11 Jul
Taschen's 2 volume set captures 100 intricate & enticing interiors

TASCHEN has taken it upon themselves the horrible chore of traveling around the world — North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia — to photograph 100 home interiors representing a variety of contemporary styles for this TASCHEN 25 Edition 100 Interiors Around the World book. Interior decorations give a dwelling and its inhabitants […]


3 Feb
Romain Gavras + Morocco = Another Stunning Video

Romain Gavras and M.I.A. have done it again. Following up their highly controversial “Born Free” video collaboration, the director brings the pop star to Morocco for a video with almost as big a scope as their last. Clearly inspired by world of Arab car hooning, Gavras brings some stunning and beautiful imagery to what I’m […]


16 Sep
Thomas Bangalter helms highly narrative 3-minute lookbook

Many fashion labels try to stand out from the pack with “clever” lookbooks and films, but French label Co‘s film for their Spring/Summer 2012 collection is one of the best yet. Directed by one half of Daft Punk, Thomas Bangalter, the highly narrative 3-minute film stars French actress Elodie Bouchez (who also happens to be […]


14 Jun
The Italian Astoria Dual Espresso Machine

With the influx of coffee shops popping up like Anthony Weiner twitter pics, the quality of your lattes, cappuccinos and macchiatos seems to differ from shop to shop and from barista to barista. The original column espresso machine was a handcrafted piece of machinery made of brass and copper, featuring copious mechanical dials and switches. […]