Fries to go
, snackable links today. Archidose
provides a weekly critique of a new building or project - a valuable service (via Coudal
, which had a tricky moment
yesterday. Coudal also links to Prospect
, a New Urbanist community in action).
In America, a lack of cupholders
apparently makes the MINI
lose out in the popularity stakes. Here in the UK, cup-holders arenít seen as quite so important. If at all (although some cars, have as many as 17
). Perhaps it's because our cups are so much smaller
The shape of things to come? Stockwell Park
is a community website that actually lets you go house to house and see who lives where, even what they do. Imagine this kind of thing scaled for the whole of London, a hyper-textual phone directory. For now, the site seems to be exploited best by estate agents.
Fine furniture at the oddly named Chinese Jesus
// Great illustrations
// Private model railways
// The end of Taliesin Architects?
// Unique clocks
(related: a sale of the late Teddy Hall's historic clocks
. We especially like his Littlemore Clock, the world's most accurate pendulum clock
, which had a 12 ton concrete base to counter inaccuracies created by shifting tree roots) // Imformation as Material
, art publishers and more.
, a .pdf magazine // Reservocation
, a design magazine // Dinosaur books
(related: dinosaur short story
) // Basko
, illustration and children's books // Recycling old industrial buildings
// The photography of Karl Blossfeldt
, an interactive piece.
. We have a new photo gallery: a caravan park