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KETUMS
Seventy-Five Years Later, Ketums is Reborn
In 1925 Joseph Smutek set up shop on a leafy street on the western outskirts of Paris. His business was raincoats and Smutek quickly become known in the area for the quality and utility of his garments. As his sons took over the family business in...
OUTDOORS
GREEN
USB
CAMPING
LIGHTS
ENVIRONMENT
CHARGING
CAR CAMPING
LANTERNS
SOLAR ENERGY
MOBILE POWER
Solar on the Move with Sun King PRO
As solar cells have become more durable, compact, efficient and cheap to produce, the technology has gradually found its way into a greater number of consumer products. From backpacks to watches , harnessing the sun's energy has never been more...
PHOTOGRAPHY
BROOKLYN
PORTRAITS
NYC
NSFW
GENDER
POWERHOUSE BOOKS
PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS
Photographer Jessica Yatrofsky's "I Heart Girl"
For a portrait photographer, mastering the finer points of three-point lighting is as important as bringing out the best in your subjects. Brooklyn-based multimedia artist and photographer Jessica Yatrofsky has clearly excelled in both; constructing...
TRAVEL
AFRICA
UK
ASIA
CHARITY
ADVENTURE TRAVEL
FUNDRAISING
THE ADVENTURISTS
TREKKING
Travel With No Limits: The Adventurists
On the homepage of UK-based "travel" organizers The Adventurists, a deadpan warning clearly states: "Your chances of being seriously injured or dying as a result of taking part are high." Still interested? The warning continues: "Individuals who...
WOOD
LEATHER
HYBRID
SWEDEN
LUXURY
CARS
TEST DRIVES
SUVS
SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN
VOLVO
PLUG-IN HYBRID
Test Drive: The All-New 2016 Volvo XC90
An hour outside of Barcelona in a sleepy seaside town that only sees action a few months of the year sits the culmination of an $11 billion dollar investment. Volvo's 2016 XC90 is the product of not just the global investment that came from Chinese...
BERLIN
LIMITED EDITION
GERMANY
HANDMADE
BICYCLES
BIKES
COMMUTER BIKES
DRIVETRAINS
SCHINDELHAUER
SINGLE SPEED
Schindelhauer Viktor Red Race Edition
For cycling purists, simplicity of design is king. Any changes to a bike's parts or design—especially when it comes to a single speed commuter—must come with some serious functional benefits. Berlin-based bike company Schindelhauer predicates its...
AUSTRALIA
HEALTH
HOME
INVENTIONS
HONEY
WELLNESS
GARDEN
LOCALLY SOURCED
Flow: Honey From the Hive
Honey has historically been used to treat burns, cuts, allergies, stomach ailments and was even thought to improve general life expectancy by the ancient Greeks. Eating honey made locally is said to have the greatest immune and allergen benefits...
SCULPTURE
EYEWEAR
NYC
GLASSES
PRODUCTION
WARBY PARKER
ACETATE
BASSO COLLECTION
Warby Parker Basso Collection
Building on their reputation for pushing boundaries in the eyewear game, NYC-based Warby Parker launches a new line that employs a production technique previously unused in the space. The Basso Collection is named for the Italian sculpting technique...
PHOTOGRAPHY
BOSTON
HARDWARE
CLOUD
START UPS
PHOTO STORING
DIGITAL TOOLS
BEVY
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
LINEAGE LABS
Digital Photo Storage Made Easy with Bevy
As much as technology is (by definition) meant to make our lives easier, there's no doubt that it can also make for a few headaches. With so many camera-clad digital devices, our daily visual diaries and precious memories can become a jumbled and...
ART
BOOKS
ILLUSTRATION
CYCLING
PRINTS
BIKES
ART BOOKS
ART PRINTS
CYCLING CULTURE
Cycling Climbs: Twenty Art Prints
Since the Tour de France route changes every year, the announcement of where the ride will take the peloton is a highly anticipated event. For riders and fans alike, a tour doesn't quite have the "je ne sais quoi" without a visit to the Alpe d'Huez...
WHISKEY
SMALL BATCH
BOURBON
DISTILLERIES
AMERICAN WHISKEY
WYOMING
Wyoming Whiskey
Far from what's considered the land of bourbon in the American south, just east of Yellowstone National Park in the expansive state of Wyoming, a new tradition in distilling is underway. Based in the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming Whiskey counts the 100...
MUSIC
INDIE
INTERVIEWS
SCOTLAND
MUSICIANS
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN
CREATIVE INSPIRATION
Interview: Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian
Glaswegian indie-pop band Belle and Sebastian is something of a rare breed in today's music landscape. The revolving cast of musicians—with frontman Stuart Murdoch and a handful of foundational members remaining constant—has released nine studio...
WOOD
HANDMADE
HOME
LIGHTING
INTERIOR DESIGN
WOODWORKING
LIGHT DESIGN
ALLIED MAKER
Paragon Pendant by Allied Maker
Drawing on geometric simplicity with a heavy focus on materials and craftsmanship, Allied Maker began as the woodwork of Ryden Rizzo. Since we last checked in, the Allied Maker offerings have expanded into high-end lighting fixtures. Simple yet with...
