Walls, Floors and Ceilings: design inspiration online

Here are some of the wonderful things I’ve been looking at online this week. Hope they give you a shot of visual inspiration. mjk

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peeling Soviet-era wallpaper

Walls Gorgeous photos of layers of peeling Soviet-era wallpaper: http://www.sovietinnerness.com/

Floors The floors of Barcelona via Bored Panda:


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The floors of Barcelona



Ceilings Breathtaking images of the stunningly intricate ceilings of Iran via Fast Co.: http://www.fastcodesign.com/3057270/in-photos-the-unbelievably-intricate-ceilings-of-iran/6

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The ceilings of Iran


A very persuasive review of the new MET logo by Pentagram Partner Michael Beirut. Yes, this is the same logo I wrote about a few weeks ago. I still think it is formally ugly, but Michael takes a longer and more seasoned view. It is really worth reading via Design Observer:


Finally, a wonderful hybrid of public art, design and community. Check out this short, engaging video about Weapons of Mass Instruction: A late 70s Ford Falcon redesigned to house 900 books given away by the artist. Colossal via Designboom. Photo below. Click here for the link to the video:

Weapons of Mass Instruction: A 1979 Ford Falcon Converted into a Tank Armored with 900 Free Books





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