Books, books and books. The flickr Bookshelves
pool. The Penguin Paperback Spotters' Guild
/ Books, etc.
, a flickr set. See also Black, etc.
, by the same photographer. Some beautiful bookshelves - I
, all owing an acknowledged debt to Chris Cobb's
installation There is Nothing Wrong in This Whole Wide World
, which defies Dewey by arranging 20,000 books according to their spine colour. Me-fi
post. The Mystery of Professor Lemstrom
, a research project by Oliver Kochta
, delves into early theories about the northern lights
: 'The numerous research expeditions, which were unable to get photographs of the aurora often used their unexposed plates to photograph the natural surrounding of the observation-stations. This brought them the (unwanted) reward of being pioneers of landscape photography.'
Michael Bierut on Helmut Krone
at Design Observer
/ Iceland 2005: The Holga Collection
/ beautiful Russian Leica copies
/ Love the Festival Hall
has gone live / those world subway maps
, again / we don't really understand all those diodes and circuits, but Matrix
links to page after page of complex music-making kit / Good Decorating
, a flickr set. It was truly a golden era of design.