ORGANIC
PETS
COFFEE
DOGS
FAIR TRADE
SOCIAL BUSINESSES
ANIMAL WELFARE
SHELTERS
Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co
One morning in Santa Monica, CA coffee-lover Jordan Karcher happened upon a dog adoption event. With no initial preparation or planning, he walked home that same day with a malnourished dalmatian Molly. Inspired by the positive impact Molly has had...
TOKYO
PHOTOGRAPHY
BOOKS
FILM
JAPAN
CAMERAS
PHOTO BOOKS
35MM
TOKYO CAMERA STYLE
Tokyo Camera Style
Though smartphones might take the bulk of our daily point-and-shoot photography, street shooting with film is alive and well—especially in Tokyo. Throughout the '90s and early aughts, Japanese camera-makers from Contax to Nikon produced a range of...
LEVI'S
BIKES
COMMUTING
UPCYCLING
SADDLE
BIKE CULTURE
BROOKS ENGLAND
RECYCLED MATERIAL
BIKE PARTS
Old Jeans, New Saddle: Brooks + Levi's Cambium C17
Last summer, denim heads in Brooklyn, Los Angeles and London donated their beyond-repair jeans at Levi's pop-up Commuter Workspace—an outreach project aimed at urban bike commuters. Now the discarded denim has been given a new life by the heritage...
OUTDOORS
SKIING
ITALY
SNOWBOARDING
WINTER
GEAR
MOUNTAINS
CLIMBING
OUTDOOR GEAR
ALPINE CLIMBING
SNOWFOOT
ALIPINE TOURING
Mountain Maneuverability with Snowfoot
There's no getting in the way of a skier or snowboarder on the hunt for untracked, deep snow. While the lengths some riders go to for a fresh covering might seem ridiculous to an outsider, alpine touring veterans know that the journey up is all part...
CLOCKS
NETHERLANDS
DESIGNERS
COLOR
CONCEPTUAL CLOCKS
YOUNG DESIGNERS
Time in Color: Chrono Chroma
The ubiquity of clocks on our phones, tablets and computers lessens the burden of pinpoint accuracy for wall clocks, opening up the door for more (sometimes purely) decorative, experimental design pieces. Taking full advantage of this shift is...
LONDON
BOOKS
UK
INSPIRATION
AI WEIWEI
MARK GONZALES
SPIKE JONZE
CREATIVE TOOLS
HUCK
MIA
MIKE D
Huck Magazine: Paddle Against The Flow
Drawing on its decade-long history covering a broad range of counterculture, London-based Huck Magazine recently took stock of the greatest nuggets of wisdom from leading wave-makers who have graced the publication's pages. The result is "Paddle...
ACCESSORIES
HEALTH
LAPTOPS
OFFICE
HOME
WELLNESS
DESK
STANDS
STANDING DESKS
SITTING
TECHNOGYM
Three Ergonomic Desk Additions
It's no secret that prolonged periods of sitting isn't good for one's health. Hammering away at a keyboard for hours on end is a new phenomenon in the scope of human evolution, and research shows our bodies aren't made for the sedentary life. Heightened...
FURNITURE
DENIM
COLLABORATIONS
SWEDEN
CRAFTSMANSHIP
SWEDISH DESIGN
NUDIE JEANS
STOCKHOLM FURNITURE FAIR
SWEDESE
Nudie Jeans + Swedese: Lamino
Bridging the gap between the industrial and the handcrafted is one of the major elements of Scandinavian design. Coupled with an insistence on functional minimalism and textured natural materials, the special edition collaboration Lamino chair from...
LONDON
CYCLING
WOOL
MENSWEAR
SUITS
MADE IN ITALY
BIKE COMMUTING
CYCLING APPAREL
HUEZ*
Movement-Minded Suiting by Huez*
For all the sartorial advancements in bike commuting apparel, producing a suit that can truly crossover from the bike lane to the boardroom has eluded most designers. Where a taped-seam, zippered pocket or smattering of visible reflectivity (however...
OUTDOORS
NEW ZEALAND
LUGGAGE
WOOL
MENSWEAR
WATERPROOF
PACKS
COMMUTING
FASHION DESIGN
ALCHEMY EQUIPMENT
OUTDOOR GOODS
SCHOELLER
Design Ingenuity from New Zealand: Alchemy Equipment
The concept of alchemy likely conjures images of robe-wearing bearded outcasts toiling away in a cluttered workshop over illuminati-esque texts as they attempt (fruitlessly) to transfigure the everyday into the extraordinary. Building on the alchemic...
CYCLING
COLLABORATIONS
DUBAI
RACING
FASHION DESIGNERS
PAUL SMITH
JERSEYS
CYCLING APPAREL
CASTELLI
DUBAI TOUR
Paul Smith + Castelli: 2015 Dubai Tour Jerseys
Long before British menswear designer Paul Smith was a driving force in global fashion (and was awarded the "Sir" that now precedes his name), he was a kid from Nottingham who just wanted to race bikes. A nasty crash may have sidelined him from racing...
OUTDOORS
FILM
CANADA
DOGS
WILDLIFE
SHORT FILMS
ONTARIO
DOGSLEDDING
GOH IROMOTO
Dogsledding in the Great White North: PULL
In climates where the winters stretch on and piling snow is not the exception, but the rule of the day, embracing the cold is the only way of coping. For his latest short film "PULL," Toronto-based director and photographer Goh Iromoto captures one...
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