BAZAAAAAR by Urban Outfitters
Urban Outfitters has been pushing a contemporary global trend this season that started with Burkman Bros' "Tourist" collaboration, and continues with the pop-up "BAZAAAAAR Street Market" that opened in LA on Friday and launches in New York on Thursday...
Named World Design Capital 2014, and host to the influential annual Design Indaba conference, Cape Town has left Johannesburg out of the spotlight. Most recently Adidas and Michel Gondry have both made their mark in "Jo'burg" with projects that may...
Private jets epitomize luxury for being convenient and, most importantly, supremely expensive. But Nextant Aerospace in Cleveland, Ohio has cut the cost of a small jet in half with the Nextant 400XT. Instead of starting from scratch, the company...
For many Somali refugees, the film Black Hawk Down serves as one of their only memories of the civil war that has ravaged their country for the last two decades. This Thursday, 17 May 2012, thousands of expats—along with the rest of the world...
Based in Johannesburg, South Africa's contemporary art emblem William Kentridge has played an important role in the artistic revival that has taken place in the post-industrial city in recent years. With the launch of his edition in the Tate Modern...
Shonibare's Ship in a Bottle
For centuries model-makers and artists have played with the challenge of building a ship in a bottle, and in May 2010, British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE erected the largest to date for the Fourth Plinth commission in Trafalgar Square...
Timed to launch for today's Cyber Monday online shopping extravaganza, the new service OneReceipt provides a solution to keep track of all your proofs of purchase. Whether you have receipts from Black Friday, plan to accrue some more over the holidays...
African Photography from Bamako to Cape Town
For its 15th anniversary Paris Photo will celebrate African photography with a unique anthology of emerging and established photographers at the Grand Palais. The sweeping four-day exhibition, dubbed "From Bamako to Capetown," offers real insight...
Art and Eat
Step into a Wagamama restaurant and you expect friendly service served alongside contemporary Asian dishes. U.K. visitors to the chain will now get a taste of nine emerging English artists too. Working with Moniker Projects, the new program goes...
Crossing the Line
For their fifth annual fall festival, the French Institute Alliance Française turned the average museum audio tour into a mysterious game of fact or fiction. Made in collaboration with the conceptual sound collective Soundwalk, "Crossing the...
Hot Chocolate for Bedouins
When a mutual friend connected me with filmmaker Sebastian Lindstrom, he mentioned something about camel milk. A little research brought up several amusing web domains, including a site about camels, BeTheCheese.org, and one about where Lindstrom...
Far from the days when it was just Pandora and Last.fm competing for internet radio space, today there seem to be as many music streaming sites as there are mashups that helped drive the phenomenon. Whether you regard the remix as a modern artform...
The Sketchbook Project
Five years ago, Shane Zucker and Steven Peterman, fed up with the challenge of making a living as artists, founded Art House as a student project. Now, the active online community has over 50,000 users and an art library that is traveling the United...
Special Ops Tools
Whether traveling the world, making documentaries or just pretending you're Jason Bourne, we put together a few special-ops tools to enhance any photographer or filmmaker's on-the-go lifestyle and resulting images. POV.HD Mounted to a helmet or...
The Media Disconnect
"Art in advertising? Why would anyone do that after Warhol?" The joke may come from the most recent episode of Mad Men, but the punchline is just as clear in Carl Burgess' video for "Drugs"—Ratatat's latest single off their album LP4. Composed...
Holstee Recycled Wallets
Keeping your cards and cash secure, vegan-friendly Holstee wallets are made from found materials sourced around the streets of Delhi. The slim Holstee wallets are the brainchild of brothers Mike and Dave Radparvar and friend Fabian Pfortmüller...
Since its inception four years ago, MoMA's "Meet Me" program for dementia and Alzheimer's patients has not only grown increasingly successful, but it has inspired museums around the U.S. to take part. The program provides an opportunity for the patients...
Film Production Apps
As lightweight devices tailored for on-the-go activity, the iPad and iPhone has already made fans out of filmmakers who want to stay in touch on set. Increasingly, clever applications are turning these digital tools into integral parts of the filmmaking...
IPhone Camera Accessories
The iPhone 4's new five-megapixel camera and HD video capability makes capturing snapshots and footage on-the-go easier than ever. A bounty of applications and accessories out there help you get the most from the smartphone's camera functions, but...
Marco Brambilla: From Civilization To Power
Kanye West has been kicking up controversy right and left recently—showing up at both the Facebook and Twitter HQs, turning his teeth to diamonds and engaging the public with his crude and prolific Tweets. After noticing Marco Brambilla's...
My Story, My Goal
The United Nations Millennium Development Goals—the ambitious list of global objectives put together by world leaders in September of 2000—have just five years until the deadline and are seriously behind schedule. With pie-in-the-sky...
The New York Photo Festival celebrated its third year this past May, but that wasn't enough for the event's cofounder Daniel Power (who's also the PowerHouse Books CEO and a former VII Photo director). Today the NYPH announced a contest called...
Fair Wear Foundation
Thanks to our tech-enabled world, the idea of global transparency is more of a reality now than ever. But in an industry as large as fashion, it's still difficult still to know the conditions of many production facilities. That's where the labor...
Sony NEX-VG10 vs. Panasonic AG-AF100
Over the last year, droves of filmmakers have been ditching traditional video cameras in favor of the stunningly rich images produced by the ultra-shallow depths of field, bigger sensors and interchangeable lenses of DSLRs with HD capabilities. With...
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Vimeo Festival and New Features
Ever wondered how you could get your film in front of David Lynch, Roman Coppola or Vincent Laforet? Bridging online and offline, on 8 October 2010 Vimeo will launch its first video festival with two days of events in New York City. We're submitting...