Friday, June 03, 2005

Funky garbage cans in La Villette park


Here are few funky ashtrays/garbage cans I came across in Le Parc de la Villette (where I already took this picture). I just found out that they were made by famous designer Philippe Starck who - to me anyway - is a real genious. He would turn any trivial thing into a piece of art...

8 comments:

  1. Cool shot Eric. Also, came across something you might be interested in.

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  2. Mouais, je suis bien plus dubitatif sur le "génie" de Stark. Mais c'est le vieux débat des goûts et des couleurs, fantastique ou science-fiction, être ou ne pas être, oui ou non, Jacob ou Delafon, j'en passe ou des meilleures...
    (ptêt pas trop bien réveillé, ce matin, moi...)

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  3. They look like pieces of cheese! Is there an influx of rodent activity now in the area?

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  4. LOL Melie, love your comment!! Actually now that you mention it...

    No, in fact it's funny though, because La Vilette Park was erected on the precinct of a former slaughter house! But that was in the 60s and I doubt mice stayed there that long!

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  5. to make the cheese image even worse, have you seen those "cheesehead" hats people from Wisconsin wear?

    but now I've taken something you liked and made it awful :(

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  6. >> Justgrace :
    If I'm not wrong, I saw those very particular hats during football competitions (with the Green Bay Packers ???). The first time you see that, it's really, ahum, surprising !!!

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