Miscellaneous Distractions

Land + Living has great coverage of CA Boom 2, the contemporary design expo in Santa Monica.

If you’re not reading City of Sound, you should be! Check out Justin O’Connor’s Shanhai Diary

I’ve also been enjoying Chocolate & Zucchini, Things Magzine, and Product Dose.

BD Online considers the legacy of Buckminster Fuller, while reviewing the new book Buckminster Fuller: Designing for Mobility, by Michael John.

    About to fling himself into Lake Michigan, he was “suddenly struck with the realisation that his life belonged not to himself, but to the universe. He felt himself lifted off the ground into a sort of sparkling kind of sphere.”

Thus is born, the geodesic dome.

Poetry from Bucky