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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Happy Sunday Joffrey Slap Day!

Happy Sunday!

To brighten up your day, I’ve decided to post something that sure made my day.

I can watch these clips over and over.

Game of Thrones bratty ‘king’ Joffrey Baratheon is a spoilt pr*ck and sadist!

This clip shows Tyrion Lannister serving up some tough love, dwarf style

This was the first part of a longer post, which I wrote and rewrote twice, but ended up being gobbled up by the wordpress monster.

I just don’t have the energy to write the same thing a third time ;(

That sucks… but also teaches you to save what you have conjured up more often.

Hey, maybe I should slap WordPress?

Only kidding!

Surrealist Design Sunday

Have a wonderful Sunday and be outrageous! 

Elsa Schiaparelli was a wonderful Surrealist over the top designer that I wrote about in my previous thesis paper for my Fashion Design degree.

These designs may seem timid for our standards (I’m looking at you Gaga!), but they were shocking and novel for their times.

Hope you enjoy!

Not so Doomed, Ned Starks returns to Game of Thrones, season 2

In my post yesterday I mourned the fate of Fine British Actors .

The characters they play seem to be falling off the perch at an  alarming!

A Hollywood conspiracy perhaps?

It turns out, however, that where there’s a will, there’s a way!

Sean Bean was determined to return to Game of Thrones season 2 and resurrect his character, Ned Stark.

This bodes well for Richard Armitage!

Perhaps we shall see the return of Porter, North or Gizzy?

Anyway, back to Bean, you have to admire his perseverance!

Dead as a Dodo or The Doomed Fate of Fine British Actors

Those fine British Actors!

Once they break through, they rule in Hollywood.

They represent a level of acting that is unheard of that side of the pond (no offense).

Today I’d like to focus on two.

Richard Armitage and Sean Bean.

Both are fine actors, with tons of experience, talent and sexiness that just won’t quit.

BUT….

Why, Oh why do they continuously keep dying on-screen?

ps. That Dawn French is one lucky lady!

Maybe I should get into comedy?

Back to the morbid topic at hand…

Is it some conspiracy, a strange ploy to break fangirls hearts all around the world?

That is harsh!

I hope Bean doesn’t take it personally.

He definitely didn’t fall of the perch in Lady Chatterley’s Lover wink wink 😉

Here is Sean Bean’s Death Reel (have your tissues at the ready…)

  

I am fearful that Richard Armitage will go down the Sean Bean route.

Here is my evidence, just to name a few characters that kicked the bucket:

Maybe we should start a campaign.

I think we should demand that, instead of being killed on screen, RA characters should be very much alive until the very last moment of each project.

What is more, I think he should play a role where he actually creates new life…

OK, maybe I’ve gone too far.

I just had a Paul in socks flashback and, let me tell you, it wasn’t pretty 😉

Ingo Maurer brightens up my life

Today a glimpse at the beautiful work of Ingo Maurer. These are simply stunning.

The German born artist is one of the most prolific and respected artist/designers working today.

Fascinated by what he calls the magical and mystical properties of light, Maurer constructs luminous atmospheres that play with traditional concepts of color, brightness and shadow. .

Porca Miseria– a light feature of  smashed porcelain

Here’s another version

This is Lucellino, which I have in my study/computer room

I have this feature in my bathroom, because I like it a bit crazy 😉

Here are some other amazing designs

 Let it be said! If I could afford it, I’d have every single room packed with Maurer!

This post reminded me of studying fashion design and getting assignments to create wearable clothes from the oddest materials. I remeber a corset made out of those plastic bags that you fill with water and freeze to make icecubes, lego blocks for shoes and such.
These, I hope you will agree, are simply stunning!

Chicquero

Dame di Cartone, Cardboard Ladies – 2008

Christian Tagliavini swiss-Italian, born in 1971, educated in Italy and Switzerland, where he lives and works as an graphic designer and a photographer. This provides him the perfect frame and background to invent, create and totally produce images that blend fine arts and craftsmanship.

No, not simply images, as Christian Tagliavini loves designing stories with open endings (requiring observer’s complicity) on unexplored themes or unusual concepts, featuring uncommon people with their lives and their thoughts made visible. This rich and exciting collision of circumstances results in photos as a final product.

Cubism

50s – Fifties

17th Century


“Say, it’s only a paper moon, / Sailing over a cardboard sea.” E. Y. Harburg quotes

 
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Banksy Kicks Urban A*se

Banksy

‘Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. And even if you don’t come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make someone smile while they’re having a piss’

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