Redux’s Contemporary Tradition

What is Nike without the swoosh? What is McDonalds without the Arches? What is Redux without the murals? The Murals at Redux are probably the most "day to day" community engaging product they have, solely because when you drive down St. Phillips St. you can easily see it and the mural is changed over time. [...]

Understanding Diagrams

On Friday, January 27th, our studio group met together to discuss diagrams that we had prepared the day before. These diagrams were meant to show different factors and conditions that would affect the placing, size, and overall designs of the different installations. It was realized upon our viewings of the drawings that most of us [...]

Goals, Goals, Goals

After the client meeting things have really started to speed up.  We are starting to hit hard on prioritizing and dissecting the information we received in the meeting.  The group prioritized what they client really wanted and also project ideas that would be ideal for our studio.  We also began to look at ways we [...]

Site Visits and Client Meetings

On Friday, January 20th, Professor Pastre set up a time for us to visit the site of the new REDUX contemporary art center on 1056 King Street.  Although the interior is unfinished and still under construction, you begin to see the influences of the architect, Augustus Constantine, commonly known as "Gus".  The intricate brick work and [...]

Presentation of Research and Ideas to Client

On Monday, January 23rd, we presented research of history, precedent studies, and diagrams to our client, as we discussed the usability of the space at 1056 King street. In general, we felt as if we hit the ball park on the presentation. However, more diagrams would have been useful in communicating our thoughts and ideas [...]

Investigation Of Modular Walls

After our meeting with the Redux staff we had a general idea of the direction and criteria they wanted in their new location. most importantly the ability to change and adapt their gallery space per occasion. For artist, even the configuration of space can influence the way their work is viewed and in some cases [...]

Working With Gus

Redux is embarking on a move that is going to change Charleston. They are creating an atmosphere for artistic ideas flow and a place for the greater artistic community of Charleston can have communal space. This community is progressive and will effect the surrounding neighborhood in a positive way. Redux is in a city that [...]

After The Meeting

Last Friday, January 13, our studio group met with Stacy Huggins and Greg Colleton the Executive Director and Operations Manager of Redux. This meeting was to get a feel for the existing space of Redux and also to find out what they both have envisioned for the new location. After we departed, we were all [...]