Steve McQueen, real life hot rod and Hollywood icon, left a trail of nostalgia that went beyond the silver screen to include his legendary automotive obsession. A veteran of such real world races as the 12 Hours of Sebring, the Baja 1000 and the Mint 400 (as well as innumerable motorcycle races), McQueen was no Hollywood [...]


The crew at Coolhaus have made quite a name for themselves in Los Angeles with their ever-creative ice cream truck, with many flavors influenced by the greats of architecture and design (hence the name, quipped from famed architect Rem Koolhaas). Launched by Natasha Case and Freya Estreller, the duo have now collected their recipes into [...]


When the wall came down in 1989, an era of both lawlessness and creativity surged in East Germany. Due to a sudden influx of cheap, cheap real estate — and the artists that rushed in to take advantage of the low rents — the city of Berlin became a cauldron of artistic expression. It truly [...]


Dieter Rams, the product-design mastermind behind four decades of Braun products (and this iconic watch), first published Less, but Better in 1995. Though the book has since gone out of print, the titular phrase has withstood as emblematic of his approach to design. Or better yet, how Rams would say it “Weniger, aber besser”. The classic has now been [...]


This past weekend Brooklyn, hip-hop heads and Beastie Boy fans openly remembered the two year anniversary since the loss of MCA to cancer. Since his passing, many tributes and acts of remembrance have made their way to various forms of media from DJ Food’s robust mixtape tribute to this Beastie-inspired comic from illustrator Derek Langille, “Sabotage.” [...]


5 May
Nearly four decades of custom Bimmers collected

Beginning in the 1970′s with Alexander Calder being commissioned to paint a BMW race car for driver Herve Poulain in the 1975 Le Mains endurance race, the tradition of the BMW art car has flourished. In the decades that followed that first custom car in ’75, 17 art cars have since been added to what has [...]


Glien Friedman, accomplished, respected and otherwise bomb-ass photographer of all things skate, hip-hop, punk and otherwise cool as hell, has found a hardcover casing to commemorate his work by way of Rizzoli publishing. That is, of course, in addition to the countless periodicals, magazines, fanzines and museum walls which have displayed his work. Being the [...]


Parenting skills and pretentious film references can finally co-exist. If your Netflix categories and babysitting endeavors just aren’t lining up, now there’s a solution out there for those little tykes who would’ve otherwise been traumatized by your buzzkill Criterion Collection picks. Because artist and pop-culture nerd Todd Spence has created the Bleak Movies Coloring Book, something that is appropriate [...]

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