Everyone has a fetish. This is ours. Furniture and Naked People is an ongoing project in which we ask our favorite photographers to pair naked people with icons of modern design. Our first installment was photographed in Paris by Richard Kern. Designers featured above include Jean Prouve, Charlotte Perriand, Serge Mouille, and Geoges Jouve.
By now I am used to the routine. First, it is a look of utter disbelief mixed with suspicion, then awe before breaking out into an all-out grin and a flurry of questions. As much as I would be tempted to cut my interrogators short by stating my own requirements–a meal or board for the […]
In 1967, Malcolm Bricklin made his first trip to Japan. This was no vacation, mind you, he was riled. Lambretta had pulled its Italian motorscooters from the U.S. market, and just when Bricklin had found a replacement in a Japanese scooter called the Rabbit, he was informed that Fuji Heavy Industries was about to seize […]