4 Apr
A comprehensive look at the Pritzker Prize-winning architect

Shigeru Ban, an esteemed architect of almost 30 years, has long been recognized for the the boundary-pushing ideas he has applied to residences, corporate buildings and the homes of disaster-relief victims alike — his work being a combination of projects for private clients as well as volunteer efforts for those in times of crisis. Often […]


25 Jun
Printed on 100% cotton paper in museum quality archival inks

While Playboy has long lost its way as a cultural beacon mixing intellectual stimulation with, well, boobs, no one has come along who has successfully filled its generation-defining void. That is until TREATS!, a thick coffee table-style magazine launched by photographer Steve Shaw as an outlet for his and his colleagues’ prolific nude work (some […]


28 Sep
Covers of Bowie classics from The Luyas, CFCF, Austra & more

Toronto-based label Paper Bag Records is releasing another digital LP as part of their successful cover series, of which fans receive a free download. This cover LP spans twelve songs from David Bowie’s groundbreaking The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars album, which happens to be celebrating its 40th anniversary […]


5 Sep
Is the universe trying to tell me something today?

Christian Hosoi sure seems to be exorcising a lot of demons lately, first and foremost with his My Life as a Skateboarder, Junkie, Inmate & Pastor book. I guess he wants all the kids to learn from his past mistakes, which must be the motivation for this latest video he made for Vans, under their […]


23 Dec
A gift that can be used well after the Mayan's destroy the world

There ‘s no shortage of calender options this year if you’re looking to spend the year gazing at beautiful subjects. Sure you could go with the L.A. Woman Calender, the Miss Reef Calendar or the Kixbox Calender, or even the tradtitional Pirelli Calendar if you can get your hands on one. But right up there […]


8 Nov
18K gold-plated or chrome finish pistol bedside lighting

Famed French product designer Philippe Starck‘s latest work for FLOS strikes a bold look, emulating the a 9mm gat which you can gleefully peruse the beautiful forms in your copy of Fräulein by. The Bedside Gun Table Lamp features a die cast aluminum lamp body with an over molded polymer coating, utilizing an electronic dimmer on the […]


4 Oct
The Loyal Subjects teams up with The Goddess of Graphite

The Loyal Subjects teams up with The Goddess of Graphite, Laurie Lipton, to produce a limited giclee print of her most infamous image, Love Bite. Only 213 giclees will be made, each giclee hand signed and numbered by the artist. The Love Bite giclees are 24″ x 34″ and will be printed on Archival Rag Paper. […]


16 Jun
Takayuki Hori’s folded and connected Oritsunagumono series

Takayuki Hori’s Oritsunagumono takes Origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, and reshapes it with an environmental-themed collection of translucent skeletal Origami works. Oritsunagumono (“things folded and connected”) is made up of eight endangered species native to Japan’s coast — even more imperiled after the recent earthquakes and tsunamis. They are made of translucent […]