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Talbot + Yoon's Eccentric Design Objects
“We live in a tiny New York City apartment, as most people here do," explains Mark Talbot, co-founder—along with Youngjin Yoon—of Talbot + Yoon. "A lot of our inspiration was in trying to find solutions that were elegant but decorative in limited...
TABLEWARE
DINNERWARE
PLATES
PORCELAIN
CERAMICS
MADE IN USA
CUPS
MINIMALIST
DECOR
Must-Touch Porcelain Tableware by Piaule
Piaule launched with an ambitious idea: release thoughtfully considered homewares, one at a time—and make them so well that there's no need to offer a selection of "choices." The online brand has already perfected the ultra-lightweight, quick-drying...
BUGATTI
SUPERCARS
VOLKSWAGEN
BUGATTI CHIRON
BUGATTI VEYRON
ALSACE
FRANCE
ETTORE BUGATTI
CAR DESIGN
MOLSHEIM
SASHA SELIPANOV
VW GROUP
GT CARS
INTERVIEWS
Behind the Design of the Bugatti Chiron
by Matthew Askari "The Veyron was really near to the limit of what could be done," says board member and Bugatti’s technical development head, Dr Willi Netuschil, referring to the very car that propelled the brand back to the world of the ultra...
TABLES
WOODEN TABLES
TRAY TABLES
COFFEE TABLES
WOODENDOT
MARA J VARGAS
DANIEL GARCA
BATEA TABLES COLLECTION
OAK
STEEL
Woodendot's Batea Tables Collection
There's a substantial reason why wood plays the defining material in the work of Spanish design house WOODENDOT. Co-founder Daniel García hails from Valladolid in Spanish region of Tierra de Pinares—where up to 80% of the population is dedicated...
TOM DIXON
NYC
SHOPS
SHOPPING
STORES
DESIGN
DECOR
LONDON
FURNISHINGS
FURNITURE
LIGHTING
HOME DECOR
RETAIL
INTERIOR DESIGN
SOHO
Interview: Tom Dixon at his New NYC Store
Following the success of Tom Dixon's first NYC showroom last year, the brand has moved to a bigger and better space right next to the newly opened boutique hotel 11 Howard St. In classic Dixon style it features both grand and simple gestures, and...
DESIGN
WATCHES
TIMEPIECES
HANDMADE
HANDCRAFTED
SPONSORED
ADVERTORIAL
WOOD
WATCH DESIGN
WRISTWATCHES
Original Grain Launches Handcrafted Watches With Wood Dials
Solid wood watch dials are the latest addition to Original Grain's collection. After a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, the brand continues to launch stylish and eco-conscious watches inspired by the Pacific Northwest. Featuring 100% exotic...
DIGITAL ART
TEXTILES
FABRICS
MADE TO ORDER
WOVNS
HOMEWARES
BLANKETS
JACQUARD
NO WASTE
CUSTOM
Turn Digital Art into Textiles with WOVNS
The barrier between personal designs and tangible textile production has been further reduced. WOVNS, recently fully funded on Kickstarter, has launched a platform for emerging designers—or anyone with a vision—to see their work come to life. One...
RACES
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TWO WHEELERS
NICKY HAYDEN
WORLDSBK
MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA
TISSOT
World Superbike Championships Laguna Seca 2016
by Justin Kaehler Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is one of the premiere racetracks in North America, if not the world. A perfectly crafted ribbon of asphalt carved through the picturesque hills of Monterey, California, this track has hosted top-level...
CANDLES
MATCHES
MATCHBOXES
ART EDITIONS
OBJECTIFY 139
ART OBJECTS
FUNCTIONAL ART
COLLABORATIONS
Keap + Object_ify 139 Matchbox Set
Brooklyn-based studio Keap, the B Corp making affordable scented candles, is dabbling in a new candle-related side project: handmade matchboxes inspired by vintage Japanese labels from the 1920s to 1940s. Made in collaboration with Lower East Side...
BROOKLYN
QUIET TOWN HOME
CANVAS
SHOWER CURTAINS
HOMEWARES
MADE IN USA
HOME DECOR
DECOR
BATHROOMS
Brooklyn's Quiet Town Home
As we watch the continued sprawl of design's influence upon every element of our home, the value of a brand like Quiet Town becomes more apparent. How often does one think about the humble shower curtain? Or, perhaps, how frequently does one have...
HOME AUDIO
RETAIL EXPERIENCES
CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
SPEAKERS
SONOS
STREAMING
RETAIL
DESIGN
HOME THEATER
RETAIL INNOVATION
MULTIROOM
MUSIC
SOUND
INTERVIEWS
Digging into the Details of the New Sonos Flagship Store
After more than 18 months in development, Sonos has opened their first-ever retail store—and to call it that would be insulting to the head-to-toe custom-made experience that it is. The skylit space at 101 Greene Street in NYC's SoHo neighborhood has...
SOO K CHAN
ARCHITECTS
SOORI HIGH LINE
NYC
ARCHITECTURE
DESIGN INSPIRATION
DESIGNERS
SINGAPORE
SCDA ARCHITECTS
VIDEOS
Architect Soo K Chan's Understanding of Design
Across the more than 40 international projects architect Soo K Chan has touched—from public works to resorts, homes and even furniture—a clear design language has been declared that balances a pristine, organized stature with a sense of awe. Chan...
NEWPORT BEACH
MENSWEAR
BOARD SHORTS
DUFFLE
BAGS
BACKPACKS
WATERPROOF
SURF
OUTDOORS
Keeping Dry in ourCaste's Bags
Michael Quinones and Matt Davis met almost a decade ago in Newport Beach; both as new implants. "He and a group of friends had moved from the San Bernardino area out to Orange County just as I had moved up from San Diego. We were 21 or so, and...
