November 14, 2011


this past weekend there was a feature in the new york times magazine on a collection of amazing bug vases entitled schwarm, a collaboration between dutch curator thomas eyck and german design duo RaR (comprised of beate reinheimer and ulrike rehm).  there are 10 porcelain models, each with approximately 6 different glazes, so for a full collection you would end up with 60+ unique and glorious insects crawling up your walls.   normally i'm a bit squeamish around bugs (the live kind, at least), but these are just the type of creepy crawlies that i can get down with.  learn more about schwarm here.

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