Monthly Archives: July 2008

Makin’ a commotion…

So what’s this web site all about? Here are a few ideas. (Somebody alert the New Yorker, or at least Merlin Mann…)

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A journler of mythic proportions

Buckminster Fuller had journals, so do I…

I wrote about the recent revival of interest in Buckminster Fuller stemming in large part from a major show at the Whitney, and about my own small personal discovery about Fuller’s impact on the iconography of our day.

A second, and perhaps more important reflection came as I walked the halls of the Whitney’s fourth floor exhibition space as I spent some time looking at bound volumes of Fuller’s notes.

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In the future there are no right angles!

Have you ever noticed that all representations of the future have no ninety degree angles? From EPCOT to Worlds Fair, ovals and acute angles dominate. Why is that? It’s because of Buckminster Fuller.

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