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tarafirma:

the lazy way.

Rattan 4ever.
Oct 20, 2014 / 791 notes

tarafirma:

the lazy way.

Rattan 4ever.

(via theprimaryessentials)

Sarah Cain, Hypnic Jerk (2014)
[h/t SR]
Oct 17, 2014 / 2 notes

Sarah Cain, Hypnic Jerk (2014)

[h/t SR]

Oct 16, 2014

Partial list of too-expensive things

$150 cutting boards, $300 sunglasses, $100 trivets

MOLD’s Future Food exhibition and cafe, with graphic identity by Leta Sobierajski
Oct 15, 2014 / 1 note

MOLD’s Future Food exhibition and cafe, with graphic identity by Leta Sobierajski

A ranking of 118 sweaters seen in Twin Peaks. (Audrey takes first place, naturally.)
Oct 15, 2014 / 1 note

A ranking of 118 sweaters seen in Twin Peaks. (Audrey takes first place, naturally.)

If I ever stopped to ask myself, “Self, would you live in a house with a dining room that’s covered floor to ceiling in saturated purple carpet?” …I would have said no. But that was until I saw this Brutalist chuch complex in Berlin that was converted by Joerg Koch and covered in T. [Photos by Henry Bourne]
Oct 14, 2014

If I ever stopped to ask myself, “Self, would you live in a house with a dining room that’s covered floor to ceiling in saturated purple carpet?” …I would have said no. But that was until I saw this Brutalist chuch complex in Berlin that was converted by Joerg Koch and covered in T. [Photos by Henry Bourne]

Oct 8, 2014

I met Sheila Hicks at the Ford Foundation back in August to see her remade textile installations being installed. The originals, which were almost 50 years old, were in literal rags after being fire-proofed with caustic chemicals back in the 1980s. (You can see bits of the ruined panels in the video, plus behind-the-scenes shots of the weaving process.) Read more about HIcks’s modernist fiber art here.

This picture of Le Corbusier painting in the nude at Eileen Gray’s house in Cap Martin is everything. (Although, he was kind of a dick about it.)
More juicy tidbits c/o Alastair Gordon here.
Oct 6, 2014 / 1 note

This picture of Le Corbusier painting in the nude at Eileen Gray’s house in Cap Martin is everything. (Although, he was kind of a dick about it.)

More juicy tidbits c/o Alastair Gordon here.

Sculptor Costantino Nivola’s first public commission was a stone mural for the Olivetti showroom in New York City. Started digging around on Nivola’s background after working on a story about one of his descendants’ homes for Dwell.
[image via Mondo Blogo]
Oct 6, 2014

Sculptor Costantino Nivola’s first public commission was a stone mural for the Olivetti showroom in New York City. Started digging around on Nivola’s background after working on a story about one of his descendants’ homes for Dwell.

[image via Mondo Blogo]

fathomwaytogo:

American Trade Hotel library. Read more on Fathom: Is Panama City the Next Riviera Maya? Photo by Spencer Lowell / Courtesy of American Trade Hotel.

I wrote about a trip to Panama (specifically the magical Casco Viejo in Panama City) for Fathom. Read about monkeys and engineering a canal right over here!
Oct 2, 2014 / 2 notes

fathomwaytogo:

American Trade Hotel library.
Read more on Fathom: Is Panama City the Next Riviera Maya?
Photo by Spencer Lowell / Courtesy of American Trade Hotel.

I wrote about a trip to Panama (specifically the magical Casco Viejo in Panama City) for Fathom. Read about monkeys and engineering a canal right over here!

Have been drooling over Pernille Snedker Hansen’s Marbelous Wood since 2012 when her work was including the Danish Mindcraft exhibition in Milan. And now, she’s coming to NYC, to join Dwell on Design NY October 9-11. Sejr!
Sep 30, 2014 / 1 note

Have been drooling over Pernille Snedker Hansen’s Marbelous Wood since 2012 when her work was including the Danish Mindcraft exhibition in Milan. And now, she’s coming to NYC, to join Dwell on Design NY October 9-11. Sejr!

Movie theater facades in southern India. Now these would make for a great Lego set.
Sep 30, 2014 / 1 note

Movie theater facades in southern India. Now these would make for a great Lego set.

Sep 29, 2014 / 3 notes

A year of Henrik Vibskov: retrospective exhibition comprising his fashion show sets at Designmuseo in Helsinki, plus, the opening of his cafe Den Plettede Gris in Copenhagen’s Papirøen (Paper Island). 

PSA: The current issue of Fantastic Man has an incredible mittens vs. gloves editorial. 
Sep 29, 2014

PSA: The current issue of Fantastic Man has an incredible mittens vs. gloves editorial.