” Beyond the edge of the world there’s a space where emptiness and substance neatly overlap, where past and future form a continuous, endless loop. And, hovering about, there are signs no one has ever read, chords no one has ever heard. ”

Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

On design

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Rei Kawakubo on her designs for Comme des Garçons. Image by Irving Penn, 1993

Life is a Killer / John Giorno

John Giorno - Life is a killer

By American poet and performance artist John Giorno.

Time / Rafaël Rozendaal

Rafaël Rozendaal torn composition

Time is absolute, the experience of time varies.

Some days fly by and some days drag on forever.

It’s our personal perception of time that we have to live with

Austin Lee interviews Rafaël New York based artist Rafaël Rozendaal for SFAQ magazine, read here. Image Torn Composition, courtesy of the artist.

past + future

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found @ Dover Street Market London’s Instagram, via dazed

everything is a perspective

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Anamorphic typography installation at the Chicago Design Museum, by American graphic designer Thomas Quinn.

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via facebook

the end

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THE END by Glen Baldridge. Picture by Halsey Mckay Gallery, NY.

the meaning of life

occupy wall stvia Occupy Wall St

on pleasures

illusion is the first of all pleasures

Neon quote from the 1756 rare edition of La Pucelle d’Orléans (The Maid of Orleans), a satirical poem about Jeanne d’Arc by Voltaire.

The photo is from Amsterdam, via clique chique.

Run from Fear, Fun from Rear / Bruce Nauman

Bruce Nauman, Run from Fear, Fun from Rear, 1972

American artist Bruce Nauman, Run from Fear, Fun from Rear neon / glass installation, 1972

mastering procrastination

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A career guide written in 1949 by William Reilly.
It’s actually a motivational book using the theme of “do what you love and you will never work a day in your life” and (unfortunately) does not urge people to give up working.
More info on the book here. Found here. Order here.