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Paris Baguette Packaging
Secluded Library in the woods
The Leopard | A Novel
A Tome With No Ink
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I don’t know who the photographer is that has taken this stunning architectural photograph of the Muqarnas Dome of the Calat Alhambra in Granada, Spain (c. 14th cent.).
Mathieu Lehanneur has converted the choir at St Hilaire church in Melle in the Deux-Sèvres department (France).
150-meter infinity pool on the 55th floor….WOW!
The most recent example of an eco lodge. Designed by Chad Oppenheim ‘The Valley of the Moon’ or ‘Wadi Rum’ in Jordan’s desert must be seen to be believed.
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To celebrate the summer solstice a few days ago, the citizens of Poznan, Poland, released a record-breaking 11,000 chinese lanterns into the sky on the banks of the river Warta.
Having stayed at this wonderful hotel just a few months ago – and raving about it ever since to anyone that’s interested – I’m pleased to see that it’s been awarded Wallpaper magazine’s Best Hotel 2011 Award in this month’s issue.
This is one of those books which defies all expectations. It is a beautifully-produced, inexpensive title which has become a much talked-about and award winning favourite.
As part of my roadtrip around America, I’ve seen Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, where 60ft unfinished sculptures of former US presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln are magnificently carved into the face of the granite rock of the Black Hills.
The true scale of the monument can only be fully appreciated when stood at the foot of these faces that tower over you. The real skill of the sculptor Borglum, is in the depiction of Roosevelt’s spectacles – a triumph of planning and vision.