Thursday, January 2, 2014

Charlotte Perriand / Le Corbusier / Pierre Jeanneret
"Easy Chair (Fauteuil Grand Confort) " / 1928
in "Couping:" S1:E6

Monday, April 22, 2013

De Stijl Cake

There is a new cookbook, titled Modern Art Desserts: Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Confections, and Frozen Treats Based on Iconic Works of Art. One of her recipes is for this amazing cake, based on the paintings of Piet Mondrian.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Crimean Pinecone Lamps Inspired by Paol Henningsen's Artichoke Lamp

A Russian artist on Etsy, Pavel Eekra, has designed two beautiful lamps undoubtedly inspired by the work of the Danish designer Paol Henningsen, especially his PH Artichoke Lamp from 1958, manufactured by Louis Poulsen. 

Paol Henningsen / PH Artichoke Lamp / 1958 [Museum of Modern Art, NYC]


Thanks to Crystal Murfitt who sent me the information on Eekra's lamp. 

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Still from a Gas-X Commercial

Perhaps gas pain is more comfortable in a Grand Confort Chair?

Dr. Oz on Oprah

... sitting in a Mies Van Der Rohe Barcelona chair. 

Industrial Design Stamps

These will be available 29 June 2011 from the USPS. 
Fiestaware!  Bel Geddes and Wright! Oh, my!

Monday, February 21, 2011

Saarinen's Tulip Chair and Table in Donna Pinciotti's Kitchen

From That 70s Show (via IMDB). 

Barcelona Chair T-Shirt

From Dyesland via Zazzle

Eames Lounge Chair T-Shirt

From via Zazzle.  It is also available as a mug and greeting cards.   

Mondrian Ties

Piet Mondrian as neckwear.

Another site with information on Mondrian clothing.

This information was passed along by Rachel Sivak.

Fallingwater in Gingerbread

12 hours designing and 40 hours assembing (for two people) -- a labor of FLW love!

Garden Melodies (creator) via Geekosystem.

Thanks to Kelcie Schofield for the information.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Frank Lloyd Wright in Lego Blocks: The Guggenheim

Frank Lloyd Wright / Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum / 1943-59 / New York City

Produce image and more information can be found at

Frank Lloyd Wright in Lego Blocks: Fallingwater

Frank Lloyd Wright / Fallingwater / 1934-37 / Bear Run, Pennsylvania

This information was sent to me by Julianne Sabo.

Product image and more information can be found at

Thursday, December 4, 2008

The Crysler Building in "The Producers"

In "The Producers: A Movie Musical" (2005) the character of Roger DeBris (played by Gary Beach) dresses up in a ball gown that resembles the Chrysler Building.

Roger De Bris: Oh dear, your Mr. Bloom is staring at my gown. I should explain. I'm going to the choreographer's ball this evening. There is a prize for best costume.
Carmen Ghia: We always win.
Roger De Bris: I'm not so sure about this year. I'm supposed to be the Grand Dutchess Anastasia, but I think I look more like the Chrysler Building!

Thanks to Felicia Anderson for passing along the information and the photograph.

Perhaps the first version of the Chrysler Building as clothing, with William van Alen dressed as his building at the "Beaux-Arts Ball" in 1931.

Smythson's Men's Capsule Collection

From Smyson's website:

"The Autumn/Winter Men's Capsule Collection takes inspiration from the art world to create a striking collection comprising the Lippiatt Writing Folder, Slim Travel Wallet, Card Case, Passport Cover and the new Watch and Accessory Cabinet. All pieces have black pigskin exteriors with the interiors revealing a grid composition of block primary colours in blue, red, yellow and white," (Link).

My thanks to Dana Madris for passing along this information.