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2006 05 02
Pop Architecture: Beauty School for Architects
From Reading Montreal

Classic Modernist architecture and design has been a signifier of hip for a few years now, thanks in part to the affectations/aspirations of Wallpaper magazine and its Lacoste-wearing acolytes in the business lounge at Dubai international departures (“darling, we simply must send the Barcelona Chair to be reupholstered…”). Miesian skyscrapers and Eames furniture have since formed the backdrop of many a fashion shoot and car commercial. But beauty products are something else. There may be much to commend the structural properties of hair gel, but we are a little more perturbed by the “false effect” of Lash Architect mascara.

[email this story] Posted by Alexandra McIntosh on 05/02 at 11:04 AM

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