Dedicated to people with brains and balls in Croatia

Dedicated to people with brains and balls in Croatia

Noetic Corpus – dedicated to people with brains and balls in Croatia
Wild at Heart by Steven Klein

Wild at Heart by Steven Klein

Models Natasa Vojnovic and Judson Harmon star in the story ‘Wild at Heart’, photographed by Steven Klein and styled by Ludivine Poiblanc for the latest issue of Interview magazine.
Carte Noire Recette filmée #1 Macarons

Carte Noire Recette filmée #1 Macarons

Recette filmée : Les Macarons, désir de croquant.
Closer Than A Shadow

Closer Than A Shadow

Lara Stone by by Willy Vanderperre for i-D no. 279 back in 2007 … Closer Than A Shadow
Stef, Nathalia & Jesse by Mark Segal

Stef, Nathalia & Jesse by Mark Segal

The December 2012 issue of Interview Russia features models Stef Van Der Laan, Nathalia Oliveira and Jesse Shannon in a story photographed by Mark Segal and styled by Karen Kaiser.
When The Real Me Comes Alive by Mariano Vivanco

When The Real Me Comes Alive by Mariano Vivanco

Photographer Mariano Vivanco contributed this beautiful story to the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of Hercules magazine.
Jets, Cribs & Rides by Gene Kiegel

Jets, Cribs & Rides by Gene Kiegel

You wanna know how the filthy-rich get down and party? Photographer Gene Kiegel gives us a glimpse into such a world with his series, “Jets, Cribs and Rides.”
Metal Headz by Mert & Marcus

Metal Headz by Mert & Marcus

Saskia de Brauw and Elise Crombez star in the gorgeous ‘Metal Headz’
Zachari Logan

Zachari Logan

Zachari Logan was born in 1980 in Saskatoon (Canada) where he currently lives and works.
Jeremy Young by Simon Harris

Jeremy Young by Simon Harris

From The Ground Up
Tilda Swinton by Tim Walker

Tilda Swinton by Tim Walker

The incredible Tilda Swinton is photographed by Tim Walker and styled by Jacob K in the story ‘Stranger Than Paradise’ for the May 2013 issue of W magazine.
Seed

Seed

Nocturnamal

Nocturnamal

Photographer: Nicol Vizoli
Incredible Miniature Food Sculptures

Incredible Miniature Food Sculptures

Tel Aviv-based artist Shay Aaron constructs incredible miniaturized food sculptures at 1:12 scale that look almost completely edible.
China Girls by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott

China Girls by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott

Photography duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott take our breath away
Swan lake

Swan lake

Ballet dancers from Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre recreated the famous Russian ballet Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky for this visual art project by photographer Vladimir Glynin and stylist Vadim Galaganov.
Portraits Drawn with Tea, Vodka, Whiskey and Ink by Carne Griffiths

Portraits Drawn with Tea, Vodka, Whiskey and Ink by Carne Griffiths

UK-based illustrator Carne Griffiths creates these striking portraits with uncommon mediums such as tea brandy, vodka, whiskey, graphite and calligraphy ink. His drawings most frequently explore human and floral forms, as says he’s “fascinated by the flow of line and the ‘invisible lines’ that connect us to the natural world.”...
Chandeliers Made from Salvaged Bicycle Parts

Chandeliers Made from Salvaged Bicycle Parts

Artist Carolina Fontoura Alzaga constructs impressive chandeliers using chains, wheels and other parts from old bicycles as part of a series she calls CONNECT.
Macro Photographs of Dew-Covered Dragonflies

Macro Photographs of Dew-Covered Dragonflies

and Other Insects by David Chambon
Colorful Portraits from the 2012 Festival of Colors by Thomas Hawk

Colorful Portraits from the 2012 Festival of Colors by Thomas Hawk

San Francisco photographer Thomas Hawk has a great collection of portraits taken during the 2012 Holi Festival of Colors (previously) at Spanish Fork, Utah earlier this year.
Pointillist Power

