If you have been through the education system in here the the United Kingdom, then you will most likely of sat on the Polychair for most of your lessons. The Polychair was originally designed in 1963 by Robin Day and has been in production ever since, currently more then 14 million have been sold to date. Made from bent tubular steel base topped off with an injection moulded polypropylene seat this inexpensive mass produced item has even been described as one of the most democratic modern designs of the 20th century, so iconic is the Polychair that it has also been included in a set of eight British stamps celebrating ‘British Design Classics’. Though should we still be using the Polychair a chair that is soon to be coming up to its 50th birthday? Read more of the article here
Walking through the rooms of House O like liquid sap. Without walls, flowing over its tree-shaped floor plan on a jutting rock overlooking the ocean. And feeling part of a whole.
Trying to find the clear definition of inspiration could be rather a tricky business. Of course, clever philosophic books may tell you that inspiration is a kind of power or stimulating and motivating influence upon the human intellect or emotions. But without consulting the encyclopedia we usually cannot explain in words what inspiration is, though most of us still can understand this phenomenon on some deep inner level. This understanding seems to come to us from somewhere inside our soul, from our instincts, sub-consciousness, or whatever you call the non-material component of the human being. However, perhaps the best thing about inspiration is that you do not actually need to learn it; instead you need just to be able to find and accept it. The rest will be done by inspiration itself – it will activate your internal powers, awake your hidden talents, and stimulate your imagination …
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Unique fashion photography by Dominik Smialowski from Warsaw, Poland. Enjoy this great photos ;)
25 years old photographer and coming from Granville in Normandy (France), I started photography in 2006. I was quickly attracted by black and white and square format. I carry a strong interest in landscape photography of my area, in macro and in animals photography too. A dark style for the Normans coasts affected by storms, contrasting with the softness and serenity of wild plants … a wide variety of series are present in my gallery. Photography, but not only … Indeed, I am passionate about everything related to the picture … Graphic designer by trade, I am also fanatical about painting, cinema, or literature. I like the image in all its forms!
Adam Rein of Altaeros Energies holds a prototype airborne power turbine shroud at Cider Hill Farm in Amesbury, Massachusetts, US. Several companies are pursuing designs that can capture power from some of the most powerful winds on earth, blowing thousands of feet above the world’s tallest turbines. Picture: (AP /Altaeros Energies)
Colin M. Winkler is an illustrator and graphic artist from Germany. He also works under the pseudonym Wilhelm Kranz which you can find at deviantart. I’m really impressed by his colorful and dynamic works. All the details and textures in his pictures make them alive and fascinate the observer. Continue reading »
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