EMOJI
SMARTPHONES
HOME DECOR
BRONZE
SCULPTURE
TECH
DECORATING
Mini Poop Emoji Sculpture
Along with the upside-down smiley face, side eye and praying hands, the poop emoji must be toward the top of the most-used and most-loved list. Recognizing the phenomenon that is this new language—and the significance of the cheerfully smiling...
TUMI
LOUIS VUITTON
LUGGAGE
CARRY-ONS
DESIGN STUDIOS
NYC
TRAVEL GEAR
ALUMINUM LUGGAGE
Arlo Skye's Debut Carry-On Luggage
Denielle Wolfe designed for many brands that were "small" at her time of employment. Coach, Kate Spade, and Tumi were likely doing around $100M in revenue when she joined their growing businesses. Arlo Skye, the year long project that comes to fruition...
PIAGET
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
SWISS WATCHES
AUTOMATIC WATCHES
CHRONOGRAPHS
TIMEPIECES
WRISTWATCHES
PROPRIETARY MOVEMENTS
Piaget's New Sporty, Stainless Steel Polo S Wristwatch
Many brands look to the past for inspiration. Few, however, have as iconic a back catalogue as Swiss luxury watch and jewelry designer Piaget. The Polo S isn't a standard reissue—it now features the brand new in house Piaget 1110P movement and...
LINCOLN
CARS
TEST DRIVES
AUTO
INTERVIEWS
2017 LINCOLN MKZ
DRIVING
DESIGN
INTERIORS
Test Drive: 2017 Lincoln MKZ
When Lincoln introduced the MKZ sedan in 2013 it was a sign that the brand was serious about reinventing itself. Since then it’s launched some impressive cars—the MKC and MKX crossovers and the new Continental, and recently unveiled the concept for...
WRITING
PENS
WRITING IMPLEMENTS
KICKSTARTER
RIIND
ALUMINUM
OFFICE
OFFICE DECOR
RIIND's Machined Aluminum The Pen
We've mentioned this before, but there's no better (and more enjoyable) way to write than with a good pen. It just feels different—from the pressure fingers apply to the angle with which it is pulled. And while there is an array of heirloom quality...
DESIGN
KNOLL
FURNITURE
DAVID ROCKWELL
INTERIORS
DECOR
OFFICE
OFFICE DECOR
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
Cool Hunting Video: Rockwell Unscripted for Knoll
When Knoll was looking for a design partner to collaborate on a collection of furniture that suited modern work styles and environments "there was only one person to call, and that was David Rockwell," says Benjamin Pardo, Knoll's Creative Director...
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
AUTOMATIC WATCHES
NEIL CARPENTER
CARPENTER WATCHES
TIMEPIECES
WRISTWATCHES
BROOKLYN
NYC
LIMITED EDITION
AFFORDABLE WATCHES
Brooklyn-Designed Carpenter Watches
After successfully funding on Kickstarter in 2015 and delivering pieces this spring, Brooklyn's Carpenter Watches now exists as a fledgling company in its own right. Based out of Park Slope, founder and designer Neil Carpenter continues to offer...
TESLA
CARS
CAR DESIGN
ELON MUSK
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AUTO
DESIGN REFRESH
MODEL S
Tesla Finds its Design Language
As a new car company that’s known more for technology than design, Tesla has begun to solve the latter. This isn’t to say that Teslas have had poor design—they’re sleek and simple and have many thoughtful elements inside and out—but looking at...
STORAGE
WOODWORKING
WOODEN FURNITURE
BICYCLE STORAGE SYSTEMS
DESIGN
INTERIOR
BICYCLES
CYCLING
URBAN LIVING
SUSTAINABILITY
MADE IN CANADA
BRITISH COLUMBIA
KILL WOOD
PINE BEETLE
SPACE SAVING
UPCYCLING
A Multifunctional, Blue-Stained Wooden Bike Rack
ICYMI: a pine beetle epidemic has attacked more than 44 million acres of pine trees in British Columbia over the past 15 years—with warmer temperatures aiding the population to grow and spread far beyond its typical reach. Not only do the beetles...
CARS
TEST DRIVES
AUTO
MCLAREN
MCLAREN 570GT
DRIVING
LUXURY
LUXURY CARS
Test Drive: 2016 McLaren 570GT
by Michael Frank GT in theory stands for grand tourer—or “gran turismo,” if you prefer the Italian translation. McLaren, though, races in Formula 1 so their version still loosely translates as "Go Time." Driving the $198,950 570GT ahead of the Goodwood...
DESIGN
CARS
TEST DRIVES
FERRARI
AUTO
EUROPEAN CARS
FERRARI GTC4LUSSO
FERRARI FF
LUXURY
LUXURY CARS
Test Drive: Ferrari GTC4Lusso
by Marco Vermeulen Holding a glass of prosecco, Luca Casarini explains that when he was a child, his family visited the Dolomites every summer and winter. Casarini is Ferrari’s Head of Interior Design, and discussing family—and mountains—is apt...
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
IRISH WATCHES
HEXAGONAL WATCHES
KICKSTARTER
SWISS MOVEMENTS
NORTHERN IRELAND
AFFORDABLE WATCHES
Irish-Designed Hexagonal Finn Watches
Inspired by the hexagonal rocks of the Giant’s Causeway found on the North Coast of Ireland, Finn Watches' debut collection was designed in Northern Ireland by longtime watch fan Richard Dunlop. The affordable timepieces, which sport a Swiss-made...
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