Sep 01
movieposteroftheday:

French grande for POINT BLANK (John Boorman, USA, 1967)
Designer: Vaisseur
Poster source: EBay

movieposteroftheday:

French grande for POINT BLANK (John Boorman, USA, 1967)

Designer: Vaisseur

Poster source: EBay

klparmley asked:
Are you a Jack Daniels drinker? Or does Stark drink that as fall back from Aqua Regia because you think it's nasty? Or does that choice have nothing at all to do with your own drink preferences?

I like Jack Daniels and so does Stark. In fact, in the book I’m writing now, he’s quite happy when someone gives him a bottle of Gentleman Jack.

officeofnerd:

150 year old Victorian prosthetic hand. 

officeofnerd:

150 year old Victorian prosthetic hand. 

Source: officeofnerd

asylum-art:

Joaquin Jara

Barcelona, 1977

Joaquin Jara is a multidisciplinary artist. All of his aspects, from interventions in natural and urban environments to painting, sculpture, and experimental movies, converge on a common objective.

The portrait is displayed as an object subject to internal and external forces, those of the environment, which generate constant changes. Therefore, it will be a representation of the subject processes. An instant inside a sequence of images in continuous transformation. An image saved, which does not illustrate identity, but testifies it. An image without a possible conclusion, as it resides on instability.

Source: asylum-art

eBooks, HEART-SHAPED BOX, and you.

joehillsthrills:

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For the next two weeks, in partnership with BitLit Media, my publisher and I are launching an experiment. If you own a physical copy of my first novel, HEART-SHAPED BOX – in hardcover or in paperback – you can now get a free copy of the eBook, which you can read using the software of your…

brightwalldarkroom:

"Never try to convey your idea to the audience - it is a thankless and senseless task. Show them life, and they’ll find within themselves the means to assess and appreciate it."
—Andrei Tarkovsky

brightwalldarkroom:

"Never try to convey your idea to the audience - it is a thankless and senseless task. Show them life, and they’ll find within themselves the means to assess and appreciate it."

—Andrei Tarkovsky

Aug 31

Richard Kadrey’s New ‘Getaway’

If you’re in San Francisco, I’m doing a reading and signing at Borderlands Books and Cafe this afternoon at 3pm.

thekhooll:

Interface: People, Machines, Design Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum

  • 2+7 Telephone. Designed by Marcello Nizzoli, made by SAFNAT, Italy, 1958.
  • Regency TR-1 pocket-sized radio. Designed by , made by Texas Instruments and Industrial Development Engineering Associates (IDEA), USA, 1954.
  • The Blickensderfer 6 portable typewriter. Designed by George Canfield Blickendsderfer, USA, 1906.
  • The Olivetti Valentine typewriter, designed by Ettore Sottsass and Perry King, made by Olivetti, Italy, 1969.
  • Divisumma 18 portable calculator, designed by Mario Bellini, made by Olivetti, Italy, 1973.
  • Macintosh Icons. Designed by Susan Kare, made by Apple Computer Inc, USA, 1984.
  • IPOD Digital Media Player. Designed by Jonathan Ive, made by Apple Computer Inc, USA, 2001.

This exhibition examines how design has been applied to information technology products; and about how a handful of companies made complicated technology appealing and easy to use. It is also about the visionaries who started some of the great consumer product companies of the 20th century and how the designers and engineers they hired found a means of imparting their ideals into the products they designed.”

Source: archatlas

David Lynch on the imagination.

David Lynch on the imagination.

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