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Coco Chanel’s Paris Flat, elegance and grace

 Coco Chanel’s Paris Flat at 31 Rue Cambon  Coco Chanel’s Paris Flat at 31 Rue Cambon, above the Chanel Boutique is as magical as the woman who lived there! Coco Chanel , style, elegance and grace.   Her own Paris apartment, 31 Rue Cambon —    her private quarters  it’s filled with everything one can imagine : tailored furnishings, gold gilded accessories and the smell of Chanel No. 5. (Apparently, when she was on her way home, her assistants would spray the staircase with Read more [...]

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The Art of Bugatti at the Mullin Automotive Museum

 The Art of Bugatti exhibition is due to open at the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard, California The  exhibition, aims to recognise the undeniable contribution and significance of the work of these individuals The show will focus on the Bugatti family’s influence on the automobile as art, and boast the largest assembled collection of artifacts and automobiles by the historic French automaker, which is now owned by Volkswagen AG. 1936 BUGATTI Type 57SC Atlanti(Mullin Automotive Read more [...]

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Fully functional computer keyboard is made out of LEGO

Fully functional computer keyboard is made out of LEGO Lego engineer Jason Allemann at JK brickworks has transformed a diverse set LEGO bricks into a design for a fully functional computer keyboard. Upcycling an old digital console he found on the side of the road, Allemann has reclaimed it into a visually accurate and practical item, using numerals, arrows and letters printed on the blocks to delineate each character. creative, quirky details include a small Read more [...]

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Ten Principles For Good Design

Ten Principles For Good Design by Dieter Rams Back in the early 1980s, Dieter Rams was becoming increasingly concerned by the state of the world around him – “an impenetrable confusion of forms, colors and noises.” Aware that he was a significant contributor to that world, he asked himself an important question: is my design good design? As good design cannot be measured in a finite way he set about expressing the ten most important principles for what he considered was good design. (Sometimes Read more [...]

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A jeweler without fingers creates astonishing pieces of jewels

A jeweler without fingers creates astonishing pieces of jewels A talented jeweller whose creations sell for thousands has told how she manages to create her intricate ornaments despite being born with no fingers. Annette Gabbedey, 48, creates delicate rings, earrings and bracelets, inset with with diamonds, opals and other precious stones in her workshop in Frome, Somerset. But the expert goldsmith uses no special tools to help her work and says she cannot imagine how people with fingers Read more [...]

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