Chanel Water Gymnastics by Karl Lagerfeld

Models Saskia de Brauw and Joan Smalls pose near the ocean at France’s Htel du Cap Eden Roc for Chanel’s 2012 Spring campaign. Captured by Chanel’s creative director Karl Lagerfeld, the black and white photographs feature these gorgeous models striking athletic poses on gymnastics equipment, but it doesn’t look like they’re breaking a sweat. Rather, they look fashionable and high-class as they model the label’s lightweight dresses and outerwear. With the gymnastic fashion shots for its 2012 Spring Collection, Chanel continues to raise the bar on high fashion.

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December 10, 2016

World Map Reveals What Each Country Does Better Than Any Other

Designer David McCandless of Information is Beautiful has created a fascinating world map called International Number Ones. “Because every country is the best at something,” McCandless also offers the caveat that this accolade is “according to data,” which makes perfect sense once you study the map. Being the number one at something isn’t necessarily a compliment. Many countries are the “best” when it comes to issues that are morally reprehensible.

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December 9, 2016

Intricately Detailed Floating Cube Casts Stunning Shadows

We have always been big fans of Pakistan-born artist Anila Quayyum Agha’s mesmerizing art. In 2014, we raved about Intersections, a captivating wooden cube that cast dreamy shadows with a single light bulb. Fortunately for us, Agha is still creating intricate installations in this style, with her most recent, radiant piece being All The Flowers Are For Me. Like Intersections, All The Flowers Are For Me plays with light and space.

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