Combs and Toothbrushes
Along with billiard balls, combs were some of the first items made from plastic. The first plastic combs were made from nitro-cellulose or celluloid and later the "unbreakable" comb arrived in the 1940's made of nylon. We find combs and brushes almost every time we go to Kehoe. Some of the very first combs were used not for grooming but mainly for hygiene. Nit picking. Getting parasites out of the hair. Fine wood and silver combs for this purpose have been dated to 5000 years ago and it's…
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Organize your spices in a periodic table (by botanical taxonomy) to maximize potential for clear, scientific, delicious seasoning.
Teapot collector amassed 1,500, sold them and bought another 1,200 – and didn’t drink tea
A COLLECTOR spent a lifetime collecting teapots – some 200 years old – but did not actually like tea.
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How to Clean Old Paintbrushes
We've all got 'em...in the garage, in the basement, on a piece of newspaper on your work table behind you even though you finished that project two weeks ago and already promised yourself you'd clean it up three times. (Ahem, Chris.) Quality paintbrushes are designed to be used over and over. Like, hundreds of times. Some say they even get better with more use. Emil Evans has the scoop on what to do with old, paint-crusted brushes, with some clever solutions to remove the grime once the…
Collections & accumulations d'objets | Une hirondelle dans les tiroirs
Je suis assez fascinée par l’effet que peut produire l’accumulation du plus banal objet. Comme une invitation à le redécouvrir, elle souligne sa singularité, sa beauté. Qu’il soit un trésor du quotidien oublié ou tombé en désuétude, une rareté s’échangeant entre collectionneurs ou une vieillerie dont la plupart douterait qu’il...
La mostra No Name Design alla Triennale di Milano
In mostra alla Triennale di Milano No Name Design, mille oggetti selezionati da Franco Clivio che celebrano la bellezza e l’intelligenza del design
Collections to Covet
Top tips for collections to covet - the key is not what you collect, or the size of your collection, but how you choose to display it.
Daniel 💁🏼♂️ on Instagram: “I can’t stop collecting and photographing these darn(er) things! But sew what? This thread might be popular, so don’t needle me about…”