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The Paris basketball court using a vibrant palette to merge art with sport

Nudged in between a row of buildings in the suburbs of Paris is a striking fuchsia pink, purple, orange and blue public basketball court. The result of a collaboration between French fashion brand Pigalle, whose founder Stéphane Ashpool is a big basketball fan, and Nike plus Parisian creative agency Ill-Studio, whose clients include Louis Vuitton, Pigalle Duperré makes a compelling… read more

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Get the look: Topiary

Let’s all get into…Topiary. The horticultural practice of training evergreen plants into geometric-shaped oddities, or just about any other themed sculpture the mind can dream up, has fallen under the gaze of several contemporary photographers. And they’re making the all-green horticultural art look like the next logical next step for plant-loving homeowners. Got a European box hedge (Buxus… read more

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The Design Museum shows its true colours

Monochrome lovers, look away now. Until 24th September, our friends at The Design Museum are playing host to industrial designer Hella Jongerius and her spectacular ‘Breathing Colour’ exhibition. Acclaimed Dutch designer Jongerius offers up an installation-based exhibition that takes a deeper look at the way colour behaves, exploring shapes, materials, shadows and reflections. The glory of imperfection… read more

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True Faith arrives at Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester is currently celebrating all things arts and culture as the Manchester International Festival stages 18 extraordinary days packed with events and exhibitions (as if the culture rich gem of the North West didn’t have enough!). The start of this year’s festival marked the opening of a new exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery, True Faith. We recently spoke… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist