Tag Archives: modernity

perpetual function born 1980: Lamy Safari

Lamy is a quite special brand in the penworld. German based, dedicated to the economic ideals of Bauhaus¬†– simplicity, function, quality – and doesn’t aim to the blingy high brow market – but nevertheless focus on original design and function. … Continue reading

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humane modernity – with wind vanes

These photos are from one of my favourite neighbourhoods. It was built in the late 1950’s and created by the architect Gunnar Leche – town architect with an original mind. His greatness consists in combining function and modernity with humane … Continue reading

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