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BAGS
COFFEE
COFFEE CULTURE
COLLABORATIONS
LIMITED EDITION
MADCAP COFFEE
MERCY SUPPLY
MICHIGAN
WAXED CANVAS
LEATHER GOODS
Mercy Supply + MadCap Coffee Kit
No strangers to hitting the trail, Grand Rapids, Michigan-based bag and leather goods makers Mercy Supply knows no morning is complete without a proper cup of Joe, even when out of the workshop. Linking up with local coffee-roasting experts MadCap...
ENGINEERING
AUTONOMOUS DRIVING
ACTIVE SAFETY
CARS
SAFETY
SWEDEN
VOLVO
Volvo's Vision 2020: The Road to Safety
Automakers face countless challenges when setting the goals they want their cars to achieve. Balancing interests between emissions, power, luxury, style and safety all weigh heavy in the minds of decision-makers. While some brands have a reputation...
IPHONE 6
ALPINE CLIMBING
CASES
KENU
OUTDOORS
PHONE ACCESSORIES
SKIING
SMART PHONES
SNOWBOARDING
IPHONE 6 PLUS
Kenu Highline iPhone Case
Whether you're dangling off a glacier, ice axe in hand; knee-deep in a river while fishing; riding the chairlift; chances are you'll want to snap a few photos. You'll also want to keep your phone from plummeting into an abyss, a body of water or...
BELLROY
CASES
ACCESSORIES
LEATHER
PHONE ACCESSORIES
SMART PHONES
TRAVEL ACCESSORIES
WALLETS
WATER RESISTANT
IPHONE 6
The Elements Phone Pocket from Bellroy
For some, keeping the daily pocket essentials together is a struggle in and of itself. When traveling, however, even the most organized among us are prone to misplacing items when thrown out of our daily routines. Designed to keep one's phone, cards...
BOOTS
CLARKS
COLLABORATIONS
HIP HOP
LIMITED EDITION
LONDON
MF DOOM
SHOES
UK
DOOM
STONES THROW
Clarks + DOOM: Limited Edition Wallabee
Only a handful of shoe designs can claim a true hip-hop pedigree. The Adidas Superstar (sans laces) owes its street cred to Run-DMC while the '90s East Coast rap scene's affinity for Timberland boots tripled sales over the decade. And British shoemaker...
ACTIVE SAFETY
ASTAZERO
AUTONOMOUS DRIVING
CARS
INNOVATION
RESEARCH
SWEDEN
VOLVO
A World First in Safety: AstaZero
Sweden is home to a rich design history where the principle that form follows function is felt in everything from fashion to public transportation. A key focus of the Swedish auto industry—spearheaded by Volvo—and indeed the country as a whole, is...
CABERNET SAUVIGNON
CALIFORNIA
NAPA VALLEY
NEWTON VINEYARD
VINEYARDS
WINE
WINEMAKING
Napa Valley's Newton Vineyard
Once considered a scrappy competitor to its European counterparts, Californian wine—the Napa Valley region in particular—has since secured itself in the minds (and palates) of wine lovers the world over. With the rise in the popularity and recognition...
2014
BOOKS
DESIGNERS
GRAPHIC DESIGN
IT'S NICE THAT
LONDON
PHOTOGRAPHY
RETROSPECTIVE
ART
PUBLICATIONS
WEBSITES
2014 It's Nice That Annual
The end of the year is as much about looking back as it is moving forward. And when the holiday music kicks up, the "Best Of" lists follow swiftly behind. Our friends at London-based publication It's Nice That put together one of the most anticipated...
ECO-CONSCIOUS
MAAK LAB
NATURAL SKIN CARE
PORTLAND
SKIN CARE
SOAPS
SUSTAINABLE
TOILETRIES
Maak Lab's Soaps, Salves and More
Drawing on their vegetation-rich surroundings in the Pacific Northwest, Portland-based Maak Lab crafts soaps, salves and candles with natural ingredients. With a focus on experimentation and pushing the bounds of scents and ingredients in such products...
COGNAC
CRAFT
FRANCE
HERITAGE BRANDS
SPIRITS
VINEYARDS
TESSERON COGNAC
Tesseron Cognac
It comes as no surprise that Tesseron Cognac—with its family lineage at the pinnacle of winemaking—is among the more graceful and interesting offerings in the world of brandy. Alfred Tesseron is the current director of the stunning estate in the...
BOOKS
CALIFORNIA
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS
PUNK
SURFING
SKATEBOARDING
LOS ANGELES
Sounds of Two Eyes Opening
Acting as a veritable time capsule into Southern California beach and punk culture from the late '60s to the early '80s, "Sounds of Two Eyes Opening" offers readers an unfiltered glimpse into a vastly influential time and place. Shot by music producer...
COCKTAILS
HOLIDAY DRINKS
INFUSIONS
PROHIBITION
PUNCH
RUM
SPIRITS
THE HUB PUNCH
History in a Bottle: The Hub Punch
When it comes to seeking novel libations, sometimes the best place to look is the past. Those who came before us truly knew how to party, and what they lacked in (current day) hygiene standards, they more than made up for with inventive—and piquant...
APPAREL
ATHLETIC APPAREL
CASUAL
MADE IN USA
NYC
OUTDOOR VOICES
RUNNING
SPORTSWEAR
Minimalist Sportswear from Outdoor Voices
Striking a balance between technical sportswear and casual apparel, NYC-based Outdoor Voices is rethinking the way we suit up for workouts. The young brand's line of men's and women's athletic apparel is packed with technical, sports-focused features...
