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The 5 tallest buildings in New York

The 5 tallest buildings in New York

New York is known for its amazing skyline and all the Skyscrappers that shape the city in such distinctive way. Despite the fact it was Chicago who built the first skyscrapper in 1897 with its 12 floors, New York became in the beginning of the 20th century the world champion. Here are the 5 tallest buildings in New York, measured in a regular way, meaning no antennas. New York, did you know… New York is the biggest city in the US in terms of population. With its 8.5 million inhabitants, Big Apple (the city nicknamw is definitely a world capital. New York City traces its roots to its 1624 founding as a trading post by colonists of the Dutch Republic and was named New Amsterdam in 1626. That is why the city flag looks like this: Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center…

What if an Apple store would go crazy? The result would be astonishing! – by Fueled New York.

What if an Apple store would go crazy? The result would be astonishing! – by Fueled New York.

With 453 stores in 16 different countries, Apple has successfully developed it’s retail strategy. An Apple store is not a normal store. It is a temple for the cutting edge of technology at its best. Temples for the Apple religion. In order to bring an interesting angle on today’s technology environment, the multi-rewarded agency Fueled decided to bring its vision of all of this. They created a mock Apple Store in partnership with artist Evan Desmond Yee.

Koket, Love happens! Design brand.

Koket, Love happens! Design brand.

Sometimes… Love happens! Discover Koket, an amazing Design Brand for interior furniture. Founded in 2010 from the creative mind of Janet Morais, Koket proposes outstanding objects to spice up your home. According to the brand, the artistic work of Ms Morais is influenced by the decorative arts, fashion, flora and fauna, forms and decorative techniques from the glamorous eras reappear in the most sophisticated versions of contemporary trends. The Koket name comes from Janet Morais nickname: “Janet la Coquette”. Ms Morais work is a blend of perfect multi-cultural influences. Born in New York but raised between Europe and the US, she captures different influences from her travels in order to bring a very original style into her work. ” LOVE IS A SUBJECT WITH ENDLESS ALLURE PRECISELY BECAUSE IT CANNOT BE DEFINED. ITS MYSTERY LIES IN ITS POWER TO SEDUCE,ENTICE AND CAPTIVATE.” The brand proposes 5 categories of products: Casegoods Upholstery…

Aerial Photography Over the Big Apple

Aerial Photography Over the Big Apple

If you’re a photographer by passion or profession who hasn’t tried aerial photography, then you’re missing out on something. And if you are into it, then you know how amazing it can be. While there are many aerial views to capture in your camera, in this article we will be particularly talking about aerial pictures of the New York City taken from a plane or a helicopter. #1:Start With the Light Light is an important factor when it comes to aerial photography, so that’s where you start. What effect are you looking for? If you choose to shoot at noon (on a bright day) then you will have fewer shadows to play with. On the other hand, you will have a softer light if you choose to go for an overcast day. Depending on your subject’s orientation, your chosen side could be in shadow, which is naturally not appealing. So assuming that you…

Street culture, when style meets sportswear

Street culture, when style meets sportswear

Fashion can be a very serious business. Several codes, references, ways you do things and things you do not do. Of course there is also a lot of creativity, freedom and imagination. Someone said Fashion comes from the streets and he was not wrong as fashion is in the streets and it is part of the street culture. According to wikipedia, street culture is related to several youth subculture or counterculture topics pertaining to outdoors of urban centers. These can include street art, street dance, hip-hop culture, fashion or street sports (parkour, skating, streetball, Flatland BMX). Street fashion do not come from the nice design studios. It comes from the grassroots. It is often linked to youth culture and developed in most of big urban centers. Inspirations come from the streets and even high-end fashion brands get this inspiration to create their collections. Streetwear, also known as urban fashion is…

The new World Trade Center NYC

The new World Trade Center NYC

Eleven years since the tragic terrorist attacks in New York city, the new World Trade Center is getting into shape. Lower Manhattan is getting a new skyline and it looks not bad at all. Here the pictures:   Here a video of a real redemption of how it will look like in 2013 and here an amazing time-lapse from the construction area: Do not hesitate to check the official website for the wtc and Silverstein Properties : http://www.wtc.com  http://www.silversteinproperties.com  Ready to get high? LA   Info sourced atArchitecture Digest, WTC and Silverstein Properties respective websites. All images are copyrighted with no reproduction rights available.   

Lana Del Rey, purely essential.

Lana Del Rey, purely essential.

Do you know Lana Del Rey? Well, you should because she is the next big thing. She is an American singer and song writer. You probably know her first big hit called Video Games. Since october 2011, her album Born to Die became a big hit in more than 7 countries including the US. Her real name is Elisabeth Woolridge Grant,she was born in New York and grew up in Lake Placid, NY. She has chose this name because she wanted to create an universe that she would be able to create music around. She also has lots of friends in Miami  with whom she speaks often spanish. After some slow start with her career, she got a huge big hit last summer with her song Video Games. In deed, this song was released first digitally in August 2011 as the album would be ready of release only in October….

Cindy Sherman at the MoMA NY

Cindy Sherman at the MoMA NY

The MoMA in New York will present from February 26th to june 11th 2012 a new exhibition about American photographer Cindy Sherman. It will be a retrospective of 170 photographs from mid 70’s until today. We will be able to see the key series like the “untitled” but also the black and white pictures, her ornate history portraits and milkmaids in the manner of old master paintings. The exhibition will explore dominant themes throughout Sherman’s career, including artifice and fiction; cinema and performance; horror and the grotesque; myth, carnival, and fairy tale; and gender and class identity. Also included are Sherman’s recent photographic murals (2010), which will have their American premiere at MoMA. Here is a video with Ingrid Sischy, the Editor-in-chief of Interview magazine, about Cindy Sherman work: Cindy Sherman was born in 1954 in New Jersey USA. She is world known for her very conceptual portraits in which…

Nycked, how to reinvent swimwear

Nycked, how to reinvent swimwear

When true new yorkers revisit one of the fashion standards, you get more than just fashion, you get an aspirational lifestyle… and that it is Nycked.