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GRAHAM HIEMSTRA

Graham Hiemstra

CLOTHING
GRAPHIC DESIGN
ILLUSTRATION
LONDON
MENSWEAR
STYLE
APPAREL
HERESY
Heresy Menswear
Serial creatives Dominic Owen and his Heresy partner Jasper Dunk are a London-based duo making wardrobe staples that span band-collar button downs and classic pocket tees to ball caps and beanies. But through it all, the modest illustrators stick...
DESIGN
INTERVIEWS
MAGAZINES
NATURE
PRINT PUBLICATIONS
SEOUL
AIRBNB
LONDON
PATTERNITY
Pineapple Magazine
To elevate their home-rental business to another platform, today Airbnb introduced their first print publication, playfully entitled Pineapple. With contributions from conventional writers and hosts, the glossy magazine aims to take on the traditional...
FOOTWEAR
MENSWEAR
NYC
SHOES
STORE DESIGN
STYLE
BOOTS
LOAFERS
Jack Erwin NYC Fitting Room
In the world of men's formal footwear, few brands offer worthwhile options for under a handful of hundreds. NYC-based Jack Erwin hopes to change this. With three collections spanning brogues, loafers, wingtips and boots, the one-year-old brand delivers...
BAGS
BROOKLYN
GEAR
HANDMADE
LUGGAGE
STYLE
TRAVEL
WINTER
d'emploi Holiday 2014 Collection
As we've seen in the past, waxed cotton is the material of choice for Brooklyn's d'emploi. Thankfully, that preference continues in their latest drop, geared toward holiday travel and defending against wet fall and early winter weather. Building...
BAGS
BICYCLES
BROOKS ENGLAND
CYCLING
HANDMADE
ITALY
LEATHER
Brooks England Dalston Knapsack
For nearly 150 years Brooks England has supplied the cycling community with hand-hammered, heirloom-quality leather saddles. In recent years however, a new enthusiasm for growth has pushed the brand to introduce numerous new bag collections and...
CAMERA GEAR
CAMERA STRAPS
DIY
HANDMADE
LEATHER
LEICA
OREGON
PORTLAND
Great State Camerawear
In March of 2013, we discovered Great State Strap Company, makers of leather camera straps. Now, nearly a year later, Gary Tyler McLeod's modest operation has rebranded as Great State Camerawear, with new designs and updates on all originals. Still...
CULTURE
EXHIBITS
FOOD+DRINK
KETCHUP
NYC
POP UPS
POTATOES
RESTAURANTS
Sir Kensington's "Fries of New York" Exhibit
Four years ago, Scott Norton and Mark Ramadan brought Sir Kensington's condiments to life. With so many mustards on the market, the two longtime friends thought, "Why not ketchup?" In the time since, the artisanal operation has grown, finding itself...
AUSTRALIA
BLOGS
BOOKS
COOKING
CROWD-FUNDING
FARM TO TABLE
FOOD
KICKSTARTER
Rohan Anderson's The Nursery Project
After being faced with a laundry list of health issues stemming from a life lacking luster and a diet full of processed foods, Australia's Rohan Anderson decided to make a comprehensive life change. As documented on his ever-inspiring blog Whole...
DESIGN
HOME
LIGHT DESIGN
LIGHTING
NETHERLANDS
SMART DEVICES
SMART HOME
BOOO
Smart Booo Wireless Light Dimmer
As the internet of things as a concept continues to materialize, more and more smart products for the home are introduced. Some are born out of necessity, while others seem to simply exist for fun and to push the space further. The Smart Booo lands...
HANDMADE
INNOVATION
SNOWBOARDING
SNOWBOARDS
SPORTS
SURFING
WINTER
WOOD
Jones Snowboards' Mountain Surfer
It's safe to say no name is as linked to backcountry snowboarding as Jeremy Jones—so much so, his name is rarely seen without "Big Mountain" preceding it. Under his eponymous brand, Jones Snowboards, he has designed and released a wide array of heavy...
CALIFORNIA
REISSUES
SHOES
STYLE
VANS
HALLOWEEN
SKULLS
Van Doren Halloween Print Era
Paying tribute to the brand's humble beginnings rooted in 1970s and '80s skate culture, Vans continues to reissue vintage prints as part of the Van Doren Collection. One of the latest to get bumped back into production—and just in time for Halloween...
COLLABORATIONS
FASHION
FOOTWEAR
JACKETS
LA
MENSWEAR
SHOES
STYLE
SOUTH KOREA
CLAE + LIFUL Capsule Collection
While Japan may garner more attention than its neighboring countries combined when it comes to fashion design, those in the know have been watching Korea in recent years. Why? Because of brands like LIFUL. The modern menswear brand makes clean...
