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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 …

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 …


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 …

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 …

Create Your Vision

Create Your Vision

Arnette Eyewear came to life in 1992 in an Orange County garage. Guided by the principle that doing things your way, is the only right way, Arnette sunglasses quickly became the de facto badge for a new generation. Twenty years later, the company is found on an eclectic group of personalities from the music, skate, surf …

The Finest Cloth To Clean Your Lenses

The Finest Cloth To Clean Your Lenses

Cleaning your camera’s lenses should be a regular part of any camera owner’s maintenance. The best time to clean a lens is when it’s dirty – don’t get in the habit of cleaning it off daily as I did, because this will result in more damage than good. Every photographer has his own way and …


The Air Above By Michael Pecirno

The Air Above By Michael Pecirno

The Air Above is a new project by environmental designer Michael Pecirno that explores how public sculpture can find form and purpose entirely from its context. Situated behind a short fence, on a rolling grassy opening underneath three towering maple trees emerges the sculpture. Clad entirely in highly-polished stainless steel, The Air Above reflects vignettes …

Theres More To That Luxury Car Than You Might Think

Theres More To That Luxury Car Than You Might Think

Luxury cars are coveted by the rich and working class alike, for their beauty, performance, and sustainable value. But there are many benefits to owning a luxury car beyond the joy of owning something shiny and expensive. Owners of luxury vehicles are perceived as not only richer, but also more attractive, and car buyers gain …

A Travel Wallet For The Active Soul

A Travel Wallet For The Active Soul

Apple just announced the iPhone 6 and its Apple Pay–your wallet without the wallet–but think of this travel wallet as your mobile vault. Real adventure starts beyond the airport. It's a good thing to pay on-the-go, but it's also a good thing to keep those key travel documents the old school way close at hand. …