archive for July, 2010

Jul 15

U.C. Berkeley Leads To U.C. Davis… The Concretist Returns To School

by Mike Miller
posted in Artisan-Applied Finishes, Concept Develoment & Design, Consulting Services, Graphics & Fine Art, Installations, Recycled Materials, Surfaces & Spaces
U.C. Berkeley Leads To U.C. Davis…  The Concretist Returns To School

Kelley and I had previously designed and installed a floor make-over at the food services area (cafeteria, etc…) at The University of California, Berkeley. This job was a challenge, as we endeavored to create a transparent make-over. The re-finished slab was a testament to it’s history, warts and all! There was no hiding of spalls or re-filled trenches…

Jul 06

A Tale of Two Topping Slabs

by Mike Miller
posted in Media
A Tale of Two Topping Slabs

July 2010 Vol. 10 No. 5


This column has little to do with discussions of intuitive freestyle art versus disciplined mechanical graphics, or with criticism of superfluous decoration as contrasted with really spare concrete – my normal “literary” territory. It’s a column about me and a museum. It’s a tale of two topping slabs.