A pleasing, if rather impractical, conceptual ‘home’ constructed from baubles and parametric orbs in Normandy, France designed by French architect Cyril Lacenlin.
A 30m floating dock anchored in the middle of an ocean surf break at Bali in Indonesia with an open invitation extended to seasoned surfers.
A 1978 V8 Aston Martin Vantage: sold that year to a customer in British Columbia, later bought by an avid collector and upgraded in 2005 from its original 5.4l (170mph) engine configuration to a 6.0l, 500bhp powerplant.
Currently accepting bids for auction next month by Sotheby’s at Monterey.
Rennaissance era cutlery inscribed with musical notion and lyrics: on one side a benediction before eating and on the other, a post-prandial grace. The second image (above) has the following inscriptions:
“The blessing of the table. May the three-in-one bless that which we are about to eat.” And the other side reads: “The saying of grace. We give thanks to you God for your generosity.”
V&A curator Kristen Kalber explains:
Mario and Fafa explore the ambivalence of a word that sounds like an adorable euphemism for naughty references in certain comment sections.