Posts Tagged ‘spiral staircase’

Lo-fi sci-fi

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Things for the homemade space station where we’ll live in some sort of harmony and wear space rags. It’s like the Millennium Falcon, but nicer.

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Roger Tallon’s helicoid spiral staircase

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

This disassemblable spiral staircase by French industrial designer Roger Tallon is, not surprisingly, in the design collection of the MOMA. It is both ingenious in engineering terms and beautiful. Tallon is one of those prolific and versatile designers responsible for a diverse collection of projects. Among many other things these include the Wimpy chair, cutlery, TVs, sinks, France’s streamlined TVG high speed train, and more recently he was the design director for the Eurostar trains as well.

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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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