modern style, modern style.’ Everything has to be high and glassy. It’s almost as if everyone wants to hide their differences. It’s boring."

humansofnewyork:

"I’ve been trying to change the behavior of addicts my entire life. I actually cofounded a drug and alcohol clinic. But I’ve become convinced that no matter how much you intervene, you can’t change an addict’s behavior. You just have to wait until the addict grows tired of himself.""So you don’t think your clinic helped anyone?""We certainly helped people. But only the ones who came to us on their own accord."

humansofnewyork:

"I’ve been trying to change the behavior of addicts my entire life. I actually cofounded a drug and alcohol clinic. But I’ve become convinced that no matter how much you intervene, you can’t change an addict’s behavior. You just have to wait until the addict grows tired of himself."
"So you don’t think your clinic helped anyone?"
"We certainly helped people. But only the ones who came to us on their own accord."

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