Tag Archives: 1910s

Josef Hoffmann, Adler, 1910, fabric sample.

Friendship Handkerchief by Magdalena Wipf (1916), via

100 years ago today, the first crossword puzzle was published, according to Smithsonian (1). In Ukraine Serhiy Petyuk decorated a house with a crossword puzzle, where you can see the letters only at the night (2). Ken Knowlton and Frank Longo made the portrait crossword (3). Christian Svanes Kolding made the QR-crossword (4).

thx 2 nerdcore for the head’s up


by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (1912 – 1914). More info.

Lincoln Logs is the name of a children’s toy consisting of notched miniature logs, used to build miniature forts and buildings. Invented in 1916 by John Lloyd Wright.

Apollinaire’s calligram “Il Pleut” (1918)