City Plate - Collection 2

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notNeutral has introduced four more 12” City Plates. The theme is Culture and Capital(ism) and the chosen cities are New Orleans and Washington, D.C., both rich in history and culture, and the booming megalopolises of Las Vegas and Dubai. Our notion of how cities usually arise (if antiquated) usually follows an organic model—a natural feature of the earth’s topography lends itself to the support of human existence, and provides the foundation for human progress (a bottom-up process.) But in the current age of man’s almost complete control of the environment, cities can be fabricated almost instantaneously (in geological terms) and at the whim of greater and greater feats of civil engineering (a top-down process.) If culture and capital are two of the products that define a successful society, what happens when they are used as preconceived notions, planned into a city rather than spontaneously resulting from the natural course of a city’s development over time? That is, how does a capital investment in manufacturing culture impact city form? • New Orleans, Washington DC., Las Vegas and Dubai • 12" diameter Porcelain • Individually boxed with Key

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notNeutral
Based in Los Angeles, CA

notNeutral is the creation of Rios Clementi Hale Studios, a nationally recognized, multi-disciplinary design firm specializing in architecture, landscape architecture, interior, graphic, urban, exhibit and product design. Rios Clementi Hale Studios was founded by Mark Rios in 1985 as RIOS associates INC and has since grown to encompass a myriad of talents in one firm....

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