It's been over twenty years since Dutch photographer Bertien van Manen first visited the remote regions of the former Soviet Union. Over a twenty year period, van Manen travelled extensively throughout Russia, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Tatarstan, Siberia, Georgia and Ukraine, capturing the photographs that appear in her sublime new collection, Let's sit down before we go (2011).
We are all familiar with the brand that normalised $4 lattes and made the Frappucino a household name. So what's so different about Starbucks' newest concept store in Amsterdam?
Whistle For The Wind is the first major monograph chronicling the career of 34-year-old photographer, Ryan McGinley - a young talent on track to establishing himself as a generation-defining photographer. The book also features filmmaker Gus Van Sant who collaborates with McGinley in an interview on their views of youth, hedonism and the art of fast living.
Nordic design has been influential on Dutch culture in the past, but now even more so with the opening of the very first Weekday location in the Netherlands. Alma Omerovic explores the Swedish shop's progressive retail concept and the historical space in which it resides.
Dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch left behind a legacy defined by a unique blend of striking, influential and often controversial neo-expressionist performance techniques that opened up exciting opportunities for daring artists. Alma Omerovic explores the impact of Bausch's achievements and the humanistic message behind her synthesised stage sets and costume designs.
Alma Omerovic sits down with Bonne van der Ree from BonBon Boutique to uncover one of Amsterdam's best kept design secrets.
For French designer Camille Cortet, nature is her greatest source of inspiration. Based in the Netherlands, Cortet's most recent work imitates the transformation of animal skins as they age, seduce and disguise. And, no, this is not another leopard-print, faux-fur campaign.