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euromaxx highlights

euromaxx highlights

In this highlights edition:

Model Andrej Pejic
Andrej Pejic has had an unusual career as a model as he also models women's wear thanks to his androgynous looks. The scout who spotted Pejic on a street in Melbourne, Australia, initially thought Pejic was a woman. Now Pejic models both men's and women's clothes. Recently he even sported a wedding dress at Jean-Paul Gaultier‘s haute couture show in Paris.

German Street Artist XOOOOX
The artist uses a trademark figure of a life-size model in his street art plus a liberal sprinkling of Xs and Os. This person's works have fetched four figure sums. But who is XOOOOX? Since being arrested for graffiti vandalism in the late 1990s, XOOOOX has refused to reveal his/her identity to avoid trouble with the law.

Floating Homes in Amsterdam
We go to the Waterbuurt West district of Amsterdam to find out about floating homes. Although they follow in the tradition of Dutch houseboats these are quite different - three storey dwellings connected by ramps that offer all the comforts of a modern home. Architects Marlies Rohmer and planner Ton van Nahmen give us the lowdown.

Irma Creator - Illustrator Jasmin Khezri
Munich-based illustrator Jasmin Khezri invented the Irma character back in the early nineties while she was working as an art director for the Süddeutsche Zeitung and Jetzt magazine. Nowadays Irma has a successful blog, appears in international publications, has her own merchandising and is in demand from many of the world’s top fashion houses.

Top Audio Tracks - High Res Sound
For some, mp3s are just not enough: They want recordings that surpass the usual CD quality. That means ”high resolution” downloads which – as you may have guessed – require a lot more memory. We look at how High Res works, and check out a couple of providers.