29 May
New frames and materials for Spring/Summer 2012

Need a new pair of shades? Tired of your five-dollar pair breaking with the subwoofer’s drop? The days are finally getting longer and SUPER Sunglasses have released their new OFFSHORE collection just in time to sober your squinting woes. Made in Italy with soft translucent colors, rainbow acetates and classic tinted contrasts, there is enough selection […]


3 Apr
Thermo regulation, movement & protection at a premium

As we announced, we just attended the Nike x NFL Uniform Event Launch in New York and the pageantry was writ large. In typical spotless Nike fashion, the new uniforms of America’s largest sport were unveiled after a strIng of introductions from major Nike execs like CEO Mark Parker, Charlie Denson and Kris Aman. Its a […]


12 Jan
Seattle outdoor label specializes in sustainable materials

The varying color blocks of the Manastash Reversible 100 parka are bright but not blinding, and the reversible factor only adds to the parka’s appeal. Available in orange/tan color blocks with electric blue reversible, or aqua/blue color blocks with gray reversible, the Seattle outdoor brand’s parka is one of a selection of Manastash products available […]


19 Aug
Efficient Performance concept aims straight for the Green Zone

Usually when AC Schnitzer lays their modifying Midas touch on a Bimmer, they throw some massive horsepower and headturning body kits on a car and call it a day. But with their latest release, the 99D Concept Coupe, the German tuners are aiming straight for the Green Zone with a performance car that emphasizes efficiency. […]


14 Jun
The Pangolin Backpack by Cyclus

Cyclus, the brand behind this eco-friendly backpack, started with five basic principles: re-utilization of urban materials, recycling of raw materials, minimal use of resources, less excess production and the utilization of 100% environmentally friendly materials. With the addition of the Pangolin backpack to their collection of environmentally friendly products, they’ve yet again shown the path […]


2 Jun
A pop folk ode to Material Things

Don’t be surprised if you start hearing the ear-worm whistling of Jake Troth‘s first single, “Material Things”, in the most materialistic of places. The song is a 150-second burst of pop magic, a delirious ode to all things fine and expensive — the track’s melodic hook, matched with the simple “cha-ching” chorus, will follow you […]


6 May
Lightweight, stackable and environmentally friendly furniture

Berlin-based Werner Aisslinger claims to have designed the world’s first monobloc chair made from natural fibers — in this case the renewable raw materials are hemp and kenaf, compressed with a water-based thermoset binder to form an eco-friendly, lightweight and yet strong composite. Aisslinger notes that consumers are striving towards a lifestyle that is in […]


3 May
A dazzling road car with serious motorsport intentions

Australian tuners RENM-Performance have dipped their mechanical fingers into the landmark R8 V10 frame and created a highly exclusive drop-top edition of Audi’s halo car. The RMS Spyder is fully fitted with carbon kevlar aero kit materials and revised aerodynamic modifications (revised front grill, brake cooling chambers, front splitter, redesigned front and rear side grills […]