Peter Lippmann

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Peter Lippmann is an American-born photographer who has worked in Paris for the past twenty-five years. Lippmann specializes in still life, advertising, magazine work, food, and trompe l’oeil. His clients include Marie Claire, Cartier Art Magazine, NY Times Magazine, The Sunday Times, Le Figaro, Cartier, Audemars Piguet, Fürterer, SFR, SNCF, Christian Louboutin and many more. For several years he worked for Christian Louboutin’s annual look book, and it is wonderful to look at. Satire, delicately humor, ingenuity and great implementing force are characteristic of his work.

A very interesting variant of photography opens in the balance between art and advertising. And Peter Lippmann is one of the masters of this manifestation.

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Amazing sweets

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There are many moments in life, which can be even more perfect by a pretty confectionery. But how about too much sugar?

Grains, beans, vegetables and fruit all contain sugars, and when we eat these the sugar enters our bloodstream slowly. Refined sugars do not work in the same way, and that’s why they are so problematic.

Some are sick of the “grab an apple when you want chocolate!” advice about sugar cravings. This obviously doesn’t work – if they want a cupcake, a freaking handful of raisins just simply is not going to cut it.

It’s like with any problems that call for order and self-control: allow it to yourself, but be moderate. A level of voluntary modesty is healthy, and doing well in the world. Indulge it deliberately from time to time, but also establish a balancing!

And if we use it, it should be the most beautiful, with tasteful design and fine decoration!

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Tejal Patni

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Let’s talk about the Indian fashion & advertising photographer Tejal Patni. As a master photographer, this artist creates drama, theater and beauty with every click – as clearly showcased with his award-winning Splash calendars that was hailed as among the best in the world.

His pictures are staged worlds full of humor and fancy imagination, stylized, colorful, other worldly, based on comics and science fiction, styled professional, fascinating and young. And they are connected with fashion and marketing, and so this photographer can make a living where other artists stay probable poor since their art is not feeding them.

Tejal Patni is a fortune for our insatiable, image-hungry eyes.

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Uma Karuna Thurman

Uma Karuna Thurman

Uma is pictured for Campari wearing a breathtakingly beautiful red dress which features the world map

Uma Karuna Thurman (born April 29, 1970) is an American actress and model. She has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action movies. Following early roles in films such as Dangerous Liaisons (1988), she rose to international prominence in 1994 following her role in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction for which she was nominated for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award. She starred in several more films throughout the 1990s such as The Truth About Cats & Dogs, Batman & Robin, Gattaca and Les Misérables. She won a Golden Globe Award for the miniseries Hysterical Blindness (2002). Her career was revitalized when she reunited with director Quentin Tarantino to play the central role in two Kill Bill films (2003/2004) which brought her an additional two Golden Globe Award nominations and a BAFTA Award nomination.

Uma Thurman was looking gorgeous as she posed in a red dress for her latest photo shoot. The 43-year-old beauty has been named the star of the Campari Calendar for 2014, and we can see why. The 15th edition no less, is entitled ‘Worldwide Celebrations!’.

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PRADA – ART ATTACK

Prada Spring/Summer 2014 campaign

PRADA is the big one; the show that will define the season for months to come. There are “good Pradas” and “better Pradas” and this one was a hit. And now the much awaited campaign for Prada’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection is here.

The Italian luxury brand showcases an array of chic and colorful ensembles and accessories, shot by acclaimed fashion photographer Steven Meisel.

For the first time, the campaign includes, not one, but two black models (Cindy Bruna and the returning Malaika Firth). By Prada standards, and despite the lack of a single Asian model, this is one of the most diverse casts yet.

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iPhone ultra luxury

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Stuart Hughes’ gold, diamond-studded Apple iPhone 3G Supreme is ‘most expensive iPhone’ at $3M+

British designer Stuart Hughes has created the most expensive cell phone on Earth by adding some serious bling to Apple’s iPhone, Infibeam.com says. Hughes used 271 grams of 22-karat gold and 136 flawless diamonds to create an iPhone 3GS worth a whopping $3.2 million. “The iPhone is the phone with the most tricks on the market. What possibly could we do to trick it up more? Bless it with the finest precious metal and jewels,” Hughes told PC Advisor. It took Hughes 10 months to create the phone.
“Most of the 10 months was spent trying to source the diamond for the navigation button,” Hughes said. The Apple logo, embedded in the gold casing on the back of the phone, is made of 58 diamonds totaling roughly one carat. The navigation button on the front of the iPhone was made from a rare seven-carat diamond.

