MAFIA-HUNT

EYE‡BALL

Posted in myself, objects by mafiahunt on August 30, 2010

My friend Josh got me a glass eye as a gift, a few years back. It sat in a small jar as a curiosity on my book shelf, yet I always wanted to wear it on a necklace or a pin. My mother set the eye in a amulet (and put the amulet on a silver chain) while I was away in Montreal. The glass eye has always been one of my favorite objects and now I can have it close to me at all times.

Montreal/Toronto

Posted in myself, people by mafiahunt on August 15, 2010

I am off to Montreal tomorrow, to visit my dear friend Julie (pictured below) and Jif. I am super excited, I have never been to Montreal and don’t know what to expect. I will then be off to Toronto to visit my Sister and friends. I won’t be blogging for the next two weeks, so updates will be skim. I have also chosen to leave my lap top at home.

PS: Please suggest shops/food/sights/galleries…etc for me to check out in Montreal.

melissa.paget@gmail.com

Rineke Djikstra: soldier

Posted in photography by mafiahunt on August 13, 2010

Alistair Carr A/W 04

Posted in fashion & style by mafiahunt on August 12, 2010

This collection holds importance in my design life, because it gave me that boost into XXL TOP/SKINNY LEGS look that is, well my look. It was Sleazenation(r.i.p) that introduced me to this collection. I remember being so enthralled by the over sized hoods and cardigans.

images via:  contemporary fashion archive

exactitudes

Posted in Art & design, photography, www by mafiahunt on August 11, 2010

Exactitudes: I forgot all about this website/project! Read about it here.


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Inspiration: 15th century mamluk mail shirt

Posted in Inspiration, objects by mafiahunt on August 11, 2010

15th century Mamluk mail shirt, now in the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo.

image via: Sword Forum

Inspiration: Hollow Hills

Posted in Inspiration by mafiahunt on August 9, 2010

PANTONAEF

Posted in objects by mafiahunt on August 6, 2010

PANTONAEF

Year: 1975
Serial production model

“For the toy manufacturer Naef Verner Panton designed this system of basic frames which are formed into cubes. These are then combined with clips to form different figures and can be provided with chrome-plated or coloured panels as required.


More here
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http://www.verner-panton.com

Anthony Gormley: workspace

Posted in interiors by mafiahunt on August 4, 2010

The studio of Anthony Gormley photographed by Eamonn McCabe for The Guardian, in 2008.

via:feltbug

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