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KATIE OLSEN

Katie Olsen

FOODIES 2016
Foodies
MUSIC
INSTRUMENTS
GHOSTLY
COLLABORATIONS
PHONE-HOME XYLOPHONE
TECH
GADGETS
KIDS
MUSICIANS
Ghostly + Brandnewnoise's Phone-Home Xylophone
Ghostly and Brandnewnoise have teamed up once again and (just like their previous collaborations) the delightful new product appeals to children, beginners and seasoned musicians alike. The eight-key handheld Phone-Home Xylophone (released today...
SWORD PLOUGH
DUFFLE
DUFFLE BAGS
LUGGAGE
BAGS
Sword & Plough's Adventure-Friendly, Rugged Duffle Bag
While there's no shortage of military-inspired apparel and accessories available, not many brands are owned by people with real-life army experience. Denver, CO-based Sword & Plough, however, was co-founded by sisters Betsy Núñez and US Army Captain...
BOOKS
PHOTO BOOKS
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHERS
EARTH
SATELLITE IMAGERY
BENJAMIN GRANT
COFFEE TABLE BOOKS
Benjamin Grant's "Overview: A New Perspective of Earth"
Inspired by his hugely popular and oftentimes mind-blowing Instagram, Benjamin Grant's new book "Overview: A New Perspective of Earth" mesmerizes. The hardcover tome boasts 200 original images that Grant created by stitching together several satellite...
DAME PRODUCTS
PLEASURE OBJECTS
VIBRATORS
SEX TOYS
NSFW
KICKSTARTER
CROWD FUNDING
DESIGN
INTERVIEWS
FEMINISM
Dame Products' New Fin Pleasure Object
Co-founded by Alexandra Fine and Janet Lieberman, Dame Products' mantra is to "make the world a happier place, one vagina at a time." Fine and Lieberman met two years ago, after they both (separately) founded their own sex toy companies based in...
AUSTRALIAN
FASHION
DESIGN
SS17
CLOTHING
APPAREL
WOMENSWEAR
House of Cards "Femme" Collection
Exploring the concept of femininity, House of Cards designer Ashiya Omundsen has created possibly her most exciting collection to date. The New Zealand-born, Melbourne-based Omundsen released her "Femme" collection recently, and the diverse, bold...
PLANNERS
DIARIES
NYC
DESIGN
2017
OBJECTIFY 139
STORES
SHOPS
SHOPPING
Object_ify 139 Second Anniversary Day Planner
To celebrate their two year anniversary, NYC design store Object_ify 139 launched a comprehensive pocket-sized daily planner today. With a decidedly a future-retro vibe, the planner boasts rainbow-colored pages and artwork and designs by 53 NYC...
TOWELS
DECOR
THE THING QUARTERLY
KEN KAGAMI
ART
ARTISTS
COLLABORATIONS
LIMITED EDITION
The Thing Quarterly: Issue 31, Ken Kagami
In yet another delightful iteration of The Thing Quarterly, "Issue 31" is both playful and handy. This "issue" happens to be a "Sexy Bath Towel" by Tokyo-based artist Ken Kagami. A zine accompanies the towel, written by Kagami but featuring an...
LEATHER
LEATHER GOODS
COLLABORATIONS
LAPEL PINS
PINS
LA
NYC
KILL SPENCER
THE ARRIVALS
OTHR
PINTRILL
DANIEL WELLINGTON
WATCHES
ACCESSORIES
THE ARRIVALS' Holiday Collaborations and Pop-Up Store
When previewing the space with THE ARRIVALS designer and co-founder Jeff Johnson, it's immediately clear that there is a minimal, sophisticated theme throughout every single item on display at the brand's 2016 Concept pop-up store. The NYC-based...
BUSINESS CARDS
FREELANCERS
CREATIVES
BARON VON FANCY
DESIGNERS
COLLABORATIONS
OFFICE
MOO + Baron Von Fancy Business Cards
Printing and office stationery company MOO understands the importance of a good first impression; they make business cards, postcards, flyers and more for companies who want to grab attention. It makes perfect sense then, that they've joined forces...
SKINCARE
CLEANSERS
GROOMING
EXERCISE
WORKOUTS
SUNSCREEN
FRE SKINCARE
FRÉ Skincare
Launching online this week, FRÉ Skincare has been thoughtfully dreamed up, researched and concocted with one goal in mind: to protect skin from damage caused by exposure to the sun and pollution. While that is a common mission for skin products...
SNEAKERS
UMBRELLAS
VANS
UNDERCOVER LONDON
COLLABORATIONS
ALL-WEATHER GEAR
WET WEATHER
Vans + London Undercover Collaboration Collection
Iconic skate brand Vans has teamed up with quintessentially British, luxury label London Undercover to fight the weather. As part of the Vault by Vans line, the range is made up of Sk8-Hi's sneakers and umbrellas—almost everything needed to protect...
BOOKS
ADAM J KURTZ
ADAM JK
COLORING BOOKS
ANXIETIES
HUMOR
DRAWING
ARTIST
BROOKLYN
INTERVIEWS
Adam J Kurtz's "Pick Me Up: a Pep Talk for Now and Later"
Brooklyn-based artist and designer Adam J Kurtz is launching his second book, "Pick Me Up: a Pep Talk for Now and Later" (the follow-up to "1 Page at a Time"), and it's very much an activity guide for grown-ups. Not only are there spaces for drawing...
