5 Aug
Combining elements of traditional Chinese painting with pop art

Jackie Tsai is a Shanghai-born and London-living mixed media artist who seems to have added flowers and bones, or at least their likeness, to the artist’s arsenal. Most known for his flower skull art done for the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen — whose many fashion bits you’ve seen around these parts before — Jackie Tsai’s detailed work combines […]


This is a project of great interest to us here at LIAS. Mike Brodie, also known as “the Polaroid Kid”, left home with a camera and spent the next several years hopping trains all over America. The collected photos of the era have since toured the country in exhibits, ultimately settling down into the 104-page book […]


Luxury design and travel-minded label Octovo has teamed up with board builder Jason Tilley for their second “Off Map” collaboration project to create a line of hand-crafted, beautifully executed surfboards. Put it all together with Ammunition (the design minds behind the likes of Beats by Dr. Dre and Square), and you get a collection of custom-finished boards built to last […]


The venerable British marque Jaguar built its reputation on 2-seater sports cars, adapting the racetrack success of its D-Type into the landmark E-Type roadster — one of the most revered and beautiful cars in the history of transportation. Elegantly British and yet terminally visceral, the E-Type defined 60’s modernist chic and gave men worldwide a […]


The venerable British marque Jaguar built its reputation on 2-seater sports cars, adapting the racetrack success of its D-Type into the landmark E-Type roadster — one of the most revered and beautiful cars in the history of transportation. Elegantly British and yet terminally visceral, the E-Type defined 60’s modernist chic and gave men worldwide a […]


Heiko is from Germany with a specialized field in Whisky. After finishing his apprenticeship as a fully trained hotel clerk he began work as a barkeeper in the 5-Star Hotel A-Rosa on the beautiful island of Sylt. He discovered the passion for whisky a few years ago and since then his life is full of […]


The world of “erotic photography” can span from the truly tasteful to the baseline pornographic, from the salacious to the elegantly subtle. The masters — as underscored in Ellen von Unwerth’s superb Fräulein Book — can make the art seem dignified and worthy of coffee table tome status. The more sophomoric, on the other hand, can […]


Last time we saw The Vintage Frames Company they were teaming up with Ultra for their Ultra Goliath 2 Snow White Sunglasses — which, for reasons we can’t quite comprehend, ended up being one of our more popular posts of the past couple months. Why, exactly, is hard to figure out. Now they’ve returned with […]

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