Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
My favorite shot
“I’m a motorcyclist so I’m always on the lookout for interesting bikes. Walking by a fire station in Bangalore, India, I saw a beautiful, bright red motorcycle. The owner, a fireman, sat on it like a proud father while I shot a roll of film. “
For her PLI.É project, Pauline Loctin, aka Miss Cloudy, fashioned ballet dresses made entirely of paper. The delicate origami creations, modeled by famous ballerinas from Paris, Rome, New York and Montreal, have been cast in the perfect light by photographer Melika Dez, whose images can be acquired on the website.
Potholes are a nuisance and sometimes dangerous, so Chicago is lucky to have Jim Bachor to fill them with mosaics of stone and colored glass set in cement. Bachor decided to use the ancient craft after working on excavations at the ancient site of Pompei.
A cheetah losing its spots in mid-sprint, surfers pulled along by sled dogs, an elephant in a crowded subway carriage: In his photos, Zulkarnain Ismail, a master of image editing from Malaysia, whips up a potent mix of reality and fiction.