Architectural Time Capsule

Oct 10, 2020 by Hiromi Ogawa

Found during deconstruction: floor plans for the original house, tucked into the wall cavity. They date back to 1958! It's literally a time capsule from another era of home design and construction.

OFA holiday party 2019

Dec 14, 2019 by Hiromi Ogawa

We had our office holiday party at a local printmaking studio. It was so much fun!

Topics: Life, Office

Finding inspiration in simple forms

Nov 17, 2019 by Hiromi Ogawa

Ellsworth Kelly at the SFMOMA.

Topics: Art, Inspiration, Life

Tools of the trade

May 29, 2019 by Hiromi Ogawa

Exploring Orcas Island. I'm always fascinated by expertise, obsession, and craft.

Topics: Inspiration, Life

Inspiration: Gamble House Details

Dec 23, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

Visiting the Gamble House in Pasadena, by Greene & Greene.

No filter. Just Beauty.

Sep 8, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa
Topics: Inspiration, Life

Salesforce Transit Center

Aug 12, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

This looks like a rendering but it’s not - it’s a photo from today, opening day at the San Francisco transbay terminal (AKA Salesforce Transit Center). The cityscape becomes a backdrop to this pocket of elevated nature.

Tile inspiration in Tucson

Jun 12, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

The view from the bottom of the London Eye

Apr 6, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

The view from the top was quite striking, too. 

Topics: Inspiration, Life

The chancel-vaulted ceiling at Oxford

Apr 2, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

Also magnificent.