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Olivetti Lexikon 82


Mario Bellini


The Olivetti Lexikon 82 was the world’s first portable electric golfball typewriter. Intended primarily for the North American Market, it was designed by renowned Italian designer Mario Bellini in collaboration with A Macchi Cassia, G Pasini, S Pasqui in 1972-1973.  225 more words

Poem: With a Typewriter

I kill people on paper–

the good ones with big dreams

I forget I made up.

It isn’t their fault

they’re so much like me.


Amy McCormack

We found this lovely portrait of  Amy McCormack in the collection.  Perhaps that is the typewriter she used to write “South to Panama”– what do you think? 39 more words

Object Of The Day

How Famous Researchers Work: Roland Barthes

The French literary theorist, philosopher and semiotician Roland Barthes (1915-1980) not only wrote about writing, he also deliberately organized his own writing environment and habits. In an interview, when asked whether he had a working method, he pointed to the fact that talking about working methods is taboo – which is still true. 250 more words


The Mafia Types Only In Summer

The Mafia Kills Only in Summer (La Mafia Uccide Solo D’ Estate) is a 2013 Italian comedy-drama film.

I was slow on the uptake when this movie was included as part of the 2015 Italian Film Festival here in Perth during March and April. 612 more words