In taking the classic notion of ‘rulebooks’ for guiding men through modern life and applying it to typography, designer Jackson Cook’s ‘Typography for the Modern Gentleman,’ is a truly contemporary consideration of design and the gender influences within it. Beautifully constructed in an elegant minimalist fashion, Jackson’s ‘Typography’ project works to dissect the world of typography through the rather unique lens of masculinity.
The paintings and mixed media of French artist Jean Labourdette a.k.a. Turf One.
Turf One got his start in the late eighties on the streets of Paris as a graffiti artist. His work has appeared in such galleries as Yves Laroche (Montreal, QC), Jonathan LeVine Gallery (New York), Fuse Gallery (New York) and many others.
View more of his work and get a link to his site at Ink Butter.
The Lantern ‘is a manifesto for public space design: not just a decoration, but an urban strategy’ according to designers Awp Architects and Atelier Oslo in Sandnes, Ragna Stakland.
The duo Viktor & Rolf have celebrated the five years of their famous Flowerbomb perfume during an extravagant party at the Meurice Hôtel in Paris.
For this special occasion the pastry chef along with the top chef of the Meurice created a cake with all the notes of the perfume in a beautiful cube of pink beribboned praline, lime bergamot with a hint of jasmine and vanilla completed with a green tea biscuit and sealed with a Viktor & Rolf chocolate.
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Instead of reinventing the sandglass, Marc Newson perfected it by replacing the sand with nickel-plated balls to have a perfect 60 min time lapse.
Sky Gardens Tower at Vauxhall Cross in London has been designed by UK-based Carey Jones Architects, in conjunction with London-based Amin Taha Architects for Frasers Property Developments. It is 120 meter tall and has 36 stories. The design has been approved by Lambeth Council despite the opposition from Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) which stated earlier that the scheme’s rooftop gardens for not being a meaningful or suitable amenity space.
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