Swissmiss highlighted Like Knows Like, a set of short documentaries about what inspires people working in the creative industries, must dive into these too.
Went to Balthazar London and had waffles for breakfast. Really like the room, staff were friendly and helpful, can’t complain about anything. And yet I wasn’t bowled over. I still prefer The Delaunay for breakfast.
I don’t know much about architecture, but everyone knows at least a couple of Rogers’ buildings: the Lloyds building in London, the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Milennium Dome (or whatever it’s called now that someone is sponsoring it). I loved how the curators have set up a peak behind the curtain, with sketch- and notebooks, his manifesto and thinking behind his work, and of course the obligatory architectural models of buildings built and not built, but also books that influenced Rogers.
And I think that living according to this ancient Athenian motto ‘I shall leave this City not less but more beautiful than I found it’ is a pretty darn good way of going through life.
I really liked it and if architecture and cities are your cup of tea, then I can highly recommend going.
[photo taken by @richardmcvetis] So, in the spirit of learning new things, and inspired by my mum who’s an awesome seamstress and maker of beautiful things, I decided to learn a craft. And for some reason I can’t remember now, … Continue reading →