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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Natura naturata I
Post 106
Tags: gino marotta, ufo, novembre
Gino Marotta, Siepe artificiale, 1969
Gruppo UFO, Boutique "Il Mago di Oz", 1969
Fabio Novembre, Bsquare store multibrand, Hong Kong, 1996
Gino Marotta, Siepe artificiale, 1969 | Gruppo UFO, Boutique "Il Mago di Oz", 1969 | Fabio Novembre, Bsquare store multibrand, Hong Kong, 1996
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Forms and deformations
Post 102
Tags: Shapes, Deformation, Bubbles, Bergmans, Scofidio + Renfro, Kapoor, Herzog & de Meuron
Pieke Bergmans, Massive infection, 2008
Diller Scofidio + Renfro, The Hirshhorn Museum Bubble
Anish Kapoor, Herzog & de Meuron, 56 Leonard Street, New York
Pieke Bergmans, Massive infection, 2008 | Diller Scofidio + Renfro, The Hirshhorn Museum Bubble | Anish Kapoor, Herzog & de Meuron, 56 Leonard Street, New York
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Optical
Post 100
Tags: Stripes, Black and White, Klein, Lamp, Clothes, Botta, Beecroft
William Klein, Fashion by Capucci, American Vogue, 1960
Mario Botta, Shogun Table Lamp, 1986
Vanessa Beecroft, Ponti sister, 2001
William Klein, Fashion by Capucci, American Vogue, 1960 | Mario Botta, Shogun Table Lamp, 1986 | Vanessa Beecroft, Ponti sister, 2001
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