“Container Origami”by Wouter Roeterink, Ron Nout,Femke Bijlsma and Allard Roeterink welded by Vincent Petit I love art that takes recognizable objects and transforms them into something else forcing us to re-evaluate how we view and approach objects and our surroundings. photos of the construction of this amazing “folded” 40ft cargo container beast here. This was […]
Archive | March, 2009
Last night I had a dream that I was an Autobot. I was with Optimus Prime when he was negotiating with Megatron via satellite feed about freeing some astronauts that the Decepticons held captive on the Earth’s moon. Of course we began to learn this was going to be a giant ambush and Prime and […]
from morenewmath.com: modern art = I can do that + yeah, but you didn’t I want that tattooed on my forehead though I suppose me doing that would be more postmodern than modern.
I don’t do enough blogging about science and our planet. Yesterday Conservation International announced that they discovered 50 new species including “jumping spiders, a tiny chirping frog and an elegant striped gecko” during the Kaijende Highlands Expedition in Papua New Guinea. Check out 12 photos from the expedition here. The photos are mostly spiders. One […]
delightful. via ffffound
I’m interested in purchasing, “The Book Publishing Industry, Second Edition” in paperback. So I did some comparison shopping and I was shocked at the practices of Barnes and Noble. The book retails for $29.95. Amazon has it for $23.36. Borders.com has it for $29.95. Then there’s bn.com. They’re selling it for $40.45 to their members […]
Here’s another sculpture from TRANSVERSALE 2009. It’s one of the “cardboard machine” sculptures from design students at the Dortmund University of Applied Sciences. via core77
Here’s another sculpture from TRANSVERSALE 2009. It’s “Poetic Dandelights” by Lonneke Gordijn. via core77
Here’s an “architectural mock-up” by Lorenz Enstermann featured at TRANSVERSALE 2009. via core77
It is my great desire to have a British Library souvenir ruler. However, I have yet to come across such an item. If anyone can locate an authentic British Library ruler, please leave a comment. Thank you.