The Ideal City/La Città Ideale in the 15th Century

The Ideal City/La Città Ideale in the 15th Century

If you paid attention during art history classes (well, even if you didn’t) you know that the paintings ‘The Ideal City/La Città Ideale’ are one of the most fine examples of Italian Renaissance work. The Ideal City/La Città Ideale is a name given to 3 paintings which are kept at Urbino, Baltimore and Berlin and are named likewise. They are also known as the Urbino perspectives. The Ideal City of Urbino is the one we would like to share with you in specific. The Ideal City of Urbino, circa 1470, tempera on panel. (image via commons.wikimedia.org)

At the time we were in school this painting was believed to be made by Piero della Francesca. After that it was attributed to Luciano Laurana (and Francesco di Giorgio, Martini or Melozzo da Forlì.) Nowadays nobody knows for sure. (#theunneccesraythings #youneedlearnandremember) Continue reading

Graphic Design by Francesco Dondina

Graphic Design by Francesco Dondina

Caratteri Mobili a typeface designed in 2008 by Francesco Dondina for Edizioni Corraini. A 16 pages small book for the “I Sedicesimi” series by Corraini Publishing Company. The title works around the ambiguity of the italian word “mobile” that pertains both to typefaces and furniture.

Mixer Recipe: Buttercream

Mixer Recipe: Buttercream

Today we will share a recipe with you, one that we found on the internet. It is an actual mixer-recipe! And no, we didn’t know such a thing exsisted either. Have a nice day!
Mixer Recipe: Buttercream
(A Black Bunny made with a mixer, a bowl, spatula’s and measuring cups. Made by a-MB-iance @Mimi Berlin )

For this Mixer Recipe you need: 9 large egg whites, room temperature, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1 1/2 pounds unsweetened butter (6 sticks), softened but still cool. This is what you need to do: Place the egg whites and sugar in large metal mixer bowl set over simmering water. Whisk constantly until the sugar melts and the mixture is very thin and warm. Remove the bowl from the heat and whisk on high speed until stiff peaks form, about 5 minutes. Continue beating on low speed until cool, about 15 more minutes. To finish the cream go to read more at foodnetwork.com

 

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