Design Blocks

Archive for September 2011







Who: All interested FSCJ students
Where: Ethan Allen
St. Johns Town Center
4939 Big Island Drive

When: Wednesday, October 12 @6:30 p.m.

What: Student Chapter Event
Historical Agenda
Scavenger Hunt
Light refreshments

Please RSVP by email to Carol Pullen by Wednesday, October 5, 2011. (

Loved this so I had to share. 🙂


Check out this pristine mid-century designed home by William Pahlmann that was featured on Retro Renovation. Click to view her other posts on this this designer via retro renovation.

{Images via Retro Renovation}

Here is an update on some new events that have come our way, and a reminder to RSVP for some that are just around the corner.

One. CREW Jacksonville’s SAFT Hard Hat Tour on September 20th, 11:00-1:00 pm. RSVP at the website.

Two. Don’t forget to RSVP for the upcoming IIDA “Water as Design Medium” CEU by Monday! This event will be at Traditions in Tile on September 21st from 5:30 to 7, and dinner will be served. Please RSVP to

Three. The Breaking Ground Facilities Tour will take place on September 29th. RSVP to

Four. The IIDA Membership Drive, Tuesday, October 4th, from 5:30-7:30 at the Riverfront Café. More details to follow.

Five. The Third Annual AIA Trade Show on Wednesday, October 12th, from 5:00-8:00 pm at the UNF University Center. There will be a CEU presentation on “Sacred Spaces – The Houses of Worship Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright” as well as prizes including a VIP Jet Experience. Contact with any questions and register at to attend the event.

Note: unfortunately, the Kimball CEU which was also on October 12 has been cancelled.

Interesting article called ‘Tertiary Hues‘ in the Stir website by Sherwin Williams. I think this is a great one for students to view regarding color theory.