Pointillist Power

Pencils, pegboards, pins, pixels — we’ve been fascinated for a long time by the notion of creating big things from tiny parts. Hiding the image in plain site. Creating pointillist art with physical objects.
Spellbound by Steven Meisel

Spellbound by Steven Meisel

Steven Meisel takes us into a magical world in the September 2012 issue of W magazine with his story ‘Spellbound’, styled by Edward Enninful.
An Iconic Beetle Becomes A Sculpture

An Iconic Beetle Becomes A Sculpture

Part sculpture, part machine, the Volkswagen wire project is a commissioned piece of art by designers Karen Oetling and Juan Pablo Ramos Valadez out of Guadalajara, Mexico.
Beautiful Art of Andrew Salgado

Beautiful Art of Andrew Salgado

Andrew Salgado’s second solo exhibition with Beers.Lambert Contemporary since 2008 presents from the 10th October a series of visceral, figurative paintings based on personal experience and themes including the destruction of identity.
Guinevere Van Seenus

Guinevere Van Seenus

Guinevere Van Seenus by Paolo Roversi, AnOther
Midnight Swim by Tom Munro

Midnight Swim by Tom Munro

Photographer Tom Munro takes us on a midnight swim in Numéro no. 130 with models Anna Selezneva, Erik Sage, Michael Wozniak (and Leandro Maeder?). Titled ‘Bain de Minuit’, the story is styled by Charles Varenne with hair by Miki and makeup by Maud Laceppe
Bardot designer Ice cream

Bardot designer Ice cream

In California, newcomer Bardot Ice Cream is the latest craze:  shops have been designed by award-winner architect Ana Henton, while renowned creative agency Landor Associates craftily imagined a striking visual identity. We have simply fallen in love with the overall creative concept!
Trace Room ChanChan atelier

Trace Room ChanChan atelier

Trace Room is an installation commissioned by the Victoria and Albert Museum for their Friday Late on 29 June: Unbuilt De/ constructing architecture.
Oneiroi

Oneiroi

Not so long ago, you could have already read on kontraPLAN about young and multi talented artist Jérémy Tran. As we promised, we have been keeping an eye on his work, and chose to bring you his newest project called Oneiroi.
Breath by Tomohide Ikeya

Breath by Tomohide Ikeya

Tomohide Ikeya is a Japanese photographer. His photos impress by the feeling they express. His project “Breath” created in 2009 has been awarded many times.
Chessmen by Erwin Olaf

Chessmen by Erwin Olaf

Back in 1987, Erwin Olaf has created an incredible new chess-board. Each photograph is an image of a chess players piece.
Visual Art for the Visually Impaired by Roy Nachum

Visual Art for the Visually Impaired by Roy Nachum

One of the most popular signs in the art industry is ”DON’T TOUCH”. According to our experiences, we’ve definitely been warned and hissed at, at least once in our lifetime by a guard at an exhibition not to touch the artworks while visiting a gallery or museum.
FASHIONCLASH Maastricht 2012

FASHIONCLASH Maastricht 2012

Be ready for the 4th edition of the incomparable fashion event FASHIONCLASH Maastricht. During the second weekend in June more than one hundred promising talents from 20 countries from all over the world will come together to present their creations.
ANIMAL: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

ANIMAL: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

The project is grounded in a unique visual interpretation of animal anatomy, building upon existing skeleton structures to create a series of sculptural pieces that appear as natural properties of the human body, suggesting strength, power and sensuality.
Let's Get Lost by Mikael Jansson

Let’s Get Lost by Mikael Jansson

The hour is late, the air is thick, and the evening is charged with a steamy sensuality. What works? Tone-on-tone swimsuits, slithers of silk, and plenty of skin, as flesh meets flesh, body meets soul, and Daria gets lost in the heat of the night.
Naked Lunch

Naked Lunch

“Mr. Lee is curious about the Frost couple. He would like to meet them.” “I think the woman would have sex with you, Mr. Lee. The man, he only likes Interzone boys.”
Zach & Jordan Stenmark by Errikos Andreou

