Architectural Symmetry

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When we think of the Netherlands we think of tulips, windmills, clogs, bicycles and from today also brilliant architecture. With a background in graphic design and a big love for colour, textures, geometric forms and shadows, Amsterdam-based photographer Dirk Bakker enjoys cycling about town, capturing the harmonious lines of the buildings he stumbles across. For our delight, he also happens to like to share what he sees. From pretty balcony arrangements to infinite…

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Hedi Slimane’s Interiors Paradise

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Saint Laurent’s flagship store in Rue du Faubourg has recently re-opened its doors after months of renovation in line with the label’s ongoing rebranding plan. Although its architectural clarity and sleek monochrome designs are very much in tune with the house’s minimalist aesthetic, the concept that creative director Hedi Slimane has developed for the home boutique is quite exceptional. Contained within veined white marble and board-formed concrete, the 390m² space boasts…

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