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Business Cards Made From Melted Crayons

Business Cards Made From Melted Crayons

24-year-old artist Dorota Pankowska is living in Toronto, Canada. She usually strives to create unique and original ideas that haven't been done before. Her business cards made from melted crayons made us look. "I started by getting the exact shape I wanted laser cut from acrylic, and then I created a rubber silicone mold from …

The Lil Trucker Multi-Tool

The Lil Trucker Multi-Tool

The Lil Trucker by Philadelphia-based Innovation Factory is a multi-tool that is the ultimate instrument for rugged outdoorsman and survivalist adventurers alike – all while fitting in your glove compartment. Originally developed for rescue workers, the tool uses no bounds. Crafted out of hardened 1055 carbon steel with polymer scales, the multi-tool is designed by …


Postdigital Artisans In Fashion, Art, Design And Architecture

Postdigital Artisans In Fashion, Art, Design And Architecture

The book Postdigital Artisans (Frame Publishers, ISBN 978-94-91727-61-0, $45, order the book directly from Frame Publishers or at Amazon), compiled by LS:N Global editor Jonathan Openshaw, sports craftsmanship with a new aesthetic in Fashion, Art, Design and Architecture on 296 pages. Digital technology has irreversibly changed how we see, think and act. A staggering number of us …

The Phone Pocket Plus Fits Larger Phones

The Phone Pocket Plus Fits Larger Phones

You know those things you didn’t realise you needed until you had them - like GPS or a charger that doesn’t need a plug – Bellroy’s Phone Pocket Plus (available via Bellroy or at Amazon) is one of those. Here’s a wallet that holds your cash, cards, phone and key, so leaving the house becomes …

Knifven: Swedish Punk Embraces Life And Its Hardships

Knifven: Swedish Punk Embraces Life And Its Hardships

Swedish Punk Rock and Indie band Knifven puts out their debut album Skuggfigurer. The 12 songs on the album revolve thematically around the political situation in Sweden, combining feelings of general despair with personal stories of life and its hardships. There is anger, there is hope and there is love. This is punk rock touched …


Understanding Is King Or The End Of Online Life

Understanding Is King Or The End Of Online Life

It happened gradually, the Web has already turned 25. But the first generation of digital natives is growing up fast. For them, the Internet is no big deal – it has always been there.  And they even create parallel worlds of social media and gaming where they can create perfect parallel lives or be their …

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being

Love Thoughts is a very personal video art interpretation of Milan Kundera’s novel „The Unbearable Lightness of Being" by German Video Artist and our friend Felix Hörhager, which took him more than two years of work to finish the video. The creation of Love Thoughts was also inspired by the American video artist Matthew Barney …

The Finest Details In True 4k With Action Cam By Sony

The Finest Details In True 4k With Action Cam By Sony

Grab pro-level footage in gorgeous 4K resolution (3840 x 2160) video with Sony's new FDR-X1000V 4k ($499.99, available through Amazon or Sony) action cam. The FDR-X1000V 30p/24p allows incredibly high resolution, to produce vibrant and realistic images, sitting within a splash proof body. The Action Cam is capable of shooting in 10 different shooting modes …


GoPro Flashlight Brings ‘True Colour’ To Underwater Video

GoPro Flashlight Brings ‘True Colour’ To Underwater Video

Australian founded startup SeaLantern is making a spectacular entrance into the dive, bike & video market with the release of the Flame Angel flashlight; a GoPro mount capable light bringing ‘true colour’ to footage shot at depths of up to 300m as well as on land. Machined from marine grade alloys the Flame Angel has …

Graphic Design Under The Gun

Graphic Design Under The Gun

Imagine if you worked at a place without deadlines. A company that allowed you to work at your own pace and finish your layout whenever you like. Doesn’t that sound good? Every (graphic design) job has deadlines, otherwise nothing would get accomplished. And often the best things in design happen under great time pressure. But …

And You Thought Standing Was Good For You?

And You Thought Standing Was Good For You?

You can’t deny the health benefits of standing desks: Standing burns more calories than sitting, improves posture and helps to keep your body in good health. And while treadmill desks take it to the next level, most of us don’t have the funds or room for a piece of gym equipment at our workspace. That's where …


A Pant That Comes With A 25 Year Guarantee

A Pant That Comes With A 25 Year Guarantee

As Manuel Rappard told me about his new Kickstarter project The Quarter Century Pant (khaki, forest green, stone grey, navy, oak and charcoal, $85) I could not believe that this trouser is backed by a 25 year guarantee. Only few things are more frustrating than finding your perfect pair of pants. After buying you most …

Principles Of Modern Minimalism

Principles Of Modern Minimalism

The minimalist movement continues today with modern minimalists fighting against materialism and conspicuous consumption. Its mantra is less is more because it gets down to basics so you can focus on what is most important without the distractions and stress of excess, clutter and chaos. Development of Minimalism Modern minimalism is rooted in art and …


Put An End To Phantom Load

Put An End To Phantom Load

Leaking electricity, also called phantom load or commonly known as standby power refers to the electric power consumed by electronic devices while they are switched off (but are designed to draw some power). That power is consumed by internal or external power supplies, remote control receivers, text or light displays, circuits energized when the device …

Get Inspired By These Home Upgrades

Get Inspired By These Home Upgrades

We all want to add value to our homes and we have all heard about the must-do upgrades and projects that will be the best for our wallet in the long-term. But which ones really give you the best bang for your buck? In addition to cost savings, which are the most visually appealing? Here …

2014 Best Gaming And Music Portable Speakers

2014 Best Gaming And Music Portable Speakers

A pair of good headphones is an ultimate must-have for gamers and music lovers. But when you get to play an interactive online game or listen to good music and want other people to get involved in it, the best way to share the fun is to share audio. Gamers and music enthusiasts are very …


Live Large With A Slim iPhone Wallet

Live Large With A Slim iPhone Wallet

Some time ago we had been writing about Bellroy’s new Elements Phone Pocket, the latest evolution from carry specialist brand. Now we had the chance to get our hands on the Phone Wallet, which is an addition to their Elements Range, which protects your pocket essentials from rain, sand, grit and snow. For any trip …

Walnut & Steel Lounge Chair

Walnut & Steel Lounge Chair

This lounge chair by Daniel Kaufman  is a chair made of reclaimed slabs of walnut and contrasts two materials: raw walnut with an industrial material: steel. "The idea behind this chair was to try to find a harmony between two very different materials. The cracks in the walnut are braced by butterfly joints made out …

New Arnette Eyewear Collection

New Arnette Eyewear Collection

Arnette Eyewear, creators of stylish sunglasses and innovated optical frames, continues to fuse unconventional design and bold attitude with the announcement of their Winter 2014/2015 collection ($70-$130). The four new sunglasses styles and five new optical frames combine inspiration from various walks of life focusing on clean lines with classic designs alongside the iconic Arnette …


Ready For The Next Big Social Network?

Ready For The Next Big Social Network?

Now that Instagram has been on the scene for four years, it’s a mainstay in the world of social media. The platform is like a good friend—stable and dependable—but not necessarily super exciting. That is, until now. Your old friend has gotten a facelift and acquired a new talent. Instagram launched the Hyperlapse app in …

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 …

Limited Edition Menswear

Limited Edition Menswear

Thirty years ago, a production run fit in the back of a Dodge Colt. Since then, most local boutiques have gone extinct, and regional retailers have merged their way into an international mass market. Now, most men's shirts below $100 are mass-produced in the thousands and distributed globally. Brooklyn-based online-only men's clothing company .Bk has always …