2 lamps by Ettore Sottsass, 1978

@ Piassa's upcoming Italian Lamps (1950 - 1980) auction

UNESP, Brazil architecture students recreating one of Lygia Clark's 'elastic nets' 2008

video here

 'models for Dyer Playground'

via Hagley Digital Archives



from Slotin's upcoming April 26th auctions:

• Clementine Hunter - Melrose Plantation Quilt
• William Dawson - Peacock

a perfectly customized puzzle by Antonio Vitali.

for sale - here

Martino Gamper Design is a State of Mind

@ Serpintine Gallery, London March 5 - April 21

more here

together with Wim Smits, Lucien den Arend visited Donald Judd at his Swiss residence, Eichholteren. the occasion of the meeting was a trade of several Gerrit Rietveld furniture pieces for two of Judd's works. 

more of Arend's photos from the visit here



by Edward Rogers and Thomas Sutcliffe



Robert Rauschenberg and Kenneth Tyler at the Richard De Bas paper mill, southern France, 1967.

more on the collaboration here

"Spacial Agency is a project that presents a new way of looking at how buildings and space can be produced. Moving away from architecture's traditional focus on the look and making of buildings, Spacial Agency proposes a much more expansive field of opportunities in which architects and non-architects can operate."

more here


Louis Cane - Les toiles découpées (cut paintings)

also / related - Supports/Surfaces Is Alive and Well @ Cherry & Martin

John Jacob Niles, Indiana University Folklore Conference, 1946



Casey Marquezs' Casa de Colores, New Mexico

images via narrowlarry

 a small set of finely customized Creative Playthings furniture

available here