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cars: progress in eco, not in design

Toyota’s 2012 high mpg warpath, Subaru’s best mpg all-wheel drive car. Continue reading

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cars: 1990s slant-nose beauties

I’ve seen a few Ferrari 458s on the road. It’s a strange, intense-looking car in person. In a debate on its beauty someone brought up the Ferrari F355. For sure the F355 is a beautiful car. It’s such a smooth … Continue reading

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design: the classic Braun watch and similar

The Guardian had a special offer on a handsome Mondaine watch, which reminded me of the watch I wear, which led me to a design article about it and some weird new Braun watches. The AW was designed by Dietrich … Continue reading

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design: irrational fear of handles

Our kitchen is full of drawers, thus a handsome grid of handles.  Even as we installed it, the trend in modern kitchen design moved on to eliminate the handles altogether, as if you open drawers in your alien autopsy lab … Continue reading

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