10 Nov
Video tour of one of famed American architect's best works

A nice video tour of famed American architect John Lautner‘s Sheats Goldstein Residence, one of Lautner’s most acclaimed structures (after the Chemosphere, probably). You might recognize the house as the place where the Dude gets drugged in The Big Lebowski, although that was supposed to be in Malibu, but who’s counting. The tour is narrated […]


8 Nov
18K gold-plated or chrome finish pistol bedside lighting

Famed French product designer Philippe Starck‘s latest work for FLOS strikes a bold look, emulating the a 9mm gat which you can gleefully peruse the beautiful forms in your copy of Fräulein by. The Bedside Gun Table Lamp features a die cast aluminum lamp body with an over molded polymer coating, utilizing an electronic dimmer on the […]


19 Sep
A new custom build from the home of the Samurai Chopper

Famed Japanese custom motorcycle builder Zero Engineering, who originally went into production with their Samurai Chopper, have staked a name for themselves by producing meticulously engineered bikes with old school aesthetics. Their newest model, the Type 9, stays true to that mold — taking two years to perfect the design of a bike that features […]


3 Aug
Famed Spanish motorcycle marque returns after 3-decade absence

Those who know vintage motorcycles and competitive racing will recognize the OSSA marque, otherwise chances are you’ve never even heard of the once legendary Spanish company. Now, after a 28-year absence, the famed brand has fired up its Catalan factory once again and its first offering is the TR 280i Trial Bike. The 2-wheel off-road […]


24 Jun
Fiat returns to America with its utterly lovable 500 Cinquecento

When Fiat vanished from US shores almost 30 years ago, the brand shrunk back to Italy under a most embarrassing cloud — its tailpipe tucked shamefully between its wobbly rear wheels, headlights sad and filled with shame. The “Fix It Again Tony” acronym long cemented in the American psyche via a parade of flimsy, shop-prone […]


11 Apr
Corvette Z06 with Italian-penned looks at its best

Illustrious Milano design firm Zagato has penned some beautiful cars in its long history (including the stunning Alfa Romeo TZ3 Corsa, now also allegedly heading into production), but the Spada Vetture Sport Codatronca Monza has to be among its finest — which is saying a lot. The latest low-slung beast from Spada will be unveiled […]


8 Apr
A very quick lesson in 4 decades of breaks and beats

Known for engineering and producing for dudes like the M.I.A., Chemical Brothers, Diplo, The Freestylers, Roll Deep, Wiley, Lady Sovereign and most notably Deekline — he of Deekline & Wizard fame — the man known simply as Wizard has unleashed a minimix of most megamix robustness. Featuring a mindboggling 205 tracks in 10 minutes, Wizard’s […]


28 Mar
A documentary on the creative minds behind advertising culture

Yesterday I caught the film Art & Copy by Doug Pray, his latest documentary in a career dissecting underground art forms that end up heavily influencing mainstream culture. But unlike his previous films (Surfwise, Scratch, Hype!), Art & Copy is about one of the most mainstream and pervasive forms of art there is: advertising. The […]