Apple’s iPhone 5s was the most popular phone this Christmas, based on live searches, pre-orders and sales.

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Gaga By Gaultier

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Gaga by Gaultier is an interview between Lady Gaga and fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier, that was filmed at the House of Gaultier in Paris, France, on May 10, 2011. It was produced by Dak Tirak Productions and delves into Gaga’s fashion choices, music, and personal life. The interview was released on June 13, 2011.

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Karl Lagerfeld – Chanel Pre-Fall 2014

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Karl Lagerfeld for CHANEL – Paris Dallas 2013/2014 Métiers d’Art. The location was meant to honor the brand’s long-standing relationship with America.

Welcome to the Wild, Wild West — by way of Chanel! When Karl Lagerfeld dropped the fashion community into Dallas, TX, for the annual Métiers d’Art show, the expectation was a little bit country, a little bit rock and roll. On that promise, Karl delivered with a prairie-inspired collection influenced by Americana. With rich tweeds transitioning into Southwestern tapestries and worn-in denim, looks were accompanied by suede boots, lariats, cowboy hats, feathers, and fringe as far as the eye could see. They say everything’s bigger in Texas, and it doesn’t get bigger than Karl’s take on the Lone Star State.

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Patrick Demarchelier

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All fashionistas and photographers know the name of Patrick Demarchelier (born 21 August 1943 in Paris), one of the best French fashion photographers. He spent his childhood in Le Havre with his mother and four brothers. For his seventeenth birthday, his stepfather bought him his first Eastman Kodak camera. Demarchelier learned how to develop film, retouch negatives and began shooting friends and weddings.

In 1975, he left Paris for New York to follow his girlfriend. He discovered fashion photography by working as a freelance photographer and learning and working with photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Terry King, and Jacque Guilbert. His work drew the attention of Elle, Marie Claire and 20 Ans Magazine

He later worked for Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, first in September 1992 which resulted in a 12-year collaboration. Demarchelier has shot international advertising campaigns for Dior, Louis Vuitton, Celine, TAG Heuer, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Lacoste, Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren.

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Yayoi Kusama

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Yayoi Kusama (草間 彌生 or 弥生 Kusama Yayoi, born March 22, 1929 in Matsumoto, Nagano) is a Japanese artist and writer. Throughout her career she has worked in a wide variety of media, including painting, collage, sculpture, performance art and environmental installations, most of which exhibit her thematic interest in psychedelic colors, repetition and pattern. A precursor of the pop art, minimalist and feminist art movements, Kusama influenced contemporaries such as Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg. Although largely forgotten after departing the New York art scene in the early 1970s, Kusama is now acknowledged as one of the most important living artists to come out of Japan, and an important voice of the avant-garde.

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Christmas Ornaments

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We wish you all a peaceful and joyous holiday season and give you 20 pictures with a transparent background for the design of your Christmas greetings as a gift.
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Wir wünschen euch allen eine friedvolle und besinnliche Weihnachtszeit und schenken euch 20 Abbildungen mit transparentem Hintergrund für die Gestaltung eurer Weihnachtsgrüße.
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Jeff Childs

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Flying Woman, Jeff Childs

Jeff Childs is an established British sculptor who has been exhibiting his bronze scultpures Regularly since 2003. Throughout Jeff’s career he has always been Involved in the creative arts . This has covered painting and drawing ‘the creation of pewter and stained glass wall plaques and jewelery , and the writing and performance of music and poetry .

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PATEK PHILIPPE GENEVE 175 years

 

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PATEK PHILIPPE GENEVE – The Last Family Owned Independent Genevan Watch Manufacturer

 

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Without interruption since 1839, Patek Philippe has been perpetuating the tradition of Genevan watchmaking. As the load family-owned independent watch manufacturer in Geneva, it enjoys total creative freedom to Entirely design, produce and assemble what experts agree to be the finest timepieces in the world – Following Following the vision of its founders Antoine Norbert de Patek (1839) and Adrien Philippe (1845). Thanks to its exceptional know-how, Patek Philippe Maintains a tradition of innovation hailed by an impressive repertoire of more than 80 patents.

 

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BUGATTI

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Bugatti, 8 models since 1924
The horseshoe-shaped radiator grille adorns every Bugatti today. The racing cars of the French brand have been extremely successful in the 20s and 30s. 1963 Bugatti fell into a deep sleep from which the brand wake up until 1989. In 1991 the EB 110, so named in honor of the 110th Birthday of company founder Ettore Bugatti. Is currently the only model in the Veyron. Bugatti is part of the Volkswagen Group since 1998.

