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21:9 Curved Ultrawide Monitor - A World Inspired By Creativity

21:9 Curved Ultrawide Monitor – A World Inspired By Creativity

Global technology brand LG’s 34UC97 is an update to the fab LG 34UM95 - the major difference being that this UC97 edition is curved. The importance of a good monitor for creatives and designer is paramount, and this curved ultrawide monitor is tailor-made for anyone in search of quality. The panoramic curved display powered by QHD …

Collector’s Edition Featuring Handmade Artwork

Collector’s Edition Featuring Handmade Artwork

Collector's Edition is a new book by Stuart Tolley, published by Thames and Hudson. It is a global showcase for the new wave of limited edition, large format, lovingly produced graphic design and packaging created for the music, book and magazine industries. The edition is a very, very special handmade Collector’s Edition Artist Cover Bomb series …


Elegantly Mount Your Music

Elegantly Mount Your Music

This mountable speaker by Melbourne-based design studio Proper is in line with the Bang & Olufsen A9's aesthetic at an every day customer price point, which also allows you to mount your iPhone creating a nice little Apple music experience. The Proper Audio 2 mount disks are available in Black or White and install in …

Be Natural - iPad Air Folio Case

Be Natural – iPad Air Folio Case

Soffio is a fresh Italian accessories brand founded by Stefano Andri and Raffaello Galiotto. Established in Arzignano’s leather industrial centre (Italy), Soffio is the result of several studies abroad, an hereditary knowledge of the raw material natural leather and a consolidated collaboration with an important design studio. Soffio is offering a collection of meticulously curated …

Handcrafted Jeanbag For Denim Lovers

Handcrafted Jeanbag For Denim Lovers

Just like your favourite pair of jeans, the handcrafted Jeanbag ($499) got street cred and embraces frayed edges and paint stains as beautiful reminders of the people who once wore them. Made from recycled denim jeans, it is built for comfort by KT. Practicing as an artist for over 20 years, KT has travelled widely, …


Metro AR-T iPhone App Turns Any NYC MetroCard Into An Art Gallery

Metro AR-T iPhone App Turns Any NYC MetroCard Into An Art Gallery

More than five million people use New York City MetroCards each day. To make new use of something ordinary to so many, a group of young advertising professionals recently launched an iPhone app that transforms any MetroCard into a tiny art gallery. The companion app to the Metro AR-T project, it uses innovative augmented reality …

French Fry Fork Reinvented

French Fry Fork Reinvented

Are you tired of awful tasting and breaking plastic or wooden forks contaminated with different kinds of bacteria? This exceptional futuristic design uses high quality stainless steel - precision crafted - one fork to pick them all. German-based Uberfork are Stephan Hotto, Sebastian Krempel and Lars Inger. This is what they have to say themselves …

Curator, A Modern Creativity Tool

Curator, A Modern Creativity Tool

Whether you are a designer, developer, photographer or an architect, there is simply too much to do, and too many deadlines to meet to have the time to stop and think about how to do it. "A large part of being successful at work, regardless of profession, is to form, shape and communicate ideas clearly …


Follow The Rules

Follow The Rules

This Letter Opener ($20) is Izola’s first venture into the world of office wares. It is a bold object and a perfect addition to the desk landscape. Constructed from brass-plated alloy, and equipped with a hole to hang it by, the functionality of this piece extends beyond what the name suggests. Engraved on one side …

Converse Rubber Coated All Star Sneakers

Converse Rubber Coated All Star Sneakers

In 1908, the Boston-based Converse Rubber Company began making sport shoes. Now Converse gives the classic Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers a coated canvas upper for all-weather use and took your favorite rubber duck yellow and squeezed onto a sneaker. The Rubber Coated All Star Sneakers ($65.00 - $70.00, also available in Black) sport rubber …

Limited Edition: Gold Digger Fuzz Pedal

Limited Edition: Gold Digger Fuzz Pedal

Matthew and Emelie run a small design company called M&E based in Malmö, Sweden. Then designers just finished the project Gold Digger Fuzz Pedal (roughly $180). They have been asked to design a special limited edition of the new album Gold Into Dreams by the Danish band Black Light White Light. So they came up …


