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Kelly Slater Creates the Perfect Wave

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Surfing just changed forever.

In the wake of the Surf Snowdonia waterpark — home to the world’s longest man-made wave — comes the creation of 11-time World Surf League Champion, Kelly Slater. As the culmination of a decade-long project to create the most perfect surf wave, the LA-based Kelly Slater Wave Company recently tested out its wave machine with the man taking the honor of riding its first wave, which certainly looked mathematically perfect on the surface.
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Most Loved: Knotted Chair

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Most Loved: in the first movie of our exclusive new video series, Marcel Wanders looks back at his chair made from knotted rope, which helped propel the Dutch designer to international stardom when it was launched in 1996. Wanders’ Knotted Chair is made from lengths of hand-braided aramid and carbon fibre cord, which are impregnated with epoxy resin to provide rigidity.
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In Residence: Jim Olson

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Up in the trees with the nature-loving architect

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.
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Collectors: Eugenio López Alonso

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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.
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LaFerrari v Porsche 918 v McLaren P1 at Portimao

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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.
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Juerg Judin’s Converted Gas Station Home

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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.
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Hawaii’s Children

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Meet the denizens of paradise

“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.
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