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
I was commissioned by Nikon to take some photographs of some car parks.
The brief was to "showcase how skilled photographers can ‘elevate the everyday’ in photography and find genuine inspiration from arguably mundane surroundings ... Read More
New Covent Garden Market is the biggest wholesale fruit, vegetable and flower market in the UK. Opened in 1974, it is located in South London and provides 40% of ... Read More
Since 1976, every Playmobil character has been made in a Maltese factory – where it’s not just the figures who are happy. Not far from Malta airport, 192 new figures are born every minute – and whether they’re pirates, policemen or princesses, they’re always smiling ... Read More
I'm very proud to announce the release of my new book, The Art of Impossible: The Bang & Olufsen Design Story, published by Thames & Hudson. Coming to a bookstore near you, with 240 pages photographed and written by yours truly ... Read More
APW: Have you always been good at getting up early? Read More
TM: Oh yeah, I always get up early. I’m an “A” person – do you know what that means?
APW: Yes, I know I am a “B” person.
In troubled times it is easy to forget what Greece has given to the world. The cradle of Western civilisation, Ancient Greece has provided us with much ... Read More
After moving house four times in one year, and lugging my 800 strong vinly record collection with me every time, I decided enough was enough. Seriously, have you ... Read More
In the old shipyard of Copenhagen a bunch of guys are on a mission to make a home-made rocket and go to space in it. Yep, really. If they do it they will make Denmark the fourth country ... Read More
If you google "Olympics Athens" you won't get hits about Greece being the birthplace of the Olympics, or about the glories of the two modern Olympics that have been held there ... Read More
This week the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN was turned back on after an upgrade that has taken two years to complete. I was recently commissioned by CERN to photograph their ... Read More
I'm no God-squadder, but I do like a good church - something to do with all that delicious symmetry and symbolism. Some crackers were built in the 60s, such as this sexy little number ... Read More
Our tour guide is doing a thumbs down and making a stinky face behind the back of the South Korean soldier that has just got on our bus. “They’re called the ‘rocks’” she had told us ... Read More
Bang & Olufsen (B&O) is the oldest consumer electronics company in the world. Founded in an attic in 1925 by two young electronics enthusiasts, Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen ... Read More
In Copenhagen they are building a huge extension to the Metro. And they are building it right under my house ... Read More
Perhaps better known to those outside Denmark as the home of Hamlet, Helsingør is a city on the Northeastern coast of the island of Zealand in the East of Denmark. For 100 years ... Read More
When we visited Lanzarote in March this year on a family holiday, it felt like a compromise. OK, so it's probably going to be sunny, warm (it wasn't), and its only a few hours away ... Read More
The Maersk Triple E is the largest ship on the planet, the pride and joy of the largest shipping company in the world. The ship was a huge hit with the public last year when it docked ... Read More
It's taken me a week to get round to posting these pictures from Henrik Vibskov's SS15 show in collaboration with the Norwegian National Ballet and choreographer Alexander Ekman ... Read More
Nestled 1.4 kilometers under the highest mountain in central Italy, the Gran Sasso, is the Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso (LNGS). The first experiments were conducted here in 1989 ... Read More