Women of the Russian and Soviet avant-garde On organizing anew Liubov Popovacirca 1921. We have no need to conceal our pride that we are living in this new Great Epoch of great organizations. Not a single historical moment will be repeated. The past is for history. Spectacular stair dominates house, serves many functions There is an appalling trend in house design lately where home elevators are, if not standard, certainly are becoming common. The Globe and Mail writes about a 41 year old homebuilder in Calgary who installed one from his basement garage to the main level because "Hauling groceries up a flight of stairs with two young sons in tow wasn’t going to work." Much of the justification for putting in elevators is that " demand is partly driven by baby boomers who want to “age in place.”
The Best of Bankside at London Design Festival 2015 South of the Thames, 'Bankside' is LDF's newest design district, and home to the iconic Oxo Tower Wharf, which is filled year-round with over 30 independent retail design studios, exhibition spaces and shops offering furniture, jewellery, homeware, and fashion. In its 18th edition this year, Designersblock was situated in the derelict but beautiful Bargehouse, showing multidisciplinary work from over 100 independent designers over three floors. Designersblock at Oxo Tower Wharf. The Kirigram collection by Constanze Schweda.
Be*mused My first effort Five or six years ago when Anna Maria Horner's book, Seams to Me, came out, there was a flurry of interest in one particular project in the book, the Pincushion Caddy. It was popping up on many blogger 'want to make' lists but enthusiasm waned as some reported back that the pattern was nearly impossible to assemble. I was one of those who was ready to take the plunge, despite my general disdain for such projects because the thing was so darn cute ~ and looked like such a handy sewing aide. At some point, however, I backed away from the idea since I already had abandoned several such projects midway.
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (ISBN 0-330-48455-9) is a memoir by Dave Eggers released in 2000. It chronicles his stewardship of younger brother Christopher "Toph" Eggers following the cancer-related deaths of his parents. Important characters Heidi McSweeney Eggers – Dave's mother, a woman who has to deal with raising her children while suffering from stomach cancer.
1919–1933 - Bauhaus-Archiv Walter Gropius becomes Director of the former Grand-Ducal Saxon College of Fine Arts [Grossherzoglich Sächsische Hochschule für bildende Kunst] in Weimar. He unites it formally with the College of Applied Art [Kunstgewerbeschule], which had already been dissolved in 1915, and gives the institution the new name ‘State Bauhaus in Weimar’ [Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar]. The official date of its foundation is 1 April 1919. 13 Home Theaters You Wish You Owned When you think about getting something new in your house, you must think about one of these ideas for your home theater. All these home theaters are amazing, and they have something that you will love and that you will enjoy in. Watching movie in one of these theaters are something amazing.
Bikinis Made from 3-D Printers Custom Fit Every Curve Despite being of the male persuasion, even I know that bikini season is no day at the beach. Finding the right fit in a style and cut that threads the needle of decency is enough to make any woman throw up her hands and opt for a one-piece with shorts. Well ladies, Jenna Fizel and Mary Haung of Continuum Fashion have heard your dressing room distress calls. In search of the elusive 'perfect fit,' they've designed the N12 bikini, the world's first 3-D printed two-piece made of small nylon discs held together by thread-like springs. The N12 gets its name from the material it's made of: Nylon 12. Design Inspiration. Planet Stencil Library.: May 2011 Crown Paint and the Royal College of Art embarked on an exciting and unique collaboration to design the Crown Jewels – modern, stylish and inspired stencils for the home. A brief was given to second year textile and fashion students at the RCA to create a decorative stencil for use in the home as a DIY ‘interior design’ tool - to be painted directly onto surfaces within the home using Crown paints. From edgy and contemporary wall art through to more traditional motifs - the results were eclectic, inspired and stunning. Northumberland partnership The Stencil Library was chosen to cut and sell the winning designs on behalf of Crown Paint. Helen Morris from the Stencil Library helped with the brief and showed some of the students how to stencil.