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January 31, 2006 - 02:45 AM

[architecture] - NOHO Loft and Pixel House by Slade Architecture.

yasuhiro yamashita / atelier tekuto

kengo kuma interview and pictures of lotus house, 2005, japan.

THE ACTIVE WALL- a global study of performative architecture

Tacoma's Deriugin house to be demolished - kinda nifty. I'd call it outsider construction art. (usually I can't stand "outsider art") a pity it's coming down, but then I sure wouldnt want to be his neighbour (especially in a storm).

SANAA : kazuyo sejima + ryue nishiwaza. see also their stunning artworks and models.

January 29, 2006 - 03:05 AM

[film] - from greylodge, Tim Burton's Vincent. His first six minute short. Marvellous.

Greylodge also points out links to full (bittorrent) downloads of Metropolis (1927) and Charlie Chaplin's The Kid (1921), at Public Domain Movie Torrents. ooo la la, archive dive...
See also: Internet Archive: Charlie Chaplin Festival

Darkstrider - an archive of stopmotion animation.
See also: Katch(27mb mov) (via)

Grass Collective makes video pictures. (small sample movie(12mb mov), or go to "free downloads" for the 141mb and 92mb samples (.mp4 (quicktime7)))
i still think this is going to be a huge industry soon. the new cellphone ringtones. aquaria and fireplaces and forests and nests. both live and pre-edited. hanging on your walls. being your windows. (similar to the rainforest sounds piped to starbucks)

January 26, 2006 - 12:48 PM

[transport] - Funny cars you see in London

tokyo bike show 2005

Brent and Eivind's Couchbike Adventure (good pictures on pages 2, 7, 8, 10+)

Self-steering bicycle

Tiny 3-wheeled car - The CLEVER Project tilts through corners, same as the earlier (and already in production) Carver One (€30,000) (videos). See also the Volkswagen GX3 concept.

Arbortech Airboard - movie(.mov 3.5mb). crazy aussies.

Smart Car plus GSXR equals “Smartuki”. plus videos.

January 24, 2006 - 01:17 AM

[music] - Jazz and Blues Figurine's Gallery (via)

Music thing: How to sync a 16-tonne steam engine to your laptop

Top 50 Music Videos Of 2005 (be advised, #1 is quite disturbing)

Sound Wave Sculpture - Experiment with Parabolic Flight (download/watch the movie)

Trashy vintage novels as iPod cases (no, i dont have an ipod, yet..)

Wikipedia:Sound/list - a list of full length copyleft/public domain songs available on Wikipedia. free classical by the barrel.

January 21, 2006 - 02:51 AM

[art] - Bella Feldman. see it all. inspiring.

A History of Art in Space

Mark Jenkins: Meter Pops (via)

keith haring show

Tatjana van Vark. mechanical nerd-porn.

genus belua florus lovely soft sculpture piece.

yokohama 2005. the second international triennale of contemporary art - scroll for some diverse oddities, incl giant foosball and yoshitomo nara.

January 19, 2006 - 01:05 AM

January 16, 2006 - 02:05 PM

[toys] - Joe Ledbetter's Mr. Bunny and Fire Cat and paintings

Naal - designed by Nathan Jurevicius i like their little pipes.

Monty Python Black Knight Plush Toy

Astronaut Jesus (via)


Coochy Cooty

Keidolls - the egg series, and sun/moon/star series.

and 5 short videos on toy shopping in L.A. Off the Map

January 14, 2006 - 05:05 PM

January 11, 2006 - 12:05 AM

[design] - Wing Nut Designs. Metal artwork and furnishings by my friend Bert. Site design by my friend Owen. Good stuff :)

Karim Rashid Compact Design Portfolio

MoCo Loco: Tokyo Design Week: 100% Design: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Student Exhibition

Designboom: tokyo design week. yow. that's a lot.

Rapid Products. 3d rapid-prototyping experiments by students in London.

January 08, 2006 - 12:05 PM

January 06, 2006 - 01:53 AM

January 04, 2006 - 03:05 PM

[art] - Rebecca Silus | Time-Based Urban Landscapes paintings

Audrey Kawasaki paintings

Walter Vasconcelos illustration and collage.

imascared check the illustration and sketches sections.

symptomatica illustration blog of ragnar

Dan McCarthy

January 01, 2006 - 01:31 PM