I'll admit it right away.... the coat isn't exactly flattering to the body but I have this love for
costumes.I changed the color a bit...
(available in the U.K U.S.A and Australia at TOPSHOP)
The spoons are made by Ivan Kasner also part of this collective
He was looking for ways to let a product last for centuries or at least a lifetime
....hmmm how to explain this : if a forest gets buried under lava , the wood gets burned but at the same time preserved , it will not rot... it turns into a stony matter.
Ivan mimiced this process but it took him just a couple of weeks...
Love this journal by hachii
Remember this add I showed you back in February ...
Well...here's another one
Hit the pause button first...wait till it's loaded and then press play
if that doesn't work...here's the small version
Advertising Agency : Fallon London
Director : Nicolai Fuglsig
Art Director : Juan Cabral
Music : José González
I'm naming them all because they did a wonderful job....sometimes an add is a great excuse to make a beautiful very short film...
Posted by Loraine at Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Googling around I came across this piece of art by Olafur Eliasson
found it on BLDG a blog about architecture
It's a light sculpture that is constantly moving and changing
here you can see more pictures.... it's called Remagine (2002)
I would love to see that moving...
on the weekend I watched a bit of the Glastonbury festival and saw
the Arctic Monkey's for the first time....they looked like they were only 17
but they turned out to be 21 already. Anyway ... a great performance
Posted by Loraine at Tuesday, June 26, 2007
Eva Sofia Hagström just graduated at Denmark design school's textile department
I am really taken with her project , it's called reflections because she tried to reflect the outside
surface of the building in her textile design.
I like the way she was thinking not only as a textile designer but also like an architect
Here you can also see all the other graduates.
Posted by Loraine at Monday, June 25, 2007
click for a better view
I thought I'd treat you to a wonderful view today...
You can see the rest of the house here
I'm not the skiing type but for this I would visit Switzerland
: You've been leaving such sweet and loving comments lately...
i want to thank you for that and let you now that i really appreciate them :
Posted by Loraine at Thursday, June 21, 2007
Next month we're going to a wedding in Germany.... so that's why I'm into dresses at the moment. 'what to wear....what to wear'
These are dresses from the 'lump' collection by Rei Kawakubo/comme des garçon 1997
and these and this one are from Junya Watanabe/comme des garçon 2000/01
You know how some people get tears in their eyes from watching a painting..
I get emotional when seeing dresses like these.
I'm looking forward to reading the interview with Maria Vettese at design*sponge
and.... Hoping for happy accidents ... your an inspiration to me too.
Posted by Loraine at Monday, June 18, 2007
Cosmos light by naoto Fukasawa
... this isn't new but i really wanted this light close to yesterday's pink dress
Moco Loco found the book i was looking for by SANAA
Reluct went to the graduate show of the design academy Eindhoven
... and I found a very good blog on graphic design , fashion etc. by Etienne Mineur
Have a nice weekend...
Posted by Loraine at Friday, June 15, 2007
Picture : Chris Moore
This dress threw me right back into my pink fase...
when you've had one you now it never go's away completely
Hussein Chalayan spring/summer 2000
called Before minus now...I'm a fan...
And when googling for Hussein I came across a beautiful collection of photographs and paintings
called the H+F collection...some of Hussein's pieces are part of it too but I didn't see them on their website.
They are bought for Centraal Museum Utrecht
Posted by Loraine at Thursday, June 14, 2007
This animation has been removed from Issey Miyake's website
he's got a new website with a new animation ... you can see it here
I really like them although this new one is a bit heavy in terms of kilo bytes
Created by Masahiko Sato+Euphrates , Sound Track by Seiichi Yamamoto
Posted by Loraine at Wednesday, June 13, 2007
The other day I came across 2 beautiful books by Japanese Architects
Sejima Kazuyo and Nishizawa Ryue .... here you can see one of the books with pictures
taken by Walter Niedermayr.
This book is about their public spaces the other one about residential projects. Couldn't find it on the internet.
The picture was taken at an exhibtion Designboom did an article on that exhibition
Posted by Loraine at Tuesday, June 12, 2007
I saw the lamp in a shop a few weeks ago and asked who made it , which I would have done anyway...but since I started grijs I have to say you start looking at things differently .... the next thing that go's through your mind is: I hope she has a website and preferably with good pictures on it. Hope it's not Under Construction...
..... anyway yada yada yada these beauties are made by Celine Wright
Tomorrow I'm going to hunt for cotton an I've found a silkscreen printer who I'm going to visit next week...here's why
Enjoy the sun if you like to ( if there is sun )
Posted by Loraine at Friday, June 08, 2007
Thanks Danielle for showing the pieces by Dinosaur design
i just love these serving spoons...
The book was designed by Marloes de Laat en Roel Vaessen
...behind every door is a contribution to the book by a different designer...
...great title ;)
On Monday I'll show you what I discovered on the other design sale...
Until then ... be well
Posted by Loraine at Friday, June 01, 2007
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