Saturday, January 30, 2010

The weekend niblets.....

Sunday, January 24, 2010


Friday, January 22, 2010

Random stuff inspiring me today...

Vintage Bee Keeper's Mask

Political Mechanical Stick pin

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Mortal Engine

Working from the premise that the body has no limits, Mortal Engine uses a spectacular mix of space-slashing choreography and hyper technology to deconstruct the boundaries between the self and other. Conceived by the dynamic Australian troupe Chunky Move (which made its US debut at the 2001 Next Wave Festival), Mortal Engine portrays a shimmering, ever-shifting world as the human figure metamorphoses into light, image, and sound, and back again...

Direction and Choreography by Gideon Obarzanek
Interactive system design by Frieder Weiss
Laser and sound artist Robin Fox
Composed by Ben Frost
Costume design by Paula Levis
Lighting design by Damien Cooper
Set design by Richard Dinnen and Gideon Obarzanek

I saw this film in Paris in the early 90's but have difficulty finding it the's worth a look..if you can catch it.

There are never enough 'I love you's ......

à votre santé !

I adore these heart felt carafes by Etienne Meneau...

The Bellowed Kiss

Send your heart's desire an e-mail and ...

The words are broken down into ASCII codes and each specific character given a binary value between 0 and 127. The sentiments now read “73 108-111-118-101 121-111-117 46″ These are further broken down into the now matrix-familiar series of 1’s and 0’s. “011010010010000001101100011011110111011001100101″ the computer passionately speaks...
These strings of binary are then grouped into small digital packets conforming to the Internet Protocol v6 standards. The packets are sent at the speed of light from server to server and finally show up reassembled in your loved one's inbox.

But before..there was the popular ink to parchment..... and another way to say...

To deliver messages of love or heartbreak from Harlem to the Lower East Side, from Canal Street to the Planetarium, even from Manhattan to Brooklyn itself... these messages traveled quite literally via a series of tubes.

A puff of air, and your words are there
waiting for hands
to reveal the weight
of any given situation....


Thursday, January 14, 2010


Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth. -Katherine Mansfield

Sunday, January 10, 2010


A complete and authentic vampire killing kit, circa 1800 and housed in a walnut case, achieved $14,850.

i'm inspired by the hand made Porcelain by kate d macdowell .... "casualty"


From - Patric Fouad: Frauenzimmer - Brothels in Germany

Dior Joaillerie ‘ Kings & Queens’ collection by Victoire de Castellane, .. intricate details of
Opal, Jade,Quartz, Obsidian

Here she comes.....