Nymphenburg. When the first artistic pioneers of the 18th century began collecting butterflies, the aim was to compile as colourful a range of different varieties as possible. Inspired by the unique magnificence of nature, butterflies adorn the most complex flower decoration in the world still used on porcelain today – Cumberland, the first service of the prince-elect’s court from the Nymphenburg porcelain makers.
Josiah Wedgwood, 1730–1795, English potter, founder of the Wedgwood company, credited with the industrialisation of the manufacture of pottery.He was interested in the scientific advances of his day and it was this interest that underpinned his adoption of its approach and methods to revolutionize the quality of his pottery. His unique glazes began to distinguish his wares. He is credited as the inventor of modern marketing, direct mail, self-service, free delivery and illustrated…
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Ark Hotel Designed by Remistudio // The floating shell-shaped hotel is built to withstand rising flood levels and even tidal waves. The self-contained biosphere offers guests security, with a mixture of structural supports that evenly distribute weight and which proves invulnerable to earthquakes. | Architizer
Una de las famosas fotos tomadas por Harold Eugene Edgerton con un estroboscopio, perfeccionado por él para poder sacarlas a velocidad ultra rápida y en stop-motion: una bala pasando a través de una manzana. Fue tomada en 1964. Sus inventos no sólo revolucionaron la fotografía en sí, sino la deportiva, la marina, etc. Incluso llegó a utilizar su sistema de flashes en la Segunda Guerra Mundial, ayudando a los Aliados a identificar tropas enemigas por la noche.