In the upholding and expansion of a tradition that has meant building automobiles for a good 110 years now, Buick has teamed up with BASF in applying the new ideas of young innovative minds at Detroit’s famed design school, the College of Creative Studies. After wrestling with concepts introduced by the competition such as population issues […]

27 Mar
Limited Edition sneaker hits boutiques this Saturday, March 30

Reebok offered its classic 1994 Ventilator silhouette to designer Rick Williams of the creative agency Distinct Life, who gave the running shoe a very premium look with soft burgundy leather, an embossed motif, mesh and suede. The collaborative “TDL Camo” sneaker also bears the signature of Frank The Butcher’s crew Business As Usual on a […]

How do you want to welcome your friends to your humble abode? Sure you could go with one of those traditional brown, coarse mats with “Welcome” emblazoned across the front, or go the kitsch route with something like “Wipe Your Paws” or some other wacky variant. Or, you could be truly considerate and welcome your […]

1 Aug
Documenting creative skin art in a post-mainstream culture

The upcoming book Forever: The New Tattoo edited by R. Klanten and F. Schulze documents tattoos that are still breaking new ground in a culture where the artform has gone mainstream. Any walk through Silverlake or Brooklyn (nevermind Nashville, Austin, Portland, San Francisco, etc etc) will quickly dispel the myth of the tattoo as symbol of […]

23 Jul
Ramin Bahrani's slow motion Valtari Mystery Film Experiment

What makes slow-motion video so interesting is how it allows viewers to see finer, more intricate details of every image and frame. American director and screenwriter Ramin Bahrani understands this completely, and has given these slow motion images the perfect soundtrack, Sigur Rós’ “Ég anda”, a song that sounds like it itself is in slow […]

3 May
Channel your inner Bukowski with this distressed leather carrier

Italian design house Officine Creative offers a new accessory for the messenger bag initiate. Perhaps Charles Bukowski would have carried one of these on way to the bar after a long two hours of postal work. For $955 at Ssense you can recreate the idol with the heavily treated leather rectangle. It is sure to […]

5 Apr
The world's first zero emissions luxury vehicle

Yesterday we brought you the Worldwide Premier Sneak Peak of the Infiniti LE Concept Luxury Electric Vehicle before its official premier, which happens today at 11:30 am EST. Yesterday was just a quick peek — Nissan and Infiniti Chief Creative Officer Shiro Nakamura simply couldn’t resist the temptation to show off his latest gem, so while talking […]

We had the honor of being personally invited by Infiniti to be part of a year long panel titled the EV Insiders which will follow the development of Infiniti’s much anticipated first-to-the-market luxury EV, titled simply the “LE Concept” (ie “Luxury Electric”). The first event takes place this week in New York during the auto […]