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The Serpentine Pavilion

January 25, 2012 Leave a comment

Considering my self professed interest in the arts and architecture, it always surprises me that in all these years, I’ve only ever been to one of the Serpentine Pavilions (the Rem Koolhaas one in 2006)

I think this is probably a shame, and that I should do something about it, so I shall make every effort to get to see this years pavilion when it opens in the summer…

In the meantime, here’s a rather stylish “Infographic” from ArchDaily summing up the last 11 years…

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Yuki 7 & the Gadget Girls

January 25, 2012 Leave a comment

Wong came across the secret Agent Yuki 7 the other day, and just knew I would like her…

She’s a beautifully imagined and stunningly realised combination of James Bond and Saul Bass, who inhabits a perfectly formed world designed by Ken Adam. Imagine a Japanese Audrey Hepburn… but with attitude

Created by American illustrator Kevin Dart, and animated by Stéphane Coëdel, these shorts have immense promise, and I think a feature length version should be made immediately…

 

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