1. Juni Ludowici’s ‘Round House’ on the River Thames, 1958
‘Cause tiny house have been around forever. In 1959, a designer named Juni Ludowici made his own Rundhaus (Round House).
Found via Tumblr
2. Inside a $5.5M Floating Mansion in Miami
3. The Perfect Little Cabana in South Pasadena, California
Found via Stamps and Stamps.
4. “Fireside Chat” Lamps
The trend was real, my friends.
Found via Ugly Design.
5. 1980s Shoe Designer Thea Cadabra
Found on Pinterest.
6. Feeding the Birds with Style
Found via Concept Talk.
7. South Koreans faking their funerals for life lessons
A South Korean service is offering free funerals – but only to the living.
“Once you become conscious of death, and experience it, you undertake a new approach to life,” said 75-year-old Cho Jae-hee, who participated in a recent living funeral as part of a “dying well” program offered by her senior welfare center.
Dozens took part in the event, from teenagers to retirees, donning shrouds, taking funeral portraits, penning their last testaments, and lying in a closed coffin for around 10 minutes.
Full article found on Reuters.
8. Discovered: A Long Lost Mixtape Lou Reed Made for Andy Warhol (with Unreleased Songs)
Cornell Professor Judith Peraino was sifting through thousands of cassettes in Warhol’s archives, and found a mix-tape made by the late Loud Reed in the 1970s as a sort of answer to the artist’s autobiography, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again. It’s filled with songs played live, and 12 previously unreleased tracks by Reed.
Found on Youtube.
9. Frida Braiding Hair, 1938
Frida braids the hair of artist Rolanda Covarrubias, 1938.
Found via Fabiola Alondra
10. Why We Love Degraded Media
Found via Youtube.
11. Frank Zappa’s Surreal 200 Motels (1971) was the First Feature Film Shot on Videotape
The bulk of the scenes were filmed in a week, and the Surreal movie aimed to capture the trippy atmosphere of Zappa’s life on tour. It also features Ringo Star, Jeff Simmons, and concert footage of the Mothers of Invention.
Found on Youtube.
12. Entrance to the Oasis Club, 1939
Found on Tumblr.
13. The 250-yr-old Rope Bridge at Carrick-a-Rede, Ireland
Since 1755, this bridge has served fishermen in Ireland’s Carrick-a-Rede. Dangling nearly 100ft (30 m) above the sea, it’s still an attraction for the bravest of tourists.
Found via The National Trust