This month we made a summary of our favourites from the studio playlist:
But for the first time, we are also sharing the long list. You know the spotify playlist where you just dump all the albums you kind of like right now and play it on shuffle -
Let us know if that's of any use to you or if you prefer it kept tight.
If you look up 'tea' in the first cookery book that comes to hand you will probably find that it is unmentioned; or at most you will find a few lines of sketchy instructions which give no ruling on several of the most important points.
This is curious, not only because tea is one of the main stays of civilization in this country, as well as in Eire, Australia and New Zealand, but because the best manner of making it is the subject of violent disputes.
When I look through...
Minimal master of play.
Born Klaus Wolf Knoebel in 1940 in Dresden (to become East Germany) the Knoebel family moved west to Mainz in 1950. As a student he trained with the masters of the prewar modern movement Johannes Itten and Moholy-Nagy, before studying under Joseph Beuys.
His work balances both the clean influence of the Bauhaus with more uneasy German art of the postwar era.
Raum 19 III, 1968–2006
Foto: Michael Richter / VG Bild und Kunst Bonn 2017, Imi Knoebel
Sometimes zucchinis (courgettes) can be hit and miss. An then there are all these theories that it's best to sweat them with salt before cooking and all sorts of hassle.
But we can now exclusively reveal: it's all super easy.
What you need:
- 4 zucchinis - small is best, we love the pale green ones.
- butter to fry
Split the zucchinis in half, long ways, and fry them, medium high heat, for 3 minutes each side (flat side down first, and then the skin side). Place the fried zucchinis in a bowl when done. You might need to...
Shirly Kurata is a wardrobe stylist living in Los Angeles, California. She has an inspirational approach to color, blocking fresh and tasty hues against each other in suprising ways.
LENA DUNHAM, copyright Refinery 29. More info here
As architects and designers, it is her iconic home that is of the most interest to us.
You can see a full home story on her Silverlake home over at NothingMajor.com
What we like is the relaxed approach she has to her own space. There is plenty of stuff from IKEA, not everything is...
By discovering the principle of crystal’s formation, Auguste Bravais inspired more than the new generation of scientists.
The discovery of the imperturbable structure of crystal breathed a wind of inspiration to the expressionist movement in Germany.
Above: Bruno Taut, Werkbund Pavilion
Facing a world of chaos and disharmony crystaline forms were understood both as a reassuring, repetitve order, and a jagged, dynamic force.
A lazy, sophisticated summer pop mix for open windows and easy moods.
Full of fresh tracks from firm FUNDAMENTAL studio favourites, melodic and catchy, easy and free.
MOSHIN HAMID - 3 WORKS
A trilogy of books that explore the bewilderment and missunderstandings between east and west, between new and old, rich and poor, stable and unpredictable. Hamid uses daring but accompolished writerly experiments to draw his themes into a sharp and fresh relief.
Available in English and German
FREDERIC BEIGBEDER - 99 FRANCS (Alternative title: €14,90 or €39,90 or 9.99)
A great beach read about success and regret in the advertising world in Paris, reccomended by newest team member...
Casa Sobre o Mar, 1950
Some archtitects shift from the margins to the center with the passing of time, and with the recognition achieved by thier students, in this case Álvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Mora
Tennis Pavilion in Porto, 1960
Fernando Távora's very personal and specific approach is a great inspirtion. There aren't many architects who use such bold geometetries so sensitively.
Casa dos 2, 1997