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Daily Archives: September 22, 2010

Murakami in the Wonderland of Versailles

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Murakami in the Wonderland of Versailles

Takashi Murakami has been around for a while bridging the gap between the low and high art, synthesizing the east and west influences, and producing the -kawaii- cute cartoon characters with bright colors and big smiles for his prints and paintings.     An exhibition, which has recently opened, by Takashi — Continue reading

White House

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White House

This urban house was built in Suginami, Tokyo 2006 by Jin Otagiri, founder of Datar Architecture, Japan.  What can we say?  The lines are ultra clean.  The house is very white.  It is built for a family yet I cannot imagine a family in it nor a piece of furniture — Continue reading

“Good Design”

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“Good Design”

  German Industrial designer, Dieter Rams‚Äô ten principles to ‚Äúgood design‚Äù- Good design is innovative. Good design makes a product useful. Good design is aesthetic. Good design makes a product understandable. Good design is unobtrusive. Good design is honest. Good design is long-lasting. Good design is thorough down to the — Continue reading

Tires Rock…and Roll

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Tires Rock…and Roll

Tire by Roy Lichtenstein 1970 image source: ElissaSCA Rob Pruitt 2010 Pattern and Degradation Opening reception at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise and Maccarone, New York image source: VernissageTV Didier Didier Tires are in. Ever since we had the car tires balanced 3 weeks ago and found out they had weather cracking, — Continue reading