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Julius Shulman: Los Angeles

via nowness.com | Photo by Julius Shulman
 

The mid-century modern landmarks that have come to epitomize California are collected in a new book, Julius Shulman Los Angeles: The Birth of a Modern Metropolis, which we excerpt above. A collaboration between Sam Lubell, the West Coast editor of the Architect’s Newspaper, and Douglas Woods, author of last year’s Classic Homes of Los Angeles, the tome brings together seven decades of work by the late New York–born photographer.
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The Art of Flying

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via theglassmagazine.com | Michail Pirgelis, Bateleur 2011
 

German-born, Cologne-based Greek artist Michail Pirgelis creates his sculptures out of decommissioned airplane parts. Even before knowing that fact, his first solo exhibition at Spruth Magers London consumes the viewer nonetheless – there is a striking visual quality in these weighty and simple objects.
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Logomo café by Tobias Rehberger

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via designws.com | photo by Bo Stranden
 

German artist Tobias Rehberger has created in collaboration with Artek a comprehensive art installation called Nothing happens for a reason at the Logomo café. This is not the first cooperation by Rehberger and Artek.
In 2009, Tobias Rehberger was awarded with a Golden Lion for Best Artist at the Venice Biennale for the permanent installation he created for Palazzo delle Esposizioni in cooperation with Artek.
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Bisazza Bagno, The Hayon Collection

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via weheart.co.uk
 

Famous for his fabulously outlandish and opulent interiors – one of our favourites being Camper’s Tokyo outpost – Spanish wonderkid Jaime Hayón has started to make some seriously big waves in the world of product design of late and, having wowed us with his collaborations for London-based Sé at last year’s London Design Festival, he’s giving us some serious bathroom envy with luxury Italian brand Bisazza’s debut bathroom collection.
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