Slinks

Slinks

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Maxwell Ryan
Sep 8, 2005

  • Maya Romanoff Mother of Pearl Tiles: What? We've never heard of these before, but they are reportedly "affordable, easy to install, has a stain-resistant coating, and turns corners."

  • Reading Light from Black&Blum: It reads while you read. Cute.

  • Pop Series guitars from RKS: Hand-crafted from maple and alder, with CNC machine aircraft aluminum alloy ribs, this design reduces the amount of "tone wood" needed and only uses sustainable domestic woods instead of the rainforest variety.

  • The iPod Nano: Released yesterday. Holds 1000 songs and is ridiculously compact.

  • Tord Boontje's Icarus for Artecnica: New, from the master of laser cutting. He says, “Through experimentation with cutting paper to create a dimensional form for light, we discovered a structure with overlapping feather shapes that resembled a swan’s wing. We made the form asymmetrical to emphasize this and to make it very dynamic." Writer's Almanac:
  • It was on this day in 1900 that a hurricane leveled Galveston, Texas, and left 5,000 people dead.
  • POEM: "Black Umbrellas," by Rick Agran
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