Zach & Jordan Stenmark by Errikos Andreou

With Zach & Jordan Stenmark Photography: © Errikos Andreou 2011 Artistic direction & styling: Predrag Pajdic
Karlie Kloss by Hedi Slimane

Karlie Kloss by Hedi Slimane

Karlie Kloss is photographed by Hedi Slimane and styled by Mika Mizutani for the February 2012 issue of Vogue Nippon. I also included shots of Karlie from a private session with Slimane.
Ahead of Their Time: The White Series

Ahead of Their Time: The White Series

Somehow we at kontraPLAN can’t get enough of both great Mustafa Sabbagh and Predrag Pajdic. So we are bringing you this beautiful series from one of their numerous inspired cooperations.
Design Behind Desire

Design Behind Desire

It is a well-known fact that design is desired. Desired sexually, sensually, pragmatically, emotionally, whatever you choose, is a factor that represents your needs. Based on the dictionary’s definition, desire is a longing or craving for something that brings satisfaction or enjoyment, a sexual appetite or urge.
Bob Noto – Capturing Food

Bob Noto – Capturing Food

A slight departure from the traditional adage, one might say that the way to Bob Noto’s stomach
The Forgotten Circus

The Forgotten Circus

The Forgotten Circus is the pilot film for the „Forgotten Trilogy“. This film explores notions of humanity embodied through the minds eye of a dying ringmaster and his Forgotten Circus.
Alexander by Ronald Savković

Alexander by Ronald Savković

  World premiere of ballet Alexander, inspired by a complex person of a general, half-god, lover, conqueror of the world – Alexander the Great, choreographed by Ronald Savković, took place last November in Belgrade, Serbia, but will take a world tour this summer starting in Latin America.
“Ouvrir Venus” FW 2011/2012 Collection by Yiqing Yin

“Ouvrir Venus” FW 2011/2012 Collection by Yiqing Yin

Following a first presentation in February 2011 at the Joyce Gallery in Paris, the Famous shop  pioneering fashion and creativity in Asia for 40 years, invite Maison Yiqing Yin for an exhibition of the last FW 2011/2012 Collection: “Ouvrir Venus”.
Amangiri Luxury Resort in Utah

Amangiri Luxury Resort in Utah

Amangiri, ‘the peaceful mountain’ stood boldly among the protected valley with sweeping views over the colorful Arizona air as we approached for landing to the close by airport of Page Arizona (a 20-minute drive away). 
Sex & Art Cosmopolitan Cocktail

Sex & Art Cosmopolitan Cocktail

We are bringing you Jodie Smith and Tori Praver in futuristic photo shoot in German Cosmopolitan Sex & Art Issue.
Noetic Corpus by Predrag Pajdic

Noetic Corpus by Predrag Pajdic

Noetic Corpus: Sojourn of the Soul     Predrag Pajdic is a London based artist, designer, and curator, who organises high profile art projects internationally as well as writes and lectures on contemporary art and culture.
Vivid Art of Jérémy Tran

Vivid Art of Jérémy Tran

After starting the Classical Dance at the age of 8 under the supervision of Christine Vandenbussche (MJC Rosendaël 2000-2009) and Pascal Cyprien (Lille Conservatory 2002-2004), in 2009, Jérémy decided to turn towards Contemporary dance that he practiced with Dominique Desessart (Lille Conservatory 2009-2010).
Saraceno's Cloud City

Saraceno’s Cloud City

If you happened to be in Berlin, make sure to stop by Hamburger Bahnhof (a former railway station) till January 15, 2012, and get ready to feel like you’ve stepped into a strange and surreal dream.
Divine Decadence

Divine Decadence

December issue of W Magazine is bringing story about three lovers and a cabaret’s worth of sexy ensembles — what happens in Berlin stays in Berlin.
Anthony Gayton Photography

Anthony Gayton Photography

The English photographer Anthony Gayton (Devon, 1986) first began taking pictures at the age of sixteen using friends and family as models.
Emmanuel Ray - Britain's Fashion Icon of the Year 2011

