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Weekend links 43

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From the video for I See, So I See So by Broadcast. • RIP Trish Keenan of Broadcast. Tributes here and here. The Broadcast/Focus Group collaboration …investigate Witch Cults of the Radio Age was The Wire‘s album of the year for 2009. Joseph Stannard interviewed Trish Keenan and James Cargill in October of that year. […]

Posted in {architecture}, {art}, {books}, {cormac}, {design}, {drugs}, {electronica}, {gay}, {magazines}, {music}, {politics}, {religion} | 3 comments »

 


Carlo Scarpa’s Brion-Vega Cemetery

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“I would like to explain the Tomba Brion…I consider this work, if you permit me, to be rather good and which will get better over time. I have tried to put some poetic imagination into it, though not in order to create poetic architecture but to make a certain kind of architecture that could emanate […]

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Penguin Surrealism

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Design by Germano Facetti with a detail from Europe after the Rain by Max Ernst. Is this the start of a new meme? Ace Jet 170 features a number of posts about the history of Penguin and Pelican book cover design. (I won’t link to any specific page as the site is full of other […]

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Monocle

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Monocle is Tyler Brûlé’s international news magazine which launches today, although it wasn’t available in Sainsbury’s or at the mundane newsagents of South Manchester. Maybe they’re only stocking it at the airport. I like the cover layout. Black is a surprising choice and the decision to feature a cover photo uncluttered by stray type and […]

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