Up From Ugliness: NYT Jobs tribute

Like the glories of Art Deco and the allure of the “Mad Men” era, his products were a rebuke to the idea that the aesthetics of modern life needed to be utilitarian and blah. From the Apple store to “The Incredibles,” Jobs revived the romance of modernity — the assumption, shared by Victorian science-fiction writers and space-age dreamers alike, that the world of the future should be more glamorous than the present.

 

 

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Loose seal. #MAPprojects

Loose seal. #MAPprojects

Suzann Victor, at Portal to K-Town #MAPBlueMountains #CopperBeachHouse

Suzann Victor, at Portal to K-Town #MAPBlueMountains #CopperBeachHouse

T R I P T A C U L A R. A close-up of Suzann Victor's work at Portal to K-Town #MAPBlueMountains #CopperBeachHouse

T R I P T A C U L A R. A close-up of Suzann Victor's work at Portal to K-Town #MAPBlueMountains #CopperBeachHouse

Claire Healy & Sean Cordiero, Drunken Clarity at Portal to K-Town #MAPBlueMountains #CopperBeachHouse

Claire Healy & Sean Cordiero, Drunken Clarity at Portal to K-Town #MAPBlueMountains #CopperBeachHouse

And you will know us by the trail of (porcelain heads)… Untitled work by Joan Ross at MAP Blue Mountains

And you will know us by the trail of (porcelain heads)... Untitled work by Joan Ross at MAP Blue Mountains

Due to popular interest (@mel_adjusted @yasdnilr), here is my Mad-magazine-style "Cubicle Husbands" folding display: in which RPatz and GPearz battle daily for my affectionz.

Due to popular interest (@mel_adjusted @yasdnilr), here is my Mad-magazine-style "Cubicle Husbands" folding display: in which RPatz and GPearz battle daily for my affectionz.

Awwwwwwwwww thanxxxx for the lovely flowers @_mimco ! Feathered tulips my desk even more lovely than RPatz does.

Awwwwwwwwww thanxxxx for the lovely flowers @_mimco ! Feathered tulips my desk even more lovely than RPatz does.

FOAM, a collection of small bubbles, dispersion of gas in a liquid medium, lived here 2011-2015 #rocksheritage

FOAM, a collection of small bubbles, dispersion of gas in a liquid medium, lived here 2011-2015 #rocksheritage

A year ago today, I gave the graduation speech at UWS and the lovely Deputy Vice Chancellor Kerri-Lee Krause let me wear the floppy doctorate hat, and it was the best hat I've ever worn and I vowed I'd get myself one of those hats, ASAP. #ayearagotoday #whereismyhat?

A year ago today, I gave the graduation speech at UWS and the lovely Deputy Vice Chancellor Kerri-Lee Krause let me wear the floppy doctorate hat, and it was the best hat I've ever worn and I vowed I'd get myself one of those hats, ASAP. #ayearagotoday #whereismyhat?

Total BIGENIOUS! Prints by Marie Hegarty, draped/cut/designed to perfection by @garybigeni #garybigeniowned #alwaystrending

Total BIGENIOUS! Prints by Marie Hegarty, draped/cut/designed to perfection by @garybigeni #garybigeniowned #alwaystrending

Chillin country-styles with my super chum Chiquitita (photo by me ma)

Chillin country-styles with my super chum Chiquitita (photo by me ma)

Rabbit the Riveter #wecandoit HAPPY CHOCSTER Y'ALL!

Rabbit the Riveter #wecandoit HAPPY CHOCSTER Y'ALL!

Lee Lin Chin is that Viktor&Rolf or Margiela u r wearing? I don't know but I kno I u, u crazy fox u

Lee Lin Chin is that Viktor&Rolf or Margiela u r wearing? I don't know but I kno I  u, u crazy fox u

While office reno is on, our carpet is shrink-wrapped… So with every step, I'm snap-crackle-popping, like rolling along a bubble-wrap-brick-road… #newbizidea #bubblewrapparty

While office reno is on, our carpet is shrink-wrapped... So with every step, I'm snap-crackle-popping, like rolling along a bubble-wrap-brick-road... #newbizidea #bubblewrapparty

Check out this magical little nest made by a top bird named Wona, from @looseleaf__ ps @beckiemitch left it for you in reception! Loved my stay x

Check out this magical little nest made by a top bird named Wona, from @looseleaf__ ps @beckiemitch left it for you in reception! Loved my stay x

Had so much fun talking to/meeting/LOLing with rad women who make cakes/beach towels/coffee scrubs/design stuff/sculpt flowers/draw/publish/paint/film tonight at #CreativesCollide, that I had to go & pinch this photo from @_mimco cos I had no time for selfies. Thanx for having me! Such a rad night.

Had so much fun talking to/meeting/LOLing with rad women who make cakes/beach towels/coffee scrubs/design stuff/sculpt flowers/draw/publish/paint/film tonight at #CreativesCollide, that I had to go & pinch this photo from @_mimco cos I had no time for selfies. Thanx for having me! Such a rad night.

So I have been brought to Melbourne and showered with gifts by the lovely people at #Mimco, in order to meet some other lovely people tonight at #CreativesCollide ! Yeah! #braggin #spoilt #smugLYF

So I have been brought to Melbourne and showered with gifts by the lovely people at #Mimco, in order to meet some other lovely people tonight at #CreativesCollide ! Yeah! #braggin #spoilt #smugLYF

Instamates, fully stoked to reveal first stash of @vivid_ideas program 2015: Matthew Weiner, Tyler Brûlé, Stefan Sagmeister all dishing their secrets in major events, 60+ events at the MCA, big gaming expo GameON, a street wear extravaganza called Steeets Ahead, a start-up conf with bros in the kno Blackbird Ventures, and like 8000 other things. Get em tix.

Instamates, fully stoked to reveal first stash of @vivid_ideas program 2015: Matthew Weiner, Tyler Brûlé, Stefan Sagmeister all dishing their secrets in major events, 60+ events at the MCA, big gaming expo GameON, a street wear extravaganza called Steeets Ahead, a start-up conf with bros in the kno Blackbird Ventures, and like 8000 other things. Get em tix.

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! #mambo #tortured #superhero #selfie shot by @damienminton

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! #mambo #tortured #superhero #selfie shot by @damienminton

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! #mambo #tortured #superhero #selfie shot by @damienminton

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! #mambo #tortured #superhero #selfie shot by @damienminton

#NotAllMen #YesAllDummies #wha? #huh? #nonsequitir #comprehension #basicliteracy #allaboutwomen

#NotAllMen #YesAllDummies #wha? #huh? #nonsequitir #comprehension #basicliteracy #allaboutwomen

There appears to be a stripper pole at the back of this #IWD talk about the #feminism. #Fifthwave?

There appears to be a stripper pole at the back of this #IWD talk about the #feminism. #Fifthwave?

Jess Johnson's Mnemonic Pulse is like a portal into an undersea space colony, accessed via level 2 of the carpark.

Jess Johnson's Mnemonic Pulse is like a portal into an undersea space colony, accessed via level 2 of the carpark.

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#nailedit #sexynails

#nailedit #sexynails