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ADVENTURE
OUTDOOR
TRAVELING
CLIMBING
TOURS
LESSON
Arc'teryx Climbing Academy
by Kate Erwin British Columbia-based climbing company Arc'teryx started back in 1989 when Dave Lane and Jeremy Guard began making harnesses in their basement. They wanted to make the very best climbing gear and the brand has grown to be one...
COOKING
RECIPES
ANIMATED RECIPE
GIFS
VEGETABLES
HEALTH
WELLBEING
HEALTHY EATING
Animated Recipe: Spaghetti Squash
This very low carb, naturally gluten-free pasta alternative contains less than a quarter the amount of carbohydrates as regular pasta, and it’s super-easy to prepare. Spaghetti squash takes on the texture of pasta when cooked, making it the perfect...
ART
GROUP SHOWS
EXHIBITIONS
ARTISTS
EXHIBITS
NYC
IN THE CLOUD at Ethan Cohen Fine Arts
by Janine Stankus From children who gaze at the sky, clouds elicit wonder and awe. These days, contemplating “The Cloud” in connection with our technological futures provokes a certain metaphysical anxiety. IN THE CLOUD, a group exhibit opening...
TRAVEL
OUTDOORS
NATURE
ENVIRONMENT
HIKING
ADVENTURE
The Hike House, Arizona
by Kate McLeod Greg Samuelson was living in the suburbs of Houston with his family when he felt the need for a change. "I could have driven the concrete jungle for the next 20 years and done fine, but I felt like we were always having to manufacture...
ISRAEL
HOTELS
ACCOMMODATION
LUXURY
ARCHITECTURE
HOTEL DESIGN
Elma Arts Complex and Luxury Hotel, Zichron Ya'akov, Israel
by Ross Belfer Zichron Yaakov might not sit at the top of every visitor's must-see list in Israel. Relatively overshadowed by Holy Land sites and the unbeatable appeal of Tel Aviv, the quaint village—founded in 1882 by Lord Baron Rothschild—is...
TEST DRIVE
CARS
OUTDOORS
SUBARU
SUBARU OUTBACK
WYOMING
ECO-FRIENDLY
TRAVEL
YELLOWSTONE
ADVENTURE VEHICLES
Test Drive: 2015 Subaru Outback in Yellowstone
by Sasha Barkans “There are Washburn Expedition reports from 1870 suggesting these springs sounded like distant artillery," our guide shouts over the bellowing Dragon’s Mouth Spring in Yellowstone National Park. As he tells us about the minerals...
DESIGN
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
TIMEPIECES
KICKSTARTER
Analog Watch Co.'s Mason Collection
by Bridget Harrington Rector From the creator of the unusual wood and leather watches (which were picked up by the MoMA Design Store) comes an equally eye-catching wristwatch made of solid marble. The Mason Collection demonstrates how Lorenzo...
FOOD
CHILDREN
KIDS
TOYS
FOODDRINK
WELLBEING
HEALTHFUL
KICKSTARTER
Noshi Edible Food Paint for Kids
As a parent, it can be an endless struggle to get kids settled and fed at mealtime. All kids seem to want to do is play, which is why the team behind Noshi (Tomo Delaney and Pegi Gorelick) has come up with a way to trick kids into eating their...
COCKTAILS
DRINKS
RECIPES
ANIMATED RECIPE
GIFS
Animated Recipe: Painkiller Cocktail
While we fully believe that moderation is key to leading a healthy and happy lifestyle, there's no harm in a cocktail every now and then—especially when they're made with fresh, quality ingredients. This is a take on the British Virgin Islands' drink...
DESIGN
FASHION
TEXTILES
MELBOURNE
AUSTRALIAN
APPAREL
ATTIRE
ROUDA
Sketches to Textiles: Rouda
by Chérmelle D. Edwards Doodling is the root of all of Rouda's final products. While sketches to textiles to wearable pieces might not seem to be a stretch in terms of process, the brand's founder—Melbourne-based Megan McNeill—certainly has an adventurous...
ITALY
CARS
DRIVING
RACING
AUTO
VINTAGE CARS
MERCEDES BENZ
CAR RACES
MILLE MIGLIA
Mille Miglia: Racing in a Living Museum
by Michael Frank It’s 4:30AM and Des Sellmeijer is on a shuttle bus in Parma, Italy. He’s headed to the start of the fourth and final leg of the 2015 Mille Miglia, a 1,000-mile road rally around Italy that circuits from Brescia in the north, outside...
FOOD
RECIPES
HEALTHY
VEGAN
EATING
WELLBEING
ANIMATED RECIPE
HEALTHFUL
MILK RECIPE
Animated Recipe: Vanilla Oat Milk
Give non-dairy milk a try with this lactose-free alternative. Not only is it low in cholesterol and fat, it also contains twice the amount of vitamin A than its dairy counterpart. This version contains agave to slightly sweeten, but you can easily...
FOOD
HEALTH
RECIPES
COOKING
VEGAN
EATING
ANIMATED RECIPE
WELL-BEING
KALE
Animated Recipe: Sesame Miso Kale Chips
Here’s an easy step-by-step guide to making crispy, flavorful kale chips. While kale has gotten a bad rap as a fad, it's an undeniable superfood. Packed with vitamin A and C, fiber and antioxidants, these tasty chips make a great low-calorie snack...