CLOTHING
COLLABORATIONS
LIMITED EDITION
MADE IN USA
OUTERWEAR
PORTLAND
SEATTLE
STYLE
Archival Clothing + Crescent Down Works Vest
Crescent Down Works is no stranger to collaborations, having worked with both the Ace Hotel and NYC's DQM in recent years. However it's their latest collab with Oregon's Archival Clothing that's caught our attention this time around. The Waxed Down...
ART BOOKS
BOOKS
CAMERAS
CULTURE
HISTORY
A History of Toy and Novelty Cameras
With a tiny computer equipped with a more than capable camera in our pocket, it's difficult to consider a time when such image-capturing devices were a luxury—one generally uninvolved with daily life at that. In fact it wasn't until the 1960s, when...
CAMPING
KICKSTARTER
MADE IN USA
OFF PISTE
OUTDOORS
TOOLS
TRAVEL
FireSLEEVE Waterproof Lighter
With fall officially upon those in the northern hemisphere, cold weather camping season has arrived as well. Few images propel us into the outdoors quite like that of a warm campfire with friends. While classic flint and tinder fire-starters are...
FASHION
FORMAL FOOTWEAR
HANDMADE
MADE IN USA
MENSWEAR
SHOES
STYLE
Quoddy Custom Shoe Service
For those in the Northeastern US, Quoddy is a household name, having been making moccasins, loafers and shoes of the like by hand in Lewiston, Maine for generations. Using techniques and methods derived from those developed by local Native American...
CARS
FORD
TEST DRIVE
TRUCKS
MADE IN AMERICA
2015
AUTOMOBILES
OFF-ROAD
Test Drive: All-New 2015 Ford F-150
Until just a few days ago, the only people to have driven the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 were employees and select dealers of the storied American automaker. In fact, few outside of Detroit had even laid eyes on the truck. This fact helped make sense...
APPAREL
AUSTRALIA
FASHION
MENSWEAR
NYC
STYLE
WOMEN'S WEAR
Sködia's Stylishly Cozy Sweats
As the colder seasons approach, a collective sigh can be heard all over the Northern Hemisphere. Few times of the year flatter the sartorially-minded quite like fall and winter, with ample opportunities to experiment with layering and jump on the...
FASHION
HANDMADE
MADE IN USA
MENSWEAR
NYC
PINS
STYLE
TIES
Jacques-Elliott Ties and Accessories by Elliot Aronow
Elliot Aronow is a man of many talents. The NYC transplant has worked in too many culturally influential industries to count, from publishing and music to television and fashion. The latter is where the assiduous character can currently be found...
CHOCOLATE
COLLABORATIONS
LA
LIMITED EDITION
NYC
SKATEBOARDING
Chocolate Skateboards + DQM + Mast Brothers
Since its humble beginnings as a sister company to Mike Carroll and Rick Howard's Girl Skateboards, Chocolate has grown into one of the more influential brands in skateboarding's surrounding culture. Now 20 years later, with legends like Gino Iannucci...
FASHION
MENSWEAR
SHOES
STYLE
COLLABORATIONS
FOOTWEAR
LIMITED EDITION
Tretorn + Sid Mashburn Nylite Wool
If the recent resurgence of the adidas Stan Smith has taught us nothing else, it's that there is more to the casual sneaker world than just a crisp pair of Vans Authentics. Just in time to hammer home that reminder is the newly released Nylite wool...
APPLE
TECH ACCESSORIES
IPHONE 6
IPHONE 6 PLUS
IPHONE CASES
Six iPhone 6 Cases
At long last, the iPhone 6 has been unveiled—along with the even more anticipated Apple Watch. As assumed, the phone sports a larger screen and therefore larger profile in general, meaning it's time to start thinking about what sort of cover will best...
CANADA
DOCUMENTARIES
ENVIRONMENT
HISTORY
NSFW
OUTDOORS
PHOTOGRAPHY
FILM
OFF PISTE
Off Piste: Nahanni Reforestation Photography Book
Nahanni Arntzen was born inside a teepee on the shore of the Kingcome River in remote British Columbia. Her parents were tree-planters, hired by logging companies to repopulate the large swaths of land left naked by clear cutting forestry operations...
AMERICAN-MADE BAGS
BACKPACKS
CANVAS
MADE IN USA
STYLE
TRAVEL
Winter Session's Two-Tone Day Pack
In late 2013 we were introduced to Denver's Winter Session, makers of rugged waxed canvas bags and assorted leather goods. The clean aesthetic is immediately attractive to a range of tastes, and is most appealing about the young brand. Sleek lines...
ART
BOOKS
EXHIBITIONS
HISTORY
PARIS
TATTOO BOOKS
TATTOOS
Tattoo Book
It's estimated that one in four Americans has at least one tattoo. Once associated with criminality (at least in certain cultures), tattoos have become overwhelmingly common. This is not new news. Taking a deeper look into the phenomenon, contemporary...
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