Michael Sheen and Garret Hedlund in “Tron: Legacy” (Walt Disney Co.) The float pilsner flutes, one of several variations of float glassware — a line of thermally resistant glassware designed and sold by molo studio, appeared on Star Trek …
Glassware With a Surreal Bent Captured By Acclaimed Photographer Matthew Donaldson
The concept of “modern” wine was born in 1976 after the now infamous “Judgement of Paris,” when several Californian varietals triumphed in a blind taste test against much-lauded French vintages (later immortalized in Randall Miller’s 2008 film Bottle Shock). From that watershed moment, minds and palettes across the globe were opened to vintages from the New World, as evidenced in the exhibition How Wine Became Modern: Design + Wine 1976 to Now, currently at San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art. Read the rest of this article @ NOWNESS »
When I was a kid in Japan, I didn’t know Ted Turner was a businessman. I thought his job was to helm racing yachts. Courageous was my favorite yacht – it had the most beautiful form among all the different kinds of racing crafts. I thought, and still think, the most compelling stripped-down aesthetic exists in yacht racing.
I hardly wear a fragrance at all but enjoy smelling fragrance raw materials. Lately I have been intrigued by a musk molecule that is a little different from other musks. I started to wear it at 0.8% concentration level this summer. It smells like wind over the deck of a carbon/Kevlar® racer and whispers in my ear, “This beauty is light and fast, dangerous and fun!”
Watching American TV commercials is usually like flipping through Vogue US which is a lot less interesting than Vogue Paris, Vogue Italia or Vogue Japon. This new commercial by Ford, however, is quite different.
This unconventional house designed by Hiroshi Nakamura, a young architect based in Tokyo, has a wall in the living room which has been pushed outside creating a big ‘bump’ in the facade of the house Continue Reading
This is not new… the previous post just reminded me of it.
And there are three good reasons for this to be a post:
1. Rendering – mesmerizingly beautiful !
2. Zaha Hadid – I’m not a big fan of her architecture but have a deep respect for a woman who thrive in a field dominated by men.
3. “Je veux être de ce qui arrive” – I love this quote by Coco Chanel.
A rendering of the mobile pavilion for Chanel designed by Zaha Hadid
The world tour starts on 02/27/08 from Hong Kong and travels to Tokyo, New York, London, Moscow and Paris.