Category: Daily Stories

Lily Cole – Ambassador for Project Literacy

Last month, model and mother Lily Cole spoke out to MPs in the Houses of Parliament to confront the problem of illiteracy. She shared shocking statistics that reveal how social issues significantly affect illiterate people around the world. The campaign urges people to sign a petition calling on the UN to realise how illiteracy can be found in the cause of almost every major problem humanity has to face.

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New opening: Carpenters Workshop Gallery New York

The iconic Old Takashimaya Building in Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue is now home to a new Carpenters Workshop Gallery. This new edition to their London and Paris galleries, and the centre for artistic research and development in Roissy, is certainly a big step forward for Carpenters Workshop, known for transcending the traditional borders between furniture and art.

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Açai, zoodles, beertails and more

As our appetite for healthy food continues to grow, so does what many call the ‘visual cuisine’. The one that lets us take a pretty picture and brag about what we put on our plates. Here are some 2016 food trends from all of our favourite foodie instagramers.

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Goodbye summer

A change of scene changes your point of view: stimulated by the unfamiliar, you see and experience life differently. The disruption activates your senses. We hope you all had a chance of experiencing that this summer!

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Swipecast, the ‘Uber’ of the modelling industry

 

Recently launched for iPhone, Swipecast is an app created for putting models in contact with stylists, photographers, retailers, designers, marketing agencies…and basically anyone in regular need of modelling talent. Where there’s a need, there’s an app, and this one is probably making model agencies sweat quite a lot.

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Erwin Wurm’s last sculpture has gotten a parking ticket

A police officer has issued a parking ticket to artist Erwin Wurm for one of his seemingly impossible car sculptures. Titled “Truck”, this installation of a bent red Mercedes-Benz food truck has won him a 30 euro fine. A joke, we suppose, to shine light on one of Austria’s most relevant and international sculptors.

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