Modulex was a smaller-scale-Lego-for-grown-ups, manufactured by Lego from something like 1963 and intended for use by architects and planners.

Noguchi's playground

Isamu Noguchi's proposal from 1952 for a playground in the UN's New York headquarters. Didn't pass for vintage health & safety reasons.


Charles & Ray Eames' adjustable jig to to 'determine the seat and back angles of the molded-plywood chairs' (c.1945) (via Library of Congress).

The Erotic House of Peter Saville


styrofoam turntable

Styrofoam Turntable DIY Kit. The basic idea behind this project was to design and engineer a low-cost do-it-yourself Turntable kit made out of high density styrofoam (Think styrofoam MDF!). teenage engineering

Gaetano Pesce




SARAH BRAMAN,JOE BRADLEY,IDA EKBLAD,STEFAN SANDNER Museum 52 Opening reception Thursday 30 April 2009 6 – 8 pm. 4 East 2nd Street at Bowery.

Merlin Carpenter at Simon Lee


Stuffed at Milan

‘Stuffed’ is the initiative of a group of young, as well as established, designers, artists and entrepreneurs based at Strijp S in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. During Milan design week, they presented works inspired by the historical collection of animals belonging to the Milieu Educatie Centrum Eindhoven (MEC). Together with a selection of the MEC’s collection.

Maria Pergay

via demischdanant

Antonio Gaudi

“Casa Milà, better known as La Pedrera (Catalan for ‘The Quarry’), is a building designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built during the years 1906–1910, being considered officially completed in 1912. It is located at 92, Passeig de Gràcia (passeig is Catalan for promenade or avenue) in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.2TheWalls


Paolo Solari

Italian architect Paolo Soleri is one of the best-known Utopian planners of the twentieth century.architecture.sk

Martin Szekely

Martin Szekely

Donald Judd's studio

found at Ouno



Muji designed by Thonet


Graffiti evolution

Sao Paulo


found at BLDG

New Photography

Carter Mull

Sara VanDerBeek

Walead Beshty

Daniel Gordon

New Photography 2009 is a thematic presentation of significant recent work in photography that examines and expands the conventional definitions of the medium.
MOMA Opens Wednesday 16 September 2009


Big Game materiality

Swiss designer Big Game Blur collection: a vase, two mirrors, three tables and four lamps playing with the notion of blurriness. Erasing bits of reality, the series is composed of meticulously materialized objects celebrating the disappearance of materiality. Exibition in Milan 22-27 04 2009 at galleria Bonaparte

Aim the Forest


Wood Blocks


1941, by Pablo Picasso.