French architect - Fernand Pouillon

An architect around the 1970s who designed some futuristic luxury residences and hotels in Algeria, like:

The Seraidi Hotel, Annaba, Algeria.

I found this b+w image first in my research for something else. Photo by Guy Le Querrec, 1970. From Magnum Photos.

Other designs:

Portfolio Station Sanitaire in Marseilles.


February Fireworks

[from http://hottmilk.tumblr.com/]

It's February and...

1. I'm reading...

and have reignited my typeface fanaticism.

[From Designspiration]

2. I've learnt that API in computing terms stands for 'Application Programming Interface', i.e. it's like a set of operating system functions of one programme enabling it for use by another. Was looking on www.conditionone.com about a new 'immersive video' technique patented by these guys and only available on iPads at the moment.

3. There's a big David Shrigley show at the Hayward. And I need to update my website.