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Natura

Natura

Natura pendant lighting collection by Hector Serrano in cork and glass.

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Sienna

Via Violent by Design.

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Plywood: Material, Process, Form

Plywood: Material, Process, Form

Now showing at MoMA, in the Philip Johnson Architecture and Design Galleries, Plywood: Material, Process, Form showcases examples from the museum’s collection of modern designs that take advantage of the formal and aesthetic possibilities offered by plywood. The exhibition includes iconic furniture by 20th century design heroes such as Alvar Aalto, Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen and Arne Jacobsen.

Shown above (from top):
Lounge Chair. 1944. Charles Eames and Ray Eames. Molded plywood and steel rod.
Butterfly Stools. 1956. Sori Yanagi. Molded plywood and metal.

Via MEDESIGNMAG.

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Jack Barnosky: Wall and Hole

Just one of many excellent images from the collection of photographer Jack Barnosky.

Via Tokyo Bleep.

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Walter Gropius: Hagerty House

Walter Gropius: Hagerty House

German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School, Walter Gropius, wanted his first commission in the United States, the Hagerty House, to be as close to the sea as possible. He sited the structure a precarious 20 feet from the shore and let the setting dictate the design.

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Melvin Sokolsky: Bubble series

The Bubble series was shot by fashion photographer Melvin Sokolsky for the Harper’s Bazaar 1963 Spring Collection.

Inspired by The Garden of Earthly Delights, this surreal series of photographs depicts model, Simone D’Aillencourt, in large bubbles floating through the Paris cityscape. Since we are talking pre-Photoshop, the plexiglass bubbles had to be hung from a crane in various locations throughout the city.

Read on for more images from the series.

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New(nju)

“Pushing the use of pattern to the point your eyes hurt while watching”.

Cool graphics by vbg.si for RDYO DJs.

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Bruno 20

Loving this 20″ racer in white by Bruno, featuring cork tape and tan tyres, from Tokyo Fixed.

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1px Clock

1px Clock

1px Clock, by Japanese design studio, E-Bird, is an iPhone app that shows time by ticking away one pixel per second.

Each square represents an hour and is built up of 60 rows of 60 pixels: one for each second, with the total of 24 blocks making up 1 day.

Via Minimalissimo.

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Julia Saner x Greg Kadel

Loving the use of colour and lighting in this awesome editorial, photographed by Greg Kadel for the February issue of Numéro, with immaculate futurist styling by Patti Wilson and precision posing from model Julia Saner.

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