From where the high-fashion Paris universe of Maison Martin Margiela meets the tried and true Americana of Converse comes the second coming of a collection that matches a classic sneaker with a (paint) splash of couture. After a very successful run last year, Chuck Taylor and Jack Purcell models have once again been given the Margiela white “overpaint” treatment [...]


5 Sep
Chuck Taylor All Stars & Jack Purcells get doused in white

Maison Martin Margiela and Converse keep their much anticipated collaboration true to their particular styles with very simple takes on two of the latter’s most iconic silhouettes. Both the Chuck Taylor All Star Hi and Jack Purcell models get outfitted in Maison Martin Margiela’s signature crispy white. But it’s not just white canvas or leather, but [...]


13 May
Three sets of alcohol-based markers handmade in America

Marc Jacob’s book-oriented Bookmarc sub brand and street artist Krink have combined expertise to create a small collection of alcohol-based quality markers and paint pens. Designed exclusively for Bookmarc, the 3 markers each perform a specific need. The K-12 (above) comes in three colors and is ideal for fine lines and small details, its small, [...]


9 Apr
From hanging with Keith Harring to painting planes in Arizona

When we last saw the Boneyard Projects, it was for ROA’s Night Flight video (coincidentally we just previewed some ROA x SK8room decks below). This time The Boneyard Project invited New York artist Kenny Scharf to paint his creations on one of the many planes rotting in the Pima Air & Space museum outside of Tucson, [...]


2 Nov
Minnesota-via-Philly band return in January with "Love Sign"

The great Free Energy return with the first music video from their upcoming sophomore album Love Sign. Makers of indie pop more catchy than Ebola, Free Energy return on “Electric Fever” from where they left off with their stunning 2010 James Murphy-produced debut Stuck on Nothing (check out our interview with Free Energy). The video [...]


26 Oct
Taschen reprints their best-selling book of all time — about arguably the greatest mind of all time

The great Leonardo da Vinci has inestimable traces of his influence within endless realms of artistic and scientific institutions. The Italian archetype of the Renaissance man was not only a painter but a sculptor, architect, engineer, scientist, inventor, musician, botanist, geologist, cartographer, anatomist and writer. He could easily be God. Thus, it’s no surprise that [...]


One of the first things I had to do when arriving in Barcelona was to contact local artist extraordinaire Uri and bug him to take me by his freshly opened exhibition Lo Ultimo en Pop Art at the very posh N2 Galeria. Meeting up with Uri is always the highlight of my trip — you’re [...]


17 Jul
Behind-the-scenes videos of Gregory Euclide's artwork

It was just about a year ago we were sitting around patiently (and rather impatiently) waiting for the follow-up to Bon Iver’s For Emma, Forever Ago, and the highly acclaimed Bon Iver, Bon Iver was clearly well worth the wait. The album easily made a slew of blogs’, magazines’ and assorted media’s Top Album of [...]

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