Posts Tagged ‘favourites’

DIY Martin Margiela waistcoat

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

Martin Margiela is never entirely serious nor entirely flippant, which is part of what makes him an interesting artist. For example his site. This waistcoat how-to was produced by Maison Margiela and is courtesy The Guardian, where you can find many other odd DIY tutorials, like Jade Jagger’s punk bracelet.

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Red PK22 chair

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

 A red PK22 chair cut from UK Elle Decor magazine about 9 years ago and saved in a fit of desire. It’s likely that this chair never really was this shade of cherry red, but only appears that way thanks to the vagaries of magazine printing and digital photo colours. The leather of this chair was probably a kind of modernist burnt orange.

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Joo Youn Paek – Pillow Wig, Self-Sustainable Chair

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

See all Joo Youn Paek’s inventions here. Yes, they’re functional: as art.

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Paul Smith, books and art

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

Paul Smith is not only the classic English mischievous rogue type, and a self-effacing dandy, but he also reads. I wish he would drop by our studio. The photo of his cluttered office is from Vancouver magazine The Block. There’s a funny story there about an anonymous fan who’s been sending him objects in the mail, with Smith’s address and the correct number of postage stamps just stuck to the surface of the object itself.

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