Exploring The 1970’s Extreme Aestheticisation Of The Bathroom

The 1970s heralded an era of joyously bold and seemingly incongruous design choices. An age best known for its earth-tone patterns, influenced by the burgeoning environmental movement, unrestrainedly decadent entertaining areas of marble, brass and fur, and busy textiles and wallpapers, the 70s marked the heyday of the concept bathroom. For those who could afford…

How A Nude Le Corbusier Vandalised Eileen Gray’s Modernist Icon

A pioneer of modern design and architecture, Eileen Gray was one of few women to practice professionally in these largely male dominated fields before World War II. Born into an aristocratic household in Ireland in 1878, Gray spent her childhood between her family home, Brownswood House, in Ireland, and the family’s residence in South Kensington,…

5 Outlandish Concept Vehicles Conceived During The 20th Century

Over the years, mechanical engineers, industrial designers, aviation specialists and carmakers throughout the world have persistently explored and experimented with countless eccentric concepts and prototypes in pursuit of inventing the ultimate mode of transport. Inspiring, bizarre, and at times comical, Something Curated takes a closer look at five largely forgotten concept vehicles designed during the…

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