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Aperture Foundation | Home Still Looking For Paradise? Maldives - absolutely Double chain of twenty-six atolls… The Republic of Maldives, or simply the Maldives, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean. It consists of approximately 1,190 coral islands grouped in a double chain of 26 atolls, along the north-south direction, spread over roughly 90,000 square kilometers, making this one of the most disparate countries in the world. The atolls are composed of live coral reefs and sand bars, situated atop a submarine ridge 960 kilometers long that rises abruptly from the depths of the Indian Ocean and runs from north to south. Crystal clear waters, beautiful white sand beaches, swaying palm trees and fabulous dive sites – that’s why the Maldives, is known for being one of the best tropical holiday destinations in the world. ...and no need to climb ;) With an average ground level of 1.5 metres (4 ft 11 in) above sea level, it is the lowest country on the planet. Summer never ends ... Crystal clear waters and azure blue lagoons... Resorts in the Maldives
leonardo sonnoli 2001, 98 x 68, two side, offset. Poster-tribute to Gianfranco Grignani one of the most influential italian graphic designer of the post war, made in occasion of a lecture on his work. He was the author of the pure wool mark, and was deeply interested in visual perception. 2002, 98 x 68, two side, offset. Poster-tribute to albe steiner made in occasion of the exhibition in bolzano. 2005, 98 x 68, offset, 3 colors front and back. poster printed front and back for a lecture in Ljubljana (Slovenia) on history and letters as method to design. 2004, 68×98, series of 3+1, offset + kraft paper putted up. series of three posters for an exhibition on the italian architect Lina Bo Bardi in Venice. 2004, Offset + varnish + dry cutted letters. “a letter takes on the meaning of the word it composes and the content it relays. typography without content is not even an exercise in style; it is simply an “unaesthetic” exercise. Art direction, design, type design by Leonardo Sonnoli. 2003, 96×98, offset.
Winter storms, January to February 2014 The UK experienced a spell of extreme weather from late January to mid-February as a succession of major storms brought widespread impacts and damage to the UK. Around 6 major storms hit through this period, separated by intervals of 2 to 3 days. The sequence of storms followed an earlier stormy period from mid-December 2013 to early January 2014. Taken individually, the first two storms were notable but not exceptional for the winter period. However, the later storms from early to mid-February were much more severe. Overall, the period from mid-December 2013 to mid-February 2014 saw at least 12 major winter storms, and, when considered overall, this was the stormiest period of weather the UK has experienced for at least 20 years. Strong winds and huge waves made conditions extremely dangerous around exposed coastlines - particularly in the south and west, and caused widespread transport disruption. An aerial view of flooding on the Somerset levels on 2 February. Impacts Weather data
burn magazine Amazing sculptures that look like they are in motion At first glance these objects look like they are in motion, almost like every object is falling down, especially the “strawberry blanket”. In reality they are actually natural materials, like feathers, fruits and flowers, attached to nylon threads. Sculptor Claire Morgan from Belfast is the creator of this magnificent art work. She has among other things achieved a first class degree in Sculpture from Northumbria University. Since graduating she has pursued a career solely as a visual artist. She has exhibited internationally, with solo shows, residencies and commissions across the UK, as well as group exhibitions in Europe. Other art that can trick your eyes are this tree branch that grows through glass jars.