Xerjoff Magazine

Banksy’s new superheroine

Published on May, 25th 2020

With “Game Changer” Banksy pays tribute to the nurse staff and NHS that are engaged to struggle the virus and to ensure our health.
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Wes Anderson, when social distancing becomes art

Published on May, 21st 2020

A funny video by video editor Luiz Azevedo, in cooperation with the web magazine Little White Lies, examines social distancing in Wes Anderson movies.
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David Hockney, Coronavirus won’t stop nature

Published on May, 18th 2020

From his lockdown in Normandy, David Hockney portrays the reawakening of nature by capturing the beautiful natural landscapes he is surrounded with.
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LIGHTS, CAMERA, SMELL!

Published on May, 11th 2020

Iconic examples throughout the history reveal how incredibly strong is the bond between smell and cinema. The sense of hearing may seem an essential entertainment, but only movies in which we can perceive the smell can really become unforgettable.
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Italy in Steve McCurry’s heart

Published on May, 4th 2020

American photographer Steve McCurry has created a video titled “Tribute to Italy” to express his true love to this beautiful country.
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Design serving people

Published on April, 20th 2020

In emergency times like the one we are living, many designers have been engaged in useful projects for the society.
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6 feet covers: musicians at the right distance

Published on April, 8th 2020

Some of the most iconic rock-pop covers have been reviewed by two American artists, following the rules of social distancing.
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The Great Empty: the new face of places

Published on April, 2nd 2020

The New York Times has launched “The Great Empty” project asking various photographers to document the new face of places in this period of social distancing.
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Rat Island, sustainable luxury

Published on March, 23rd 2020

A project curated by Jendretzki Design involves the creation of a luxury eco resort in Rat Island, private island a few kilometres from New York.
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A Century of Home Interiors

Published on March, 16th 2020

How has our lifestyle changed in the last century? The answer is provided by the exhibition "Home Stories -100 Years, 20 Visionary Interiors" taking place at the Vitra Design Museum.
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Every object tells a story

Published on March, 9th 2020

The evolution of objects from the birth of industry to the present is the topic of the “Big Design Atlas” of which Mondadori Electa has recently published an updated version.
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Electronic music between design, art and fashion

Published on March, 6th 2020

The London Design Museum dedicates an exhibition to electronic music exploring the links that this genre has had with art, design and fashion.
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Architecture is female!

Published on March, 4th 2020

The women’s contribution to architecture is relevant as underlined in an interesting book edited by Jane Hall for Phaidon entitled "Breaking Ground - Architecture by women".
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Metropolises seen by Gabriele Basilico

Published on February, 19th 2020

An exhibition now in progress at Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome highlights the interest that photographer Gabriele Basilico has always showed towards metropolises.
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Faena Hotel: cinematic glamour

Published on February, 13th 2020

A few metres from the ocean, Faena Hotel in Miami Beach is characterised by fascinating Deco vibes evoking the ‘30s and 40s glamour. The rooms and suites designed by director Baz Luhrmann make the place even more charming.
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Unforgettable Audrey

Published on February, 10th 2020

The private and intimate side of Audrey Hepburn, unforgettable protagonist of movies like “Roman holiday” and “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, is at the heart of an exhibition now in progress at Fondazione Carispezia.
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The Irishman, behind the scene

Published on February, 6th 2020

Assouline dedicates a volume to The Irishman, the latest masterpiece by Martin Scorsese. A fascinating “behind-the-scene” including images from the set and photographic portraits of the movie’s main characters.
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Time, nature and love according to Van Cleef & Arpels

Published on February, 3rd 2020

An exhibition now running at Palazzo Reale in Milan celebrates the history of Van Cleef & Arpels, renowned brand of fine jewellery. Over 400 pieces exhibited including jewellery, watches and precious objects.
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Federico Fellini, imaginative genius

Published on January, 30th 2020

“Fellini 100 Immortal Genius” is the title of the exhibition taking place at Castel Sismondo in Rimini, which celebrates 100 years after the birth of one of the greatest directors in film history.
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Paris chooses sustainability

Published on January, 28th 2020

It used to be a rail depot located behind Saint Lazare Station, today instead Clichy-Batignolles is an elegant district of Paris designed according to eco-sustainable standards.
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Luke Edward Hall: postmodern classicism

Published on January, 23rd 2020

He loves to create drawing from styles of the most diverse periods. We are talking about Luke Edward Hall, British designer/ illustrator who, despite his young age, has already collaborated with prestigious brands.
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The Tide, an elevated park in London

Published on January, 20th 2020

Located in the heart of the Greenwich Peninsula, The Tide is London's first elevated walkway. Designed by the architectural studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro, The Tide allows to walk nine meters above the ground, suspended between nature and art.
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Balenciaga, fashion at the service of eco-design

Published on January, 16th 2020

The artist and designer Harry Nuriev in partnership Balenciaga emphasizes the importance of circular economy creating a couch made of cast-off clothes from the well-known fashion brand.
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Changi, the airport of wonders

Published on January, 13th 2020

The Jewel, a 200-meter-wide glass dome that houses a rainforest and an artificial waterfall makes Singapore's Changi International Airport an increasingly attractive location.
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A classic by Shiro Kuramata in Limited Edition

Published on January, 9th 2020

After almost 40 years from his birth, a new limited edition version of “Sofa with arms” by Shiro Kuramata. A must have for all design addicts.
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Arbre Blanc: a 17-story tree

Published on January, 7th 2020

Arbre Blanc -an original building whose shape is inspired by that of a tree- was recently inaugurated in Montpellier, the greenest city in France.
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Ornament is not a crime

Published on January, 2nd 2020

The exhibition "What A Wonderful World" proposes an exciting and original journey through the centuries, to understand how much decorations and the ornaments tell about us and the world around us.
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