If you carve a statue out of wood, there is a good chance that the material and the tool will be obvious and visible. You can hide the effects of the tool by refining and refining, but you can’t make the wood not like wood. All you can do is make the statue more like a statue. You do that by refining. That it is made of wood is simply the restricting factor. Your tool is not meant to be the point.
In my latest blog post, ‘Character and emotion: minimalism with passion’, I discuss minimalism and the prevailing wisdoms regarding minimal things. I mostly focus on process and product, and hardly mention anything about style. That is, if you’re at home wondering, a kind of concept I like to make clear.
I’d love to have a discussion about this.
I don’t often talk about my tweeting habits, but here is a list of ones that make me laugh, smile or just kinda glare when I read them again.
I guess my dog is by far the funnier one of us.
An English sport.
Crosseyed and Painless, live, fantastic.
“Circus Galop” is a song written to test mechanical pianos. It is unplayable by humans, especially when it plays all the keys. At once.
Look what I found! A genuine Yves Cinq Laurent shirt!
Sunset Rubdown – Shut Up I Am Dreaming Of Places Where Lovers Have Wings
I love this song so much. Their other albums might be better, but this song has it all. The repetition, the sweet guitar, the abstract lyrics and the dreamy title.
I used to think that the name for the Dakar rally was short for ‘get in da kar’.