Broomberg and Chanarin shoot the closing fashion editorial in the autumn/winter 2010 issue of POP magazine. The Britney Spears cover featuring artwork by Takashi Murakami is the last under the helm of editor-in-chief Dasha Zhukova. Editorial director Ashley Heath succeeds Zhukova.
The colorful fashion story has a taste, putting men center-stage in the most lady-like looks by designers such as Prada, Ralph Lauren, Miu Miu, Azzedine Alaia, Dior, Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Louis Vuitton, Yves Saint Laurent, Tom Ford, Jean Paul Gaultier, and more.
Sony recently released the Bravia 3D television. Already famous for its color power, Bravia is stepping into the 3D market to provide an extraordinary and innovative home entertainment experience. Sony’s 3D models works by incorporating a frame sequential display and active-shutter glasses that work together with Sony’s high frame rate technology to create the 3D images.
Serial Cut demonstrates the power of the 3D television in a Spanish campaign for Tiempo BBDO Barcelona. Serial Cut creates 3D models of multiple views of the television. First shown in frontal view, the television represents a rich and colorful landscape. Then, to the right, the same television and scene, is represented as a real still life. This is to demonstrate how powerful the 3D experience is on the device. Created using CGI, the landscape details were later enhanced using Photoshop.
The Spring/Summer 2011 collection of Angelo Nardelli menswear draws its heritage of fine Italian tailoring from Puglia. Uli Weber photographs the latest looks, capturing the spirit of a sophisticated man who enjoys the outdoors. The catalog draws inspiration from To Catch a Thief, channeling the presence of Cary Grant and Grace Kelly.
Stila cosmetics celebrates the holidays with a new color wheel eye shadow palette and lip glaze collection. Abbey Drucker and Karen Schijman collaborate with Seesaw to help Stila showcase their signature looks with an advertising campaign in W magazine. Can’t get enough of Stila? Download the special app that demonstrates all of the various beauty options with Stila products.
Time magazine hits newsstands this week with The 50 Best Inventions of 2010, honoring the year’s most momentous innovations in science, technology, and the arts. Jamie Chung captures the NeoNurture Incubator, lab-grown lungs, a Maison Martin Margiela Plastic-Fur coat, and the STS-111 Instant Infrastructure for the weekly publication.
Christopher Baker films in Cordova, Alaska to document life around Copper River, one of the last pure watersheds in North America. As overfishing threatens the delicate balance of the eco-system, the state of Alaska and various agencies are working hard to ensure sustainable fishing for future generations.
The story of Cordova is featured in the first digital edition of Martha Stewart Living. The “Boundless Beauty” special edition marks the publication’s twentieth anniversary, utilizing the Digital Magazine Suite available on Adobe Labs. Christopher Baker continues his long relationship with Martha Stewart, having worked with her since the Martha Stewart Weddings book in 1987. Featured above is a director’s cut of his video for Martha Stewart Living’s iPad edition.
The month-long wait for the CB2 The Selby is in Your Place contest is over, submissions from all over the country have been reviewed and the chosen winner is Eileen Peters. Her Venice Beach surf-shack is the perfect laid back mix of eclectic and fun that reflects the tastes of The Selby and CB2. Contestants were asked to submit images of their most creative space to win a $10,000 CB2 Shop Card and a photo session with The Selby. CB2 and The Selby chose the final winners from the top 50 highest public vote winners.
The images from the shoot are on The Selby blog today. The Selby explains his choice, “I picked Eileen Peters’ surf shack because I dig its charming, thrown together style. I am into all the mismatched furniture, 70s graphic surfboards, wood-beam ceilings, Pendleton pillows, grey shag carpet, funny art on the walls and, of course, the cute dog in the photos.”
New artist Shotopop works with JWT Paris to create fairytale illustrations for the new Hydralin campaign. The French cosmetics company markets themselves as a company that caters to all ages. The campaign consists of four images reflecting different age segments, with a fifth image that contains the entire range.
Shotopop drew inspiration from classic fairy tales for the feminine look. Less is more when it came to balancing the mix of illustration and photography for a harmonious composition. Shotopop comments, “They wanted the models to be the main focus, so the illustrations were to be made quite subtle, and we were asked to try to nail the look by using as few elements as possible.”
AR platform start-up GoldRun debuts its augmented reality app with a virtual fashion show featuring selections from H&M’s fall/winter collection as part of the 10 year anniversary celebrations for CondeNast’s Style.com. Through GoldRun, shoppers will be able to virtually try on outfits, take photographs, and post these images to Facebook to create their own personal look books.
Says Vivian Rosenthal, CEO of GoldRun and co-founder of digital media studio Tronic, “After a decade of developing digital media campaigns for top tier brands and recognizing the explosion in smartphone sales and increasing interest in location-based marketing, I realized there was a need for a new type of media buy, one tailored for the mobile space.”
Florian Geiss continues his long relationship with Lufthansa, shooting their international print campaign and directing interactive media. Lufthansa is the largest European airline and fifth-largest overall in terms of number of passengers carried. The campaign highlights Lufthansa’s eFly services, their numerous flights, and low fares. Geiss’ images hit an emotional note, showing the sense of adventure that Lufthansa enables.
Geiss has traveled around the world for Lufthansa, shooting the carefree couple (shown above) in Italy, and other campaigns in Los Angeles, Frankfurt, the Grand Canyon, and more. Thanks to his longstanding relationship with Lufthansa, the look of Lufthansa’s advertising is instantly recognizable and has become signature to the airline carrier. Says Geiss, “It’s a great pleasure to work with the agency and client. Together we created the look of the Lufthansa ad, a consistent feel that’s always very lively, positive, and light.”
Explore time and space with Kahn & Selesnick, Bernstein & Andriulli’s newest photography duo. Their carefully staged work makes use of props, costumes, and color for full cinematic impact. From wide panoramic views to sourcing their own sculptures and sets, their images portray a carefully crafted world that blurs the lines of fantasy and reality.
Their solo exhibitions include Mars: Adrift on the Hourglass at Sea, Eisbergfreistadt, The Apollo Prophecies, City of Salt, Past and Future, and The Circular River. They have held solo exhibitions in New York, London, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and more. Their work is in numerous collections, including the National Portrait Gallery Washington D.C., the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.