28 Jul
"This is not a green-screen movie," says director George Miller

Mad Max Fury Road might make you rethink your whole I’m-sick-of-redos stance on filmmaking, because this trailer looks really, really fucking cool. What it lacks in a young, pre-weirdo Mel Gibson it more than makes up for in using original director/visionary George Miller who boasted during San Diego Comic Con this past weekend that Mad Max wasn’t really […]


An amalgamation of superheroes and what built the House of Ideas Taschen is well established as the coffee-table and art book collector go-to, but they will really be turning heads, as well as pages, with this mega-Marvel-ous collection that captures the now 75-year history of Marvel comics and its characters. At 720 pages, the book covers […]


27 May
Starring boy-genius Hiro & his robot creation Baymax

Maybe a piece of you is kind of over the supehero blockbuster, as Grantland opined. And maybe a part of you wrote off Disney as a lot of lame sauce long ago. But that was probably before you heard that Disney had decided to tap its Marvel resources for the most Disney-esque property in their […]


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 […]


9 Dec
Handcrafted & screen printed on 100% 7-ply Canadian Maple

We’ve covered other“Skate Moss” Skateboard Decks before, in the form of artist Jeff Gaudinet’s take on the timeless beauty. Well now Australian designer Nick Thomm gives his shot at the famed UK supermodel’s play on words, creating a skateboard deck with various images of Kate Moss — including last year’s ubiquitous Supreme ad — displayed in […]


30 Aug
Peter Schreyer pushes the Korean automaker ever forward

Kia has been on a roll ever since Peter Schreyer took over design direction of the once vanilla-flavored Korean automaker. No wonder after their recent surging success they’ve elevated him to President of Kia Motors and Chief Design Officer of the entire Hyundai Motor Group — the first non-Korean to hold the position. With his bold […]


17 Apr
DSLR quality sensor in point-n-shoot convenience

Although Canon and Nikon seem to rule the prosumer photography universe with an iron digital fist, don’t tell that to Pentax-Ricoh. The Japanese manufacturer has now updated their top of the line point-n-shoot to do battle with the previously mentioned giants. Their new Rico GR compact camera features a superb 16.2MP APS-C sensor, making it […]


13 Jul
Malawi artist shows his "Stabby Woman" in Venice Beach

C.A.V.E. Gallery in Venice Beach, Cali is currently exhibiting new work from Kid Acne in a show entitled Stand & Deliver. The new work features mono-prints, screen-prints, drawings, and paintings of a debut version of Kid Acne’s signature Stabby Women (above and in gallery pictures below). The Stabby Women embody a powerful female genotype that has come to […]