GALLERIES
EXHIBITIONS
NYC
ART FAIRS
EXHIBITS
BEACON
FRIEZE NEW YORK
SELECT CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR
2015 SELECT Contemporary Art Fair, NYC
by Jeffrey Keefe Now in its fourth year, SELECT Contemporary Art Fair (on now through 17 May 2015) is one of the fastest growing events to emerge amidst NYC's widely praised Frieze Week. Since its inception, SELECT has provided a platform for galleries...
ART
SKATEBOARDING
EXHIBITIONS
CALIFORNIA
LOS ANGELES
LA
OAKLEY
CREATIVE INSPIRATION
SKATE
Oakley In Residence: Los Angeles
by Sasha Barkans Oakley is a relatively new player in the skateboard scene, but they seem to be on a mission to let the skateboard world know that they’re here to stay. Their pro skate roster boasts some of the biggest names in skateboarding—including...
ART
EXHIBITIONS
ARTISTS
NYC
SCULPTURES
EXHIBITION OPENINGS
MICHAEL ZELEHOKSI
MIKE WEISS GALLERY
OPTICAL ILLUSIONS
Michael Zelehoski's New Order
by Janine Stankus In the converted garage space of his Beacon, NY studio, artist Michael Zelehoski and his brother guide a 9'x5' plywood slab through a table saw, carefully slicing the bottom edge. The plywood is actually pieced together around fragments...
INSTALLATIONS
LEXUS
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
INTERACTIVE INSTALLATIONS
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2015
Milan Design Week 2015: Marina Mellado's Luz
by Jill Singer One of the more intriguing installations we found during this year's spectacular Milan Design Week came courtesy of Lexus, who created a three-part experience inviting visitors to take a journey through the senses. Though the first...
PHOTOGRAPHY
CALIFORNIA
LOS ANGELES
ART FAIRS
NUDES
NSFW
PARIS PHOTO LA
COPPER PLATES
GUY BOURDIN
RALPH GIBSON
The Sexy and the Unseen: Highlights from Paris Photo LA 2015
by The World's Best Ever History and nudes: two of the many things that photography is known for. From Guy Bourdin's vintage Polaroids culled from his personal collection, to Ralph Gibson's black and white compositions, this year's Paris Photo LA...
ART
AUSTRALIA
MAGAZINES
ZINES
MELBOURNE
ART BOOKS
BOOK FAIRS
ART BOOK FAIRS
NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA
NGV Art Book Fair 2015: Highlights
by Sinead Stubbins Melbourne, Australia is a city bursting at the seams with independent publishers, arts organizations and zine-makers, so it was only a matter of time that it hosted its own Art Book Fair. Orchestrated by the National Gallery of...
FASHION
DENIM
SHOPPING
STREETWEAR
STORES
MENSWEAR
STYLE
ENGLAND
THE BUTTERY STORE
The Buttery Store
by Zoë Sanders The English seaside town of Leigh-on-Sea is home to a menswear store doing things differently. Having first launched online in May 2011, The Buttery Store opened its brick-and-mortar premises in this small town 35 miles east of London...
PHOTOGRAPHY
BMW
PARIS PHOTO LA
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS
MAZACCIO & DROWILAL
PHOTOGRAPHY FAIRS
Paris Photo LA 2015: Mazaccio & Drowilal
by The World's Best Ever For the third installment of Paris Photo LA (PPLA) at the Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles, BMW—one of the photography fair’s official partners—is presenting “Wild Style,” an installation featuring a body of work...
FOOD
HEALTH
RECIPES
COOKING
GIFS
HEALTHY LIVING
WELLBEING
ANIMATED RECIPE
Animated Recipe: How To Chiffonade
Chiffonade is a technique used to cut leafy greens and herbs into narrow ribbons. It’s a great approach to use for greens to be sautéed or for garnishing with your favorite herb. Give it a try and impress the guests at your next dinner party. After...
FURNITURE
CHAIRS
LAMPS
GOLD
STEEL
CHROME
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
TOM DIXON
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2015
METALWORK
Milan Design Week 2015: Mixed Metals
by Jill Singer In recent years at Milan Design Week, it’s almost become a game to guess which metallic might be deemed in vogue that particular season. The pendulum has swung from brass to copper and back again many times, occasionally alighting on...
SPACE
SCARVES
EARTH
NASA
ETHICAL FASHION
HUBBLE TELESCOPE
SILK SCARVES
WORLD WILDLIFE FUND
SATELLITE IMAGES
EARTH DAY 2015
Slow Factory + World Wildlife Fund: Petit Atlas Collection
by Chérmelle D. Edwards Design boutique Slow Factory merges silk and satellite images into sustainably designed, limited edition scarves that are entirely eye-catching. Three years ago, founder Celine Semaan Vernon began gathering images from NASA...
DESIGN
MIRRORS
DESIGNERS
HOME DECOR
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
PATRICIA URQUIOLA
LEE BROOM
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2015
Milan Design Week 2015: Incredible Mirrors
by Jill Singer What is it that makes the mirror such fertile ground for experimentation among designers? Is it its stubbornly unchanging material DNA? After all, is a mirror made from anything other than glass really a mirror? Whatever the case may...
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