Month: May 2009

knuck knuck knuck

Something tells me the Three Stooges would have problems getting into and walking through this house in Montecito, CA. architect: OSKAA

who’s that lady holding the torch?

I love what this person wrote on the bottom of this Statue of Liberty postcard:“We saw this in the distance when we were down at the harbor last Saturday” The tone can be interpreted as if they didn’t know what it was. The postcard is available for purchase for $9.95 including shipping.

world’s ugliest couch

Ok, so the world’s ugliest couch was just shown at milan design week 09. ugh. Where do I begin with this thing? It’s so over the top and gaudy. It is called “Montanara” and is designed by Gaetano Pesce. The overall appearance of this couch is so incredibly ridiculous. Just imagine this eye sore sitting …

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jesus toy

This Jesus toy would look great in my cubicle. It’s cleverly called “Coming Soon” and is available for purchase from momiji. However, momiji is located in London and the 1.50 to 1.00 conversion brings the total (with shipping) to $35. Ouch. If you happen to be in London any time soon, then stop by TopShop …

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nice rhino. nice, nice rhino

This rhino image comes from a vintage postcard from The Field Museum in Chicago. It’s available for purchase NOW on ebay for $9. For some reason I have been avoiding closing the browser window containing this ebay item for a couple weeks now. I’m not sure what’s so spellbinding about it. I dig vintage postcards. …

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Peter Blume collection resource

During my research for yesterday’s post I came across the Tute’s collection of 90 pieces by Peter Blume. JACKPOT! Thanks, Tute! Shown Above: Peter BlumeAmerican, born Russia, 1906-1992 Study for The Rock, c. 1943/48 Charcoal, with stumping on tan wove paper, tipped on ivory wove paper216 x 280 mmGift of Peter Blume