16 Sep
"A simple board with the whole world as an available surface."

Rick Owens, a high-fashion magnate prone to street wear inspiration, has taken his sights to the skateboard world with the RICKBOARD deck. Hence comes the title of “RICKBOARD” with the letters deliberately capped, because this board is too big time for the lower cases. Its worn appearance is probably due to the deck being made [...]


4 Sep
The portable next-level luxury tent/shack/yurt

Trakke is a brand with an ethos constructed around the concept that “Adventure is everywhere”, with the hopes of creating gear that is multi-purpose and can withstand the elements, time and trends. And now with the design and namesake of Uula Jero, the “Jero” is a yurt with convenience — or a home in the outdoors. [...]


Luxury design and travel-minded label Octovo has teamed up with board builder Jason Tilley for their second “Off Map” collaboration project to create a line of hand-crafted, beautifully executed surfboards. Put it all together with Ammunition (the design minds behind the likes of Beats by Dr. Dre and Square), and you get a collection of custom-finished boards built to last [...]


Fragrance connoisseurs Comme de Garçons, as a followup to their 2010 wood-inspired scent “Wonderwood”, now bring us this eau de oud — the “oud” being the powerful resin pulled from the Aquilarian tree that is the core aroma of Wondroud. Other notes include patchouli, sandalwood, vetiver and guaiac wood, all in all making a bold, unisex aroma due [...]


16 May
Limited run of only 10 pieces from the Hong Kong toymakers

Coarse Toys is an artist duo in a Hong Kong studio who have gained international recognition for their sculptures and lofty “themes of denial, betrayal and lies.” (Oh my!) In fact, their beautiful take on the buzzkill has been through these parts before, multiple times, perhaps best with the rabbit-suit wearing False Friends. Their most recent work is [...]


With the surge in DIY-culture of late, it is only the natural that the progression from making your own jar of pickles is moving onto building your own guillotine. So the next time you mill through the fridge, and find either a head of lettuce or a Marie Antoinette ready to rot in the crisper [...]


12 Aug
1/6th-scale action figures from artist/designer Ashley Wood

The amazing crew over at 3A Toys teased a trio of new zombie soldiers from their DEAD EASY CORP set. The highly detailed 1/6th-scale action figures are part of 3A Toys’ “Adventure Kartel” line, and feature three robot-hunting, machine-gun-toting zombie soldiers billed for a September release/pre-order. As they write: “Normally found in sweaty dick pouches [...]


4 Jun
Luxury camera in Tuscan leather, carbon fiber or wood

Long known for the peerless large and medium format cameras, venerable Swedish firm Hasselblad introduces its latest attempt at the “consumer” market with a very high-end, design-oriented luxury camera. Dubbed the Lunar, the Italian-designed camera collection is comprised of five models, each with their own form and style. While the functionality and specs of each [...]

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