Friday, January 28, 2005

Ulm Stool

A favorite of mine, in reissue. In 1954, Max Bill and Hans Gugelot designed this stool/table for use in the newly-founded Ulm Academy of Design. It is now being reproduced by Vitra Design Museum. Buy one here.

Monday, January 24, 2005


From the front page of the NY Times... We're still digging out too, but we didn't get it this bad. Read the story behind the photo here. Registration required.

Monday, January 17, 2005

Huygens images from Titan

Huygens successfully touched down and transmitted to Cassini for 70 minutes on Friday. The image above was one of the first color images received.

This is not CG

Images shot at Tokyo's grand G-Cams project. The amazing this is that this is real, not CG. via Josh Rubin: Cool Hunting

Thursday, January 13, 2005

Southerlyn departs Law & Order

Another departure from one of my favorite shows... with an interesting twist. via Gothamist

Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Sweet condo on the market

Interesting sounding condo in a historic Clinton Hill property, the Graham Home for Old Ladies. More on the history of the building here and here. Btw - Clinton Hill is one of the hottest neighborhoods in Brooklyn according to this New York Times story. Listing on Craig's List.

Addendum... another unit for sale in the same building, via Corcoran's web site and the floor plan of the Craig's List posting.

Tsunami survivor

Amazing stories of tsumani survival continue to come in. See more on Ari Afrizal who lived for nearly two weeks at sea by eating coconuts on this raft. Guardian story.

Wednesday, January 05, 2005

More Red Hook Demolition photos

A few photos of IKEA's progress in demolishing a Red Hook warehouse. See more here on Lex's Folly. via Curbed.

Land Art

Several monumental works of art in the desert southwest are nearly complete. Read more here. via this post in Land & Living.

Waterfront Brooklyn Park

Illustrations of the development plans for the Brooklyn waterfront have been released. Read more here. via Curbed.

You really have to try it

Vietnamese Sandwich (yum)
Uploaded by jeanphony on 3 Jan '05, 12.11pm PST.

The best $2.50 you'll ever spend at lunchtime... at the corner of Lafayette and Grand.

Tuesday, January 04, 2005

IKEA Destroying Five Historic Red Hook Props

IKEA is currently demolishing five Civil War era Red Hook properties to make way for their parking lot. Read more here. via brownstoner.