I adore the rear fender on this Bonneville custom. New builder too, hmmm.
Mad Max, 1979. I only kind of got the bike thing back then; I wanted
the black interceptor. Lots of people loved the bikes. Especially
Goose’s police bike, liked it enough to build replicas. Lots of them.
A summary and a bunch of pointers.
A word of warning for those living a little south of the hooved rat
zone. Anyone here hit a penguin?
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Exploiting the existing nature of your materials is a hallmark of
considered design. Here wine barrels are recycled into stools. Not at
all what you’re expecting.
NMS. Nature Matching System. A public art project and a palette based
on produce. Food through another lens. There’s not a color here that
wouldn’t be nice on your walls.
I’ve posted the occasional pointer to cool shipping container reuses.
WebUrbanist has a round up of 20 such. Hours of browsing and
Sugar is good! Just ask Mary. Watusi, favorite word of the day.
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Art, Image, Illustration
How can running out of gas be so romantic? Jonathan Viner’s lovely
Noble Pursuit. (It’s worth clicking through to his full — flash -
I’m going to spend more time looking at Patrick Hoelck’s portraits. A
selection on Modern Met highlights his use of dark, inky shadows.
The full set of portraits and much, much more on his portfolio site.
Letter press trading cards. The seal is for marksmanship and the
gorilla is for sand racing. It’s about a cat. (hint: card #7)
Off you go my dears, play nicely with one another today.