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Photos: Flower Market, Barcelona

Barcelona’s new wholesale flower market — Mercabarna-Flor — near the Barcelona International Airport was designed by Willy Muller Architects. The most striking features of the new market are the multi-faceted angular roof structure and the multi-colored outer shell inspired by an aerial view of flower fields in full bloom. Source

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Iridescent Ammonite Fossil

Christie’s is offering a rare, 100-million-year-old petrified shell of an extinct Canadian marine creature. This fossilized ammonite is expected to fetch $70,000 at an auction next week in France. The fossil has naturally occurring iridescent colors created when the original shell substance turned into a mineral called aragonite. The conditions that produce this phenomena have [...]

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Fashion Notes, luxury notebook

Ergo Italy has launched a new sparkling notebook line, called Fashion Notes. This luxury notebook is handcrafted and encrusted with 1.444 Swarovski crystals. Designed by Sbranchio, an extravagant Italian artist, Fashion notes combines creativity and high-tech features. It is smaller than the standard A4 notebook, approximately 22 x 17 cm, and it features a 1.6 [...]

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Omega 2009 Ploprof Diver

Originally developed in collaboration with Jacques Cousteau in the 70s, Omega is re-releasing the Ploprof Diver. The 2009 Ploprof Diver will feature a Co-axial Caliber 8500 movement, push-button lock bezel, and a water resistance of up to 1200 meters, twice the depth rating of the 1960s version. It also comes on the choice of three [...]

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Aston Martin teams up again with Bang & Olufsen

Having already launched a bespoke audio system for the DBS in 2008, Aston Martin and Bang & Olufsen went ahead and introduced the BeoSound DB9 which has been designed to complement the luxurious, handcrafted interiors of the DB9. It was developed exclusively for the car, meaning it is perfectly matched both physically and acoustically, the [...]

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Scarlett Johansson for Moet

Scarlett Johansson proved she is indeed a bubbly blonde in a new campaign for Moët & Chandon. The Hollywood actress looks her bombshell best in a series of smouldering images for the champagne house, who named her their first ever celebrity ambassador last month. In one provocative image she pops the cork off a bottle [...]

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