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Baggage, written by Samuil Marshak and illustrated by artist Vladimir Lebedev, was first published in Russia in 1926. But this English-language reissue is sure to win some new fans, kids and adults alike.
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05/31/2013 in Books, Kids | Permalink
1920s, art, Baggage, book, illustration, kids, retro, Russian, Samuil Marshak, Tate, Vladimir Lebedev
Marita Lord has created the Homage Tea Light Holders to pay tribute to some of the world's most important and influential architects.
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05/31/2013 in Architecture, Homeware | Permalink
Alvar Aalto, architecture, Gaudi, Gunnar Asplund, retro, tea light holder, Walter Gropius
Right now this is just 99 pence. Yes, an unrestored 1970s Mercedes 280SE car for under £1. Not that it'll end up at that, I'm sure.
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05/30/2013 in Cars and Bikes, eBay watch | Permalink
1970s, 280SE, 70s, auction, car, classic, cult, ebay, Mercedes, original, retro, seventies, vintage
No need to adjust your screens, dear readers. You definitely did read 50s Emerald Velvet Swimsuit in the title of this post.
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05/30/2013 in Women's Fashion | Permalink
50s, Deadly Is The Female, Emerald Velvet Swimsuit, retro, swimwear, vintage
With the Tower of London Bookend, designer Susan Bradley pays homage to one of London's oldest landmarks.
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05/30/2013 in Architecture, Homeware | Permalink
bookend, home, retro, Susan Bradley, Tower of London
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