Edward Barber, Jay Osgerby Tip Ton defines a new kind of dynamic seating – and a new typology: the all-plastic chair with forward-tilt action. The chair’s name hints at the characteristic dual seating experience: From a resting position, the Tip Ton chair tilts forward until the sitter reaches a defined point and the chair lands softly in the forward sitting position. The key innovation behind this seemingly simple action lies in a 9 degree tilt, created by the shape of the chair’s floor…
I've been wanting to share this poem with you for ages but I couldn't find the source. I hunted high and low to try and find the elusive e.h but had no luck and then yesterday I miraculously came across her place and now I'm so happy to share Erin's beautiful words which should be dedicated to all our daughters and so it is. Erin Hanson I salute you fine lady. ::source::
430 Kings Road – Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren
The brass buttplate is shaped with broad panels that are hand engraved with a checkered pattern. The front edge of the comb is defined with raised carving. The wrist is fitted with an oval thumbpiece. The lock panels taper widest at the rear and a panel of raised carving surrounds the flared tang. The barrel is fitted with a full buckhorn rear sight. dovetailed 11-1/2" ahead of the breech. The tall nickel silver blade front sight is dovetailed behind the muzzle.
"This bullet is metal." A flick of his wrist flings the object through the air. Yuri catches it in his deft hand. "Not so lethal on its lonesome, huh? Just a little lump of metal. But put a little power behind it." The click and whir of a loaded barrel. "Now. Now it can fulfil its potential."