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Sixten Sason in wonderland

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Sixten Sasons a-perspectival trips into the world of architecture, mother of all arts.
Versuche zur Überwindung der 08/15-copy/paste-Bildkultur.
A constantly evolving digital library.
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"(...) there’s a hell of a good universe next door; let’s go"
e.e. cummings
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Meanwhile, that universe out there can wait. Finding perfect balance in a kind of 'concept of normality' and a search for the qualities of everyday life are worthy & sensible. Far away from the fake monstrous weirdness, some people tend to create. You may call that boring. I don't (mind).
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unavidamoderna:

Los Hartos in the news, December 4, 1961

unavidamoderna:

Museo El Eco, calle James Sullivan, Col. San Rafael, México DF 1953

Arqs. Mathias Goeritz y Luis Barragán

architecturemexico:

Museo Experimental El Eco

Mathias Göeritz

1953

Fue diseñado como una estructura poética cuya disposición de corredores, techos, muros, recintos y vanos llevaban a sus visitantes a reflejar su experiencia del espacio en un acto emocional; éste concepto desafiaba los intereses -cada vez más dominantes- del Funcionalismo durante esta época. 

design-is-fine:

Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, poster artwork for Wagons-Lits Cook, 1933.
The company had over 350 ticket offices in the biggest railway stations, open night & day to propose holiday destinations or book sleeping-coaches and hotels. The blue used for the uniform is the same as the color used for the trains.

design-is-fine:

Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, poster artwork for Wagons-Lits Cook, 1933.

The company had over 350 ticket offices in the biggest railway stations, open night & day to propose holiday destinations or book sleeping-coaches and hotels. The blue used for the uniform is the same as the color used for the trains.

design-is-fine:

Georges Dorival , poster artwork for Vers le Mont Blanc, 1928. Paris. Source

doyoulikevintage:

surf wagon x 12

fiatusa:

What do you get when you give the interns a camera and a FIAT 500? You get the GIFterns.

fiatusa:

What do you get when you give the interns a camera and a FIAT 500? You get the GIFterns.

amalbhaduri:

For the proud Fiat owners here is—Fiat 600 Jolly; used by Jackie Kennedy in 1962 while around Ravello, Amalfi Coast..…..

re404:

Fiat Multipla ( Marine ‘Eden Rock’ by Pininfarina - 1958 )

bdligneclaire:

Nouvel article sur http://www.ligneclaire.info/vous-avez-dit-georges-remi-3565.html

Vous avez dit Georges Rémi ?

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Georges Rémi junior signe cette biographie. Dans la famille Rémi, on demande le neveu. Georges Rémi (Junior) est l’homonyme de son oncle plus connu, et pour cause, sous le nom d’Hergé. Et c’est pour cela qu’il a rédigé ses souvenirs, Un Oncle nommé Hergé, ses…

bigkuribo:

Scenography by Joost Swarte for the Hergé museum

tributetotintin:

Hergé by Andy Warhol.

http://www.sonuma.be/archive/hergé-rencontre-andy-warhol#.Ue__pgp3Jnk.tumblr

L’exposition de portraits d’Hergé par Andy Warhol est l’occasion pour Hergé de rencontrer et de discuter avec le pape américain du pop art.  Les deux artistes conversent de choses et d’autres : leur amour de la bande dessinée, les difficultés qu’Andy Warhol rencontre pour financer ses films, sur la mort et sur ce jeune reporter nommé Tintin…