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walter gropius, eric mendelsohn, a SELDON CRISIS and the BAUHAUS

“The Bauhaus believes the machine to be our modern medium of design and seeks to come to terms with it.” Masters of World Architecture: Walter Gropius i went to a library sale a few weeks ago, and have been poring through a modest pile of great vintage books. i got an incredible copy of the […]


rik allen and his great glass rocketships.

i found Rik’s work somewhere on the internet that escapes me at the moment. at any rate, this is wonderful work. the blown glass shapes that serve as the canopies of space ships and internal parts of these ships are really amazing. In Rik’s own words – “The futuristic antiquity of this series was inspired […]