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Archiset illustrated film sets by Federico Babina

Famous film set designs are translated into detailed cross sections that resemble the insides of dolls' houses in this series of illustrations by architect and illustrator Federico Babina. The collection of 17 posters is entitled Archiset and accurately replicates interiors from iconic films such as Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo and The Shining by Stanley Kubrick. Federico Babina wanted to create an architectural representation of the set designs and chose to present them as two-dimensional elevations, like a cross section of a dolls' house with characters appearing in familiar poses.

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Inside the Kowloon Walled City

Inside the Kowloon Walled City where 50,000 residents eked out a grimy living in the most densely populated place on earth.

Once thought to be the most densely populated place on Earth, with 50,000 people crammed into only a few blocks, these fascinating pictures give a rare insight into the lives of those who lived Kowloon Walled City.

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Disintegrating by Fabian Oefner

In his work, Swiss visual artist Fabian Oefner likes to bring together the fields of art and science. Creating stunning images that capture events normally invisible to the human eye, his creation process usually involves phenomena such as sound waves, centrifugal forces, iridescence, fire and even magnetic ferrofluids, which aim to expose the beauty hidden in the minute and fleeting aspects of the world around us.

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Paul Smith’s Cast-Iron Fronted Store In London

British designer Paul Smith is renowned for his passion for collecting objects of all kinds, showcased throughout his beautiful revamped store in London, UK.

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Sections of the Guide

Matthew Lyons Illustration. Poised I’m ready to wield my flailing limbs. There is only one place I could be. In the disco and humans want to have a pop with other humanoids. Cramp crusty dance floor it’s clammy, only a thimble full of room to flail. In the olden days they had room to spread engineered eagle eyed choreographed joint bending to the stretching. Sensual shuffling is our best. Tucked away too long on a cluttered cramped world wide web our ideas all the same. Just met Ethel and she supplies streamlined silky small talk questions.

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The Shell Chair Project

On the occasion of its 50th anniversary and International Contemporary Furniture Fair, the perpetually innovative Shell Chair serves as a foil for Maharam’s diverse range of textiles, including homespun wool textures, re-editioned designs of the Wiener Werkstätte and Alexander Girard, and collaborations with Hella Jongerius and Paul Smith.

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Urban body artists rock the Caldera

At the Red Bull Art of Motion competition on the Greek island of Santorini, 18 of the world’s best urban artists attempted to blend art and sports together against the stunning backdrop of Firostefani, perched on the rocky cliffs of the world famous Caldera. Rooftops, domes, terraces and swimming pools made up the 200-meter long course with a height differential of 50 meters that the athletes had to master within a 90 seconds time limit.

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Villa Escarpa by Mario Martins

Words from the architect: Villa Escarpa is located near the village of Praia da Luz, in the district of Lagos, Algarve, in the South of Portugal. A condition of the planning permission was that the new house be constructed in the space occupied by a previous building. This had little architectural or technical merit, but was located in an exceptional position on an escarpment overlooking the Algarve coastline and village of Praia da Luz. The footprint was therefore predetermined; on a very steep slope, and exposed to the prevailing winds.

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