Friday, October 28, 2011

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Object of desire XV



Go to the ICON 4X4 homepage and experience that special thrill you can only have when seeing an true object of desire and where you just know that "I really, really...really want one of those". Sure it's a truck and not a car. Sure it's unnecessarily big for your everyday commute. And quite surely there are zillions of cars more suited to city life. But look at it... Look at the paintwork. The suspension. The rapt attention given to even the minutest detail...

I'm actually finding myself trying to work out an equation including my carbon footprint where at the end, I can have one. So, if I ride my electric bike five of seven weekdays thus saving loads of environment, can I drive it to work one day and go on a little weekend trip, then? Oh, they don't sell them in Sweden? Well, suppose I sell my house and move to California, live in the hills and work in a vineyard...then can I have one? Please? Pretty please, with ecologic fairtrade sugar on top?

Friday, October 07, 2011

An island of joy

Click on the picture and you will be swept away to one of my favourite places in Göteborg, the Röhsska Design Museum.

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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Object of desire XIV

This is the DeLonghi kMix collection espresso-maker. Apparently, it's not available in Sweden yet, so I will have to
a) order it from broadwaypanhandler.com
b) ask someone to bring it back for me, or
c) fly over there and get it myself




alternative d) (not having this piece of art) is not an option.