Paris at 140 mph

French filmmaker Claude Lelouch mounted a gyro-stabilized camera to a Ferrari 275 GTB on an August morning in 1978 through the streets of Paris. This french film has a happy ending.

Andrew Bush

Vector Portraits, at Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, april 23-june 27

Viva Fangio!

Found at South Willard


Le Corbusier car, 1929

Architects are better at designing cars. This prototype probably inspired Erwin Komenda (Porsche)and Hans Ledwinka (Tatra) who later Ferdinand Porsche copied to build the vw beetle.



‘Simplexity’ Purewhyte


Moondog on the Hudson

found at Le Branché

Picasso and Cezanne

Le village de Vauvenargues, 1959
The new exibition of the Musée Granet in Aix-en-Provence, France, explores the links between Picasso and Cézanne. Until september 27.


Gio Ponti

Illuminated organized wall and armchair, auctionned at wright june 2.

Living low


Kisho Kurokawa, Nakagin Capsul Tower.

the Nakagin Capsule Tower, Kukokawa best known building of 1972, and one of the few built examples of the Metabolist movement, is still awaiting the wrecking ball. Kurokawa


Charles Robert Cockerell

Charles Robert Cockerell 1788 – 1863. via bldg

Nathan Hylden

Untitled, 2008, Acrylic on aluminum, 36 x 29 inches. Richard Telles may 23 - june 20

Buckminster Fuller

collapsing table

Dymaxion Deployment Unit used as emergency accomodation for troops during World War II, 1940
Buckminster Fuller Institute


Anthropometries of the Blue Period and Fire Paintings


The International Klein Blue (IKB) is a deep blue hue first mixed by the French artist Yves Klein.

Thonet B9

The Thonet B9 Armchair, designed by August Thonet, became popular as part of a 1920s bentwood revival, as architects the likes of Le Corbusier and Mart Stam used it in their buildings and environments. The simple and unadorned designed appealed to them, as did the "industrial" nature of the chair. $569 at Bauhaus 2 Your House

Frank Lloyd Wright now

Guggenheim may 15 - aug 23

Jean Prouvé : Pavillon démontable, 1944-45

After the liberation, the minister of reconstruction, ordered temporary housing to the "ateliers Jean Prouvé" to relocate the habitants of Lorraine after the war. One hundred of these 'prefab' units in pine and steel were produced. Only fifteen survived as collector items.

Jean Prouvé

Suit of stools, 1960

Le bureau

A nice work desk is a dream. Vintage pieces will give it timelessness. The Gallery Jacksons (Stockholm & Berlin) have the goods.

leather and metal lamp, Alvar Aalto
Wood and steel desk, Fabricius & Kastholm
Chair, Fabricius & Kastholm. Bookshelves by Josef Frank
Jacksons 20th century design

Sylvain Willenz