Design

Jason Freeny, the man who is Moist Production, is a sculptor, designer, illustrator and mangler of all that is the cuteness, and he has been seen around these parts before. With a professional history that made a brief pit stop in toy design years ago, it is no wonder that the subjects of his work [...]


With the progression of the ever-changing modern times comes two phenomena regarding man’s connection to nature. One is his very longing for it, and the other being that he uses modern means to reconnect to it — in evermore sophisticated though rugged ways. The book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Activity gloriously captures that very essence, serving [...]


11 Apr
Artist Antonio Brasko brandalizes street cred on the cat walk

Antonio Brasko, a designer out of Portland, Oregon, has taken graffiti back to the streets where it belongs. Well, except without the streets, or the graffiti part. More accurately speaking to his concept of brandalizing, what he has done is a treatment of the effect that street art and culture has had on the fashion [...]


10 Apr
A timepiece tribute to legendary World War I French Aviator

Inspired by the late great French ace fighter Georges Guynemer, Bell & Ross have applied a sophisticated, vintage aesthetic which pays homage to the watches of the period by giving it a 45mm gunmetal-finished case, tan leather strap and face accented by a red stork — the emblem of Guynemer’s squadron. The first Allied pilot [...]


9 Apr
22-kg, 45 km/h top speed, LED lights & Brooks leather grips

Fashioned after the Vespa scooter, the LEAOS is a sleekly designed advancement to the electric bicycle. Developed and handmade in Italy, this bicycle-meets-moped’s central feature is a fully carbon fiber monocoque frame, fork and well-designed handlebars —  the latter of which smartly hold the digital display. This carbon construction allows for an exceptional weight of just 22 [...]


A wise Dutch villain once said, “I love gooooold!” and now a Swedish goldsmith in Oldtown, Stockholm seems ready to chime in. He makes each of the Happy Plugs Deluxe 18k gold-edition earbuds by hand, using an astonishing 25 grams of pure gold for each pair. Happy Plugs already has a line of earbuds available [...]


Shigeru Ban, an esteemed architect of almost 30 years, has long been recognized for the the boundary-pushing ideas he has applied to residences, corporate buildings and the homes of disaster-relief victims alike — his work being a combination of projects for private clients as well as volunteer efforts for those in times of crisis. Often [...]


4 Apr
Ultra-luxury footwear made in Italy with Velcro-closing

The British Alexander McQueen design-house manages to maintain the McQ aesthetic, while dropping a new style with this fresh take on the high-top sneaker. The two-tone sneaker top is an eye-popping but neutral mix of khaki-green and beige letter print with a quilted, cushion-y, Velcro fold-over closure. With a leather interior and rubber sole, the final touch [...]

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