23 Sep
The latest in aviator watches inspired by 20th century military

Bell & Ross delivers another vintage-esque military-inspired classic with the BR 126 Vintage Sport Heritage Flyback, this one giving its salute to civil aviation pilots from the 1960s. The chronograph’s black dial is adorned with photo-luminescent symbols that make for easier nighttime reading, and its band is well-matched Natural Heritage leather embossed with the B&R logo. […]


12 Apr
A two-volume exploration into 1950's Madison Ave.

Capitalism saw its true boom in America from the 1950’s into the 1960’s. Advertising gained importance in design, presentation and overall execution, demographics would be specified and targeted, and the phrase “always be closing” would ring in the ears of business men across the states. TASCHEN America’s own Executive Editor Jim Heimann and contributing author […]


30 Nov
Assouline's black rubber limited edition hardcover book

Who doesn’t fantasize about owning an assortment of beautiful, expensive cars? But we all can’t be Jay Leno, so most of us will have to make due with flipping through photographs of our most coveted vehicles while drool pools on our desks. Capitalizing on this notion, Assouline presents its new book The Impossible Collection of […]


16 Sep
Only 80 pieces of the exclusive typographic furniture to be made

Herman Miller Japan teams up with House Industries to create a highly exclusive edition of classic Eames wire-base tables (also known as LTR or Low Table Rod) featuring fonts lifted from the House Industries’ 2010 Eames Century Modern font collection. Each tabletop is hand-printed in House’s Grand Rapids, Michigan factory, returned to Herman Miller for […]


29 Jun
EFF's “Know Your Digital Rights” guide for the 21st century

Over the last five years smart phones and tablet computers have become must-have pieces of technology that contain a frightening and profound amount of personal information. What many people don’t realize, however, is the amount of sensitive data that these devices carry and the importance of protecting yourself from the prying eyes of others — […]


8 Jun
World-renowned watchmaker marries precise engineering with 21st Century technology

This morning TAG Heuer unveiled the first teaser shots of its LINK — the very first Swiss Luxury Smart Phone. The world-renowned Swiss watchmaker has been fusing precise engineering with avant-garde design since 1860, and is now extending its savoir-faire to the leading edge of 21st century communication technology for the first time with a […]


25 May
Taschen’s collection of the best cinema from the 20th century

Encompassing two-volumes, Taschen‘s 100 All-Time Favorite Movies is an 800-page encyclopedic who’s who of cinema from the 20th century. Every genre imaginable has been included in this extensive compilation that includes horror, romance, comedy, adventure, musical, western and noir. Read up on popular films like A Clockwork Orange, Some Like It Hot, The Godfather, Citizen Kane and […]


25 May
100% Cotton 20th century art-inspired summer wear

Bikinis and board shorts. Warm summer nights and parties at your friend’s beach house. Summer is looking to be just what you need, right? And it should be. But don’t forget June Gloom. With the crappy weather we’re sure to see in Southern California, there’s no better time to pack a sweatshirt just in case […]