Emmanuel Ray – Britain’s Fashion Icon of the Year 2011

  From this month onwards, kontraPLAN will regularly bring you new, interesting monthly columns by Emmanuel Ray, the winner of this year’s prestigious Fashion Icon of the Year award at Fashions Finest Awards in the United Kingdom.
Francoise Nielly's Portraits

Francoise Nielly’s Portraits

French artist Francoise Nielly has released a new set of portraits that continue her colorful, emotive signature.
Brian Shimansky & Eva Padberg by Armin Morbach

Brian Shimansky & Eva Padberg by Armin Morbach

Photographer Armin Morbach captures model Brian Shimansky in his most daring shoot ever for the last year’s 30th anniversary ‘Sex & Art’ issue
The Naked Russian Women Swims with Whales

The Naked Russian Women Swims with Whales

Natalia Avseenko, the skilled Russian diver, took the plunge as the water temperature hit minus 1.5 degrees Centigrade in a unique and controversial experiment with two beluga whales.
Inspiration Cakes for Halloween

Inspiration Cakes for Halloween

Bleeding Hearts They are scarily realistic, but delicious with a red velvet sponge, cream cheese frosting and blackcurrant & cherry ‘blood’. 20% of the sale of every ʻbleeding heartʼ is donated to the music and fashion charity that raises awareness and support for young people with cancer. Eat Your Heart Out...
The Waterhouse At South Bund by NHDRO

The Waterhouse At South Bund by NHDRO

Chinese architects NHDRO have transformed this disused Japanese army headquarters in Shanghai into a hotel, maintaining the building’s stripped concrete and brick walls while adding a new Corten steel extension on the roof. 
The Witching Hour

The Witching Hour

We are bringing you editorial from September 2011 issue of Papercut magazine shot by Christopher Hench
What Lies Beneath the Woodpecker?!!

What Lies Beneath the Woodpecker?!!

  Photographers are often inspired by other artists all the time, but in these case it might be too similar to be referred to as inspiration.The lighting, setting, props, and even many of the poses are exactly the same. Both even feature swans. Is this a case of one photographer...
ASHER LEVINE: STAGE.118

ASHER LEVINE: STAGE.118

With the backstage and runway photos by Zoran Trifunovic
Russian Elite Circle

Russian Elite Circle

Russian Elite Circle was founded in January 2011. It is the worldwide first and only private luxury network in Russian language.
A Matter of Taste

A Matter of Taste

FULVIO BONAVIA began his career as a graphic designer and illustrator of film posters.
Florian Dovillez's Hat Collection

Florian Dovillez’s Hat Collection

Living in a GAGA era there is no coincidence to the fact that hairpieces have become the new fashion accessories.
New Blood Show 2011 by the Antwerpen Royal Academy

New Blood Show 2011 by the Antwerpen Royal Academy

Mario & Vidis feat. Ernesto – Changed
Brothers of Arcadia

Brothers of Arcadia

(beware of explicite sexual content) Nicola Formichetti released today uncensored version of his film for Mugler’s Spring/Summer 2012 menswear collection on a porn site. This full-length version of the film, set to a soundtrack by Jessica 6, who also appears on-camera alongside a team of male models engaging in, well,...
LA CAIDA DE LOS DIOSES

LA CAIDA DE LOS DIOSES

Internationaly famous Slovenian director Tomaž Pandur made his mark on the international theatre stage with his extravagant projects. He has been also elected as the Artistic director of the institution responsible for the organisation of the European Capital of Culture in Maribor in 2012.
Baptiste in High Heels

Baptiste in High Heels

Karl Lagerfeld and Baptiste Giabiconi shoot for Purple Fashion magazine #12 on the street in Paris, France.
She is the Boy & He is the Girl

She is the Boy & He is the Girl

Andrej Pejic & Maryna Buniak
The Tim Burton Exhibition @ LA County Museum of Art

The Tim Burton Exhibition @ LA County Museum of Art

The Nightmare Before Christmas has arrived in Los Angeles’ County Museum of Art…well not exactly, but film director Tim Burton will get his just due this month when the museum does a retrospective of his career works.
2011 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominees & Honorees Announced

