The home of architect Jim Olson—founder of Seattle-based practice Olson Kundig—is a monument to the principles that have underpinned his entire architectural career: the idea that buildings can serve as a bridge between nature, culture, histories and people. Read the rest of this article @ NOWNESS »
Photographer Jim Goldberg shows us around the home of Latin America’s most prominent contemporary art collector
Born into a bottled fruit juice empire, Eugenio López Alonso changed the meaning of the family business forever when, starting in the 1990s, his Jumex collection revitalized the contemporary art scene in Mexico City. Read the rest of this article @ NOWNESS »
Having pitted the Aston Martin Vantage GT12, Porsche 911 GT3 RS and McLaren 650S against each other last month, Chris Harris is back to race three new hypercars. Featuring the LaFerrari, Porsche 918 and McLaren P1, Harris excitedly reviews each model and their electric-assisted hybrid powertrains in a 50-minute video. Fast-forward to the 14-minute mark to see which car finished with the fastest time. Text via Hypebeast »
The Berlin gallerist takes Freunde von Freunden inside his gas station-turned-home and exhibition space.
Long successful in the movie business, Juerg Judin has transformed his career a bit in recent years and is now one of the most influential gallerists in Berlin. As a part of its “Home Stories,” Freunde von Freunden recently sat down with Judin at his unique Schöneberg home: a former ’50s gas station that Judin spotted in 1992 before purchasing it more than a decade later. Transformed into living quarters and private exhibition hall, the space is home to everything from a large, open kitchen and library to a chicken-filled garden. Here, Judin sheds light on his home and offers a look inside. Read the rest of this article @ Hypebeast »
“Hawaii is a mother,” says one of the inhabitants depicted in this sweeping portrait from Seattle-born director Christian Sorensen Hansen. Surfers, dancers, hikers, riders: the archipelago’s six islands are a melting pot of cultures and lifestyles, where “Kama’aina” (locals) and newly arrived residents mix. Read the rest of this article @ NOWNESS »
John John Florence makes the first-ever surf film in 4K.
Following a beautiful teaser that released earlier this summer comes the official trailer for View From A Blue Moon. Created by and starring Hawaiian-born professional surfer John John Florence and directed by Blake Vincent Kueny, View From A Blue Moon is the duo’s second film together and is the first-ever surf movie to be shot in 4K resolution. Read the rest of this article @ Hypebeast »
The world-renowned Thai architect on concrete and animal kitsch
“You cannot bullshit with concrete,” says Bangkok-born Los-Angeles-based architect Kulapat Yantrasast. “You can see the seam, you can see the process of making in the product.” Read the rest of this article @ NOWNESS »