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Innovative 1-Click Lace Lock System

Innovative 1-Click Lace Lock System

ClickTight, founded in 2012 by Jurrien Theuvenet in Amsterdam, has the mission to eliminate the headache of loose laces and double knots. The original idea for the 1-click solution to fastening and loosening laces came to him after he developed a lace lock system for board shorts on the beaches of Mexico. He quickly realized that …

Underground Skateparks Documentary

Underground Skateparks Documentary

This book DIY/Underground Skateparks (Prestel, ISBN 978-3-7913-4943-5, $50) by Irish photographer and skateboarder Richard Gilligan is the re-edition of the first publication by 19/80 Editions. Gilligan spent four years travelling through Europe and the US to photograph DIY skateparks. DIY can be described as a movement within skateboarding which operates outside civic and societal norms. …


Everyday Flask Made To Last #IzolaStyle

Everyday Flask Made To Last #IzolaStyle

Living in an Urban City there are countless moments when a drink is necessary. Get the flexibility you need while tackling those server issues no one understands, a flask can be a lifesaver and is always a good companian. Dating back to medieval times, the flask carries with it the time-honored tradition of allowing you …

Intelligent Multimedia Monster

Intelligent Multimedia Monster

There are plenty of options out there if you're looking for an all-in-one connected media center and speaker system. The Tubecore Duo ($479) features a modular design of high powered audio components designed around a Class A Preamp Core and features a powerful embedded computer. Since everything is modular, Duo can be upgraded and modified in …

Fruit Box Fantasy By David Graas

Fruit Box Fantasy By David Graas

Every three months the Dutch design hotel Artemis in Amsterdam curates an exhibition of Dutch Design evolving around a specific theme. This one has been all around paper, an everyday material explored by 12 artists. Paper as material is also a huge source of inspiration for the design of art and product design these days. …


Photo Film Screenprint Series

Photo Film Screenprint Series

Jerome Daksiewicz created a series of (mostly vintage) prints for Nomo to celebrate the history of analog film photography. Since the first official photograph in 1827 by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, it has been estimated that over one trillion photographs have been printed. Since the advent of the digital camera, photo film production has been on …

Direttore Luxury Bag Collection

Direttore Luxury Bag Collection

The Direttore team is a unique combination of individuals coming from three different continents around the globe. The first collection of exclusively hand crafted leather goods, ranging from business briefcase, iPad case, phone case and the Marocco Grigio edition, come in an exclusive limited edition currently available via Indiegogo. Marroco Grigio came about during a …

Getting Ready For The Summer In The City

Getting Ready For The Summer In The City

Whether you're getting ready for the summer in the city, or just dealing with a commute as the last bits of snow continue to stubbornly fall, the Icon collection can handle it all. The new apparel collection by Oakley meets the requirements for all areas of a modern urban dweller for surviving the urban jungle. …


Cromatica – Open Source Desk Lamp And Speaker

Cromatica – Open Source Desk Lamp And Speaker

Cromatica (roughly $480, if you back this project you'll get it delivered for just roughly $200) by Digital Habits is an hybrid digital product, an ambient experience: desk lamp and speaker, controlled through a gestural interface and remotely through an app. It makes synesthesias between light, sound and gesture. It is the first open source …

Travelers Guide To FIFA World Cup 2014

Travelers Guide To FIFA World Cup 2014

Brazil bursts with glamour and enchantment. Dreams of adventures soaked in culture and beauty impel travelers from all over the world. For locals, true beauty is marked in sport. Beginning in June, futebol (or soccer, for those of you in North America), Brazil's real pride and joy, takes the stage. As the country prepares to …

Tap And Dye’s Legacy Porter Shoulder Camera Strap

Tap And Dye’s Legacy Porter Shoulder Camera Strap

Tap & Dye camera straps are for style conscious individuals who are passionate about photography and gear. The company specializes in gorgious handcrafted leather goods with a focus on camera straps. The new addition to the Legacy line of camera straps is being called Porter (can be cut from 34" [86 cm] up to 52" [132 …


An Easy Way To Refresh Your Sock Drawers

An Easy Way To Refresh Your Sock Drawers

Recently we wrote about Zulu Zion socks that are designed to bring a combination of vivid colors and unexpected african patterns to your feet. Inspired by that we came across Nice Laundry, offering designs range from mild to wild and align with personalities like the Trailblazer, Jetsetter and Visionary. Also a feel good (re)cycle, every order comes …

Luxi Light Meter Attachement For iPhone 5/5s

Luxi Light Meter Attachement For iPhone 5/5s

Luxi Light Meter ($35) is a diffusion dome for accurate light and color metering that clips over your smartphone's front-facing camera. When used with the App, Luxi enables the iPhone to serve as a professional-quality light meter and gets you get in the game for less than a tenth the cost of a traditional one. …


Atelier Playing Cards

Atelier Playing Cards

Digital design doesn’t have longevity. It is quickly built upon, improved, and reimagined. It doesn’t have a long shelf life. When designer Robert Padbury left Apple last year, he wanted to create something that you could hold in your hand. "Combining my love of design, games, and magic, I sought to reimagine one of my …

Photo Book Features 55 Of The Most Important Women Photographers

Photo Book Features 55 Of The Most Important Women Photographers

"In a profession like this it is both an advantage and a disadvantage to be a woman ... From time to time, I have been able to take photos where my male colleagues had failed ... Not many women work as photo reporters, a profession that requires absolute health, patience, and curiosity, as well as …

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 …