Lübeck is the town of Marzipan, traditionally the confection of choice of kings and queens. The story in Lübeck goes that marzipan was invented in Lübeck when it was under siege, and all the food had run out except for almonds and sugar ...Read More
Absolut Vodka is the third biggest spirit brand in the world, and the 99 million litres of it which are produced every year are all made here in Skåne, southern Sweden. The brand was started in 1879 by Lars Olsson Smith, the man who introduced continuous distillation to Sweden ...Read More
The Boeing factory in Everett, Washington, is the largest building in the world. Just north of Seattle, the 13,385,378 m3 building was constructed to build the first 747's in 1968, and is currently the place where the Boeing 747, 767, 777 and 787 are assembled.Read More
The Univeristy of Copenhagen's new Future Consumer Lab is all about the future of food. What do we like, why do we like it, when do we like it and where do we like it? Through a series of experiments the lab aims to answer these questions and more ...Read More
I was commissioned by Scientific American magazine to photograph the Large Hadron Collider Beauty experiment (LHCb) at CERN. The LHCb is one the seven detectors collecting data from the collisions of the Large Hadron Collider ...Read More
I was commissioned by pharmaceutical company Lundbeck, which specialises psychiatric and neurological disorders, to create some photos of their production and still-life images of their packaging ...Read More
The Zoological museum in Copenhagen is one of the oldest museums in Europe. You might not realise that when you look at the slightly run-down 70s building that houses it, in the same way that you might not realise that most of what makes up the museum itself is hidden from the public ...Read More
Vitra is a family owned Swiss furniture company that was founded in 1957. The company made it's name by selling designs from some of the most famous furniture designers in the world such as Charles and Ray Eames, Verner Panton and George Nelson, and today it's campus is a place of pilgrimage for architecture and design lovers ...Read More
Among all the magical things in life—your first love, snow on Christmas Eve — there are few wonders greater than the Danish hotdog. But who knows what actually goes into that sausage which sits there in the sliced bun, all golden and gilled, snuggling up to remoulade, crispy onions, and pickled cucumber ...Read More
The Sunbeam Theatre is a landmark theatre in Hong Kong, showcasing Cantonese Opera. Established by immigrants from Shanghai in 1972, the theatre has changed hands numerous times and has been fighting closure for the last 15 years. The theatre sits on prime real estate, which is worth a lot of money in Hong Kong, and the landlord had been threatening to close ...Read More
Arla Foods is the biggest producer of dairy products in Scandinavia. It is a cooperative owned by over 7,000 Danish and Swedish farmers, and it is the seventh largest dairy company in the world measure by turnover. I followed the process of some of their cheese being made, from the milking of the cows to the cheese production at one of their huge dairies in Taulov, Denmark ...Read More
October the third 1962 was the day everything changed for Hasselblad.
NASA astronaut Walter Schirra blasted oﬀ into space on the Mercury-Atlas 8 mission, taking his personal 500C Hasselblad camera with him. That camera captured the ﬁrst recognisable images of Earth from its orbit, and became a part of the history of the space race ...
In my day it was all about Spam. A cultural icon worthy of ridicule by Monty Python in the 60s, and the name given to one of the biggest pests of the information age, this humble meat in a tin was the renowned - if rarely proudly eaten - household name when I was growing up in England in the 80s. But throughout much of the rest of the world, meat in a tin is known equally by another name: Tulip Pork Luncheon Meat ...Read More
This is the High Voltage Laboratory at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), just outside Copenhagen. Built in the early 60's, it has since been in constant use teaching the fundamentals of high voltage technology and researching and testing electric power ...Read More
This is Feintechnik, a razor blade factory in the small village of Eisfeld in Germany. A three hour drive from frankfurt, the factory has been producing razor blades since 1920 and is one of the very few highly specialised factories to do so left in Europe. In 2014 the factory was bought by Andy Katz-Mayfield and Jeff Raider, founders of New York based shaving start-up Harry's, for $100 million ...Read More
On an decomissioned air-force base just outside the small town of Ängelholm on the west-coast of Sweden sits the factory of the most unlikely supercar manufacturer in the world. Forget Ferraris and Lamborghinis, Koenigsegg is in a class above, consistently setting Guinness World records for the fastest acceleration ...Read More
A quick google of the purpose built skiing resort of "Flaine" reveals one thing above all else: most people think it is extremley ugly.
Built in the 60s by one of the most respected and renowned proponents of modernist Bauhaus architecture, Marcel Breuer, the resort (much of which is listed as protected by the French Ministry of Culture) had nothing but noble intentions ...Read More