INTERVIEWS
LEATHER
LEATHER GOODS
MADE IN USA
MAKERS MONDAY
NYC
PERFECTO
SCHOTT NYC
SHINOLA
SPONSORED
Makers Mondays: Jason Schott of Schott NYC
The word iconic gets thrown around a lot. From art to music to fashion, few true icons and iconic pieces actually exist. Holding its own among Warhol's soup cans and Michael Jackson is the Perfecto leather jacket from Schott NYC. Whether the...
DESIGNERS
GIFTS
HOLIDAYS
POPUPS
SHOPPING
STARTUPS
SWEDEN
TICTAIL
RETAIL SPACES
NYC
Discover New Designers at Tictail's Holiday Pop-Up
For most well-meaning shoppers, finding the right gift is a challenge—let alone chancing upon something that's truly unique. Sourcing products from independent designers and brands around the world, Stockholm-based web commerce platform Tictail opened...
ALITE
BACKPACKS
BAGS
BOREAS
COLLABORATIONS
COMMUTING
ROLL TOP BAGS
SAN FRANCISCO
WATERPROOF
WAXED CANVAS
Alite + Boreas Commuter Backpack
The strongest collaborations draw from the strengths of each involved party—and the new roll-top pack from Alite and Boreas is a shining example. Both San Francisco-based companies know the value of a sturdy yet stylish, multipurpose pack. Alite...
HIKING
OUTDOORS
PARK CITY
SLC
SKIING
SOUL POLES
SUSTAINABLE
UTAH
KICKSTARTER
Bamboo Ski and Hiking Poles from Soul Poles
On a constant quest to make the ski industry more sustainable, Park City, Utah-based Soul Poles is aiming to reduce cost for consumers and increase its market presence. The brand's SoulLite campaign—currently funding on Kickstarter—is focused on...
DESTINATIONS
FOUR SEASONS
HOTELS
LUXURY HOTELS
MALDIVES
SCUBA
SURF LESSONS
SURFING
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa
As the last lights of Sri Lanka's capital of Columbo fade into the night, the vast darkness of the Indian Ocean sets in. For 600 kilometers, it's nothing but the velvety black of the sea and a canopy of stars. Then, like a brilliant shower of sparks...
ART DIRECTION
BIARRITZ
DESILLUSION
FRANCE
MAGAZINES
PHOTOGRAPHY
PRINT MEDIA
SKATEBOARDING
SURFING
Desillusion Magazine Tome III
Though skateboarding and surfing have firm roots in Southern California, the global popularity of skateboarding and surfing continues to desaturate the geographic concentration of each sport's publishing and design centers. In recent years, this...
MADE IN USA
NYC
OUTERWEAR
OWNER OPERATOR
SNOWBOARDING
WINTER
INDEPENDENT BUSINESS
Owner Operator, Snowboard Outerwear Made in the USA
At its inception, snowboarding was beyond a fringe sport—it was forbidden. While corporate sponsors, TV deals and tail grabs on Wheaties boxes are now a part of the sport, the early days were marked by rebellion and inventive pioneers who went against...
AFRICA
CRAFTSMANSHIP
DESK ACCESSORIES
HOME DEFORE
OFFICE
SOCIAL BUSINESS
THE CITIZENRY
UGANDA
WOOD
Collection Two: Uganda From The Citizenry
Following a successful first release, incorporating materials and craftsmanship from Peru and Argentina, socially conscious design house The Citizenry presents Collection Two: Uganda. Partnering with artisans throughout the country to source materials...
FISHING
FLY FISHING
JAPAN
OUTDOORS
RODS
SLC
TENKARA
UTAH
CAUSWELL
MOUNTAINS
Causwell's Tenkara Fly Fishing Rod
The relaxation and meditative merits of fly fishing have long been held high by many an enlightened outdoorsman. Of course the goal is landing a big one worthy of a fish tale at the end of the day, but for most the joy lies in the chase. Gearing...
ARTO SAARI
LEATHERMAN
MADE IN THE USA
OREGON
OUTDOORS
PORTLAND
SKATE TOOLS
SKATEBOARDING
TOOLS
Leatherman Jam + Style Skate Tool
What the Jam + Style from Leatherman lacks in outward aesthetic appeal, it more than makes up for in utility. The combination tool from the Portland, Oregon-based manufacturer consists of two separate tools that are cleverly designed to fit snugly...
ART
BIKE CULTURE
BIKES
CYCLING
GRAPHIC DESIGN
PRINTS
QUIPS
QUOTES
SINGAPORE
WISDOM
THOMAS YANG
Bikes Meet Art in 100Copies' Cyclism
The merits of cycling have long been pondered and quipped about by everyone from Albert Einstein to Nelson Mandela. Inspired by this vast array of two-wheeled wisdom, Singapore-based creative director Thomas Yang painstakingly worked 300 of these...
AW14
ALTERNATIVE
COLLABORATIONS
LEVI'S
LEVI'S CALIFORNIA
PENDLETON
SUSTAINABLE
LIMITED EDITION
BEAMS
Levi's California + Alternative, Beams and Pendleton
Building on their impressive offering of limited garments in 2014, the newly minted Levi's California label comes correct for a limited holiday capsule collection featuring collaborations with Japan's beloved Beams and Pacific Northwest favorite...
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