Ólafur Arnalds‘ project with Janus Rasmussen – Kiasmos – will take your breath away!
After dropping several tracks and performing at select festivals throughout the years, Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen dedicated the year 2014 to explore the area in-between Ólafur’s more acoustic, piano-based solo work and Janus’s synth-heavy electro pop, with their collaborative electronic project Kiasmos.
One of the 4 originally drafted, the Mercer was built by Turin coachbuilder Sibona-Basano.
In 1963, when ex-Chrysler design chief Virgil Exner was commissioned by Esquire magazine to pen so-called “revival cars,” the Mercer was the only one selected by the American Copper Development Association to serve as a showcase for its wares.
This breath taking apartment/loft is located in The Cristofori Concert Hall, on the 5th floor, in Amsterdam. Created as a periodically recurring conceptual pop-up store, the loft features a carefully curated collection of design, art and craft culminate in one inspiring interior design experience. All the items were hand picked and pleasantly pieced together by The Playing Circle.
The N9000 model seems to be the silhouette of choice when it comes to Diadora collaborations. The brand continues its ascent to the top with this latest project alongside Barcelona-based shop 24 Kilates.
Made in Italy, the sneaker is painted in cognac (shadow) and anisette (sun) – inspired hues for the “Sol Y Sombra” drop – moniker taken from a traditional Spanish item. The collaboration will release on December 13.
The RH Contemporary in Chelsea, presents four international solo exhibitions this week.
Artists Tofer Chin, Koen Delaere, Paul Gillis and Lucas Jardin will be on display starting December 12, 2014. Devoted to showcasing international artists to a global audience, RH Contemporary is a six-floor gallery space which provides a versatile and engaging arena for emerging talents across all media.
In his series “Low Tech”, California-based photographer Kevin Twomey gives us a glimpse of the convoluted inner workings of decades-old calculators. He brings the countless levers, springs, and motors of these machines to life by employing theatrical lighting techniques.
Sanaksenaho Architects were commissioned to build the St. Henry’s Ecumenical Art Chapel in Turku, Finland. Covered in copper, the form of the chapel speaks quietly and the entrance is made through a small foyer. The contrasting play of light and shadow powerfully articulates the pinewood interior of the space.
Kumanokoido and Bodega have teamed up to create hand crafted teddy bears using hand selected fabrics from unique vintage pieces from brands like Bodega, Adidas and Nike.
A journey to Mali & Burkina Faso in West Africa in 2011 inspired Kumanokoido founder Junichi Nakane to start this unique project which keeps him connected to West Africa. Proceeds from Kumanokoido will build additional water wells in West Africa to improve villagers’ daily life.
As the new year quickly approaches, Adidas gears up to celebrate the 45th anniversary of one of its most iconic silhouettes – the Superstar. During the ’70s, the model was first released under the “La marque aux 3 bandes” tagline and manufactured in the Detwiller area of East France.
The sneakers were produced with the finest materials available at France’s Ateliers Heschung – the family factory that originally produced Superstars back in the 1970′s.