Luxury fashion retailer Neiman Marcus tapped Sui He for the May 2013 issue of The Book. The Chinese model was lensed in Hawaii's Kona district by Alistair Taylor-Young in a series of images that show the island's rocky beaches and green hills. Sui He sports a mix of sunglasses, sparkly jewelry and colorful dresses from some of fashion's top brands including Valentino, Alexis Bittar and David Meister.
James Franco released a trailer for The Director - a Gucci documentation that follows Gucci creative director Frida Giannini. In the movie, Franco and his team shadow Giannini over a period of 18 months to capture an extraordinary insight into the Gucci empire. The movie premiered on April 21 at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Karlie Kloss is on yet another cover of Vogue - for Vogue Japan's June 2013 edition. This top model gets in front of Hedi Slimane's camera in looks he designed for Saint Laurent's spring 2013 collection. Karlie wears a gold embellished jacket with a huge embellished bow and ruffled top.
Irina Shayk sizzles in swimwear for Beach Bunny's summer 2013 campaign. The ads were lensed by American photographer Yu Tsai. Irina was the face of Beach Bunny in 2010, and she proves that her sex appeal is still as hot as ever in colorful looks inspired by the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Miu Miu presents its spring 2013 eyewear campaign starring Martha Hunt, Doutzen Kroes, Bette Franke and more. Lensed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, Adriana Lima, Arizona Muse and Malgosia Bela join in for the official campaign film.
Crystal Renn is the final cover face of Hunger's new limited hardback issues. Crystal refuses to shrink to the ideal fashion size, which made her a suitable choice for the “Girls, Girls, Girls” edition. The "Crystal Amaze" spread features the model frolicking on a Malibu beach in swim pieces from Roberto Cavalli, Dsquared2 and Moncler Gamme Rouge lensed by Rankin.
New York model Kara Erwin is stunning in spring looks from Salvatore Ferragamo. Styled with an equestrian edge by Gerard Angulo for the March 2013 edition of Marie Claire Latin America, Kara was shot by Vladimir Marti.
Todd Theodore Fix of FIXd Architecture Designed created the Mo Ventus self sustatining house. It is designed to maximize energy efficiency and it's curved portions provide the right conditions to channel wind for energy and modular screens work to control heating and lighting conditions.
Konstantin's Grcic's OK Lamp is a ceiling feature and a floor lamp too. So which is it? It's got a double life! The rotating LED panel can cover almost any possible angle and its mounted on a floor to ceiling, the OK lamp can be whatever height you please too.
Architects Jose María Sáez and David Barragán have brought back the old school modular construction to some modern day design. The pair of architects are the subject of a recent profile in Dwell magazine, and they discuss how they built a home out of 900 identical concrete blocks. They were designed and fabricated specially for the project.
This is Ecooking - a fully functional vertical kitchen. Designed by Massimo Facchineti, the towering column of a kitchen includes anything a chef would need.
The kitchen basics features things like a fridge, oven, induction cooktop, sink, dishwasher and espresso maker along with multi stage water filtration, side mounted herb garden with UV light, and dining surfaces seating up to six and a solar panel to cut cost.
Kinga Rajzak goes through the beauty trends from the 1910s to the 1990s for Vogue China's May feature. Lensed by David Dunan, Kinga is styled by Ondine Azoulay in embellished tops from brands like Alexander McQueen, Gucci, Marc Jacobs and Saint Laurent.