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Enjoy Beck’s Cool At Home With Markus Kavka

Enjoy Beck’s Cool At Home With Markus Kavka

Journalist, author, moderator and DJ Markus Kavka spent his childhood and youth in a nearby village of his birthtown Ingolstadt, Germany. According his statement Manching is a village with a traffic light at that time, two discos and three supermarkets. This circumstances led him to study theatre arts, communicology and American studies, resulting in one …

Alone By Rebecca Toh

Alone By Rebecca Toh

Singapore based commercial and editorial photographer Rebecca Toh is hugely influenced by the ability of a film to tell moving, layered stories, and thus works to inject this sense of the cinematic - the emotion, the life, the warmth - into the images of her short series Alone. Toh explains, that "when I think back …


Industrial Poetry – The Rollerball Pen

Industrial Poetry – The Rollerball Pen

Ever thought of restart writing letters because of the love for a pen? It's possible with this valueable design pen, which seems surrounded by the zeitgeist of an old soul. The significance of a pen goes beyond that of a singular object. "A pen could go through the warm touch of so many hands, and …

Overgrowth – A Collaborative Artistic Project

Overgrowth – A Collaborative Artistic Project

Overgrowth is a ongoing collaborative artistic project created by Parker Fitzgerald, the photographer that takes most of the images for Kinfolk magazine and floral designer Riley Messina. Inspired by a pursuit of beauty, Messina combines classically thoughtful botanical designs with Fitzgerald's carefully considered film images in an expression of the multifaceted relationship between humankind and …

Where Are The Letters?

Where Are The Letters?

Taking minimalism to a whole new level, Das Keyboard 4 Ultimate ($169) mechanical keyboard is a completely blank keyboard for programmers, internet surfers, freelancers and others who work eight to 12 hours a day at their computers. Because they know their keyboard is the tool they touch the most, making it the most important tool in …


Small Garrison Easy-Access Bag

Small Garrison Easy-Access Bag

The Colorado-based carry goods label Winter Session is now offering a smaller version of their flagship Garrison Bag. 25% smaller than the original Garrison, the unisex Small Garrison Bag ($265) comes in two colors - 15 oz. natural canvas with a 20 oz. grey waxed bottom, and all-grey 20 oz. waxed - and features the …

Annie Leibovitz's Sumo-Sized Book

Annie Leibovitz’s Sumo-Sized Book

Annie Leibovitz has been a working photographer for 40 years. She was the chief photographer for Rolling Stone and then the first contributing photographer for the revived Vanity Fair. In addition to her editorial work at Vanity Fair, and later at Vogue, she has created several award-winning advertising campaigns. She has been designated a Living …

Stand By Robert Longo

Stand By Robert Longo

Stand (Hatje Cantz, ISBN 978-3775738149, $50) is a documentation of an site-specific multimedia installation by American artist Robert Longo, which activated the architecture of the Capitain Petzel gallery in Berlin. The building was shrouded with an enormous depiction of the American flag in black and white. Longo uses the polemic: “American’s conviction that the inalienable …


Fashion Up Your Gear

Fashion Up Your Gear

A simple way to customize your photo gear to reflect your own style is to use a custom camera strap. Brown is probably one of the most popular colors when it comes to dyeing leather hides and Istanbul-based commercial photographer F. Aydin Yunusoglu and Funda Yunusoglu from Redier just had to use this classic look …

Less Complexity – Made In Switzerland

Less Complexity – Made In Switzerland

Emmanuel Schafer has turned his hobby into a profession. On request, the Swiss artist builds cycles for an exclusive circle of clients reduced to the max. A cycle from the house of Kreepz is understated by definition, they are simply works of art, tailored to the wishes of the future owner. Schafer does not like …

Nikon Df Experience User's Guide

Nikon Df Experience User’s Guide

The introduction of the Nikon Df brings forth a unique camera in the Nikon DSLR line-up. With its retro-inspired design and manually controlled dials for exposure settings, it recalls the appearance and operation of classic Nikon film SLRs such as the F2S, F3, and FM models. Take control of your Nikon Df with Douglas J. …


The Spirit Of Craftsmanship

The Spirit Of Craftsmanship

The manually machined solid Brass Corkscrew I ($140) with handmade leather sheath for custom fit–also available without sheath–is limited to 72 only. The Corkscrew handle is 3.75" x .75" diameter and the wire is made from stainless steel. Anthony Lawson keeps up the spirit of craftsmanship in each piece he puts out, making it a perfect …

Enjoy Beck’s Cool At Home With Nilz Bokelberg

Enjoy Beck’s Cool At Home With Nilz Bokelberg

The Clash, The Cure, Weezer, Nikka Costa, Muff Potter, those are the bands German blogger and music channel VIVA's former best known VJ presenter Nilz Bokelberg grew up with. And it seems to be all about music, soundtracks, videos and records in his life. That's why he wants to invite you to his house to …


The Story Of A Photographer And His New York City

The Story Of A Photographer And His New York City

At the close the of film noir classic The Naked City, the narrator famously proclaims: 'There are eight million stories in the Naked City. This has been one of them.' The film took its title from Weegee's seminal book of New York photographs published in 1945. In our time, an equally compelling presence roams the …

Eclipse Rugged Motorcycle Jacket

Eclipse Rugged Motorcycle Jacket

Inspired by SPIDI’s renowned custom MotoGP gear and a shared appreciation for both technical performance and design, AETHER teamed up with the Italian motorsport brand to create the Eclipse Motorcycle Jacket ($1,195). Made with a premium leather shell and yarn-dyed cotton lining, the Eclipse uses hand- selected natural materials that have been prepared in traditional …

Sorri Lounge Chair

Sorri Lounge Chair

Sorri is a friendly chair, ingenious, wide and inviting. This chair was designed by Gonçalo Campos for Wewood and perfectly marries a simple and pleasant shape, with an efficient and optimized production. It's wide curves and generous dimensions make for a comfortable product to see and to use. Portuguese-born Gonçalo Campos, prides in finding surprising …


Animalia By Kevin Lee

Animalia By Kevin Lee

The word "animal" comes from the Latin word animalis, meaning "having breath". In everyday colloquial usage the word incorrectly excludes humans. Kevin WY Lee’s street photography Animalia is a unique piece of visual documentary, a short poem. In Animalia (disambiguation) the founder of The Invisible Photographer Asia (IPA) gives a imaginative view on the taxonomic …

Water Changes Everything

Water Changes Everything

Sherry Ott and Charlie Grosso hit the road with an auto rickshaw (tuk tuk), across the length of India (3500km), as a part of the Rickshaw Run by charity:water to raise $15,000 to bring 750 people clean water. Many of us have no idea what it's like to be thirsty. We have plenty of water to …

Muhammadiyah Welfare Home By Megat Ibrahim Mahfuz

Muhammadiyah Welfare Home By Megat Ibrahim Mahfuz

The photographs and documentary of the Muhammadiyah Welfare Home by Megat Ibrahim Mahfuz serve as a reminder of what visual storytelling can do for the storyteller, not just by way of telling a story but to use it as a means of coming to terms with existing conditions and recognising the similarities, the hopes and …


Lomography Super Photo Spray

Lomography Super Photo Spray

Lomography invented the Lomography Super Photo Spray; it’s a brand new spray which allows you to take photos on any kind of 35mm film, without having to use a camera! This new technology will completely change the way we take photos – no longer do you need to carry a bulky camera around to shoot …

Wallmonds Shelves Frame

Wallmonds Shelves Frame

Wallmonds is a project Gonçalo Campos started developing in the Studio, in order to experiment and play with product typologies, communication methods, production and delivery to the final user, "in a way that our work designing for other brands doesn't allow," Campos adds. This freedom and direct link to the final consumer is part of the …

The Fableists Branding Design

The Fableists Branding Design

The Fableists’ story is a tale about beautiful kids’ clothes, underpinned by sustainability with plenty of attitude thrown in the mix to create a sustainable clothing label for the next generation. Freytag Anderson design studio created a brand identity for them built on these foundations, an corporate identity with a rebellious 'punk rock' flair that …