archive for March, 2010

Mar 27

Agave Library, Phoenix, AZ – The Outside

by Mike Miller
posted in Kindred Spirits, Sensory Concrete
Agave Library, Phoenix, AZ – The Outside

AGAVE LIBRARY, PHOENIX, AZ by architect, Will Bruder + Partners

THE OUTSIDE

Just returned from the Concrete Décor Show, held in Phoenix, AZ. I gave the Monday afternoon “kick-off address” and Fu Tung Cheng and architect, Will Bruder gave the Monday morning “keynote”. I wasn’t able to attend but had heard about Bruder’s recent AGAVE LIBRARY, from my panel discussion participant, friend and fellow concretist, Steve Crocker. He presented me with a recent copy of Architectural Record with an article on the library and lots of great pics, and said we had to make a field trip! Here are a few of the pictorial results of that visit…

Mar 18

New Leaf Community Market, Half Moon Bay

by Mike Miller
posted in Artisan-Applied Finishes, Concept Develoment & Design, Graphics & Fine Art
New Leaf Community Market, Half Moon Bay

And here’s yet another New Leaf Community Market, in lovely Half Moon Bay, California. This was the first one we did for New Leaf. This was a remodel, but of another old beat-up and vacant market. So, it was similar to new construction; however, we only had a three day weekend to complete our scope, approximately 15,000 square feet, from skimming through water-color art through sealing and application of floor finish…

Mar 10

New Leaf Community Market, Pacific Store

by Mike Miller
posted in Artisan-Applied Finishes, Concept Develoment & Design, Graphics & Fine Art
New Leaf Community Market, Pacific Store

Here’s another New Leaf Community Market, their Pacific store. This was a remodel, installed late at night. The store was open and operated as per usual during normal business hours. These shots feature our simple rendering and design references, and the installation… process and circumstances.

Mar 05

New Leaf Community Market, Westside Store

by Mike Miller
posted in Artisan-Applied Finishes, Concept Develoment & Design, Graphics & Fine Art, Sensory Concrete
New Leaf Community Market, Westside Store

Our most recent market project, New Leaf Community Market, The Westside Store, in Santa Cruz, CA, opened not too long ago. All is not done, but most is. I was able to take a few pix on opening night. Here you are…