2011 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominees & Honorees Announced

The Council of Fashion Designers of America announced the nominees and honorees for the 2011 CFDA Fashion Awards
Morning Beauty

Morning Beauty

“Morning Beauty”, shot by Miles Aldridge
The Leather Runs Smooth On the Passenger's Seat

The Leather Runs Smooth On the Passenger’s Seat

Photographs by Saverio Cardia
Life Ball's Star-Studded Pageantry

Life Ball’s Star-Studded Pageantry

Since 1993, the Life Ball in Vienna, Austria has been one of the biggest HIV/AIDS charity events in the world. In addition to fundraising, the goal of Life Ball is to celebrate life and set an example of “tolerance and solidarity to society and the whole world.”
Hun Head

Hun Head

Photos by Sebastian Faena
Former Yugoslavia Forgotten Monuments

Former Yugoslavia Forgotten Monuments

These structures were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s and 70s to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place (like Tjentište, Kozara and Kadinjača), or where concentration camps stood (like Jasenovac and Niš).
Chanel Cruise Party at the Eden Roc, Antibes

Chanel Cruise Party at the Eden Roc, Antibes

Photos by Olivier Zahm for Purple Magazine
Inspiring Food Photography by Ryan Matthew

Inspiring Food Photography by Ryan Matthew

Ryan Matthew Smith a talented graduat from the Art Institute of Seattle. I find his work truly inspiring bringing food into an other dimension.Since late 2007 he has been employed at Intellectual Ventures in Bellevue, WA, as a Digital Imaging Editor and Photographer.
Stop up the passage to remorse: sleep no more

Stop up the passage to remorse: sleep no more

Producers EMURSIVE are known for taking the energy of nightlife and fusing it with conceptual theater. In their latest production,
Hedonist yacht by Art of Kinetik

Hedonist yacht by Art of Kinetik

Here we have a yacht collection brought to us from Art of Kinetik‘s home base of Belgrade, Serbia.  This is where true beauty and design are married with naval architecture, engineering and research & development to create the highest quality, luxury wooden yachts in the world.  These floating objects on...
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Inside The Composite Images Of Erik Almås

What exactly is a bull doing running down Wall Street? What would it feel like to fly above the highest of mountains while swimming in the deck pool of a flying blimp resort?
Ron Mueck's Solo Exhibition At Fondation Cartier

Ron Mueck’s Solo Exhibition At Fondation Cartier

Dressed in a plain, navy one-piece swimming suit, a short-haired elderly woman is sitting beneath a colour-blocked sun umbrella, affectionately contemplating her male companion whose head rests peacefully on her thigh.
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Gesaffelstein’s ”Pursuit” Music Video By Fleur & Manu

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Zerogloss Design Store In Vicenza, Italy

On del Pasubio Street, number 106, in Vicenza, Italy, the building of an old 60’s factory has been transformed into the Zerogloss Design Store.
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The Art Of Dehydrating Food By Marco Villa Mateos

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Léa & Adèle by Mikael Jansson

French actresses Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos of the film ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ are photographed by Mikael Jansson
Artist Sascha Schneider Depicts Homoeroticism At The Turn Of The 20th Century

Artist Sascha Schneider Depicts Homoeroticism At The Turn Of The 20th Century

The pages of art history books are filled with images of the female nude,
Couture Clash by Craig McDean

Couture Clash by Craig McDean

Saskia De Brauw is photographed by Craig McDean and styled by Edward Enninful in the story ‘Couture Clash’ for the October 2013 issue of W magazine.
The Frenchie's Flying Circus Is About To Begin!

The Frenchie’s Flying Circus Is About To Begin!

What is a circus clown doing hanging off a cliff?
Home Visualizations Take You Back to Nature

Home Visualizations Take You Back to Nature

Much of modern design focuses largely on interior spaces, perfectly molded to a simple, clean lifestyle.
food – the nature’s art

food – the nature’s art

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