May 2010

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Showing all posts made in the month of May 2010.
marina

marina abramović made me cry

i came across a set of photos on flickr belonging to the museum of modern art (ny), it’s called marina abramović: the artist is present – portraits. naturally i was intrigued as to why there were over 1,300 photos of all these different people, some crying, and who is marina abramović? turns out…

walk in bookcase

a walk in bookcase is almost more appealing than a walk in closet (almost) the rest of the house is pretty darn amazing too…

upside down vegetables

what an amazing idea if you don’t have much of a garden (or a garden at all) and you want to grow your own veggies the advantages of upside-down gardening are many: it saves space; there is no need for stakes or cages; it foils pests and fungus; there are…

bird nerd

i might have to get this cup to drink my tea out of at the office, as we are faced with severe cup politics – don’t use my cup and i won’t use yours kind of thing.

glee

i started watching glee this weekend, and even though i am pretty late to jump on the bandwagon the one advantage is that i get to watch all the episodes in a row – and naturally i did. well, at least 14 of them. one of the best things about…

nasty gal

i have been sucked into the platform shoes obsession… these are from nasty gal (love the black ones) i’m sure many of you are going “eeeeeeew” right now, but i find myself undeniably attracted to them! :-/

worth a thousand words

jordan smith aka what makes the pie shops tick? collects found vintage photographs & ephemera that i can browse for ages and ages (and have done). his collection is amazingly extensive and gives you a glimpse into the lives of ordinary americans in the fifties and sixties.

music philosophy

music philosophy is a weekly graphic / typographic interpretation of philosophical song quotes by mico toledo. i really had a hard time picking my favourites to feature, i pretty much love them all. words to live by.

the garden house

the garden house by tham & videgård architects the client wanted a garden, the actual reason why they decided to move from their duplex apartment in central stockholm to this country side location at lake mälaren. consequently we proposed a house conceived as an integrated vertical addition to the garden,…

blue ridge mountains

one of my favourite fleet foxes songs is blue ridge mountains, which i’ve been listening to a lot lately. so i decided to see if there was perhaps a music video attached, but instead found this amazing live performance that they did in an abandoned wing of the grand palais in paris. wow, gives me goosebumps. the song starts at about 3:30

in the quivering forest / where the shivering dog rests / our good grandfather / built a wooden nest / and the river got frozen / and the home got snowed in / and the yellow moon glowed bright / till the morning light

[audio:http://www.fileden.com/files/2008/8/6/2037036//Fleet Foxes – Blue Ridge Mountains.mp3]

the book club

this place looks really awesome, the book club is situated in a former victorian warehouse in the east end of london that’s been renovated into a new venue for eating, drinking, meeting & dancing. bringing together wit, wisdom and enough food and drink to see you through from early breakfast to…

inappropriate golden books

this is soooo cool, pixar artist josh cooley has turned scenes from his favourite movies into a series of inappropriate golden books illustrations, and has now compiled them all into a book called movies r fun

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