Blog: SARF

Smooth, sleek and fast: aeronautics and streamlining as furniture inspiration

In this new and exciting project I will spend the next two months I will researching the design history of American aeronautics, focusing on the technical and cultural notions that have influenced the changing appearance of airplanes and the concept of speed over time, at the National Air and Space Museum and the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

But these are the flying wing that really caught my attention. Designed by the Horten brothers for Germany in WW II  they were based on the brother’s experience as glider pilots. I think they are beautiful forms, slick and bat or moth like… Its amazing to think how much more damage they could have done if these were designed earlier in the war.

But these are the flying wing that really caught my attention. Designed by the Horten brothers for Germany in WW II  they were based on the brother’s experience as glider pilots. I think they are beautiful forms, slick and bat or moth like… Its amazing to think how much more damage they could have done if these were designed earlier in the war.