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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 …

Reading the Landscape By Olaf Otto Becker

Reading the Landscape By Olaf Otto Becker

In the first, beautiful photographs of his Habitat series, 1959 born Olaf Otto Becker presents us with idyllic dreamlike places, paradisiacal tableaus from the jungles of Malaysia and Indonesia. Roman­tic floodplains, tree trunks slung with liana vines, eco­logical niches for countless life forms—these are the kinds of untouched tropical rainforests that we pic­ture in our …


GoPro: How You Capture It

GoPro: How You Capture It

When you purchase a GoPro, that boxy looking, tiny, wearable video camera, you're first thought is what to film. However, the more interesting angle is how you're going to film with this cool gadget. Sold in more than 100 countries, GoPro has become a phenomenon because it puts a whole new spin on capturing great …

Just Insert Your iPhone Into Relonch Camera

Just Insert Your iPhone Into Relonch Camera

Insert coin iPhone. The Relonch Camera ($499) is the eye and the iPhone is the brain. The Relonch Camera ($499) adds a high-quality camera to the back of your iPhone. It connects via Lightning and switches on automatically when you plug in your smartphone and switches off automatically when you unplug your iPhone. It further sports …

Quotes On Shit By Jessica Walsh & Timothy Goodman

Quotes On Shit By Jessica Walsh & Timothy Goodman

Quotes on Shit is a little side project of designer duo Jessica Walsh and Timothy Goodman that brings all those objects surrounding us with no meaning or use back to life. "We all use so much shit. We collect shit, buy shit, steal shit, trade shit and then throw shit away. So what happens with …


Alp: Alpine Landscape Pictures By Olaf Unverzart

Alp: Alpine Landscape Pictures By Olaf Unverzart

German photographer Olaf Unverzart takes on an age-old subject and transforms the way we see the Alps. Serious Alpine photography began in the middle of the 19th century by photographers who lugged large plate cameras into inaccessible regions to produce some of the most spectacular images of their time. Nearly two hundred years later, Unverzart …

Arrangements By Clayton Cotterell

Arrangements By Clayton Cotterell

In this 100 pages book titled Arrangements (Ampersand, First Edition of 300, ISBN 9781941556030, $45), Clayton Cotterell revels in the spontaneity of the photographic medium, allowing for succinct encounters with light, color and form to guide both the content and open-ended, sensuous meaning of the work. Seeking out naturally occurring abstractions, the photographs Cotterell has …

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 …


Experimental Animation: Inside Me

Experimental Animation: Inside Me

This project is based on a 3D-scan technique, which allows Dmitry Zakharov to reproduce an image of his own body as a 3D object in a software. It is possible to view this object not just from outside, but also from the inside as a negative as well, which creates abstract shapes. The colouration in this …

Impermanence By ​Seung-Hwan OH

Impermanence By ​Seung-Hwan OH

Titled Impermanence this ongoing body of work by Seung-Hwan OH makes usage of natural bacteria. The visual result of the symbiosis between film matter and organic matter is the conceptual origin of this body of work. The visible disappears and what we usually consider an image is eaten by a microbe. "The process involves the …

Settlement By Nick Waplington

Settlement By Nick Waplington

… everything is possible and everything is watched and noted, for here on the West Bank of the River Jordan every inch of land is known, recorded, and potentially a source of conflict. British photographer Nick Waplington lived in Jerusalem between 2008 and 2013, visiting over 350 distinct Jewish settlements in the region, from populous …