Attention: Open For Only 10 Minutes

Attention: Open For Only 10 Minutes

Swedish jeans and fashion brand Cheap Monday has a big following on social media and frequently receives requests from the fans to open Cheap Monday Stores in their cities. The 10 minute Pop-Up is Cheap Mondays answer to these requests. The campaign is based on a physical idea, with a digital framework and outtake on …

Full-Size Reissue Of The NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual

Full-Size Reissue Of The NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual

If you found yourself in the New York City subway in the 1960s, you were probably lost. Signs didn’t help you find your way, standards didn’t exist, even handmade lettering was common. Mass confusion was the status quo. In 1970, the Standards Manual changed everything. Jesse Reed & Hamish Smyth reissued the full-size book of …


A Travel Wallet For The Active Soul

A Travel Wallet For The Active Soul

Apple just announced the iPhone 6 and its Apple Pay–your wallet without the wallet–but think of this travel wallet as your mobile vault. Real adventure starts beyond the airport. It's a good thing to pay on-the-go, but it's also a good thing to keep those key travel documents the old school way close at hand. …

Handmade Record Frame

Handmade Record Frame

Sonntagsstaat was born out of the friendly collaboration of artisans and designers with a great affection for solid craftsmanship and clean design. The individual products are distinguished by their precious materials and the tradition-inspired crafting; Quality goods for quality time. Selling handmade furnishings and recreational products, these goods incorporate quality materials and proper processing into …

Orphée, More Than A Lamp

Orphée, More Than A Lamp

For over a year, Emeric de Meyer has been working together with a friend to design a lamp that is not only functional but aesthetically pleasing and unique. "We feel we have finally come upon a design that achieves this, so we just launched the brand Ollumi and the product recently," explains de Meyer. "The name …


26 Beloved Characters From A. to Z.

26 Beloved Characters From A. to Z.

German designer Sascha Grewe has decided to bring 26 beloved characters of the alphabet into tangible existence. The results are letters and words made of MDF, cork or concrete. Letters you can comfortably sit yourself on and which reveal their greatness as installations, when standing alone. Under the brand name artcanbreakyourheart each shape is 100% hand …

E-Book: Motion Design For iOS

E-Book: Motion Design For iOS

Have you ever been thinking about, designing and building animations for iOS apps since the SDK was first announced? Apps are no longer just a sequence of screens, they are now carefully choreographed experiences. Many designers are now would-be animators too, thanks to the transformation brought by native mobile apps. Mike Rundle wrote a e-book …

Threaded Bass Key Ring

Threaded Bass Key Ring

This minimalist Solid Brass Key Ring ($30) with threaded hex-shaped closure and laser engraving easily holds more than a dozen keys, yet keeps them compactly folded within itself. Each key ring is handmade in the USA by Maxx&Unicorn Co. from solid brass so it can stand up to a lifetime of being tossed in your …


Elements Pocket: Keep Out Sand, Snow, Grit & Water

Elements Pocket: Keep Out Sand, Snow, Grit & Water

Bellroy’s Elements Range (also available on Amazon here) is the calm within the storm. Keeping out all the dirt, but keeping in all your values, these wallets are designed for an adventurous heart. Using all-weather non-toxic leather and water-resistant zips, each style in this capsule: Elements Pocket, Elements Travel (handy travel pen for customs forms) …

Philips Fidelio E5 Wireless Surround On Demand Speakers

Philips Fidelio E5 Wireless Surround On Demand Speakers

If you're looking for greater sonic accuracy delivered to your ears, the Philips Fidelio E5 ($1400) will go the extra mile for you. With Philips' Crystal Clear Sound, you will be able to discern and appreciate every sound detail, the way it's meant to be heard and as the artist or director intended. The wireless …

The Studio Visit: filz:stueck

The Studio Visit: filz:stueck

When we visit Antje Schmitt and Teresa Winter in their studio in Munich where they’re located since early 2013, we’re immediately taken by the light-filled open studio and their warm and welcoming character. Every single sleeve is unique and handcrafted with attention to detail by the manufactory of organic (leather) cases and sleeves, filz:stueck. Filz …