The beauty in imperfection
Pirelli unveils their 2016 calendar shot by the talented Annie Leibovitz and it’s unlike any you’ve seen before. The calendar includes Yoko Ono, Patti Smith, Serena Williams, Fran Lebowitz, Amy Schumer, Tavi Gevinson, Ava DuVernay, Natalia Vodianova, Agnes Gund, Kathleen Kennedy, Mellody Hobson, Shirin Neshat and Yao Chen.
On November 15, 2015 Théo Sanson walked nearly 500 meters on a slackline rigged from The Rectory to Castleton Tower in Castle Valley, Utah, what is believed to be a new world record.
Swedish furniture giant Ikea has launched Space10, a research hub and exhibition space nearby Copenhagen to bring together a growing community of visionary designers, artists, technologists, makers and creatives from around the world to create a better and more sustainable everyday life.
The mission is to investigate the future of urban living through a series of labs. Each lab sets out to explore a major challenge that impacts people on a global scale, and together with a selection of experts, thought leaders and bright minds ideate, prototype and present possible solutions. Each lab unfolds through a series of talks, workshops, pitch nights, design residen cies, exhibitions, collaborative projects, and many other formats, called the Space Program.
The full teaser of Netflix Christmas special which will debut on December 4th.
Directed by Sofia Coppola,
Features George Clooney, Chris Rock, Miley Cyrus, Amy Poehler, Jason Schwartzman, Michael Cera, Maya Rudolph, Rashida Jones and Paul Shaffer.
The French-born, Amsterdam-based Sophie Ebrard followed the porn director Gazzman around the world for the past four years, in an effort to find love and beauty in an industry that is typically surrounded by taboos and prejudices. The result is "the ultimate representation of human sexuality and the biggest way in which we incorrectly interpret human sexuality. Porn is us."
Juerg Judin has created his very own gem in the heart of the city: a house with a garden on the site of an old ’50s gas station. Between bamboo bushes and cream-colored tiles, the influential gallery owner skillfully achieves a stylistic amalgamation of old and new, of historical consciousness and contemporary sensibility. Here, he discusses how he renovated such a singular building and his goal to bring people closer to art.
This portrait is part of Home Stories – a collaboration Freunde von Freunden produces with Siemens Home Appliances. Home Stories explores the topic of innovative urban living, seen through the lenses of select inhabitants in modern global cities. We present unusual spaces, highlighting their aesthetic and technological qualities, alongside a look into their inhabitants' lives.
It’s Officially The Christmas Season, the new John Lewis TV advert is the story of a young girl called Lily. Looking at the moon through her family telescope one night, she is amazed at what she finds, a man on the moon. Lily watches on as our man goes about his chores, all alone up there. She becomes determined to get something to the moon, to send him a message and show him that someone down here is thinking of him. The music is ‘Half the World Away’ performed by Aurora, the original song was by Oasis.
By providing a low-risk communication platform to anyone with a WiFi connection, the internet has brought to light the darker—sometimes crueler— side of human nature. In Names They Give Me, Marie Schuller uses footage of dancer Remy Fox, known for her provocative performance style and unapologetic approach to female sexual empowerment, to contrast with the voices of the trolls that litter comments across her social media.