25 Jul
Luxury Fall/Winter 2011 footwear for the wealthy outdoorsman

Gucci presents a new pair of quality brown waxed leather hiking boots from their Fall/Winter 2011 Collection. The boots feature metal eyelets and subtle stitching details, and the luxury brand’s characteristic colors are displayed on the laces. Completing the design is a leather mid sole and white outer sole. Grab a pair for under $970 […]


9 May
Louie Schwartzberg's stunning cinematography

Award-winning filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg casts his talented cinematic eye on the world of Pollination. The footage is taken from his film Wings of Life, which centers around the alarming global population crash of the honeybee. One of the most important processes to the sustenance of life on Earth, pollination still remains largely unseen by the […]


20 Apr
Kate McDowell's vivid skeletal sculptures

Artist Kate McDowell‘s porcelain sculptures are not only breathtaking in their amount of vivid detail, but they also hold an intrinsic meaning behind them. Like much of the art today, they resonate with the everlasting struggle of Man versus Nature. Her sculptures consists of wild animals using tools to survive the world in the environmental […]


16 Feb
Move over Hitchcock, the birds are here...

As a kid, my parents bought me a little butterfly net. In the summertime I would run around my backyard garden and try to catch one. Hummingbirds were always the illusive backyard creature that I could never seem to get close to. I assume the creators of the Wearable Hummingbird Feeder’s target demographic are those of […]


28 Jan
Hand sculpted wild animals to benefit wild animals

San Francisco-based artist Markus Diebel has created a line of jewelry that benefits a good cause: the manymals. The idea behind the design was to create animal charms that hang naturally from the necklace as they would in their indigenous habitat. Each animal is hand sculpted and scaled down, then cast in sterling silver. The […]


19 Jan
Taschen collects the landmark architect's 300 buildings

Taschen has collected all the great work architect Richard Neutra has done in this country — including nearly 300 private homes, schools and public buildings — and compiled them into a 464-page hardcover tome aptly titled Neutra Complete Works. Born in Vienna, Neutra settled in the US in the early 1920s after initially studying under […]


22 Dec
Modern design inspired by the great outdoors

Robert Bronwasser for Cascando Designs has made a small furniture collection to transport a little bit of the outdoors into your drab beige cubicle hell. His modern designs, inspired by nature and the organic shapes found in the wild, include a coat rack imitating a tree, with branches covered in pegs to hang your winter […]


14 Jun
The Cocoon planter and various other types of Terrariums

It can be a difficult thing to bring a little life into a cement infested place like an apartment in a big city, but this is why Salmonsen has developed the Cocoon storage device. It can function as a planter, a place to grow spices and/or herbs, and can carry your various fruits (unless I’ve […]