JEWELRY
ACCESSORIES
EARRINGS
BANGLES
BRACELETS
AUSTRALIANS
GEORGIA PERRY
Georgia Perry's First-Ever Jewelry Collection
CH favorite Georgia Perry has just launched her first-ever jewelry collection. Last year, the Australian artist and designer began making accessories in the form of brightly colored enamel pins, and then branched out into clutches, scarves and...
DESIGN
INTERIORS
DESIGNERS
DESIGN TOOLS
TOOLS
POSTERS
CWT
BROOKLYN
KICKSTARTER
Personal Body Unit Index Poster
Whether you're a professional designer or one of the many of us who attempts to measure things with your hands, the new Personal Body Unit Index poster from Brooklyn-based design studio CW&T will prove to be a very useful tool. The poster has been...
TED
TEDXHOLLYWOOD
EVENTS
CONFERENCES
TEDxHollywood 2016: Technology vs Humanity
Organized by Ken Hertz and Dan Adler, TEDxHollywood 2016 will focus on technology and humanity—specifically the dichotomy in which they exist. With thoughtful speakers, performances, exhibits and interactive sessions, the day will inspire as only...
BOOKS
LANGUAGE
CULTURE
LINGUISTICS
ILLUSTRATION
EDUCATION
TRAVEL
The Illustrated Book of Sayings
Writer and illustrator, Ella Frances Sanders' new book "The Illustrated Book of Sayings" is a charming collection of idioms that get lost in translation. The kinds of phrases you don't often hear in traditional language lessons, these are the sayings...
DESIGN
BOOKS
DESIGN BOOKS
ART BOOKS
COLLAGE
COVER ART
PHOTOMONTAGE
DIGITAL MANIPULATION
GRAPHIC DESIGN
Cut That Out: Collage in Contemporary Design
Both Ryan Doyle (aka DR) and Mark Edwards (aka ME) were—like many of us—introduced to collage at a young age; Doyle by his mother who presented him with a collage of photos of himself, and Edwards who was introduced to a family friend Steve Smith...
COFFEE
ICED COFFEE
HACKERS BREW
COCOA
MOCHA
COCONUT MILK
SUPERFOODS
WELLBEING
Hacker's Brew Iced Coffee
As the coffee industry keeps evolving and growing, another brand is emerging—and making a splash by doing things differently. The CEO of Hacker's Brew, Elias Ladopoulos (a technologist, investor and well-known co-founder of the Masters of Deception...
FRAGRANCE
PERFUME
UNISEX
GENDER-NEUTRAL
PHLUR
SUSTAINABLE
PHLUR's Sustainable, Gender-Neutral Fragrances
Working closely with their partners, new fragrance brand PHLUR is making perfumes that are sustainable, support communities and maintain traditions. From using a synthetic alternative to Natural Indian Sandalwood (which has been over-harvested...
NEON LIGHTS
NEON
LIGHTING
HOME DECOR
DECOR
INTERIORS
ELECTRIC CONFETTI
Electric Confetti LED Neon Lights
In the seemingly endless world of interior decorating, lighting gets a lot of attention—and rightly so; the amount of light in a room affects everything within it. One very retro and increasingly popular option is neon lighting. From vintage signs...
DESIGNERS
VASES
TABLETOP
DECOR
HOME DECOR
DECORATING
PSYCHEDELIC
COLORFUL
CHAD WENTZEL
Chad Wentzel's Mystical Tabletop Designs
In a sea of design objects and decorating pieces, Detroit-based artist Chad Wentzel's creations truly stand out. The psychedelic vessels are meticulously crafted using colorful string and crystals, but each piece is much more than the spectacular...
TIPPET RISE
ART
MUSEUMS
MONTANA
ARTISTS
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
TRAVEL
ART CENTER
FILMS
LECTURES
PUBLIC ART
Tippet Rise Art Center, Montana
A couple of hours from Yellowstone National Park, a very different (but no less spectacular) kind of destination opened just last month. Tippet Rise Art Center, located in Fishtail, Montana, is driven by the mission to make art and music more affordable...
AUSTRALIAN
ACTIVEWEAR
GYM GEAR
ATHLEISURE
APPAREL
CLOTHING
PE NATION
SPORTS
OUTDOORS
STREETWEAR
WOMENSWEAR
WORKOUT
90S
SPORTSWEAR
P.E Nation's Retro-Inspired Activewear
In a saturated market of activewear—or athleisure—Australia's P.E Nation (officially launching today in the US) had a mean feat ahead of them: to actually stand out. With their bright colors, retro vibes and some non-traditional fabrics and cuts...
HAIR
BEAUTY
CUVEE BEAUTY
SULPHATE FREE
NYC
HAIRSTYLING
GROOMING
HAIR CARE
Cuvée Beauty
Bathing in champagne might sound like the stuff of movies, but Cuvée Beauty founder Rachel Katzman found her hair thoroughly soaked after a particularly wild birthday weekend—and didn't mind the results at all. The texture and tousled look of her...
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