Archive for the ‘The East’ Category

GDR Living.

September 30, 2009

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Hallo! I just returned from a trip to Berlin and am totally in love with this city. Here are some pictures of ‘typical East German’ interiors right after the Wall fell.

via Spiegel

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MAINE PARTY.

September 2, 2009

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This is dedicated to Molly & David and their wedding in Maine.
I have no clue what is happening in these photos—I only hope
we party this bizarrely at the wedding!
via Life

CONSTANCE WEST ALBUM.

August 26, 2009

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via George Eastman HouseConstance Sackville West album 1867.
Though there is debate that it could be Constance’s sisters Amy’s album. It’s beautiful either way.

MACEDONIAN APRONS.

August 25, 2009

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via the lovely Karen Barbé’s blog
Currently showing Ties with Tradition:Macedonian Apron Designs
at Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, Australia.


PACIFIC PLANTS.

August 15, 2009

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Woven plant fibers c.1920-30s. Made in Cook Islands.
via Museum of New Zealand

ROCHESTER NY.

August 14, 2009

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Photographs by Albert R. Stone for the Rochester Herald.
via Monroe County Library System

STOLZL WALLS.

July 1, 2009

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The wall hangings of Bauhaus textile artist Gunta Stolzl.
A new book on Gunta Stolz from MoMA has just hit the shelves.
Thanks for the tip Carolyn!

UNDONE NEEDLEWORK.

May 27, 2009

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via Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

GREY DAYS.

April 24, 2009

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Inside Grey Gardens 1977. via NYTimes Thanks BS

TANNERY.

April 15, 2009

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J Hewitt & Sons Tannery. Currie, Scotland. via EdinPhoto