Shimansky Soccer Ball

19 Jun

“The unique soccer ball is a real life-size model made of 6,620 white diamonds and 2,640 black diamonds totaling to a mighty 3,500 carats. The soccer ball took nearly three months to make and is estimated to hold a value of $2.59 million.” (via Regular Ol’ Ty)

Inspiring Photos

19 Jun

DURKL

18 Jun

World Cup Poster

18 Jun

Designer David Watson has given the dreary World Cup fixtures poster a fresh lease of life with his colourful design for Soccer Aid, a British charity that raises money for Unicef.

Azimut Leonardo 100

18 Jun

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Azimut’s latest yacht is the Leonardo 100 which has been specified to be much larger and wider than its previous designs. The Leonardo 100 is powered by two MTU engines each outputting almost two thousand horsepower. The boat features a large deck with large surface areas inside and outside all furnished elegantly. The boat can sleep eight guests in four cabins with four crew members whilst there is space on the boat to entertain up to thirty people on board.

The Goyard Book

18 Jun

French trunk maker Goyard has released a book with publisher Devambez which illustrates the brand’s heritage. The Goyard Book features more than two hundred pages featuring photographs and descriptions of all the greatest achievements by Goyard since starting in 1792. The book comes in a specially designed Goyard trunk available to order in any of Goyard’s standard colors. Only 223 editions will be printed and is available for purchase through private appointment only. (via Sybarites)

Soul Flora | Seoul, S. Korea

18 Jun

The World’s First Floating Island

Soul Flora is an $84 million project funded by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, based on an idea submitted by a Seoul citizen to ‘Oasis’, its online policy suggestion forum. It is one strand of a wider project to regenerate the riverside.

Named ‘Viva’, the first islet will be home to a range of cultural and entertainment activities. The largest of the islets will be ‘Vista’, featuring a large hall for plays, concerts, and festivals. The smallest island will be ‘Terra’, a base for sports and leisure activities, a club house and a dock for boats. Each islet will be anchored to concrete blocks on the bottom of the river and will have a combined area of 9,995 square metres.

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