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Paul Smith 531: Designed To Perform On And Off The Bike

Paul Smith 531: Designed To Perform On And Off The Bike

Today sees the launch of Paul Smith’s 531 unique collection of innovative cycle wear with the release of a short video featuring British cyclist David Millar. Borne out of Paul Smith’s long-standing love of cycling, he collection balances his unparalleled attention to detail with a provenance as one of the world’s most innovative fashion designers. …

The Road To Wolfeboro

The Road To Wolfeboro

The Road To Wolfeboro is a documentary of a 10-day journey from New York to Wolfeboro by photographer Brian Gaberman in evolvement of the Element brand. It's a story about a road in which two entities have developed a state of mind, where nature and family values are embraced as a priority, but where the …


Normcore: The Anti-Style Guide

Normcore: The Anti-Style Guide

The New York-based trend forecasters K-Hole recently coined the term “normcore,” a cultural shift that puts self-identification ahead of self-differentiation. A mashup of “normal” and “hardcore,” normcore is a unisex style that focuses on blending in rather than standing out. And whether the inventors like it or not, the trend has found its way into …

Playboard Photo Issue: Swimming Against The Tide

Playboard Photo Issue: Swimming Against The Tide

Do you like action sports photo issues? Have you ever soaked up all beautiful and insane photos from online galleries with your eyes like a sponge in an ocean of bliss? In these fast-paced times of digital interconnectedness our friends from Playboard are swimming against the tide and present their first Playboard Photo Book – …

Ghostly x Blk Pine DJ Weekender Bag

Ghostly x Blk Pine DJ Weekender Bag

The Weekender is a collaboration between Ghostly International and Blk Pine. The companies wanted to create the perfect DJ weekend bag, hence the name Weekender. They have created a bag with the perfect amount of room for a few changes of clothing and twenty 12” records. This bag is designed and manufactured all within the …


Dark City By Francesco Romoli

Dark City By Francesco Romoli

Francesco Romoli is a photographer who works using both analogue and digital techniques in his photography. The Dark City project is based on two series, Possible Worlds and Reality Show, each achieved using very different techniques: an analogue technique, using a Polaroid, and a digital technique, using image manipulation (shown here on our site). "These …

Let's Blow Up Christmas

Let’s Blow Up Christmas

Corey Vaughan's photography is earnest and direct, and so is this series titled Let’s Blow Up Christmas. Kris Kringle blow ups seem to be a unique American way to celebrate Christmas. In many Western cultures, Santa is said to bring gifts to the homes of the good children on 24 December, the night before Christmas …

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, …


Altered Passages By Bart Synowiec

Altered Passages By Bart Synowiec

Bart Synowiec has been working on a small series of photos featuring Brazil's largest slum (favela), Rocinha. Synowiec spent time in Rio De Janeiro documenting Rocinha's unique and colourful passageways, interacting with locals and taking in the culture. "It felt very timely, with such a large amount of tension building up in the city revolving …

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 …

I’m Not A Real Artist

I’m Not A Real Artist

The phrase, I’m not a real artist has been painted by street artist SpY above the façade of a building in the city of Paris. This piece was commissioned by Nuit Blanche 2014 in the district 13 of Paris, an evening when the city was open to artistic creations for people to enjoy in the …


Earth Is My Witness

Earth Is My Witness

Over the course of his 40-year career, photographer Art Wolfe has worked on every continent and in hundreds of locations. Earth Is My Witness (Earth Aware Editions, ISBN 978-1608873067, $95) is his most extensive collection of Wolfe's photography ever compiled. This lavishly produced work spans the globe, bringing the beauty of the planet’s fast-disappearing landscapes, …

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 …


Power Knife For The Connected Adventurer

Power Knife For The Connected Adventurer

In everyday life or on the road a tangle of cords, a broken cable or a missing adapter can be inconvenient and annoying. In the outdoors, this might mean the difference between getting completely lost and left in the dark, or staying powered-up and safe. Combining adapter ends from some of the most widely used …

Undisclosed: Images Of The Contemporary Circus Artist

Undisclosed: Images Of The Contemporary Circus Artist

This photo book is the result of Swedish-born Bertil Nilsson's work with 47 circus artists throughout Europe and North America over the course of 5 years. The black and white images of the performers in Undisclosed (Canalside Books, ISBN 978-09568872-0-7), all naked, working on their skills in empty training spaces, are accompanied by an essay by …

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 …

Amp Up Your iPhone

Amp Up Your iPhone

Pump up the jam Amp (available for the iPhone 5, 5S, 6, and 6 Plus, $129) up your iPhone! Phone speakers are still pretty weak. The Amp iPhone Speaker Case aims to fix that, and in a big way. The Amp uses advanced algorithms to deliver personalized audio, based on your hearing pattern, musical preferences, …

Efneo’s 3-Gear Front Gearbox Is Perfect For Trekking

Efneo’s 3-Gear Front Gearbox Is Perfect For Trekking

Many people say a front bicycle derailleur is the most disliked part of their bike. Here's an alternative - a 3-speed front gearbox. It makes riding a bike (and shifting gears) much simpler, nicer and quicker. And it makes each bike look much better. With Efneo you can reduce to the first gear in a standstill …


Cairo Diary By Peter Bialobrzeski

Cairo Diary By Peter Bialobrzeski

In the past we have been featuring German-based photographer Peter Bialobrzeski many times. In the last eight years he has published eight books Mostly these books have been published by Hatje Cantz with topics on Southeast Asia. For his limited edition book Cairo Diary Bialobrzeski signed with The Velvet Cell. "Capturing Cairo between the overthrow …

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 …

Still NYC Punk Attitude

Still NYC Punk Attitude

New York punk photographer David Godlis' Kickstarter-funded book project passed its goal weeks ago and will be published as a limited edition high quality photography book of his best pictures of NYC's Punk scene at CBGB's 1976-1979. Heavy on grain and taken using the ambient light of the famed night club, Godlis captured early iconic …