01 | Before They Pass Away by Jimmy Nelson. 02 | Idols by Hamra Abbas. 03 | Bill Gekas’ Portraits of His Daughter in the Style of Dutch Master Paintings. 04 | Bloom Day Scans Flower Art by Craig Cramer. 05 | Nurture Studies by Diana Scherert 06 | Modern Day Totems by Omar Sosa. 07 | X-Ray Photography by Nick Veasey. 08 | Cinematic Self Portraits by Anja Niemi. 09 | Polaroid Portrait Mosaics by Maurizio Galimberti.
01 | Bence Bakonyi’s Striking Images With a Surreal Twist. 02 | Damien Hirst x Alexander McQueen | A Film by Sølve Sundsbø [TV]. 03 | Daft Punk at Lautner’s Sheats Goldstein Residence in LA. 04 | Karl Lagerfeld Photographs Iconic Furniture From Cassina. 05 | Spot The Star: George Clooney x Yayoi Kusama for W Magazine December 2013. 06 | Dion Lee 2013 Collection Inspired by Contemporary Australian Identity. 07 | Vedas: Garments and Space Design by Nicholas Alan Cope & Dustin Edward Arnold. 08 | Delicious Interiors Photography by Henry Bourne. 09 | Decor Codes by Studiopepe.
I spotted this dreamy fashion editorial in the current issue of Harper’s Bazaar China called “Dream of the Dress”. I love the surreal, fairytale-seque feel of these images – the clothes, the set, the hair & make up all work perfectly together to create a little parallel reality that equally appeals to both my “grown up” self and the “big kid” that’s still very much inside…
Damien Hirst’s highly anticipated collaboration with Alexander McQueen of 30 limited edition scarves is celebrated in a short film by Sølve Sundsbø.
Italian artist Massimo Uberti is renowned for his gravity-defying sculptural light installations throughout the world. Simple forms, symmetry and pursuit of elegance characterise his work. Uberti paints, sculpts and recreates spaces by inserting elegant neon tubes that create secondary reality-altering 3D forms. The core of Uberti’s philosophy is the process of reduction. His efforts are almost always directed toward reducing his works to their essence, using nothing but bare neon tubes and other raw materials…
The power of simple ideas done beautifully and with conviction will never cease to amaze me. Today I give you “Nurture Studies” by fine art photographer Diana Scherer. This project is presented as a collection of images of 32 flowers which the artist has grown from seed over a six-month period. Rather than growing the flowers in open soil, each seed was planted inside a different shape vase. At the end of the growth period, the plant’s “corset” is removed, revealing a shape evocative of their absent container…