When Christoffer Rudquist met Vantablack.


Documenting its creation for Audi Magazine, Christoffer Rudquist captures the development of Vantablack with British company Surrey Nanosystems, who were responsible for making the substance with the intention of eliminating stray light from telescopes and satellites.

And for those of you who love the weird and wonderful world of science, here is everything else you need to know...

1. Vantablack absorbs a record breaking 99.965% of all visible light, which in return has confusing effects on the human eye making it harder for us to understand its shape and surface just by looking at it.

2. Its made out of a material (carbon nanotubes) 10,000 times thinner than a human hair, which in return makes it ten times stronger than steel and helps it conduct heat seven times more effectively than copper.

3.You can't just buy it .It's complex production process incorporates the use of several machines and extremely high temperatures. Its pretty expensive too, more expensive than any gold or diamond.

4. It has recently been developed into a spray paint and can spray a range of materials as long as they can withstand temperatures of 100°C.

5. Its going to be a while before you can use it on clothes. Combining the substance with fabric currently compromises some of its physical qualities, so for all of those who were waiting on that little vantablack dress, keep waiting, and start saving, because it will probably cost you the earth!

Sight Sacrilization (Re) framing Switzerland - Simon Roberts

Simon Robert's observational footage of a snow-covered mountaintop. Simon's photography examines the impact of Switzerlands image. Here we have a short film, which is part of an exhibition at Fotostiftung Shweiz

(The Swiss Foundation for Photography).

TOP Tips on sports photography with Finn Taylor

We caught up with photographer Finn Taylor to get some first hand industry top tips on sports photography. 

Trapstar x Puma - Hamish Stephenson

PUMA and Trapstar release a Football-Inspired Collection shot by our own hamish stephenson 

Eudes de Santana X SEATMii by Cosmopolitan

Eudes de Santana captures the style and attitude of the unique new car. 

Exclusive look at Installation of Simon Roberts work "Sight Sacrilazation"

Now showing at Fotostiftung Schweiz, as part of the group exhibition 'Unfamiliar Familiarities: Outside Views on Switzerland’, Simon Roberts gives us an exclusive insight to the exhibition.

Fushimi Inari

Christoffer Rudquist takes us on a visual journey, as he creates his own visual map around Japan. 

BEHIND THE IMAGE WITH FINN TAYLOR AND FC BARCELONA

An insight into a day shooting with Finn Taylor for FCB

Behind the scenes with DMB x Nike

Exclusive look at what DMB production got up to on our latest shoot with Nike x Hamish Stephenson 

FFW GISELE

DMB WELCOMES EUDES de Santana

DMB would like to announce the arrival of a new brilliant photographer and video director Eudes de Santana!

We caught up with him to find out a bit more about his own creative vision.

01.01.2017

Christoffer Rudquist gives us another glance into his trip around Japan titled "01.01.2017"

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