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ICEHOTEL

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ICEHOTEL, Jukkasjärvi, Lapland

 

 

Using only frozen water from the Torne River, artists from all over the world gather in Jukkasjärvi to create at exclusive art exhibition: ICEHOTEL.

The art is created with imagination and hard work, only to melt away under the unforgiving rays of the sun come springtime. All that remains are our impressions, our memories – and photographs.

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Apple Spaceship is landing

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A few days ago it looked as though Apple ‘s new Apple Campus 2 may not be build. On the edge of California’s hometown Cupertino Apple Steve Jobs planned a few years ago to build a new building, plans for this were presented to the city council in June 2011. Even then, Jobs had compared the main building due to its shape with a spaceship.

Now, Apple may begin the construction of the new Apple campus 2. This was approved in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday by the City Council in Cupertino. On 15 November 2013 the final contracts will be signed, the public announcement will probable be on 19 November. When the groundbreaking ceremony will  take place is not yet known. Apple will begin as soon as possible the preparatory work in order to meet the blueprint. Finally in 2016 the building is to be completely finished.

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Zac Posen

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Zachary E. “Zac” Posen (/zæk ˈpoʊzən/; born October 24, 1980) is an American internationally acclaimed fashion designer to the stars.
Zac was raised in SoHo in a Jewish family. His passion for fashion began at an extremely young age. As a child, he would steal yarmulkes from his grandparents’ synagogue to make ball gowns for dolls. At 16, he entered the pre-college program at Parsons The New School for Design, and interned with established designers. Zac made his big break in 2000 when a dress he designed for Naomi Campbell was well received in the fashion community. Zac is said to have a unique ‘feminine esthetic’ and is a favorite to dozens of celebrities including Natalie Portman, Rihanna, Kate Winslet, and Beyonce.

Let’s have a look on his fashion collection for 2014

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Peter Burke

 

Peter Burke

Peter Burke

 

Born in London in 1944, Peter Burke completed a student apprenticeship with Rolls Royce Aero Engines in 1960 after leaving school. He then went on to study sculpture at Bristol Polytechnic Fine Art Faculty, graduating in 1972.

The human form is often central to Peter Burke’s sculpture, as with Antony Gormley, who began working at a similar time, Burke often uses casts of a model to express a sense of universality in his sculpture. Working in steel and iron, using industrial processes, Burke’s engineering background has strongly informed his working practice. His work often reflects mankind’s relationship with mass–production and standardisation through a rhythm and repetition of materials.

Peter Burke has exhibited since 1973 in mixed and solo shows and has featured regularly in British and overseas galleries. His work is part of public and private collections including the Contemporary Art Society, London; Henry Moore Foundation and Greenwich Council, London. In 1995, Burke was awarded the prestigious Pollock–Krasner Award. In 2005, he was awarded the Diane Middlebrook Fellowship at the Djerassi Artists Program, California. In 2010, Burke exhibited in the ‘Ten Monumental British Sculptures’ exhibition at the Cerro de Vila Museum, Portugal and in 2011 had solo exhibitions in both London and Bath.

Most recently Peter gave an artist-led talk entitled ‘Sculpture and Reproductive Technology’ at an independently organised event by TEDx in Bradford on Avon. Visit the link listed under Additional Reference Material to find out more!

Peter Burke currently lives and works in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire.

 

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Coco – Gabrielle Bonheur – Chanel

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Coco Chanel (Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel)

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel (19 August 1883 – January 10, 1971) was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand . She was the only fashion designer to appear on Time magazine ‘s list of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century. Along with Paul Poiret , Chanel what credited with liberating women from the constraints of the ” corseted silhouette ” and popularizing the acceptance of a sporty , casual chic as the feminine standard in the post-World War I era . A prolific creator fashion , Chanel ‘s influence extended beyond couture clothing . Her design aesthetic which realized in jewelry, handbags , and fragrance . Her signature scent , Chanel No. . 5, has become iconic of product .
What Chanel known for her lifelong determination , ambition , and energy Which she applied to her professional and social life . She Achieved success both as a businesswoman and social prominence thanks to the connections she made ​​through her ​​work . These included many artists and craft people-to splat she Became a patron . HOWEVER , Chanel ‘s highly competitive , opportunistic personality led her to make questionable life choices Which have generated controversy around her reputation , particularly her behavior during the German occupation of France in World War II.

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