Pharrell Williams Resource Center / Oppenheim Architecture + Design

We all know Pharrell Williams is much more than a musical genius he has deep interest in design as well. Mr. Williams has launched clothing lines, furniture lines and has a respectable architectural portfolio under his belt as well. The images below are from the PWRC(Pharrell Williams Resource Center) designed by Oppenheim and Pharrell.

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Pharrell Williams Talks To Alex Gorlin & Daniel Arsham

Pharrell Williams has long been an explorer of many creative fields outside of his initial foray into the spotlight via music. Williams is a strong art and design enthusiast among other things. In a new video series titled ARTST TLK, Williams sits down with a range of creative individuals to explore their inspirations and discuss their respective bodies of work, their motivations and philosophies. The latest episode sees Williams conversing with well-known architect Alex Gorlin as well as the unconventional artist, Daniel Arsham. Touching upon their various influences such as Marcel Duchamp and Frank Lloyd Wright, the trio are able to shed light on the blurring of lines within the “design” fields and their personal approaches to creativity.

Pharrell Williams is Keynote Speaker at 2014 AIA Convention in Chicago.

I just heard that Pharrell will be one of the keynote speakers at the 2014 AIA National Convention in Chicago. Until now, I must admit, I have never had any interest in attending an AIA National Convention but I am going to register for this one immediately. The stage is now being set for a cultural innovation a "Hip Hop Inspired Architecture" which was the title of my graduate thesis at The University of Detroit Mercy, and has been the primary focused of both my academic and professional careers.

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