Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto has taken over the Serpentine Gallery in London with a striking installation, unveiled in a few days ago. The cloud-like structure on the lawn outside the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens is made from a white lattice of steel poles. Capturing the semi-transparent, multi-purpose social space situated in London, this delicate, three-dimensional structure … Continue reading

Fashion + Art + Dance = Bolero at the Opera de Paris

It is the hottest ticket in Paris. Created by artist Marina Abramovic in collaboration with choreographers of the moment Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet and featuring costumes by Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci, the new production of Bolero at Opera de Paris is the fusion of the most captivating contemporary talents in art, dance and fashion. … Continue reading

Nimbus & Nimbus II by Berndnaut Smilde

Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde has created an installation where, by controlling the humidity and atmospheric pressure in a room, he can conjure up surreal clouds that float elegantly inside a room. An ephemeral beauty that lasts for just a moment but is captured forever as a photograph. The original floating cloud ‘Nimbus I’ was originally only accessible on … Continue reading

Punk: Chaos to Couture

The opening of the 2013 Costume Institute exhibition is just days away, with the Met Ball on Monday. The Met’s spring 2013 Costume Institute exhibition, PUNK: Chaos to Couture, will examine punk’s impact on high fashion from the movement’s birth in the early 1970s through its continuing influence today. Featuring approximately one hundred designs for men … Continue reading

Les Journées Particulières by LVMH

LVMH announced a few days ago the second edition of its “Journées Particulières” event on June 15 and 16. The event, which first took place in 2011, provides the public an opportunity to understand the company’s new products. According to the French luxury goods company, this year’s event will be bigger and will feature more companies … Continue reading

The Wrinkles of the City in Havana, Cuba

I stumbled onto this today whilst browsing, and found it so amazing I had to share. In May last year, French artist JR collaborated with Cuban-American artist José Parlá on the latest installment of The Wrinkles of the City. The huge mural installation in Havana, undertaken for the Havana Biennale, got the duo photograph and … Continue reading

Baccarat’s New Lighting Series

Most definitely some of the most interesting pieces presented at the Salone del Mobile in Milan last week were the Maison Baccarat’s new lighting series. The legendary house commissioned some of the most prominent names from the contemporary design world to revisit existing historical pieces or develop new ones.  Jean-Marc Gady revisited the Crinoline chandelier, one of the Baccarat collection’s … Continue reading

The Viral of The Week: “Black Cloud” by Carlos Amorales

  I started noticing these beautiful photos of an art installation popping up everywhere online a few days ago. After a little research, I found out that the artist behind it is Carlos Amorales, a Mexican performance artist. In a beautiful marriage of minimalism and maximalism, the visual artist installs miniature black cut-outs of moths in shockingly … Continue reading

‘David Bowie Is’ at the V&A, London

The exhibition “David Bowie Is” at the V&A is one of the hottest event in London at the moment; the exhibition to opening in 3 days and, tickets are already sold out into May.With the icon’s recent comeback, the influence of David Bowie is as relevant as ever and people can’t get enough of the … Continue reading

Focus… The iPhone 5

After months of rumours, leaks and a persistent buzz, Apple has – finally – unveiled the iPhone 5. The new handset is the thinnest, lightest and fastest yet for the famous brand, as it sets out to prove that the company still has the creative edge that the late Steve Jobs has gotten us used to. So … Continue reading