A small selection from one of my favorite design bloggages, Reform.
It’s a beautifully curated collection of visual delights — my only gripe would be the lack of source information.
The Tianjin Watch Factory became famous throughout China for producing the first Chinese watch in 1961. The factory was assigned to manufacture the first Chinese aviation watch for the Air Force of the People’s Liberation Army.
Shown above is a revised edition of the Seagull 1963 Air Force mechanical watch, with transparent crystal case back option.
Dr Martens Parachute Bag is made in Somerset, England, using industrial strength materials – rot-proof, water-resistant canvas and fittings that were originally used for parachute harnesses. Nice…!
7800 series industrial desk designed by Andre Cordemeijer, for Gispen, 1958. Light and dark grey metal desk with 3 drawers. Available, together with Friso Kramer Result chair, from Furniture Love.
27 February 1932 – 23 March 2011.
The Incredible Journey That Is Consciousness is a limited-run book by Alex Fuller and Gabe Usadel, that “invites each reader to interpret a landscape of symmetries, simplicities and geometric structures.”
“Squares, circles and triangles are at the core of what makes the industrial world around us. A universal visual language apparent in all things — the tools we use, the fashion we wear, the buildings we live in and the communications we see.
Visionary modernist architects, designers and artists such as Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, El Lissitzky, and Josef Albers celebrated both the beauty of form as well as the functional potential hidden within these 3 primary shapes and colors.”