23 Feb
Another impeccable release from Austria's wool & leather crew

The felt and leather Vienna crew over at hard graft have dropped another impeccable release — the aptly named Zip Wallet. Made from 100% vegetable tanned leather processed by Florentine artisans with English wool inserts, the ruggedly constructed wallet expands to fit everything from 10 credit cards to small change to cash money to even […]


10 Jan
Premium leather & wool case from Austria

Vienna’s hard graft releases a new version of their premium card case. Inspired by vintage cameras, the card case reflects hard graft’s simple and elegant design. Made from premium leather and wool, it is tied with an elastic band and is available for $49.


14 Sep
Viennese designer Philipp Aduatz's brown barrel friendly furniture

I don’t know exactly how comfortable Philipp Aduatz‘s Melting Chair would be to sit on, but I know in college it would’ve scared the hell outta some of my more hardcore Phish-listening friends. Things were always melting for them anyways, so lord knows how this chair would’ve affected their fragile psyches. The Viennese futurist designer crafted […]


20 Jun
Only 20 of each camera made to celebrate Austrian store launch

Today Leica Rumors announced three new limited edition variations of its M9-P, M3-P and the D-Lux 5 cameras. Created to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the vaunted camera maker’s flagship Vienna shop, the collection will be limited to only 20 of each camera. The D-Lux 5 (above) gets a bold “Leica” logo embossed across its […]


19 Jan
Taschen collects the landmark architect's 300 buildings

Taschen has collected all the great work architect Richard Neutra has done in this country — including nearly 300 private homes, schools and public buildings — and compiled them into a 464-page hardcover tome aptly titled Neutra Complete Works. Born in Vienna, Neutra settled in the US in the early 1920s after initially studying under […]


12 Apr
Austrian milliners keep it in the family

In my eyes, hats are an underrated fashion accessory, but when a company like Mühlbauer turns it into an art form, everyone seems to appreciate it. They’ve adorned the heads of some of the most famous names in the world, and they’re certainly available to the lesser known folks out there (assuming you’ve got the […]


You’d be hardpressed to tell me why I shouldn’t yearn for one of these hats. Vienna-based luxury accessory purveyor hard graft has just released a line of headwear with fellow Austrians Mühlbauer, a 106 year-old world renowned family-run millinery. Known mostly for their felt sleeves, moleskin and phone cases, hard graft have been putting out […]


29 Sep
Decorate the office by illuminating the walls

A chap named Büro Hirzberger wanted to spice up the office so he called in Vienna based Strukt and they decided to illuminate the walls. Strukt developed a system to project video and real-time content undistorted onto any surface. The basic idea was to light up the black and white striped office wall by mapping […]

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