My friend Jasmin Liebetrau, who is a restorer and designer made this beauty, called Ehowyn and I think it's so much better than other "modern" doll houses...just because its so baroque and so simple at once. There are so many creative aspects and still so much room left.
Antiquated techniques of surface finishing, cedar, walnut, satinwood, beech, olive, birch, plywood, acrylic, shellac, boiled linseed oil, wood stain, japanese paper, aluminium.
Muskat18 (Click!) will tell you more.
More than design objects with a brand I love their interpretations (aka plagiarisms) and even more than that I love DIY design stuff.
I got this lava lamp on Ebay for nothing and even though it looks well produced there was a certain something that seemed unusual.
I unscrewed it and the wax/liquid bottle says, at the bottom: "Liquer bottle made in USSR".
I don't know what photoshop processing hell came over me when I made this, but I felt challenged as it reminds of some perfume ad. In the end I thought: "It's green, it's glowing - how can it be wrong in any way!?" Also: its just a sketch for a drawing.
- A drawing of the main room of the Johnson Wax Building (1936, additions 1951) in Wisconsin, USA. Building
by Frank Lloyd Wright (1867 - 1959), drawing by Hugh Ferriss (1889 – 1962, author of the book, Metropolis
of Tomorrow (1929), artist and architect).
- Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma USA by Frank Wallace, 1963
- Conservatory of Music of the Oberlin College, Ohio, USA. Photo by Minoru Yamasaki, 1963
The lungs of a pigeon got dissected by hardening it with alcohol and painting it with a mixture of metals, including Bismuth. The tissue got etched off afterwards. (From the catalogue of the scientific collection of Humboldt-Universität of Berlin)
Here is more bismuth in form of grown crystals:
Or, how Christopher (Lets all walk over and say "Hi" - AGE: 19; TOP MOVIES: Steve Zissou; Dr. Strangelove, anything with zombies in it; LIKES: stupid facts, apple juice and delicious food; CURRENT OBSESSIONS: World of Warcraft; ANYTHING ELSE?!: It's 1a.m and I have a class tomorrow at 9a.m) would say:
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