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Helmut Newton: Celia

For all his mastery with light and tight, considered composition, it’s the feeling of spontaneity (of this, no doubt, highly considered composition!) that makes this image one of my favourite Helmut Newton photographs.

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Margaret de Patta

Inspired by Constructivism and the Bauhaus school, jewellery designer Margaret de Patta (1903–1964) developed entirely new concepts in working with gemstones, creating unique cuts and new forms to produce jewellery that was closer to miniature sculpture.

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Nice kit

Nice kit.

Photo by Brandon Evans.

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Trifoglio

Trifoglio (clover leaf), is a simple fruit bowl comprising three equal parts, each slightly sloping, causing round fruits to gravitate naturally towards the center.

Designed by Thomas Walde of Postfossil.

Via Daily Icon.

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Research & Development

Research & Development

Research & Development

Cool works from Stockholm based, Research and Development.

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Xerrox Vol.1

Xerrox Vol.1

The packaging for Xerrox Vol.1, by Alva Noto on the Raster Noton label, features minimal design and a simple die-cut card mechanism for holding the disc.

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Norm Sign-Generator 1.0

The Sign-Generator is a tool that generates all possible combinations of a number of lines defined on a 9 point grid. The Sign-Generator 1.0 allows you to print these signs and to export them as an eps-file.

“To us the sign-generator is rather a scientific tool that we use to create a ‘basic’ sign that would exist throughout all cultures and writings. Besides we generated four or five typefaces from the sign-generator, but this was really a side issue.” – Norm

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Free Note recycled notebooks

Free Note recycled notebooks

Free Note recycled notebooks

Loving the range of recycled paper notebooks by Free Note, available from Milk & Paper.

Via of paper and things.

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Joe Colombo

Joe Colombo

Two chairs by Joe Colombo (1930-1971), who in his brief but brilliant career, produced a series of innovations that made him one of Italy’s most influential Italian product designers.

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Illustrated Fixie

Illustrated Fixie

Illustrated Fixie.

Via FFFFIX.

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