Marek Dawidowicz

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Meet Xavier Niel, The Tech Billionaire Turning France Into A Startup Mecca

<b>Xavier Niel</b> doesn’t drink alcohol or coffee. And even though he has 1,825 unread emails on his iPhone, which he brings out of his jeans pocket to show as proof during our interview in Paris, he’ll answer every single one that’s from a human being at some point in the day. That’s a lot of time spent …

Startups

How Jean-Michel Basquiat became the vandal who defied the odds

Jean-Michel Basquiat reigned as the quintessential 1980s art star. Topped with a tangle of dreadlocks and draped in Commes de Garçon finery, he …

Fine Art

How Red Bull Made a $10.3 Million Profit From F1 But Still Finished In The Red

Red Bull’s flagship Formula One team Red Bull Racing is perhaps the best use of the auto racing series as a high-speed marketing vehicle and it ticks over nicely.<p>The energy drinks giant is far from the only team owner which uses F1 for promotion. Auto makers do it as well but they also use F1 to …

Motorsport

Donald Glover's 'This Is America' Is a Nightmare We Can't Afford to Look Away From

The writer-actor-musician’s new video as Childish Gambino is a vivid illustration of the Faustian bargain facing black America<p>Donald Glover may be …

Donald Glover

Node delivers modern, sustainable, modular prefab homes

These prefabs can stay small—or expand as needed<p>Prefab—or prefabricated—homes can be an affordable and eco-friendly alternative to buying a new home built onsite. And sometimes, these modern houses can be super gorgeous.<p>Case in point: these modern modules by Seattle-based Node combine to build …

Prefab Homes

Daniel Arnold Goes Inside the Met

Street photographer Daniel Arnold sees everything differently—even the most glamorous event of the year, the Costume Institute’s annual Met Ball. Though he is best known for his close-proximity portraits of unsuspecting passersby, <i>Vogue</i> enlisted Arnold for the first Monday in May, tasking him with …

Met Gala

Prince's Turks & Caicos Island Estate

When he wanted to escape the harsh Minneapolis winters, Prince would jet to this Turks & Caicos Island Estate. The residence previously went for sale …

Caribbean

How Johannesburg's Young Black Artists Are Shaping The Future They Want

Twenty-four years after Mandela’s election, South Africa’s first post-apartheid generation is now coming of age.<p>Mthembeni Ndevu clamped onto the wheel of his black Mercedes GLE truck and mashed on the gas with reckless abandon, periodically reaching toward the backseat to grab a double cup of …

South Africa

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Karl Marx

IKEA's New Collection Could Sell out in Seconds---Here's Why

ON MONDAY AFTERNOON in New York City, something unusual happened. Swedish furniture behemoth IKEA held an intimate preview of “Makerrad,” its upcoming housewares collaboration with fashion designer Virgil Abloh—and let the public in on the in-progress development of a rare marriage between …

Louis Vuitton

Meet the minds behind Civilization, NYC’s anarchic countercultural diary

2018 is the age of the image. They’re everywhere, we create our own constantly, and we’re obsessed by the idea of <i>image</i> – the word is more loaded than ever in a hyper curated, self-surveilled era of information. <i>Civilization</i> is a new magazine created by design anti-hero Richard Turley, Dazed 100er …

Handbags

This Artist Combines Street Art And Fine Arts

<b>Robert Proch</b> is a painter who lives and works in Poznan, Poland. His credo? Combining the aesthetics of street art and the fine arts in his dizzying …

Art

Austin City Limits 2018 Lineup: Paul McCartney, Childish Gambino, Arctic Monkeys, More

Austin City Limits Music Festival has revealed its 2018 lineup. Paul McCartney, Childish Gambino, Arctic Monkeys, Metallica, Travis Scott, and Odesza are set to headline the annual festival. It will also feature performances from Janelle Monáe, the National, St. Vincent, David Byrne, Travis Scott, …

Music

House Plans Under 50 Square Meters: 26 More Helpful Examples of Small-Scale Living

Designing the interior of an apartment when you have very little space to work with is certainly a challenge. We all know that a home should be as …

Architecture

EDITORIAL: SA has taken the first step

The dramatic losses in the local government elections of Johannesburg, Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay were not just embarrassing, they were …

South Africa

New Grads Should Follow PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi's 5-Step Success Model

I’ve been speaking recently on the topic of communication skills to advance a person’s career. In my presentations I talk about Indra Nooyi’s “5 C’s” model of leadership. She presented it publicly several years ago, but it’s more relevant today than ever. When I speak about the model, it resonates …

Leadership

12 of the best beach towns in southern Europe

Quiet islands, Venetian harbours, sumptuous seafood and golden sands … these seaside towns in France, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Greece and Portugal are ingrained with the spirit of summer<p>Šibenik, Croatia<p>It’s known as the gateway to Krka national park and the Kornati islands, but this 1,000-year-old …

European Travel

Maxime Residence / b l a n k s t u d i o

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> As the house is situated amongst the flower yard, it is designed with regard to well connect to nature …

Architecture

Guest House [hanare] / Arbol Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Guesthouse-connecting people with the hart of hospitality and Japanese citron Mr. Kenkichi Nakano, who …

Architecture

Why Unilever, General Mills And Procter & Gamble Aren't Good At Marketing In The Modern Economy

I recently attended an MMA (mobile marketing association) meeting and found myself in an intense discussion with Dave Morgan, CEO/founder of Simulmedia and former founder of Tacoda, Inc., which he sold to AOL for $275 million. As a successful entrepreneur, he launched an attack on executives who …

General Mills

Kanye West splits from Justin Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun in order to “leave the traditional music business”

Rapper makes changes as he gears up to new album release<p>Kanye West has split from his manager Scooter Braun, best known as the mentor of Justin …

Music Industry

A Barcelona Rooftop Sanctuary Inspired By Japanese Art

<b>For a rooftop terrace in Barcelona’s Horta district, landscape designers Jordi Sanchez and Nico Doblado of Simbiosi Studi created a unique outdoor</b> …

Japanese Art

Robert Redford-Produced Surfer Doc to Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

'Momentum Generation' shows how one house in Hawaii nurtured surfer crew that would "forever reshape worldwide culture in the 1990s"<p>A crew of surfers …

Japanese Artist Takashi Murakami on Sneakerheads and Subcultures

As a new exhibition opens at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, Holly Black sits down with the contemporary art icon to talk about Louis Vuitton and …

Streetwear

“2001: A Space Odyssey”: What It Means, and How It Was Made

Fifty years ago, Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke set out to make a new kind of sci-fi. How does their future look now that it’s the past?<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Fifty years ago this spring, Stanley Kubrick’s confounding …

Stanley Kubrick

Kanye West Talks Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton Gig in Design Interview With Axel Vervoordt

Kanye West sat down with his longtime design collaborator Axel Vervoordt to talk about a vast array of topics, mostly focusing on their work together …

‘The Dropcast’ Debates If Drake Will Leave Nike for adidas

Should Drake stick with Jordan Brand or take his talents to adidas? That’s the big question looming in this episode of <i>The Dropcast</i>. Hosts Jeff …

How smoothie brand Innocent became a bestseller

<b>It was smoothie brand Innocent's first big breakthrough, and the three founders realised they had to do whatever it took to make it a success. Even if that meant a bit of subterfuge.</b><p>This was back in 2000, and supermarket chain Waitrose had agreed to trial the firm's drinks in 10 stores.<p>Innocent was …

Startups

Trout Lake House / Olson Kundig

“The buildings recall the agricultural forms of the local built environment, but as is our nature in our designs, we sought to take that context and …