— Hiroshima: The Lost Photographs

Compelling story of some photographs of the devastation in Hiroshima taken in the weeks following the atomic bomb, and their journey through the decades since. The original purpose of the photographs, and the way they entranced and affected the various people in possession of them, is fascinating.

 

via Design Observer

— Published by on 23.05.11

— Stack Magazines

Stack Magazines subscription service is a great idea – one for Marc I think. It claims to collect the best independant magazine titles from around the world every month and deliver them to you. It’s not clear how many magazines you get though, and the subscription fee seems suspiciously cheap!

 

via Quipsologies

— Published by on 16.05.11

— LEGO Architecture

The LEGO Architecture series features Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum and Fallingwater house, and Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House, alongside American landmarks like the Empire State Building.

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— Published by on 15.05.11

— Rejected book covers

For authors, choosing a book cover is the fraught moment their very private creation starts putting on its game face and getting ready to enter the market.

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— Published by on 15.05.11

— Lene Wille Studio

Unfortunately I can’t read Danish but as far as I can work out this studio creates sculptural installations and furniture out of LEGO, amongst other materials.

 

Via Quipsologies

— Published by on 13.05.11