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The abstract paintings of František Kupka (1871-1957).


GARDEN CITIES OF TO-MORROW - Ebenezer Howard (1902)
They are a futuristic utopia, if you will. Garden Cities were to avoid the downfalls of industrial cities of the time such as urban poverty, overcrowding, low wages, dirty alleys with no drainage, poorly ventilated houses, toxic substances, dust, carbon gases, infectious disease and lack of interaction with nature.This book offered a vision of towns free of slums and enjoying the benefits of both town (such as opportunity, amusement and good wages) and country (such as beauty, fresh air and low rents).

GARDEN CITIES OF TO-MORROW - Ebenezer Howard (1902)

They are a futuristic utopia, if you will. Garden Cities were to avoid the downfalls of industrial cities of the time such as urban poverty, overcrowding, low wages, dirty alleys with no drainage, poorly ventilated houses, toxic substances, dust, carbon gases, infectious disease and lack of interaction with nature.This book offered a vision of towns free of slums and enjoying the benefits of both town (such as opportunity, amusement and good wages) and country (such as beauty, fresh air and low rents).

design-is-fine:

Heroin hydrochlor jar, late 19th century. Bayer, Germany. Via Guardian
Felix Hoffmann, who also created Aspirine, produced synthetical Heroin in 1896/97.  It was offered as a powder or tincture, a bottle contained up to 25 gram substance. In 1899 it was already exported to 23 countries, supported by a huge advertising campaign.

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Heroin hydrochlor jar, late 19th century. Bayer, Germany. Via Guardian

Felix Hoffmann, who also created Aspirine, produced synthetical Heroin in 1896/97.  It was offered as a powder or tincture, a bottle contained up to 25 gram substance. In 1899 it was already exported to 23 countries, supported by a huge advertising campaign.

Les Diaboliques - Henri-Georges Clouzot (1955)
Simone Signoret & Christina Delassalle

Les Diaboliques - Henri-Georges Clouzot (1955)

Simone Signoret & Christina Delassalle

ilovehotdogs:

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935)
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935)

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Hubba Hubba: Senta Berger 

One of the best post-war actresses…

ilovehotdogs:

Hubba Hubba: Senta Berger 

One of the best post-war actresses…

nouveaufindesiecle:

Alphonse Mucha design sketches

design-is-fine:

Peter Behrens, artwork for presenting his house in Darmstadt, 1901. Source

fleurdulys:

Winter In Preibach - Carl Moll (1904)

fleurdulys:

Winter In Preibach - Carl Moll (1904)

walzerjahrhundert:

René Beauclair, Art Nouveau Pattern Designs, 1900

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