July 2009

May 2009

“A Kiss from Tokyo” – Theatrical trailer

By |2009-06-02T22:30:48-07:00May 29th, 2009|Design, Stories|

[vimeo width="600" height="338"]http://vimeo.com/4489687[/vimeo]   About "A Kiss from Tokyo" in the words of Stephane Coedel (co-director/animator) "A Kiss From Tokyo", Theatrical Trailer (1964) - Yuki 7 dashes around the world in hot pursuit of the tantalizingly tricky Diamond Eye, who is stealing parts and plans and leaving behind a path of murdered scientists in her quest to build a missile inside her volcanic lair. I co-directed it with and for [...]

Ummm – this is so awesome I’m not sure what to say…

By |2009-05-26T09:24:25-07:00May 26th, 2009|Architecture|

  From the press release: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEW LICENSEE The LEGO Group and Brickstructures, Inc. to produce and distribute Frank Lloyd Wright Collection® LEGO® Architecture Building Sets The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announced today that The LEGO Group is now the exclusive licensed manufacturer of Frank Lloyd Wright Collection® LEGO Architecture sets. The LEGO Group and Adam Reed Tucker of Brickstructures, Inc. officially introduced the LEGO Architecture [...]

Coachella 2009

By |2009-05-03T07:39:41-07:00May 1st, 2009|Friends, Music|

I recently returned from my annual Coachella trip. This year we had 8 people and a nice big house. Here's a list of the bands we watched: Los Campesinos The Ting Tings Franz Ferdinand N.A.S.A. Leonard Cohen (partial set from the food area) Ghostland Observatory Girl Talk Paul McCartney Superchunk (partial) Amanda Palmer (partial) The Bloody Beetroots TV On The Radio TRV$DJ-AM Band of Horses (partial) M.I.A. The Chemical Brothers (DJ [...]

April 2009

Can’t get enough of The Wombats

By |2009-05-01T20:16:27-07:00April 13th, 2009|Music|

They've been out for a while... That said, if you don't know already, you should: [dailymotion width="528" height="443"]http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x8bbd6_the-wombats-kill-the-director_music[/dailymotion]     [dailymotion width="528" height="443"]http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6192b_the-wombats-eurockeennes_music[/dailymotion]   [dailymotion width="528" height="443"]http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x691j7_the-wombats-lets-dance-to-joy-divis_music[/dailymotion]

March 2009

The Modernism of Julius Shulman

By |2009-03-09T16:32:33-07:00March 9th, 2009|Architecture, Design, Movies, Photography|

Director/Producer Eric Bricker has been screening his new documentary about Julius Shulman over the last several months. I came across the trailer and website earlier this morning and instantly became a fan (although I haven't seen the film yet). Here's a little information about Julius Shulman and the trailer for Eric Bricker's new documentary Visual Acoustics.   About Julius Shulman (from Wikipedia) Julius Shulman's images of Californian architecture have burned themselves [...]

February 2009

A film about a modern and robotic Paris

By |2009-02-06T08:25:01-07:00February 6th, 2009|Design, Movies|

Jacques Tati was a film maker from Paris who spent his life creating comic films with elaborate scenery and little dialogue. His most popular films (Mon Oncle and Play time) centered on the dimwitted yet lovable character of Monsieur Hulot and his quixotic struggle with postwar France's infatuation with modern architecture, mechanical efficiency and American-style consumerism. Mon Oncle and Playtime were largely visual comedies; color and lighting are employed to help tell the story. The dialogue is barely [...]

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