Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Things-I-wish-I-saw-on-the-playground: Solar Machines

My final slideshow for Dwell is online today:  Mid-century Modern Design on the Playground.  In its honor, here is a design by midmod master Charles Eames that I wish I saw on the playground, via aqua-velvet.

“There is little pertinence in asking what the toy is supposed to do. It is not supposed to do. It is supposed to be. Its whole function is in its being."  In other words, it just plays.

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