Designed specifically for hairstylist needs, these leather holsters from Austrian brand Caleas come equipped with padded interior pockets for scissors, razors and combs, and an adjustable band for keeping them all conveniently within reach at your...
NEW YORK CITY
You Are Here: Mapping The Pyschogeography of NYC
New Yorkers' famously overwrought personalities take center stage in the new exhibit You Are Here: Mapping The Pyschogeography of New York City, guest-curated by "The Map as Art" author Katharine Harmon. Currently on display at the Pratt Manhattan...
Cut & Paste 2010
New age innovators John Fiorelli, Jamie Falkowki and Bill Irwin kick their fifth-annual design competition Cut & Paste off this Saturday, 2 October 2010, at New York City's Webster Hall. With tour dates in ten different cities around the world...
In an effort to highlight artists from five U.S. cities not typically considered artistic hotbeds, the People's Biennial features the work of 36 artists from Portland, OR; Rapid City, SD; Winston-Salem, NC; Scottsdale, AZ and Haverford, PA. Presented...
Omhu, a modern take on a traditional cane, turns the practical tool into an eye-catching accessory. The first product from the NYC-based company's "Aids For Daily Living" collection, the Omhu cane is inspired by the efficiency of Scandinavian furniture...
The Threadless Book
Crowd-sourced t-shirt phenomenon Threadless commemorates its 10-year anniversary with a eponymous book depicting 300 of the best designs year-by-year. Written by co-founder Jake Nickell, he covers the history of the company from its conception...
Taiwan-based technology company Shohero recently introduced a power strip that protects more than just electronics. Wet Circuits resists water so that even in a short-term flood, your computer stays on and no one gets electrocuted. The design incorporates...
If design is about problem solving, the stereotypical nursing home—sterile, isolated, generally depressing—is perhaps one of the institutions most in need of an overhaul. In an effort to change traditional retirement living, Architizer...
Champion Soda Pop
Just launched as the latest era in the Keds' Century Collection, the 1950s-inspired Champion Soda Pop satin sneakers play tribute to the twist-and-shout days of early rock n' roll . Bold shades of blue, green and black with polka dots and bright laces...
RIO DE JANEIRO
Though not quite as spectacular of a juxtapoistion as Murakami's current show at Versailles, London-based artist and writer David Batchelor's current exhibition Chromophilia positions his colorful sculptures in the context of the historic Paco Imperial...
Agenda and Edit
Known the world over for their well-edited books on culture, Phaidon Press recently relaunched their site and with it new sections highlighting current movements in architecture, art, design, food and photography. The publisher organizes the...
Anoka Faruqee and Marietta Hoferer Exhibit
San Francisco's Hosfelt Gallery kicks off the fall season with the reception of two new exhibits,"The Longest Day of the Year" by Anoka Faruqee and "Drawings" by Marietta Hoferer. Farquee's show is her third solo exhibit at Hosfelt Gallery featuring...
Live at Milk Made
NYC-based creative agency All Day Every Day partnered up with MAC and Milk Studios to create Live@Milk Made. The campaign covers Fashion Week live with Phone Tag, a cell phone photo blog where fashion fans in attendance can cover live action from...
To celebrate their 25th year working in coastal conservation, The Surfrider Foundation selected Shepard Fairey as one of 25 artists commissioned to illustrate the world's most notorious surf breaks through art pieces. Working with photographer Tom...
The history of Palladium boots has always been one of exploration. Originally started as a tire brand in 1920, Palladium was known for tires so advanced that most European military aircrafts used them for their fleets. However, when the end of World...
Three New Gnosis Flavors
Previously featured as a raw, vegan chocolate option among many, Gnosis stands out for their inventive approach to the concept. Three new "added bonus" flavors, the Aphrodisia Bar, The Superberberry Lime Bar, and the Sacred Feminine Bar, add to their...
Science meets art in Klik Klik, Al Kelly and and Kellar Williams' new magnetic jewelry kit. Setting themselves apart from similar brands that came before them (like Magnetik Distractions and the gift set), Kelly and Williams take form as seriously...
Ancient Babylonians warded off evil spirits with them, and Romans used the mini vessels to collect luck from fertility god Priapus, but today's mystics may want to turn to jeweler Emily Hirsch's new multi-purpose amulet line Talon for a vintage-inspired...
Desserts just got a whole lot more grown-up with the introduction of Cream, the alcohol-infused whipped cream created by Kingfish Spirits of Cleveland, OH. With Cherry, Vanilla, Caramel, Raspberry, and Chocolate flavors, you can mix and match flavors...
At a mere 24-years-old, Colin Gasko is fervently bringing the fine art of bean-to-bar chocolate making to the Midwest. Over the past few years, the Minneapolis-based Rogue Chocolatier has experimented with techniques and flavors for a well-crafted...
Custom Luxury Tours
From private jets to hot-air balloons and exclusive palace parties, check out a few of the more over-the-top luxurious ways we found to travel below. TCS & Starquest Expeditions Pioneers in exclusive travel, luxury tour company TCS & Starquest Expeditions...
Painting Toward Architecture
One of the greatest historians of American architecture, Henry-Russell Hitchcock helped shape the way we consider the medium today. An advocate of architecture as art over absolute function, Hitchcock wrote numerous books on the subject of architectural...
Luz Azul, the NYC-based artist who goes by Marco, recently moved his gallery from the Lower East Side to the open road. Deciding to jump on the mobile vending movement to reach out to his customers rather than wait for them to come to him, the enterprising...
Harmony Valley Vegetarian Mixes
Geared toward everyone from full-on vegans to the emerging market of flexitarians—carnivores that have cut down on meat for health and sustainability reasons—Harmony Valley makes a truly tasty hamburger or sausage replacement a snap...
Sympathy For The Unusual Spring/Summer 2010 Collection
Up-and-coming Italian design brand, Sympathy for the Unusual recently unveiled their second collection of slim-cut tees for Spring/Summer 2010. Designed in collaboration with Italian and international designers—such as Luca Laurenti , Vanessa...