Saturday, October 24, 2009

Plain sight

Bruno Munari and Charles and Ray Eames amassed large collections of what appeared to be ordinary objects. They were exciting, provocative artists and designers that recognized perfection and aesthetic pleasure in the commonplace.

Agelio Batle is a San Francisco based sculptor who finds inspiration in mundane materials, creating functional drawing tools of startling beauty. The graphite sculptures have a nice weight and have been devised to prevent smudging. Available here.

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