There may be an ugly sweater party coming up for Christmas and you don’t have a thing to wear. Middle of Beyond (the guys in Austin, TX who like to knit and made this rug) won’t supply you with a sweater that is ugly enough to win you that prize of an evil Starbuck’s card, or […]

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 […]

We’ve been fans of Mr. Jones’ watch creations for quite awhile now, posting his Cyclops, All Around the World and Last Laugh timepieces in the past. Now designer Crispin Jones has unveiled his latest watch, “Good Things”, which like the his previous models incorporates a very creative trick to its chronological madness. As a testament to […]

26 Oct
Gianni Lee & Mike Blud assemble 9 tracks of KL samples

If you haven’t had a chance to listen to Kendrick Lamar’s debut good kid, m.A.A.d city, we cannot recommend the album any more highly. The Compton kid is a true lyricist and storyteller the likes we haven’t seen since maybe early Outkast. For many hip-hop fans, it will most likely be considered the album of […]

I’m pretty sure Madonna wasn’t the first to inflame the Catholics with her rosary imagery and “Like A Prayer” video, but she sure made it mainstream. After Nicki Minaj’s headscratching (and rather uncreative) performance in this week’s Grammy’s, Kate Moss takes a similar roll in what the Catholic League will surely find hilarious. Whether panty-flashing […]

Legendary ad-man George Lois, known best for his groundbreaking Esquire covers (which we’ve covered before) wrote a book to give advice for people with talent, and it’s damn good advice too. Perhaps Lois has been accused in the advertising world for taking credit for others’ work, but in this Phaidon book the art director/designer/author offers […]

23 Dec
Limited edition run of only 120 pairs of premium Horween leather

Ronnie Fieg is one of the most prolific footwear designers this year, and with the introduction of the Kings Point Boot he’s added yet another sleekly designed pair to the Ronnie Fieg by Sebago collection. Available in only black and brown, the 8″ boots use a moc-toe silhouette and feature Horween leather uppers, Vibram mini […]

25 Oct
Handmade watch straps, belts & wallets from cordovan leathers

The fine leatherworkers at DaLuca Straps keep their formula simple: uncluttered leather goods carefully handmade in the USA out of the finest materials they can find. Most of the goods are designed and crafted in their hometown of San Diego, utlizing leathers sourced either from Sweden (from material used on high-end horse harnesses) or from […]