BEAUTY IN THE MUNDANE // ED RUSCHA // 26 GASOLINE STATIONS

"Ruscha’s ‘Twenty Six Gasoline Stations’ offered an alternative to the humanist concerns of the street photographers. They were about things rather than about people; surface rather than soul; not the human drama of the street but the taken for granted backdrop against which the drama plays out."

(Source: tate.org.uk)

edruscha popart gasoline photograpy beauty blackandwhite


POLLUTION SOLUTION // AIR PURIFYING PLANTS
Clivia (Gentleman orchid)君子兰: Jūnzǐlán  : Very effective in absorbing large amounts of air and releasing oxygen, even at night.
Rubber Plant橡皮树: Xiàngpí shù : Good for eliminating many harmful substances including carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen fluoride and other harmful gases as well as reducing indoor dust.
Asparagus Setaceus文竹Wén zhú :Asparagus’s aroma has antibacterial ingredients, so can clear the air of bacteria and viruses. The roots are sometimes used as medicine. Silver Queen (Chinese Evergreen):银皇后: Yín huánghòu:  Very suitable for dark rooms with poor ventilation as it can clean air with high concentrations of pollutants.
Adiantum (Type of Fern)铁线蕨:Tiě xiàn jué : Good at absorbing formaldehyde (20 micrograms per hour). In addition, it can also inhibit the release of of xylene and toluene from computer monitors and printers.
Spider Plant:吊兰: Diàolán:  Effective in absorbing high amounts of carbon monoxide and formaldehyde under low lighting. Can also decompose benzene and nicotine from cigarette smoke. Known as the green indoor air purifier.
Aloe:芦荟: Lúhuì: :  Can absorb formaldehyde, carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide and other harmful substances. Can kill harmful microorganisms in the air and can absorb dust. Spots will appear on Aloe leaves when the air is hazardous, so more plants should be added.
Monstera:龟背竹: Guī bèi zhú:  Evergreen vines. Clears formaldehyde better than other plants, as well as is good at absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen during the night.


 

POLLUTION SOLUTION // AIR PURIFYING PLANTS


Clivia (Gentleman orchid)
君子兰: Jūnzǐlán  :

Very effective in absorbing large amounts of air and releasing oxygen, even at night.

Rubber Plant
橡皮树: Xiàngpí shù :

Good for eliminating many harmful substances including carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen fluoride and other harmful gases as well as reducing indoor dust.

Asparagus Setaceus
文竹Wén zhú :

Asparagus’s aroma has antibacterial ingredients, so can clear the air of bacteria and viruses. The roots are sometimes used as medicine.

Silver Queen (Chinese Evergreen):
银皇后: Yín huánghòu:
Very suitable for dark rooms with poor ventilation as it can clean air with high concentrations of pollutants.

Adiantum (Type of Fern)
铁线蕨:Tiě xiàn jué :

Good at absorbing formaldehyde (20 micrograms per hour). In addition, it can also inhibit the release of of xylene and toluene from computer monitors and printers.

Spider Plant:
吊兰: Diàolán:

Effective in absorbing high amounts of carbon monoxide and formaldehyde under low lighting. Can also decompose benzene and nicotine from cigarette smoke. Known as the green indoor air purifier.

Aloe:
芦荟: Lúhuì: :

Can absorb formaldehyde, carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide and other harmful substances. Can kill harmful microorganisms in the air and can absorb dust. Spots will appear on Aloe leaves when the air is hazardous, so more plants should be added.

Monstera:
龟背竹: Guī bèi zhú:

Evergreen vines. Clears formaldehyde better than other plants, as well as is good at absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen during the night.



 

(Source: healthandsafetyinshanghai.com)

china plants airpurifying shanghai healthy

ASIA POP ARCHIVE // THE FABULOUS ECHOES

This band.

These album covers.

ZIC JOENG // STICK OFF TRADITION
Red envelopes be gone!
Designer, Zic Joeng is clearly bored of traditional mediums.
So he created some snazzy stickers to give to his mates for  Chinese New Year.

ZIC JOENG // STICK OFF TRADITION

Red envelopes be gone!

Designer, Zic Joeng is clearly bored of traditional mediums.

So he created some snazzy stickers to give to his mates for  Chinese New Year.