Posts Tagged ‘black and white’

White house black lava

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

Built on faith in lava not striking twice. Via Kateopolis via Michael Wells, photographer, “Scorched Earth.”

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Artists and architects for Sawaya & Moroni

Friday, February 5th, 2010

The Italian design firm Sawaya & Moroni often commissions new furniture pieces by guest designers who are primarily artists or architects. Many design firms follow this strategy, but for some reason most of the really original design commissions come out of Sawaya & Moroni. I’m not sure why. I’m not a fan of all their work (especially the Zaha Hadid benches), but they take chances.

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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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Sial ceramic vase, Quebec 1970s

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

From the Canadian Design Resource. Late 70s Quebec vase from the Sial company.

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In the Wish I’d Designed That category

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Birch/Bříza mug by Czech company whitefruits.

It’s from 2006, but seems to have been a prototype only and does not seem to be in production now, which is unfortunate.

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Arabesque fridge magnets by Asao Tokolo

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Japanese designer and computer scientist Asao Tokolo has devised a way to tile a pattern of arabesques in such a way that each square tile can be randomly rotated and still match up with all of its neighbours. It’s much more complicated than it looks and scholarly papers have been written on how he did it.

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