If you've ever worked in a design studio before, you know that given enough time, it begins to consume you. This is true of almost anything. The mind begins to forget that there's a world outside your obsessions. Designers (myself included) tend to fit this mold. We get passionately obsessed with our work, seldom leaving it's side until it's completed. This project by Saunders Architecture gives hope that there's a workaround to this predicament. The nature of many studios is that of an isolated, somewhat static environment. By placing this studio on the coast of Newfoundland, the architects remind those inside that there is an ever moving and changing environment waiting on the outside. It's hard to go anywhere inside the architecture without a view to the ocean or the coast. I hope that we can take a cue from this project and remember that there are lots of interesting things happening outside of our everyday routine. In any case, some time on the beach never hurt anyone. Enjoy.