Monthly Archives: January 2014

how clay feels on the wheel…

Great video (not for those prone to motion sickess) of a potter at work from an unsusual vantage point.  Experience the beauty of handmade craftsmanship from a new perspective watching this artist from Copenhagen.

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drawn by birds…

Would like to have any given frame from this video as a drawing in my home.  Love the visual and the technological curiosity behind the creation of this piece.  Dennis Hylnsky shot this at the Seekonk Speedway near the RI … Continue reading

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Food for Thought, Literally

Love this exhibition of drawings by master chef Ferran Adrià at the Drawing Center in New York City. The exhibition emphasizes the role of drawing in Adrià’s quest to understand creativity. His complex body of work positions the medium as both … Continue reading

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Tea, anyone?

Mary O’Malley creates elegant porcelain dishes slowly taken over by marine life, marrying the beautiful curves of teacups with the abrasive textures of tentacles and barnacles.

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Happy Snow Day (up close and personal)

Alexey Kljatov, a Russian photographer, modified a classic point and shoot camera to create high-detail macro photos of snowflakes falling, sometimes once they landed on a carpet. Happy snow day!

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Thinking of Playing Outside

Boys Playing Over Doorway, 1940. Helen Levitt Thought this series of images was a worthy contender for a cold January day.  John Foster curates on-line images each week in a post for the Design Observer.  This collection highlights photographs of playgrounds—formal, … Continue reading

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