25 Sep
New vinyl figures designed for Guangzhou, Taipei & Bambaland

Ashley Wood and company at 3A Toys have been keeping busy with the world of 3A Tomorrow Kings. Three new kings have been born in honor of the six-year TK anniversary, one bound for each of three different locations: Guangzhou Toy Fair getting Tsuitachi No Ato (in green shirt), Tsuitachin Ni Ushinawa (in black) for the upcoming Taipei Toy […]


22 Sep
Certain to give any luxury cyclist a woody

French designer Paul Guerin and woodworker Till Breitfuss of Keim have united because they like to give bikes wood. Their first model, the Arvak, has a carefully tested hollow monocoque frame made from 24 layers of laminate ash wood, and an $11,000 price tag to match. The Arvak bike is custom shaped and comes with all the desired […]


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 […]

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