Tiny Church On A Tiny Island In Russia Gets More And More Beautiful Each Season

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Image credits: Anatoli Sokolov

Apparently, if you really want to build a church, a hundred-square-meter island is enough. Designed by Andrey Rotinov (and thus named after his namesake apostle Andrey Pervozvanniy), this beautiful house of god was completed and consecrated in 2000. Continue reading »

Shark Island in Central Indonesia

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This picture taken on November 8, 2014 shows students from Singapore snorkeling at a coral reef in the waters off Lombok, West Nusa Teggara. Sharks are hauled ashore every day at a busy market on the central Indonesian island of Lombok, the hub of a booming trade that provides a livelihood for local fishermen but is increasingly alarming environmentalists. (Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP Photo)
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Stone Island AW’014’015 Tortoise Camouflage

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Tortoise Camouflage is the new graphical concept that draws from a classic and noble material: the tortoise shell, with the intention of redefining the camouflage virtues. Continue reading »

Zombies Take Over Coney Island

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Molly Schuyler, dressed as a zombie, smiles after winning the brain eating contest during the “Zombie Takeover of Coney Island” in Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York, July 2, 2014. Schuyler ate 5.5 lbs (2.5 kg) of pig brains to set a new record according to organizers. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters) Continue reading »

Norway Will Cut Through An Island In Tribute To Massacre Victims

How do you adequately craft a memorial for one of the worst days in a country’s modern history? That’s the question that was posed to architects and artists as part of a competition for a dual-site memorial commemorating the attacks in Norway on July 22nd, 2011. On that day, 77 people were killed, eight by an Oslo car bomb and 69 in a massacre at a youth event on the island of Utøya. After holding an open competition, Norway has decided to install a pair of memorials designed by Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the attacks. Continue reading »

Sea Creatures Come out for Coney Island’s Mermaid Parade

Revelers pose at the 2013 Mermaid Parade at Coney Island on June 22, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Coney Island was hard hit by Superstorm Sandy but parade organizers, whose offices were flooded, were able to raise $100,000 on Kickstarter to fund the parade. The Mermaid Parade began in 1983 and features participants dressed as mermaids and other sea creatures while paying homage to the former tradition of the Coney Island Mardi Gras, which ran annually in the early fall from 1903-1954. (Timothy Clary/Mario Tama/AFP Photo/Getty Images) Continue reading »

An Environmental Island Floating on the Equatorial Pacific

An epic project by Japanese company Shimz Corporation. A city that grows just like a lily floating on the water. A city of the equatorial region where sunlight is plentiful and the impact of typhoons is minimal. An area rising 700-1,000m above the equator. Continue reading »

Swimming Pig Off The Island Of Big Major Cay

A swimming pig off the island of Big Major Cay, in the central Bahamas. These amazing pigs swim every day in the crystal clear waters of the Bahamas. They show off their piggy-paddle to visitors who flock to their beach to see the extraordinary site of wild pigs making a splash in the beautiful turquoise sea. Continue reading »

$4 600 000 For Your Very Own Floating Island

This strange looking craft and floating island is named the ‘Osros’ and was designed to offer the billionaire superyacht lifestyle to the millionaire who can’t afford it. It has six luxury double bedrooms, with space for 12 residents and accommodation for up to four staff members, this little.. i mean big beauty can be yours for £3 million. There is what the manufacturers describe as an ‘autonomous power supply based energy system’ powered, both day and night, by a noiseless wind energy system, as well as more than 120 m2 of solar panels making the most use of daylight. Heat recovery from sea water is the basis for heating and air conditioning. Continue reading »

Mustique Island: Kate Middleton’s Caribbean Retreat

Kate Middleton has escaped the British winter to holiday on the posh Caribbean island of Mustique.

Mustique calls itself the world’s finest private island retreat. Located in the Grenadines — most of which form part of the nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines — it boasts about 100 private villas, nine pristine beaches flanked by coral reefs, the Cotton House boutique hotel, the Firefly, world renowned basil’s Beach Bar, and a health spa, scuba-diving facility, equestrian center, and thriving tennis club.

Raw, natural beauty, elegant accommodation, and a simple lifestyle draw those with means to this luxurious 1,400-acre getaway each year.


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Hyper Island 2008 Recruitment Tour


Meet us to become a diploma program student! Apply for our international recruitment tour here!

Hyper Island recruitment tour 2008/2009 cover among others cities such as Los Angeles, Berlin, San Francisco, Barcelona, New York, Amsterdam and London. Together with students, some of the Hyper Island staff will tour world cities in order to meet up with creative people that are interested in becoming Hyper Island students for the fall 2009. Apply now!