24 February 2009
15 February 2009
13 February 2009
10 February 2009
one would think that the people who invented fireworks would know how to control fireworks. above, a famous and new rem koolhaas building that roasted down in beijing the other day.
more significantly, this chinese language website with great pictures, altered and otherwise. as a friend back in hong kong would say, "soooo PRC!"
08 February 2009
the inspiration behind the chair below, and for any upcoming posts about my studio project, is this, Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona chair. our brief for class is, natch, brief: design a timeless, elegant, and classic chair inspired by the design of a classic.
the Barcelona chair had the most hooks to its story (maybe the most famous chair... designed for the German Pavilion in 1929... cool materials...), and I happen to like it, so it got the nod.