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In Residence: Amanda Levete

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All is not as it seems in the renowned designer’s north London home

Behind the humble-seeming brick façade typical of its north London location lies the cavernous home of architect Amanda Levete. An advantageously placed former dress factory—sat directly behind the Victorian terraced house—provided the British designer with the opportunity to expand.
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In Residence: Ian Simpson

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Inside the architect’s expansive apartment atop a Manchester skyscraper

For British architect Ian Simpson, home sweet home is a two-story penthouse apartment with inordinately high ceilings, an enviable contemporary furniture collection and a well-rooted indoor garden. Situated 47 floors above Manchester in the Beetham Tower—a groundbreaking building designed by Simpson that is celebrating its tenth anniversary—the flat is an expansive study in high-rise living, and the building the tallest in the UK outside of London.
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Willem Dafoe: Mind The Gap

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A self-study of the acting icon’s “air-cooled” teeth

Having met while filming the adaptation of John le Carré’s A Most Wanted Man, actor-director Grigoriy Dobrygin enlisted co-star Willem Dafoe for a filmic study of the Spiderman star’s most remarkable feature: his gap-filled teeth.
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Monsieur Oyster

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Joël Dupuch’s billet-doux to the lusty mollusk

“Eating oysters is like kissing the sea on the lips,” the French poet Léon-Paul Fargue once wrote. In his ode to the aphrodisiacal mollusk, creative director Sergio Penzo traveled to the Arcachon coast in south-west France to capture the working day of famed sixth-generation oyster farmer and actor Joël Dupuch.
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Shipstern Bluff Wipeout Reel

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Just be thankful this isn’t you. Unless, in fact, one of the barbarian faceplants belongs to you and your skid plate of a mug, then please let us know that you are alive.

Shipstern Bluff Wipeout Reel