Design

Watch ‘Tangerine’ Director Sean Baker’s New Short Film, ‘Snowbird’

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Last year’s Sean Baker-directed Tangerine was one of the year’s best films. Shot on iPhones and starring untrained actors, it became an indie darling and propelled Baker and his stars into the spotlight. It’s no shock, then, that Baker has been tapped by hyper-hip French fashion label Kenzo to produce an 11-minute short film, titled Snowbird (after the slang for settlers in Slab City), starring model Abbey Lee (Mad Max: Fury Road), and serving, subversively, as a showcase for the label’s latest collection. 
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Dream Casting the Alexander McQueen Biopic

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Flavorwire’s own film editor, Jason Bailey, recently wrote of the biopic that, at this point “even the most casual viewer can recognize the pitfalls of the form, in which the reduction of an entire life to a single short-form narrative results in clumsy expositional dialogue, one-dimensional characters, comically obvious historical markers, and tediously unimaginative soundtrack cues.”  
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Andrew Haigh Will Direct an Alexander McQueen Biopic

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On the eve of the release of his 45 Years, Andrew Haigh — the beloved writer and director of Weekend — has signed on to direct a forthcoming biopic focusing on the life of the legendary designer Alexander McQueen. Produced by Damian Jones and Pathe, and written by Chris Urch, the biopic will look to the McQueen biography Blood Beneath the Skin for some inspiration, but also draw upon other sources.
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10 Must-Have 2016 Calendars for a Fantastic New Year

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The year is rapidly coming to a close, which means it’s time to track down your 2016 calendar for organization and inspiration. Sometimes a digital calendar just won’t do. These designs, inspired by everything from literature,  morbid museum collections, and most importantly, cats, are a must-have if you like putting pen to paper and visualizing each day of the year. Cheers to a fantastic 2016.
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Totally Cute and Convenient Portable Rooms

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Our current culture demands a mobile lifestyle, one that’s portable and convenient — and doesn’t just include your cellphone. Moveable rooms and transportable living spaces are in high demand. After spotting a fantastic room in a box (featured, below), we browsed for other modular rooms from designers and architects who have created cute and convenient person-sized dwellings and spaces to take on the go.
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