historicaltimes:

Saltair Pavilion, Great Salt Lake- 1900
Had you not been destroyed in a fine in 1925 you would make a wonderful addition to the Atlas Obscura database

historicaltimes:

Saltair Pavilion, Great Salt Lake- 1900

Had you not been destroyed in a fine in 1925 you would make a wonderful addition to the Atlas Obscura database

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gasoline-station:

Green Garage for Yellow Cabs has 1,000 Plants
Workers maintain vehicles in a taxi garage in Queens, New York City, on Wednesday. The owner of the garage and taxis, who preferred not to be identified, said there are 1,000 plants in the shop (watered by hand twice weekly) and that they serve to clean the air: “I like to be in a nice environment, a clean environment. That’s why all my cars are hybrids and that’s why we have all the plants.”
Picture: John Brecher/NBCNEWS
Source: NBCNEWS

gasoline-station:

Green Garage for Yellow Cabs has 1,000 Plants

Workers maintain vehicles in a taxi garage in Queens, New York City, on Wednesday. The owner of the garage and taxis, who preferred not to be identified, said there are 1,000 plants in the shop (watered by hand twice weekly) and that they serve to clean the air: “I like to be in a nice environment, a clean environment. That’s why all my cars are hybrids and that’s why we have all the plants.”

Picture: John Brecher/NBCNEWS

Source: NBCNEWS

publicdesignfestival:

Since 2004 the Dutch artist Rob Sweere has been inviting people worldwide to take part in an unconventional experience: to contemplate the sky for 30 minutes in complete silence. It’s the Silent Sky Project#. 

Tags: silent sky

Charles Bradley.

fastcodesign:

How The Television Has Evolved
The television counts among a handful of designs that most dramatically changed 20th-century society. As this illustrated poster by Reddit user CaptnChristiana visualizes, the design has evolved mightily since the boxy retro contraptions of yesteryear, like the Emyvisor and the Marconi. With flatscreens and high-definition displays that can seem crisper and more colorful than reality itself, 21st-century viewers are comparatively spoiled.
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fastcodesign:

How The Television Has Evolved

The television counts among a handful of designs that most dramatically changed 20th-century society. As this illustrated poster by Reddit user CaptnChristiana visualizes, the design has evolved mightily since the boxy retro contraptions of yesteryear, like the Emyvisor and the Marconi. With flatscreens and high-definition displays that can seem crisper and more colorful than reality itself, 21st-century viewers are comparatively spoiled.

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Tags: tv history design

(Source: expensivelife)