jeou:Rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto for『PAPER』Magazine, September 2008. Recognised instantly in the fashion industry a year after their debut collection(s) in 1982, these two designers are known for their ideas of beauty which included intentional flaws, a monochrmomatic palette, extreme proportions, drapery, asymmetry and gender neutral styles.
IRIS VAN HERPEN "BIOPIRACY" A/W 2014/15
The Refugi Lieptgas in Flims, Switzerland, designed by Nickisch Sano Walder Architekten.
A historic log barn was used as the external form for pouring a new concrete structure in its place.
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These African waterbirds, the Black Herons, have an unique and dastardly predation tactic called canopy feeding. They hunch over and form their wings into a circular makeshift umbrella over the water. This blocks out the sunlight and creates a small area of darkness underneath. In addition to helping the bird see what’s going on in the murk, surrounding fish are lulled into a false sense of security by making them think that either night has fallen or the shady area is a safe refuge. It’s neither. When a gullible fish then proceeds to poke its head out from its hiding place to investigate, it’s curtains by way of a brutal beak stab.
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Pictures by Tony Faria and Steve Garvie