Sometimes ordinary photographs of the Farnsworth House leave you wanting more. Peter Guthrie has filled the gap, by creating a set of beautiful 3D renderings of the iconic house, originally designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for his client, Dr Edith Farnsworth in 1946.
Farnsworth House, Designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe,
3D Renderings by Peter Guthrie, Flickr Set
Junpei Tatsuno had designed cushions made out of carved wood native to Japan. The cushions are called Zabuton and resemble pebbles, strewn on the ground.
Zabuton Cushions, by Junpei Tatsuno, Honourable Mention at Takaoka Crafts Competition
Built more as an Art piece, Glossy Lipstick is made from glass and lexan coated clear silicone; as a limited edition, this sofa is pure eye-candy.
Glossy Lipstick Sofa, Limited Edition of Six, by Andrea Fino and Samanta Snidaro,
for Sand & Birch
Although Aeon Flux director Karyn Kusama and the film’s producers originally thought they would shoot in the modernistic Brazilian capital of Brasilia, they soon decided on Germany instead. Berlin offered several advantages. One was excellent film facilities with experienced crew members. Another equally important consideration was the city’s vast array of architectural attractions, old and new, that offered interesting, ready-made settings for the movie’s futuristic city.
Locations and Set Design for Aeon Flux, Directed by Karyn Kusama
Wright’s upcoming Important Design auction, will feature three collector cars including a 1940 Tatra T87 sedan. The streamlined car from Czechoslovakia combines multiple technical advancements into a single car. By the mid-1930s streamlining had become an international styling fashion as depicted in this poster for the 25th International Automobile Exhibition in Prague. The young republic’s automobile industry was among its most competitive sectors. Encouraged by the progress in Zeppelin airship design, early Junkers and Dornier airplanes, the science of aerodynamics became established. In adapting these ideas to automobile design it was found that the cars consume less fuel and achieve greater speed and power.
Tatra T87 Sedan, Auction Estimate $150,000–$200,000, Important Design,
November 30th – December 7th at Wright
Photos taken inside the Normann Copenhagen flagship store, using a Tilt Shift filter.
Normann Copenhagen Flagship Store, Copenhagen, Denmark
via: Spotted by Normann Copenhagen
Dissatisfied by the suitcases he used during his frequent trips around the world, a Dutch businessman called Henk decided to create something better. The result is the Travelfriend, a luxury travel suitcase that is both light, functional and stylish.
Travelfriend, by Henk
FlexVaas is a basic form with three different inserts which are interchangeable. Each variable is appropriate for certain flower types and arrangement that are placed in the vase.
FlexVaas, by Arjan van Raadshooven & Anieke Branderhorst, for Vij5
While the idea of indoor/outdoor living is typically taken for granted in Southern California, the altitude of the site allowed for an atmospheric connection rather than a connection to the landscape. As the clouds change color and are in constant motion along the coastline, the house and its materials were thought of as a canvas to be manipulated by the sky.
By fusing of porcelain and glass, Misa Tanaka has created some vessels called, Shizukana Sora (Quiet Sky), taking second place in this years Takaoka Crafts Competition in Japan.
Shizukana Sora by Misa Tanaka, Second Prize at Takaoka Crafts Competition