Santiago Calatrava's Turning Torso Opens in Malmo

Artdaily.com - The First Art Newspaper on the Net (Image by dcandido) MALMÖ, SWEDEN.-The Turning Torso designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava is the tallest Nordic skyscraper. It was officially opened Saturday. The design of the building is based in form on the sculpture Turning Torso. The...

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The Old Bag

The Old Bag Originally uploaded by hfb. From hfbScary magazine ad that I'm both amused and grossed out by, maybe a little outraged, too. They wouldn't put a photo of some old guy's wrinkly old nutsack with...

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Coctail

Coctail Originally uploaded by hfb. Another pearl from hfb Half of the sign got it right. :) English does use k, though nowhere near as much as Finnish. Expensive signs with careless typos always make me cry. I like...

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Podestal

Podestal Originally uploaded by hfb. From hfb Signs are expensive so why didn't someone take the time to look up "puhujanpönttö' in the dictionary or find someone who knows english enough to note that 'podestal' isn't a word?...

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New sites of August in Finland

In the summer activity of the Finnish companies traditionally decreases, but previous week in Finland following sites have been released: * JVC Crasman (23.08.) -technocratic design which has a little bit become outdated in my opinion, but still quite functional. A little discourages the quality and a...

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Design Year 2005 in Nordic countries

Link: Muotoilun vuosi 2005 - Introduction Forward with design! Finland will celebrate a Design Year in 2005. The aim is to inform the public of the importance and potential of design as a creative resource and a booster of competitiveness. The message is that design is made...

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