It's a kind of magic
Post 125
Tags: kristine bjaadal
Winter tire campaign for company Continental, 2009
Kristine Bjaadal, Underfull, 2009
Winter tire campaign for company Continental, 2009 | Kristine Bjaadal, Underfull, 2009
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About sacredness of places I
Post 123
Tags: gerard richter, tokujin yoshioka
Gerard Richter's window in the Köln cathedral, 2005
Tokujin Yoshioka, Rainbow church, 2010
Gerard Richter's window in the Köln cathedral, 2005 | Tokujin Yoshioka, Rainbow church, 2010
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Full of Joy
Post 121
Tags: Joy Division, Moronnoz, Saville
Peter Saville, cover for Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division, 1979
Alexandre Moronnoz, Interferences bench, 2007
Peter Saville, cover for Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division, 1979 | Alexandre Moronnoz, Interferences bench, 2007
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Gold is gold
Post 120
Tags: alessandro mendini, studio job, gold, silver
Alessandro Mendini, Men furniture, 1987
Studio Job, Silver ware collection, 2007
Alessandro Mendini, Men furniture, 1987 | Studio Job, Silver ware collection, 2007
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Wind from The Netherlands
Post 118
Tags: marteen baas, front
Marteen Baas, Clay furniture, 2006
A Dutch windmill
Front, Blow Away Vase, 2009
Marteen Baas, Clay furniture, 2006 | A Dutch windmill | Front, Blow Away Vase, 2009
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Humanoid interfaces
Post 117
Tags: Castiglioni, Pompeii, romans
Mask, Pompeii, 1st century CE
Achille e Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, Radiofonografo RR126, produzione Brionvega, 1965
Mask, Pompeii, 1st century CE | Achille e Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, Radiofonografo RR126, produzione Brionvega, 1965
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We can glimpse a human face in the Radiofonografo designed by the Castiglioni brothers.
In ancient theatre, masks were effectively "sound boxes" to amplify the actors' voices.

Nel Radiofonografo progettato dai fratelli Castiglioni possiamo riconoscere un volto umano.
Nel teatro antico la maschera aveva la funzione di cassa di risonanza sonora per amplificare la voce.
 
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Sense and nonsense of materials
Post 116
Tags: fish design, rob smith
Fish Design, Medusa vase, 2004
Rob Smith, Melting table, 2006
Fish Design, Medusa vase, 2004 | Rob Smith, Melting table, 2006
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While the cat's away...
Post 115
Tags: Gnoli, Fritsch, Apple
Domenico Gnoli, White mouse on the tablecloth, 1967
Katharina Fritsch, Mouse, 2002
Apple, Magic Mouse, 2009
Domenico Gnoli, White mouse on the tablecloth, 1967 | Katharina Fritsch, Mouse, 2002 | Apple, Magic Mouse, 2009
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Outskirts
Post 114
Tags: Basilico, Iacchetti, Sironi, factory
Mario Sironi, Periferia, 1922
Gabriele Basilico, Ritratti di fabbriche, 1978-1980
Giulio Iacchetti, The steam factory, 2010
Mario Sironi, Periferia, 1922 | Gabriele Basilico, Ritratti di fabbriche, 1978-1980 | Giulio Iacchetti, The steam factory, 2010
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Natura naturata II
Post 107
Tags: gino marotta, ibride, big game
Gino Marotta's methacrylates, 1968
Ibride, Joe the Polar Bear, 2008
Big game, Roe deer, 2008
Gino Marotta's methacrylates, 1968 | Ibride, Joe the Polar Bear, 2008 | Big game, Roe deer, 2008
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