Sunday, October 30, 2011

Eames movie

Great news brought to my attention a couple of days ago :-)

Here's the synopsis of the film:
"The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames are widely regarded as America's most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mind-bending variety of other products, from splints for wounded military during World War II, to photography, interiors, multi-media exhibits, graphics, games, films and toys. But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life - from the development of modernism, to the rise of the computer age - has been less widely understood. Narrated by James Franco, Eames: The Architect and the Painter is the first film dedicated to these creative geniuses and their work."

In cinemas from 18th November (I guess that's the US so probably a little later for Europe).

You can watch the trailer here.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Stavangerflint by Stanley Salvesen

About two years ago I found the blue-ish grey bowl above at some fleamarket. I didn't know anything about it, I just really liked the design. Then, a couple of months ago my good friend Cecilie gave me some items as she was clearing out her cupboards (good girl!). I was thrilled to get my hands on the beautiful yellow vase also in the pic. It went SO well with the bowl :-) A short time after, I was researching some Stavangerflint info for a blog post, and I found this:

My two items were related! (Items # 109 and #107). The designer is Stanley Salvesen – I love his name, btw. Not to mention all the other fab items he designed for Stavangerflint. Click here to see more.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

The beauty of glass

I enjoy photographing glass. The light, the reflections, the transparency and the shadows are all interesting to me. The vintage stained black glass bowl above is my latest find. I think it might be from Hadeland, but that's a wild guess.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Still here!

While I'm about to prepare some new blogposts at long last, I'm putting up this fantastic pallette of coloured mosaic tiles for you to enjoy. (I can't remember where I found the image, but I'm trying to locate the source...)