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Fictions By Filip Dujardin

Fictions By Filip Dujardin

Fiction (Hajte Cantz, ISBN 978-3-7757-3802-6, $60) is the first monograph on the sophisticated architectural photography by the young architectural Belgian photographer Filip Dujardin. Dujardin has been working on a series since 2007 whose humor and entertainment value is accompanied by references to art history: Fictions presents wonderful objects in conceptional subjectivity and is full of …

Moleskine Bag Organizer

Moleskine Bag Organizer

Boasting its iconic elastic band and minimal aesthetic, fans of the classic Moleskine notebook will appreciate the brand’s collection of bags and accessories. Designed with classic Moleskine features, the durable Bag Organizer (ISBN 978-88-6613-834-1, $60) will arrange your personal belongings and protect your digital devices. The external features 3 pockets of various sizes, all with …


Animal-Shaped Cameras Make Surveillance Less Intimidating

Animal-Shaped Cameras Make Surveillance Less Intimidating

Usually you experience animals in the wild, enjoy to watch them on a trip on Yellow Stown's very own mountain, or relax in the nature without thinking of being observed by them. This situation might change in the future. Product designer Eleanora Trevisanutto has turned ordinary video cameras into animal-shaped ones for a collection simply …

Creating A Music Room Everyone Will Love

Creating A Music Room Everyone Will Love

In a recent episode of Animal Planet’s show "Treehouse Masters," a record producer commissioned a recording studio to be built in a treehouse. This music room, used by Cee Lo Green when he appeared in the episode, had all the bells and whistles you would expect in a studio. This shows that almost any space …

Passion Never Fails – Motivational Posters For Your Workspace

Passion Never Fails – Motivational Posters For Your Workspace

Many people want to achieve success in life, but it's easier said than done. There are so many distractions that it can be challenging to discipline one's self to accomplish a monumental goal. On top it's not good to push yourself too much, burning out is not a good place to be. By keeping yourself …


16 ACRES - The Struggle To Rebuild Ground Zero

16 ACRES – The Struggle To Rebuild Ground Zero

The rebuilding of Ground Zero as seen above from Jersey City by photographer Michael Calcagno is the most architecturally, politically, and emotionally complex construction project in recent American history. From the beginning, the effort has been fraught with controversy, delays and politics. The struggle to develop these 16 acres of "sacred" land has encompassed 12 …

Into The Wild

Into The Wild

Whether hiking through the mountains, paddling on a silent lake, or simply spending a night in a tent far away from civilization, more and more of us are turning to the great outdoors for a touch of adventure or simply seeking peace and balance. The book The Outsiders (Gestalten, ISBN 978-3-89955-513-4, $60) captures the refreshing …

Clean Up Your Workspace

Clean Up Your Workspace

Every piece has it's own uniqueness and character, so has this accessory. DeskPal was created out of necessity by Melbounre-based Ben Marrett. If you're sick of the desk clutter, bits everywhere scattered across our workspaces and if you can't fit it on this wooden desk accessory it's not worth having. Having the display dock helps …


Lost And Found: The Lao Textile Museum

Lost And Found: The Lao Textile Museum

We love to discover the beauty of things, we love to explore new and traditional places around the world, to meet interesting people and make new friends. That's how we came across to meet the family who run Lao Textile Museum in Vientiane, Laos–Vientiane is the capital and largest city of Laos, situated on the …

Super Simple Security

Super Simple Security

Dropcam ($149 and Dropcam Pro is $199) by Greg Duffy and Aamir Virani is a cloud-based Wi-Fi video monitoring service with free live streaming, two-way talk and remote viewing that makes it easy to stay connected with places, people and pets, no matter where you are. A way for you to feel like you’re home …

Every Kheper Bag Is A Unique Piece

Every Kheper Bag Is A Unique Piece

The Egyptians connected Khepri with the Egyptian language verb kheper, meaning "develop" or "come into being". Khepri was connected with the scarab beetle (kheprer), because the scarab rolls balls of dung across the ground, an act that the Egyptians saw as a symbol of the forces that move the sun across the sky. Therefore, Khepri …


