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ItaliaDesigns Furniture | KMP U.S.A A Billboard That Advertises Nothing But Clean Air | Co.Design A provocative new sculpture has opened at the U.S.-Canada border crossing near Vancouver, BC. It's a billboard advertising...well, nothing. So instead of your usual glimpse of cheeseburgers and red-faced car salesmen, you've got a snarl of stainless steel rods vaguely reminiscent of TV static, but surrounding only the clean air of Blaine, Washington. Clearly it's some kind of pinko Canadian stunt, right? A passive-aggressive commentary on Americans? Lead Pencil Studio's Daniel Mihalyo sheds light on the concept: Borrowing the effectiveness of billboards to redirect attention away from the landscape... this permanently open aperture between nations works to frame nothing more than a clear view of the changing atmospheric conditions beyond. Which sounds nice and poetic and non-threatening, but clearly, this thing is a monument to everything America's not. Well, we think it is awesome, and we're elated that the government's supporting Lead Pencil Studio.

Fauteuil Le Corbusier LC2 Chaise Barcelone Eames Lounge Chair ta Maynard L. Parker negatives, photographs, and other material Description Maynard L. Parker negatives, photographs, and other material consists of 58,093 black-and-white negatives, color transparencies, black-and-white prints, and color prints; 39 presentation albums; and 17 boxes of office records, 1930-1974. Created primarily by Maynard Parker, the archive documents the residential and non-residential work of architects, interior designers, landscape architects, artists, builders, real estate developers, and clients associated with these fields, foremost among them the magazine House Beautiful. Also included in the collection are photographs taken by other individuals, such as architect Cliff May and Parker's assistant, Charles Yerkes. Background Maynard L. Extent 231 boxes, 150.01 linear feet Restrictions Copyright for the photography of Maynard L. Availability Access is granted to qualified researchers and by appointment.

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