10 Jul
Takara Tomy x Neon Genesis Evangelion x Transformers

Japanese toymaker Takara Tomy have collided worlds by transforming a Transformer into a masterpiece toy.  If you’re wondering what the narrative behind such a thing could be, well it starts a little something like this: “The Angels are invading. Breaking a long silence, the mysterious life-forms known as the Angels suddenly appear”. More on the story […]


4 Nov
One of the most popular Decepticons gets re-issued

When released in January of this year, the Takara Masterpiece MP-13 Soundwave Transformer sold out immediately, driving up prices for the already expensive figure to over $200 on eBay. It shouldn’t be that surprising, really, as Soundwave is arguably the coolest Decepticon there is (and inexplicably underutilized in the Michael Bay films). So now Takara […]


19 Dec
Made in Japan of wool, leather & durable Cordura nylon

We take back everything we said about only school kids needing backpacks. This gem is certainly one for the men. Master-Piece and Harris Tweed team up again this year to create more magic with their Slash Backpack. The pack is stitched in Japan of Harris Tweed wool and durable Cordura nylon, and is perfect for […]


3 Nov
Use any type of 35mm film to create your 1-minute masterpieces

The longtime favorite of analog camera subculture, Lomography is breaking away from their staple market and have unveiled LomoKino, their first movie camera. Of course you better believe it ain’t digital, opting for the beauty and light that only 35mm film can capture — and it can use any type of 35mm film, be it […]


21 Mar
Deconstructing Hollywood's insatiable need to make what has already been made

You can’t help but notice: of the top 10 highest grossing movies in each of the last 10 years, an alarming 74 out 100 are adaptations of existing material: comic books, books, video games, sequels, reboots, et al. Everything Is a Remix is a 4-part series exploring the remix techniques involved in producing such films. […]


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 […]


A graffiti artist who has taken on a serious challenge for herself, Mad C has just completed her momentous 700 Wall. A member of the Bandits crew, who’ve dedicated themselves to creating graffiti art across as many nations as possible, Mad C is a street artist whose passions lies in writing and painting. The 700 […]


15 Dec
When 1950s Sci-Fi meets furniture

Creator Javier Alejandre was influenced by old black and white Sci-Fi movies when he designed the Oddbod — a chair meant to resemble a UFO invading a 1950’s American city. A whimsical “organic design” made of rotomoulded PET and pine legs, Alejandre formally works with a children’s video game company — you can no doubt […]