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Tokyo To experience the poetry of a crudely framed snap or the drama of a flashlit shot, there’s nothing quite like instant photography. Fujifilm is taking it a step further, with its Instax Mini monochrome filmfor those shades of gray, milky skies and shafts of light. Elegant and carefree.

film Instax Mini monochrome

Dalí & Cie

Rotterdam “At the age of six, I wanted to be a cook,” wrote Salvador Dalí. He published Les Dîners de Gala at the age of 68. In response to the artist, four starred chefsFrançois Geurds, Erik van Loo, Fred Mustert and Gert Blomdrew on his 136 recipes, serving them in their restaurants in the city in parallel with the “Mad About Surrealism” exhibition.

mad about Surrealism

Du 11.02. au 28.05. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Museumpark 18.

Instant figé

Wetzlar Capture a fleeting moment, record it in time, print it out for instant enjoyment: with this cool, colorful instant camera, Leica creates unforgettable memories in black and white or color. Thanks to its advanced technology, immortalize all those special moments. Just like the good old daysbut with the tools of today.

Leica Sofort

Fiat lux !

Milan Italian lighting brand Nemo’s version of Le Corbusier’s concrete lamp, the Borne Béton, is totally faithful to the architect’s concept of lighting. The two versions are simple yet sophisticated in their interplay of volumes, softly lit by LEDs, and can be used indoors or outdoors.



Borne Béton par Le Corbusier

Petit et grand modèles.

Les réflexions de Monet

Bâle To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Fondation Beyeler is exhibiting 50 paintings by Claude Monet: meadows rimmed with poppies, young ladies fishing on the banks of the River Epte, haystacks, cathedrals, bridges and more. It’s an opportunity to take in the impassioned work of this painter fascinated by light.


Jusqu’au 28.05. Fondation Bayeler. Baselstrasse 101.

Album collector

New York Festival-goers loved these record sleeves when they were put on display at the Rencontres d’Arles in summer 2015. Now they’ve been brought together in this excellent tome, a kind of allegorical story featuring record labels, stars and legendary photographers. From Miles Davis by Irving Penn to Grace Jones by Jean-Paul Goude and Coltrane by Francis Wolff.

total records. Photography and the Art of the album cover

Bijou de sol

Katmandou Handknotted in Nepal, this carpet in 60% Tibetan wool and 40% Chinese silk features myriad eyes that look like amulets. Would you dare step on the latest piece by the Atelier Février? Yes, because the creative duo Florian Pretet and Lisa Mukhia Pretet, who are based in Kathmandu and Toulouse, see a carpet, however sumptuous, as a “living space.”


Copenhague First impressions are crucial, so they say. Not least when entering someone’s home. So Danish designer Montana took a look at our clutter-filled entrance halls and came up with a new collection of modular furniture: a slimline coat rack, a bench for taking your boots off, alcoves to tuck your bags into. Available in no fewer than 42 colors, to get it right from the start.

collection montana hall

© Salvador Dalí/Adagp, Paris 2017 - Marie Aucouturier, photo : Mathieu Martin Delacroix - Cube Photo Production, Alexander Böhle - Leica - Claude Monet, photo : Imagine Department, President and Felllows of Harvard College - Jean-Paul Goude/Aperture 2016 - Sigurd Hoeyen - Atelier Février


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