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A Magazine Curated by Stephen jones

London-based milliner Stephen Jones guest edits Issue 12 of A Magazine Curated By, a Belgian bi-annual which asks a different designer to direct its contents each time it comes out.

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Famous Architect’s Homes Revealed

This April in Milan at Salone del Mobile, there will be a special exhibition titled,  “Where Architects Live”, which will allow visitors a peek into the living quarters of some of today’s most influential architects, including Zaha Hadid, David Chipperfield, and Shigeru Ban. Francesca Molteni, of Molteni & C,  visited the private homes of eight world-renowned architects…

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Best of 2012: Editor’s Picks

We couldn’t close out 2012 without sharing some of our favorite people, places and moments of the year, making such a lasting impression that we promise we’ll still be talking about them well into ’13.

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Zaha Hadid Capital Hill Residence

Zaha Hadid Architects has released new images of the British architect’s first built house, the soon-to-be completed Capital Hill residence, located in the hills of Barvikha, just west of Moscow. The spaceship-like house has been commissioned by Russian finance magnate Vladislav Doronin, who intends to present it as a wedding gift to his future bride,…

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Zaha Hadid’s Z Boat

Having so much enjoyed their first collaboration, a three wheeled Z car, American art dealer Kenny Schachter has commissioned once again British architect Zaha Hadid to create this all black, 7.5 meter vessel, the limited edition Z Boat.  A must for anyone who loves fancy toys, only 12 boats and 4 prototypes will be built…

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Shoebox Art Auction

Earlier this year Kids Company and the Bryan Adams Foundation hosted “Shoebox Art” a unique auction of art from leading artists. The artists each recreated an image from their childhood that would be auctioned in support o f Kids Company’s work with vulnerable children. The shoebox as the only restriction. 40 artists participated, my favorites…

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Art meets Fashion and everybody loves Chanel!

In 1955 Madame Coco Chanel launched the iconic, quilted ‘it’ bag 2.55. Now, fifty-three years later, Chanel have decided to make the bag the center of attention once again, namely the center of a traveling exhibition entitled Chanel Mobile Art. Twenty international contemporary artists have reinterpreted the classic Chanel hand bag and designed everything from a gold quilted guitar…