Fascinated with geometry, the French visual artist and photographer Christian Desile eventually began creating furniture. His Desile chair, above, caused quite the stir at Paris' 2009 Maison & Objet show; the designer seemingly came out of nowhere to win the Coup de Coeur award. The bamboo version above is intended for indoor use, whereas the outdoor version below is produced from recycled PET plastic, and is itself 100% recycleable.
Dam and Man in Savoy (Actes Sud, ISBN 978-2742796496) is a beautiful monograph by Paris-based photographer Céline Clanet. During one year, at the request of the FONDATION FACIM, and in close collaboration with Electricité De France, Clanet walked the roads and the vast network of hydropower in the Beaufortain area, Savoy (French Alps). “I climbed a few hills, explored every corner of the power plants, scrutinized every detail of the machines, and went through forbidden doors. From a Pelton
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Hollow out apples and bake with cinnamon and sugar inside. After it's done baking, fill with ice cream and caramel. MMMMMMM...this fall