30 Jan
An homage to traditional Japanese design & manufacturing

visvim elevates the foundation of its established brand to the next level with its Japanism collection. Known worldwide for its craftsmanship and use of top level materials, the Japanese brand takes those elements and incorporates them into a collection that pays homage to traditional Japanese design and manufacturing techniques. Label founder Hiroki Nakamura is releasing […]


19 Oct
Get through the family reunion with a buzz this holiday season

Okay, the folks that came up with the name could’ve tried a little harder, but nonetheless Professor Cornelius Ampleforth has given us a drink we’d gladly partake in this holiday season. Much like their previously featured Bathtub Gin, the Proprietary Barley Spirit Drink is distilled using old techniques, this time that of treating their whisky […]


14 Sep
Classic 2-step, garage, dubstep & grime straight from the UK

Credited with elevating the art of the DJ to new levels, Oneman (aka Steve Bishop), is allegedly the only artist to appear on Mary Anne Hobbs’ Radio One show without ever releasing a produced record of his own. While that might imply weak production ability, it certainly underscores the UK DJ’s record selection talents and blending […]


18 Jul
Digital artist uses LEGOs for newest series

Albert Seveso, an Italian illustrator and graphic artist, is best known for his series A me mi piace la gnocca! — a collection of effervescent illustrations that spawned out of an idea he had in 2007. The literal transition from Italian to English is NSFW but let’s just say it pertains to his fondness for […]


10 Mar
Complete Technique's antique finish pendant

I’m not sure what the political statement of this AK-47 necklace might be, but Complete Technique’s antique finish pendant at least sports some remarkable detailing — a very accurate replica of the Russian AK-47 machine gun scaled down to a pendant size. Ironically enough, the price of the necklace is probably more expensive than what […]


28 Jan
A couple words with the girl behind the gargantuan "700 wall"

A few weeks ago we covered an incredible accomplishment by well respected German graffiti artist Mad C. Her 700 Wall is not only her biggest graffiti project yet, but it’s also one of the largest pieces found in the world. It took her a year to complete, from planning to execution, entirely on her own. […]


23 Dec
LIAS interviews the Düsseldorf-based artist

Angie H. Iver‘s artwork has a dream-like affect to it — surreal in content, and hazy and sometimes dark in execution. In fact, depending on your perspective, some might argue more nightmarish than dreamlike. Born in a “a pretty charming medieval town” in East Germany, Iver has since moved on to the larger Düsseldorf to […]