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Agnes Catlow’s Drops of Water (1851)

- June 4, 2019 in micrography, microscope, water

From the golden age of the microscope, a book on the animalcules that infuse stagnant water, undetectable to the naked eye.

Hamonshu: A Japanese Book of Wave and Ripple Designs (1903)

- September 16, 2018 in best of books, best of design, best of illustration, design, japan, japanese, ocean, ripples, sea, water, waves

Hamonshū v. 1, by Mori Yūzan; Yamada Geisōdō, Kyōto-shi, Meiji 36 [1903] Hamonshū v. 2, by Mori Yūzan; Yamada Geisōdō, Kyōto-shi, Meiji 36 [1903] Hamonshū v. 3, by Mori Yūzan; Yamada Geisōdō, Kyōto-shi, Meiji 36 [1903] The three volumes above bring together a wonderful selection of wave and ripple designs produced by the Japanese artist […]

Hamonshu: A Japanese Book of Wave and Ripple Designs (1903)

- September 16, 2018 in best of books, best of design, best of illustration, design, japan, japanese, ocean, ripples, sea, water, waves

Hamonshū v. 1, by Mori Yūzan; Yamada Geisōdō, Kyōto-shi, Meiji 36 [1903] Hamonshū v. 2, by Mori Yūzan; Yamada Geisōdō, Kyōto-shi, Meiji 36 [1903] Hamonshū v. 3, by Mori Yūzan; Yamada Geisōdō, Kyōto-shi, Meiji 36 [1903] The three volumes above bring together a wonderful selection of wave and ripple designs produced by the Japanese artist […]

The Tragedy of the Seas (1841)

- September 11, 2018 in accidents, disaster, ocean, sea, shipwreck, water

Colourful compendium of 37 nautical catastrophes that took place in bodies of water around the world between 1803 and 1840.

The Tragedy of the Seas (1841)

- September 11, 2018 in accidents, disaster, ocean, sea, shipwreck, water

Colourful compendium of 37 nautical catastrophes that took place in bodies of water around the world between 1803 and 1840.

Ha Bun Shu: a Japanese Book of Wave and Ripple Designs (1919)

- June 22, 2017 in design, japan, japanese, ocean, ripples, sea, water, waves

Wonderful selection of wave and ripple designs produced by the Japanese artist Mori Yuzan, which would have found their way onto swords and associated paraphernalia, as well as lacquerware, Netsuke, religious objects, and a host of other items.

Ha Bun Shu: a Japanese Book of Wave and Ripple Designs (1919)

- June 22, 2017 in design, japan, japanese, ocean, ripples, sea, water, waves

Wonderful selection of wave and ripple designs produced by the Japanese artist Mori Yuzan, which would have found their way onto swords and associated paraphernalia, as well as lacquerware, Netsuke, religious objects, and a host of other items.

Ha Bun Shu: a Japanese Book of Wave and Ripple Designs (1919)

- June 22, 2017 in design, japan, japanese, ocean, ripples, sea, water, waves

Wonderful selection of wave and ripple designs produced by the Japanese artist Mori Yuzan, which would have found their way onto swords and associated paraphernalia, as well as lacquerware, Netsuke, religious objects, and a host of other items.

The Splash of a Drop (1895)

- October 6, 2016 in drop, milk, physics, splash, water, waves

A delightfully focused study on the physics and aesthetics of a splashing drop, wit some wonderful diagrams.

The Splash of a Drop (1895)

- October 6, 2016 in drop, milk, physics, splash, water, waves

A delightfully focused study on the physics and aesthetics of a splashing drop, wit some wonderful diagrams.