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Las Vegas Looking Like a Motherboard

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Vincent Laforet's Las Vegas

Vincent Laforet's Las Vegas

via designboom.com | photos © Vincent Laforet

The most likely view of many a Vegas vacationer is a spinning slot machine and a hotel pool — not photographer Vincent Laforet, who’s view of the city’s crazed casino buildings and animated architecture began at an altitude of 10,800 feet. His series ‘sin city‘ takes the viewer 8,799 feet above the brightly lit-up strip, documenting a vantage point that has likely never been captured in this way before.
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Almost Transparent Blue L’Anonyme ou OP-1475-A Sweet Dreams 2003 Thierry Wasser Olivier Polge

Midnight Modern by Tom Blachford

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Midnight Modern by Tom Blachford

Midnight Modern by Tom Blachford

via Yatzer™ | photo © Tom Blachford

Australian photographer Tom Blachford presents the latest instalment of his series of modernist architecture photography Midnight Modern, a body of work that captures iconic Palm Springs mid-century residences in the chilling light of a full moon. Used to seeing these modernist landmarks in the harsh light of the desert sun, we are mesmerised by Blachford’s nocturnal images and their mysterious atmosphere reminiscent of a classic American film noir setting. The photographer was granted unprecedented access to modernist masterpieces like the Menrad Residence and the recently restored Kaufmann House, which in turn allowed him to play with interior lighting and even include period automobiles in some of the shots.
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Almost Transparent Blue L’Anonyme ou OP-1475-A Sweet Dreams 2003 Thierry Wasser Olivier Polge

Meet Olivier Polge, Chanel’s New Fragrance Creator

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Olivier Polge for CHANEL

via nytimes.com | photo © Danny Ghitis

The world of fragrance can be Old World and clubby, so it didn’t appear much of a stretch when Chanel appointed Olivier Polge, right, to succeed his father, Jacques Polge, the house’s fragrance creator since 1978 and the man behind hits like Coco Mademoiselle, Chance and Allure.
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Almost Transparent Blue L’Anonyme ou OP-1475-A Sweet Dreams 2003 Thierry Wasser

FRAGRANCE LAB – An exploration into the outer reaches of scent

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via vimeo.com/thefuturelaboratory

The Fragrance Lab at Selfridges was created by London studios Campaign and The Future Laboratory as an audio-guided journey through a series of spaces designed to heighten the senses. The existing concept store in the south-west corner of the shop has been transformed into a white laboratory-like space, complete with assistants in lab coats.
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Almost Transparent Blue L’Anonyme ou OP-1475-A Sweet Dreams 2003 Thierry Wasser

Turner Residence

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via ignant.de | photo © Mariko Reed

Looking at the every-grey Berlin sky, we wouldn’t mind swapping locations with this dwelling called Turner Residence, designed by Jensen Architects, situated in Larkspur, a steep and heavily wooded hillside with heritage-status trees and unobstructed views of Mount Tamalpais and the San Francisco Bay.
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Almost Transparent Blue L’Anonyme ou OP-1475-A Sweet Dreams 2003 Thierry Wasser

3,000 years of women’s ideal body type

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via designboom.com | gifs by designboom

Throughout the course of history, the standard of female beauty has significantly shifted, shaping the ways in which women look and are perceived. BuzzFeed Video has compiled a short feature with a diverse cast of models, who take the viewer on a journey through the last 3,000 years of beauty.
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Almost Transparent Blue L’Anonyme ou OP-1475-A Sweet Dreams 2003 Thierry Wasser

Compact Karst House

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via ignant.de | photo © Janez Marolt

The region of Karst was once covered with Oak trees that Venetians have extensively used for building up the City on water. They have left the wind to peel off earth revealing limestone grounds. In this landscape the tradition of small, compact, stony and almost windowless houses developed and remained until today.
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Almost Transparent Blue L’Anonyme ou OP-1475-A Sweet Dreams 2003 Thierry Wasser