13 Feb
Austrian military truck tarps, tractor innertubes & vintage WWII canvases used to craft unique bag collection

When first introduced to Defy Bags we knew we were onto something special. Chris Tag, founder and mastermind behind the hand-crafted Chicago-based leather goods company, grew up in an industrial auto manufacturing town which fostered his appreciation for hard work and craftsmanship. Since launching his brand in 2008, Tag has crafted each product from mostly […]


1 Feb
Alan Moore's "Best Comic Of All Time" gets resurrected

To much controversy, anger, excitement and fanfare DC Comics today announced it will be releasing a series of prequels to what many consider the best comic book of all time, The Watchmen. Needless to say, the mere idea of mortals touching the work of writer Alan Moore (and to a lesser degree, artist Dave Gibbons) […]


1 Aug
Geek-inspired handmade rings, cuff links, earrings & money clips

Anyone who has watched Big Bang Theory will attest to the hotness factor surrounding Kaley Cuoco. A girl that’s tall, beautiful and blonde, but also has the wits to go toe-to-toe with two physicists is a girl that knows the path to my heart. Plus, she rocks a damn good Wonder Woman outfit to boot. […]


8 Apr
Saoirse Ronan kicks a lot of ass... and that's about it

Madman Mundt and the Elf breakdown Joe Wright’s latest, Hanna. The film is out today, April 8. The Elf It’s like The Bourne Identity with a pre-teen girl. At least, that’s what Hanna was on the page. On the screen? Not so much. I first read David Farr’s script a little over two years ago […]


11 Jan
Brian Chan's mathematical genius makes origami

Engineer Brian Chan from M.I.T. has fashioned art work with his impressive math skills, creating his own origami patterns and using one single uncut sheet to fold into paper masterpieces. When Chan first started this simple hobby he mastered making traditional animals and intricate insects, but now paper is no limit as he manifests sci-fi […]


4 Jan
LEGO Minifigures Series One

I don’t know if you’ve been updated on LEGO minifigures, arguably the best LEGO development since the LEGO Crossbow Pistol. They consist of different series of figures, much like the other collectible vinyl toys found through Kidrobot, The Loyal Subjects, Coarse and now even Disney. Each character comes with his or her own story and […]


15 Dec
The wonderfully twisted handmade creations of Croshame

As you can clearly tell, this isn’t quite the same crocheting as your grammy knitting a scarf. Shove Mink, creator of Croshame and a 2002 alumni of the California College of the Arts, is not limiting her artistic skills to the basic tenets of sculpting, drawing and painting. Her newest project, Croshame, consists of small […]


30 Aug
Legendary New York artist in earring form

nOir Jewelry has just dropped a new collection of Keith Haring-licensed jewelry. Although you’d think the pieces would be mad expensive, they’re actually quite affordable — ranging from $41 to $92. Not bad. Many of Haring’s iconic characters are rendered, including his Dog, Crawling Man, Standing Man, Frog and written signature. All pieces are 18K […]