Posts Tagged ‘geometry’

Stripes: “Order and Border” at the Seattle Art Museum

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

I wish I’d curated this show:

“Stripes are a fundamental visual element, appearing naturally in vertical lines as trees and in manmade products of all kinds, from street dividers to ornate fabrics. The stripe is so basic it is rarely given isolated attention. This installation examines how stripes decorate and structure objects, bodies and spaces.

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The Most Simple Chair / Grycja Erde

Monday, June 14th, 2010

the most simple chair designed by grycja erde. Via rolu, one of the very best blogs in this plethora of blogs. I like furniture that stacks and gets out of the way, especially if it forms a large solid platform to sit or put objects on.

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Please help me find one of these.

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

Missed on eBay. If you have this Jaleh and Joseph scarf and don’t want it any longer, I will pay. Need it very badly.

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Ambigrams

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

This post is for Paul, who recently pointed out that the “ouno” logo above is an ambigram, and who suggested looking at the work of Scott Kim who made the two animated ambigrams above and below. I did know that “ouno” was the same right-side up as upside down—it was partly chosen for that—but I didn’t know there was a name for this phenomenon.

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YOU HAVE BEEN HERE SOMETIME

Friday, August 14th, 2009


The blog YOU HAVE BEEN HERE SOMETIME does, as its title suggests, provoke an uncanny sensation. It’s halfway between a feeling of deja vu and a renewed sense of the mysterious life of objects. No snapshots of the blog shown here could reproduce the feeling you get from the way David John, its creator, exhibits photographs and information; you just have to go there for yourself.

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Swedish geometry

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

I found this photo via two of my favourite tumblr blogs, breeapperley and self-romance. Mabel from self-romance tells me this is from the Swedish architecture firm Tham & Videgård Hansson Arkitekter, who are at the moment probably most well-known for their mirrored treehouse.

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