Marimekko Mr Roes
Designer Kirsty Anderson creates a wood nymph's fantasy world with her repurposed fabric-covered vintage pieces. Having scooped up a bounty of Marimekko fabric in Helsinki, she introduces the diminutive Mr Roe, a bright and chipper patterned bust...
Conventional Wisdom: World Taxidermy & Fish Carving Championships
We recently took you to the Association of Lincoln Presenters annual assembly, by way of photographer Arthur Drooker's camera lens. Drooker has been dropping by some of the convention industry's most eccentric gatherings in an effort to capture never...
The Breathless Zoo
Taxidermy has risen in the contemporary design scene over recent years, mounted on the walls of shops and restaurants as well as defining a certain throwback aesthetic in modern homes. The venerable form of animal preservation marries actual scientific...
Cool Hunting Capsule Video: Zoomorphic Collection
by Michael Tyburski In this video we catch up with Emma Hawkins, co-curator of the 2010 Hawkins Zoomorphic Collection exhibit in London. Put together in association with her father J.B. Hawkins, a 40-year-veteran of the antique industry, the collection...
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Peter Varga Concept Bicycles Beginning with a Master's Degree project in 2007, Slovakian designer Peter Varga has continued each year to produce unconventionally intelligent bikes. Highlighted on Selectism, Varga's bikes have won several awards...
1000º C: Deyrolle
by Zeva Bellel In the wee morning hours of 1 February 2008, a four-alarm fire ravaged 1000º C: Deyrolle documents the aftermath with hauntingly beautiful images of the shop. â€œThe scene had a Pompeii feeling to it, almost like...