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The ELEMIS Summer collection was developed in cooperation with the London-based label RIXO and contains several of the brand’s best-known skin and wellness products. The set consists of six products that supply the skin with moisture, while revitalizing and nourishing it, and comes in an exclusive RIXO bag.
The beauty co-op was photographed by Tom VAN SCHELVEN c/o MAKING PICTURES for the clients Elemis UK & Ireland & Rixo. Responsible for the final looks was RETOUCHED STUDIOS.
RIXO is the brainchild of besties Henrietta Rix and Orlagh McCloskey, who both love vintage and want to empower women with their fashion. The label was founded in 2015 : “Our philosophy at RIXO is to evoke a wanderlust & free spirit in all our wearers, filling a gap in the contemporary market with easy-to-wear, feminine shapes and high-quality materials. Always empowering, we aim to create a fusion of original hand-painted prints and timeless silhouettes to flatter every woman, irrespective of age, season, nationality or time of day. We hope there is something in our range for you that makes you feel like the best version of yourself.”
ELEMIS is a skin wellness brand with the soul of an aroma therapist, the mind of an artist and the commitment of a scientist. As an innovative and global skincare brand with more than 30 years of experience and available in over 45 countries, they are still firm believers that there is ‘truth in beauty’.
The award-winning skin- and bodycare products from ELEMIS are available through renowned retailers and a network of more than 1,600 spas and salons around the world.
ELEMIS is part of GROUPE L’OCCITANE. The company L’Occitane en Provence was founded in 1976 by Olivier Baussan. Groupe L’Occitane (L’Occitane International SA) is a corporation in the cosmetics industry which was founded in the year 2000 and emerged from the brand L’Occitane en Provence. It is headquartered in Luxembourg, with operational headquarters in Geneva, and the company is listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange. The Group is specialized in natural cosmetics made from plants grown in Provence such as lavender, verbena or olive oil.
GoSee : rixo.co.uk & elemis.com & retouched.de
06.12.2022 show complete article
Rob Hammer is a seasoned photographer, and besides his successful commercial career, he has developed a rich body of personal work which revolves around his numerous road trips through his homeland, America.
‘Roadside Meditations’ is a subtle reflection on the natural and sometimes mundane beauty of this vast country. His images speak about the freedom to be on the road, about the educational, transformative, and meditative character of the time spent traveling. Hammer’s intuitive and nuanced photographs can be read as metaphors for the human psyche. At the same time, they candidly capture the passing of time reflected in the manmade structures within the landscape.
Like a road trip, the sequence of images in the series lines up to become a route of its own, on which the viewer’s eye travels in observation to experience the inimitable American landscape.
“Would it make you want to hire me if I told you about the awards I’ve won or referred to myself in the third person? Whatever. I’m an advertising/documentary photographer based in San Diego, California, most known for my unique way of shooting athletes and adventure. To date, I’ve been very lucky to shoot with legends such as Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, … and many others for clients including Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Reebok, Foot Locker, Puma, Uber, Skullcandy, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Runner’s World, New York Times, and Andis, to name a few. Which all makes me sound really important, but the truth is, I just love being a photographer.” Rob Hammer
Since it was founded in 1995, Kehrer Publishing in Heidelberg has been specialized in art and photography books. With owner Klaus Kehrer at the helm, it is today not only one of the few independent publishing houses in Germany, it is also among the world’s leading photography publishing companies. Further focal points of program include contemporary art, art of the 17th through the 20th century as well as international sound art.
Rob Hammer – ‘Roadside Meditations’. Editor: Alexa Becker . Texts: Rob Hammer, Nick Yetto . Design: Kehrer Design (Nick Antonich) . Hardcover . 30x24 cm . 128 pages, 68 color illustrations . English ISBN 978-3-96900-070-0 . 39.90 EUR
GoSee : kehrerverlag.com
11.10.2022 show complete article
How is it possible to feel immediately at home in a place you have never seen before? This question still haunts photographer Ryan Bakerink twenty years after he first stepped off the train in Chicago, where he continues to live to this day.
This book is dedicated to the city for which his heart beats and describes a journey of self-reflection that ends in a time capsule of sorts. Throughout 2020, he took photographs in all seventy-seven community areas of the American city to trace his fascination for it, to find his place in it, and to understand how it has shaped him.
Chicago 2020 is more than a declaration of love for a city. In a time of social and political turmoil defined by the pandemic, Bakerink discovers hidden treasures amidst the emptiness and the pure beauty of humanity.
The photographic work of Ryan Bakerink, who grew up in southwest Iowa, is focused on social issues and counterculture lifestyle, particularly within the music industry, off-the-grid communities, travel, and portraiture. Ryan seeks to expand his own personal and social boundaries by searching for authenticity in the world around him.
The ultimate goal of Ryan’s work has been to pull back the curtain and to expose the general public to lifestyles, communities, and places that have been overlooked to help provide a greater understanding of human nature.
Co-Autor Tim McIlrath is the lead singer and songwriter of multiple platinum-winning Chicago rock band Rise Against. Rise Against is known for their politically-charged music and outspoken social comments on topics such as social justice, homophobia, animal rights, economic inequality, and modern warfare.
His project has been featured on CBS – and we have the YouTube report for you on GoSee.
Chicago 2020 by Ryan Bakerink . Texts: Ryan Bakerink, Tim McIlrath . Design: Kehrer Design (Laura Pecoroni) .
GoSee : ryanbakerink.com & youtube.com/cbs & kehrerverlag.com
02.10.2022 show complete article