More photographs uncovered from the Julius Shulman archive. Tashen pays tribute to residential and commercial buildings that had slipped from public view in this three volume set.
A resident of Los Angeles since 1920, Julius Shulman has been documenting modernist architecture in Southern California and across the globe for nearly eight decades. His images of Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House No. 22 (1960) in Los Angeles and Richard J. Neutra’s Kaufmann House (1947) in Palm Springs are among the most recognizable and iconic architectural photographs of the 20th century.
Buy it here: Julius Shulman, Modernism Rediscovered
Cor has shown new products for 2008. The trapezoidal surfaces form a cube, perfect for that lush padded interior. The ensemble comprises of an easy chairs and sofas in three width. There is also a matching coffee table made of acrylic.
Cuvert, by Jehs & Laub, for Cor
It’s pink, it’s shiny — Karim Rashid has turned a sketch into a living product for Veuve Clicquot. The handle detail is impressive, well balanced, we would be happy to carry this around the pool; the holder doubles as a cooler.
Globalight, $4,000 Limited Editon, by Karim Rashid, for Veuve Clicquot
This upright cooler stores 12 magnums of your favorite bubbly, in a cellar, suitably dark, in your bolt-hole in Portofino. Limited edition of 15. The champagne’s not bad either.
Champagne Cooler, $70,000, by Porsche design, for Veuve Clicquot
A set of seating in leather by Julia Lohmann, something here to sit and think about.
Cow Benches, by Julia Lohmann
Viewed from a certain angle, Ralph Nauta and Lonneke Gordijn’s Ghost Chair seems extremely delicate, wispy, like a puff of smoke. Design Drift presented their Ghost Chair Collection during the Milan Furniture Fair at the new N-how Hotel.
Ghost Chair, by Ralph Nauta and Lonneke Gordijn, for Design Drift
A clutch of lamps by Jaren Goh, the scale of the lamp is hard to determine in the image, but it is designed for very large spaces.
A network of Tiffinwallahs has been functioning in a very efficient way for the last 120 years in India, recognised by management gurus as a best case of network management in the world; they will deliver 175,000 lunches (or “tiffin“) each day to offices and schools throughout Mumbai. The tin containers consists of a number of bowls, each containing a separate dish, held together in a frame. There is an error rate of one in every 8 million deliveries — simply amazing.