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Sunday, May 3, 2009

When the sequel is a pale imitation

François-Xavier Lalanne's seminal "Moutons," 1967.

Antonio Martras’ "Pouf Rabar-La Bea," a sheepskin upholstered stool complete with its own leather collar and gold-plated bell, introduced at the recent Milan furniture fair.

10 comments:

M said...

Where to begin... is it me or is Twiggy in the first picture enjoying herself somewhat to much on the sheep?

The TownhouseLady said...

Yeah, uh, no.

How ridiculous.

Alexis said...

A little sad.

david john said...

wow! i love both.... but that first photo, is terrific!

karly / design-crisis.com said...

those bells on the collar remind me of those testicles rednecks hang from the trailer hitches of their trucks. Do you have to suffer with those in NZ?

Raina said...

Thankfully, Karly, no. It's also rare to see bumper stickers on NZ cars. Kiwis are tend to keep to themselves.

Awesome Sara said...

shame. fracios is rolling in his grave right now.

erin@designcrisis said...

Oh, hell no.

hmstrjam said...

don't know about that, I like my lamb with mint jelly not under my butt

nkp said...

Not even close, just can't compare.