furniture (especially chairs from the 50s and 60s), uniforms, repeating patterns, menswear, Oscar Niemeyer,
traditional Japanese architecture, the Rimpa School and Ogata Korin's 8-Point Bridge, Matisse, bromeliads,
succulents and other waxy flora
bamboo, coral, moss, woodgrain, silhouettes & other cut-outs, plastic,
low-resolution images, the photo copier, off-registration prints, Max
Ernst's Lunar Asparagus, NYC fire call boxes that look like Kannon, Fauvist color sense, the Noguchi Museum,
pretty much all of Abstract Expressionism
magazines of current
Domino, Elle Decor (British), ARTnews, Art in America, Wallpaper
favorite heel style
the wedge, but a sleek modern interpretation
current shoe obsession
alas, the sneaker. (because I live in nyc and walk a ton!) but not too
sneakery of a sneaker. more of a sneaker disguised as a shoe, like a mary
jane style or a high-tech looking black one with a metallic accent. how
about Royal Elastics? I must go try some on. I really like the non-sneakeryness
of their styles.
I could watch this all day, even though it is 4 minutes long and rather repetitive. I love the syncopation. The minor key. I want to learn this song and do it at Karaoke. It could become my signature song. Think of the possibilities. Tarako tarako tappuri tarako...
Here is a Website that relates to the product: Kewpie Tarako Pasta Sauce. No it is not 'tomato sauce' for your spaghetti. It is cod roe. (tarako=cod roe. I confirmed it this morning with my Japanese friend at the Y.) I would gather that tarako is shaped like their hats. Or is it shaped like the bottle? Or both?