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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Morie Nishimura's Fluttering Brass Mirrors

Hinged mirrors cut from brass by Morie Nishimura (via here)

Friday, June 7, 2013

Josef GoČÁr

JOSEF GOČÁR, Glass front bookcase, 1912.   Via here.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Bookcovers: John Steinbeck

Bookcover art: Czytelnik, Warszawa 1965.  Via here

Beautiful gold smithing

This one, found via Emma Cassi's pinterest page.. is very old and related to Alexander the Great.

And this one, via David Neal's blog... Southern Italy 200-250bc.  Both so delicate and etherial!

Turned wooden bowl exhibition at Analogue Life

I love these beautiful bowls at Analogue Life.  This is one of my top wish list shops to visit in Japan.

Georgia O'keeffe's home with Alexander Calder mobile

I love this photo of Georgia O'Keeffe's living room with an Alexander Calder mobile.

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Beautiful baskets

Antique Japanese Akebia Vine Gathering Basket (via here)

Vietnamese Fisherman Basket Boats- Thung Chai, still handmade in the 
traditional way of 100% Bamboo (via here)

A Detacher giant basket (here)

Ruth Asawa

Sculpture by Ruth Asawa

Beautiful rustic pottery. Handmade by Miku

I love these handmade pottery cups and plates by madebymiku.  See more here
She uses an ancient technique forming the pottery by hands and heating in a wood fired kin then dipping into leaven and cooling.  They are beautiful.