Africa And Patterns - Always On Your Mind

Africa And Patterns – Always On Your Mind

Zulu Zion presents you socks that are designed to bring a combination of vivid colors and unexpected patterns to your feet, mainly inspired by african prints, vibes and 90's street culture. "When designing the socks, vibrant colors were the only option we would consider for production. The whole Zulu Zion positive vibe can only be …

PrimeSport #MarchMadnessVIP Gives You 1st Class Seat

PrimeSport #MarchMadnessVIP Gives You 1st Class Seat

It is one thing to watch games at home, but nothing replaces watching sport games live and in person. And with so many things to do at the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship and Men’s Final Four®, you need a little a help to make sure you are getting the best games experience. That is where …


Handmade iPad Mini Leather Belt Sleeve

Handmade iPad Mini Leather Belt Sleeve

Why should an iPad Mini sleeve interfere with your style? The iPad Mini Leather Belt Sleeve (available in assorted colors, 16.5 × 22 × 0.8 cm / 6.5 × 8.6 × 0.3″, roughly $195) by Fulki is carefully handmade in Spain out of Italian vegetable–tanned leather with natural leather lining and burnished and dyed edges. It …

Visions Of Urban Living

Visions Of Urban Living

The new Freunde von Freunden Apartment by Vitra (65sqm, Mulackstrasse in Berlin-Mitte, various design partners involved as Artek, Dornbracht, Miele, New Tendency etc) has just opened its doors. How does a digitally oriented generation, for whom creativity, sustainability, and mobility are more important than status, live? Based on the common styles and experiences of Vitra …

Elad Lassry: Redefining Known Visual Codes

Elad Lassry: Redefining Known Visual Codes

Elad Lassry’s work is characterized by a reflection on the ubiquity of the image in contemporary society and the possibility of redefining known visual codes and interpretative habits. Lassry’s multi-media practice explores the current status of images as the point where multiple modes of production and reception merge. In just a few years Lassry (b. …


Classics Inspired Bags

Classics Inspired Bags

The leather is the heart of the Cravar bags Kickstarter project. The leather is tanned with tree barks using pit tanning method. "Pit tanning is a system where the hides are moved progressively from a pit with weaker tanning liquor to stronger ones. The process results in a strong, long lasting leather with a great …

The Ganglion Interactive Lamp

The Ganglion Interactive Lamp

The Ganglion is an interactive lamp that uses the lens from an old darkroom 75mm F/4N enlarging lens to control the amount of light that is let through. The lightbulb inside of the body is 800 lumen which is considerably bright. Daniel Kaufman, a junior studying design at Carnegie Mellon University explains the two functions …

Calypso Case Book

Calypso Case Book

The Calypso Case Book (available in assorted colors, roughly $190) sports a wonderful custom-cut aluminium body alongmanually sandblasted edges to give that perfect look. And then, the rendezvous, with the best natural Italian leather to experience the fine European manufacturing art. Based on generations of skilled craftsmen and manually assembled with great respect. No mass …


Reducing Knitted Garments To Balls Of Yarn

Reducing Knitted Garments To Balls Of Yarn

The ever-intriguing Dutch duo Lernert & Sander made space for the arrival of new collections at Kiki Niesten store in Maastricht by reducing Last Season knitted garments from Fall/Winter by Céline, Chloé, Jil Sander and Prada to balls of yarn: symbols of hope and aspiration. This art concept with simple but stunning art direction, is driven …

Sustainable Style: Dockers Wellthread Collection

Sustainable Style: Dockers Wellthread Collection

The Dockers Wellthread Collection was developed by LS&Co's Eureka Innovation Lab and are being crafted for durability while thinking of sustainability and workers' well-being ath the same time. By being specific about design, Dockers is more efficient as they are using fewer factories and fabrics. And the team engineered lasting value into the design process …

Never Pay For Picks Again With This Guitar Pick Punch Kit

Never Pay For Picks Again With This Guitar Pick Punch Kit

This Pick Punch Kit ($69.40) makes custom Picks from, well, just about anything. Throw in credit cards, gift cards, or anything else sturdy and around 0.80mm thick, then punch your way to an endless supply of guitar picks. Cut unique Guitar Plectrum Picks fast with smooth edges and never pay for Picks again. The Pick …