4 Feb
Brooks saddle, LCD screen, 750w electric motor & 34 mph

Straight from Barcelona come Oto Cycles, a small outfit that manufacturers beautifully designed retro-inspired electric bicycles. Presently Oto makes three models: the OtoR (above), OtoK and Retrov. All the bikes are handmade in Spain, with a 50s twist, and feature such upscale options as LCD screens and Brooks leather saddle seats. If you get tired of [...]


28 Jan
Three customized Italian-made frames in homage to Detroit

The highly talented brothers over at RETROSUPERFUTURE have collaborated with Carhartt’s premium Work In Progress sub label to release their latest collection of handmade eyewear. Specifically for the upcoming 2014 Spring/Summer season, RETROSUPERFUTURE have taken three of their silhouettes and had them customized by Carhartt WIP, who names each frame after an area of their hometown [...]


29 Oct
Retro design to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Bell

Merging a classic 70s aesthetic with modern technology, Bell’s latest — the Bullitt — takes the full-face helmet to new grounds. Constructed of a fiber composite shell, the Bullitt’s retro design was made in celebration of Bell’s 60th Anniversary. Lined with a removable perforated microsuede liner and leather trim, the helmet also features 5 vents, 2 [...]


25 Jul
Happiness & celebration in custom high-top form

Nike’s Air Jordan continues its celebration of the Far East with its XO Ignite Shanghai high-top. The XQ stands for “Xi Qing,”, or “happiness and celebration” in Chinese and explains the shoe’s obvious Eastern influences. The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG silhouette is customized in a patterned white leather with gold laces, Swoosh, silk [...]


25 Apr
The iconic Nike high-top returns with all original branding

In their “The Air Jordan OG” series Nike resurrects their beloved Air Jordan 1 high-tops — only this time with all the original logos, instead of with the Jumpman23 branding you see on on most recreations. Many find the Jumpman23 logo to be garish, and ruin an otherwise good pair of shoes — count us among [...]


The Greatest Sneaker Of All Time is being re-released by Nike this January. Jordan Brand’s Air Jordan 1 Retro High will be once again made available out of the box in its iconic White/Red/Black colorway, packaged in a similar fashion to the original. Of course the leather high-tops will feature the throwback Jordan logo with wings, [...]


31 Aug
The not quite restoration, almost retro concept from TMCars

As a tribute to the 30th anniversary and overall utility of the iconic BMW E30 body style, TMCARS presents their BMW E30-based TM Concept30 — the first production-ready concept from the Budapest-based design studio. It’s not every day you see a concept based on a 30-year old car, but given the universal love and acclaim [...]


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 [...]

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