Monday, January 22, 2007

One year strong!

Happy Birthday BLOG. Thanks for all the emails, and it's time more comments posted on the site!!
To celebrate, here is ultimately the most photogenic architecture in the world, for me. (Frank Gehry's Disney and Bilbao).

Sunday, January 21, 2007

The origin of a name

Lionel Martin started a car manufacturing company in 1913. He used to race the Aston Hill climb, and after the war, David Brown bought the company. He used his initials DB for the series. Hence the name: Aston Martin DB 5.

Saturday, January 20, 2007

Architecture from Spam

Romanian artist Alex Dragulescu makes computer generated architectural forms using variables from junk e-mail.

Sunday, January 14, 2007

An interview with Cartier Bresson

A rare chance to listen to the man himself. His attitude was to avoid willing a photo, but to sense it, smell it in the air, and snap. He was the master of sponteneity.

Monday, January 08, 2007

The Shiv

Knives made in prisons are usually put together with only one intent: to hurt. They are imaginatively created from spoons or unlikely scraps. This one is spent razor blades wrapped in red cellophane. Viscious and honest. Not an aesthetic decision about it, yet beautiful and brutal.