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7 Course Buffet – Volume 3

Volume 3 includes the travel posters of Paul Thurlby, Dojagi, the digital collage art of Julien Pacaud, a tiny house from Escape, The Amazing Do Nothing Machine, Buster Keaton and the frostbit Irish lad.

1. The Travel Posters of Paul Thurlby

Originally from Nottingham, Paul is an award winning illustrator living in London.

Inspired by the iconic travel art of the mid-century, Paul’s travel series colourfully captures the golden era of travel.

For more of Paul’s travel posters take a trip over to his website.

2. Dojagi ‐ Korean Ceramics

Take a seven minute peek into the fascinating Korean art of dojagi and meet a handful of the Icheon men who are keeping the 5,000 year-old tradition alive.

3. The Digital Collage Art of Julien Pacaud

Julien Pacaud is a french artist and illustrator based in Paris. At once thought-provoking and absurd, historic and futuristic, Pacaud’s work has been featured in galleries from Bogotà to Berlin.

Julien Pacaud answers ten questions for gestalten.

Julien Pacaud’s website.

4. The Minimilasts and a Tiny House from Escape

Time to embrace austerity, head off-grid and go tiny my friends. For many, shedding life’s excess baggage is more than a mere exercise, it’s a philosophy, a way of life.

Join the revolution at The Minimalists, then check out this 160 square foot design (one of ten) from Escape and tell me you ain’t tempted?

5. The Amazing Do Nothing Machine

This from the Craftsmanship Museum in Carlsbad, California.

According to a newspaper article (paper unknown) from about the early 1960's, the inventor of this engineering marvel was Lawrence Wahlstrom, a retired clock maker...

After coming across a surplus WWII bomb sight containing a complicated cluster of gears, he got it working again. He also realized that people prefer to be entertained rather than educated, so he began adding more and more gears to his assembly over a 15-year period starting in about 1948...

Over the years, the number of gears continued to grow, reaching either 744 or 764 depending on which account you read...

Life Magazine gave it a full page in the April 20, 1953 issue, and Popular Mechanics gave it a half page coverage in the February, 1954 issue...


6. Buster Keaton – The Art of the Gag

Join Tony Szhou as he dissects the comic genius and influence of Bustor Keaton.

Follow Tony on Twitter

7. Frostbit Irish Lad

With winter just around the corner, what better time to check in with our favourite frostbit Irish lad.

Cartwright P. Moocjheenie
dine@astraybuffet.com
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