The Garden of Margaret Kerr
The work of artist Margaret Kerr combines her lifelong interests in landscape architecture and textile design. In gardens throughout East Hampton, New York, she creates what she calls brick rugs — flat brick structures reminiscent in size, shape, and pattern of antique Persian and tribal Oriental rugs. Margaret first experimented with this art form in 1986 when she created a brick...
1956 Buick Centurion Concept Car
The 1950s & 60s brought about some amazing, futuristic concept cars. Some notable ones were the 1956 Oldsmobile Golden Rocket, the 1954 Buick Wildcat II, the 1958 GM Firebird III, the 1964 Cadillac Cyclone XP-74, the 1955 Ghia Streamline X Jet Car, and the 1950 Buick LeSabre. My favorite concept car of the Space Age, though, is the 1956 Buick Centurion.
Long before I found American Pickers on the History Channel, I was admiring the finds at Olde Good Things, ogtstore.com. If you like architectural salvage and obscure relics, or love to re-purpose things like I do, check out this site. Here are some examples:
Adamson House Loggia
This classic Malibu home was built in 1930 for Rhoda Rindge Adamson and her husband, Merritt Huntley Adamson. The house shares its location with one of the most beautiful beaches in Southern California. The Adamson House is filled with many Malibu Potteries tiles; including an Oriental tile carpet made with over 600 tiles. Located at the Malibu Lagoon State Beach (23200 Pacific Coast Highway in...
Steel-Bodied Graphite Grey 1955 Mercedes-Benz...
RM AUCTIONS ARIZONA, INC. Thursday, January 20, 2011 - Friday, January 21, 2011 LOT: 249 US CHASSIS NO: 1980405500601 ESTIMATE: $700,000-$800,000 AUCTION RESULTS: Lot was Sold at a price of $1,375,000 215 bhp, 2,996 cc overhead cam fuel-injected inline six-cylinder engine, four-speed...