Posts Tagged ‘aluminum’

Eileen Gray’s Satellite Hanging Lamp

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

On occasion, the women of 20th C design do get a certain amount of recognition. This rare aluminum pendant lamp by Eileen Gray, previously owned by Yves St Laurent, is up for auction at Christie’s and is estimated at US$1 million. Via dailyicon. I’ve written about Gray before, here and here.

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Miles of stairs.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

From the blog stair porn, which as the name suggests is all about nothing but stairs. Via hellobauldoff. Included in this interesting collection is a set of exterior steps on the Greek island of Andros by RC Tech; Roger Tallon’s famous cast aluminum staircase of 1964, now in the MOMA; and a spiral staircase above by SAANA, in the Netherlands.

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