A spoon further
October 4, 2004 7:26 PM   Subscribe

There is no spoon.
posted by Wet Spot (10 comments total)
Cool brooch. This is great.
posted by kenko at 7:48 PM on October 4, 2004

There's some great stuff in there, some of it wonderfully abstract. I'm going to have to link to A fish (Timur Valiulin) and Fish, oh my fish (German Startsev) (on a theme), though. Aw, geez, but then there's Feed a spoon as much as you likeā€¦ (Victor Sobolyev), and the wonderful Skimmer for pelmeni (Volodya Denisov), which looks as if it is for a baby that spits up too much (except the spoon leaks), and ...
posted by Shane at 8:05 PM on October 4, 2004

nice. tx, ws.
posted by mwhybark at 8:26 PM on October 4, 2004

It's something to see. They're so pretty.
posted by pokeydonut at 9:08 PM on October 4, 2004

If you are concerned about this post there is always spoonguard. [which is a loudish page you may have seen]
posted by ArcAm at 10:05 PM on October 4, 2004

Great find!
posted by of strange foe at 7:28 AM on October 5, 2004

Fantastic post! I tend to most appreciate the abstract or the surreal.
posted by ScottUltra at 8:29 AM on October 5, 2004

I'm also somewhat intrigued by this design. I just wish there were more photos, taken from different angles. The simplicity of the alteration of this particular example is alluring.

Does "Mayakoffsky" translate into english, or is it a riff on Futurist poet Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky's name? Other ideas, anyone?
posted by ScottUltra at 8:37 AM on October 5, 2004

Surreal, and totally devoid of The Tick. Very good!
posted by briank at 8:43 AM on October 5, 2004

ScottUltra: It's definitely a reference to Mayakovski, but the root of his name is mayak 'lighthouse, beacon,' which may not be irrelevant.

Great post!
posted by languagehat at 10:03 AM on October 5, 2004

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