Broken is Beautiful: The Japanese Tradition That Makes Broken Things Even Better than Brand New
It is a fact of life that buildings, as they age, inevitably fall apart. We Americans are not quite comfortable with this. We like everything to be shiny and new: we like all our buildings and our interior finishes to have the smooth sameness of youth. But the Japanese have developed a way of dealing with this. They have, in fact, embraced the idea that sometimes fixing broken things can make them even better and more beautiful than when they were new.
Sold Price: A DRAWING SET, Paris, circa 1690. Brass and steel - April 1, 0112 1:00 PM CEST
AN OVOID WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE CARVED WITH A CARP. China, 20th c. Height 5.6 cm. Well hollowed. Matching stopper. --------------- OVOIDE SNUFFBOTTLE AUS WEISSER JADE. China, 20. Jh. H 5,6 cm. Mit abgeflachten Schauseiten auf niedrigem Fussring und mit ausgezogenem Hals. Auf der einen Seite ein grossflächig dargestellter Karpfen im Flachrelief, auf der anderen eine Inschrift. Gut gehöhlt. Passender Stopper.
Oak Wood Bike Hanger "Iceberg" by Woodstick Ltd.
Highest Quality Oak Wood Bike Hanger "Iceberg" by Woodstick Ltd. …clean product and natural concept… …handmade quality and smooth design… …wood beauty… We offer brand new Oak wood bike hanger “Iceberg” that is handmade by the best in class experts in woodworking and architecture. The product design is developed by Woodstick Ltd. brand name and made in European Union. We guarantee sales of only authentic and limited volume production. The bike hanger is fully handcrafted and the texture is…
Chairs from Nowhere: Secret Table & Seats Hide in Shelves
Four chairs, one table, and they take up almost no space when not in use – yet not folding, flipping, stacking or complex mechanical maneuvers are needed to make it happen.