November 1, 2010
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October 16, 2010
The beginning of fall is a perfect occasion for travelling around the globe. While one part of us is enjoying authentic hummus and kibeh in Beirut, the other part is waving at hot sailors in San Francisco and New York. Though this season is praying for a couple of pleasing days and every sunbeam is like a goodbye-present from Louis “le Grand” XIV, the only color we can recommend for this time of the year is: international orangeThe exact RGB code is (255, 79, 0), which is the exact color code of the Golden Gate Bridge.

The beginning of fall is a perfect occasion for travelling around the globe. While one part of us is enjoying authentic hummus and kibeh in Beirut, the other part is waving at hot sailors in San Francisco and New York. Though this season is praying for a couple of pleasing days and every sunbeam is like a goodbye-present from Louis “le Grand” XIV, the only color we can recommend for this time of the year is: international orange

The exact RGB code is (255, 79, 0), which is the exact color code of the Golden Gate Bridge.

September 6, 2010

Good Morning! What’s a breakfast table without a giraffe to share your croissant with? Have you ever started your day with a long neck friend?

Good Morning! What’s a breakfast table without a giraffe to share your croissant with? Have you ever started your day with a long neck friend?

September 3, 2010

Disappointed by Steve Jobs keynote? Disappointed by skyscrapers? You hate Steven Holl? Lissitzky’s Wolkenbügel will cheer you up, little fanboy.

Disappointed by Steve Jobs keynote? Disappointed by skyscrapers? You hate Steven Holl? Lissitzky’s Wolkenbügel will cheer you up, little fanboy.

September 1, 2010

Good Morning,it’s the last month of summer. We all know what a perfect September day should look like, but Fumio Watanabe knows how to paint it. What will you do when the boys of summer are gone?

Good Morning,
it’s the last month of summer. We all know what a perfect September day should look like, but Fumio Watanabe knows how to paint it. 
What will you do when the boys of summer are gone?


May 17, 2010
We haven’t had a chance to thank the gentlemen over at Fantastic Man for finding us fantastic.
It goes without saying that this is our magazine of choice, please check out the latest issue featuring fantastic Mr. Wolfgang Tilmans and, as always, the utmost elegant ideas about modern men.

We haven’t had a chance to thank the gentlemen over at Fantastic Man for finding us fantastic.

It goes without saying that this is our magazine of choice, please check out the latest issue featuring fantastic Mr. Wolfgang Tilmans and, as always, the utmost elegant ideas about modern men.

May 10, 2010
At dne we really appreciate the subtle beauty of technology in disguise

At dne we really appreciate the subtle beauty of technology in disguise

March 2, 2010
dne’s base notes today: Carnation, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Moschus & Ambergris

dne’s base notes today: Carnation, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Moschus & Ambergris

March 1, 2010
Tulips are our choice of flowers for this time of the year.
Only cold hearts would not find joy in these colours.

Tulips are our choice of flowers for this time of the year.

Only cold hearts would not find joy in these colours.

February 28, 2010

It was about time, fashion labels found out Look Books would not transport their ideas accurately enough.

Vannesa Bruno’s SS2010 ’Le Bel Eté’ collection video by Stéphanie Di Gusto starring Lou Dillon and Gonzales

February 26, 2010

City of Freedom, The Holy Mountain (Alejandro Jodorowsky)

December 10, 2009

defining new york

October 29, 2009

I wasn’t satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement.

Donald Trump from New York City

(in this post: the golden mirrors, plant terraces, marble floors and the fountain of Trump Tower, Fifth Avenue)

October 20, 2009
Starting Monday

Starting Monday

September 6, 2009
German sculptor Gerhard Halbritter created death masks of RAF terrorists Baader, Ensslin and Raspe right after their suicide in prison. Now these objects are up for sale. More elegant than shrunken heads in the dining room or an umbrella stand made out of elephant foot.The picture above shows the forensic masks, Halbritter’s work was never made public.

German sculptor Gerhard Halbritter created death masks of RAF terrorists Baader, Ensslin and Raspe right after their suicide in prison. Now these objects are up for sale. More elegant than shrunken heads in the dining room or an umbrella stand made out of elephant foot.
The picture above shows the forensic masks, Halbritter’s work was never made public.

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