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POSTERS
PRINTS
CONTEMPORARY ART
CALIFORNIA
CAMILLA TRIGANO
AI WEIWEI
AFFORDABLE ART
WAX Poster Art Prints
Art posters have traditionally been the kind of thing picked up in museum gift shops, and are often limited to reproductions of famous paintings by Monet, Picasso, Van Gogh or Warhol. Finding quality prints of more contemporary art has always been...
LONDON
DESIGN FAIRS
STUDENT DESIGNERS
EMERGING DESIGN
BRITISH DESIGN
ART FAIRS
2015 New Designers London: Part Two
While Part One of London’s New Designers exhibition focused heavily on textiles, Part Two (on now through 9 July) particularly rewarded anyone interested in furniture and product design. Students from all over the UK gathered under one roof to show...
FIBERGLASS
RED HOOK
BROOKLYN
STUDIO VISITS
THISLEXIK
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
FURNITURE DESIGN
Studio Visit: Design House Thislexik
A set of five primary-colored shipping containers rests in a unified pile along a corner of a bus parking lot, in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Inside, Vedat Ulgen and his team envision the possibilities of industrial design and execute in a meticulous, imaginative...
FURNITURE
DIY
HOME
UPCYCLING
REUSE
DIY Furniture with a Few SNAPs
Spanish designers Maria Roca and Erika Biarnes of new company Be-elastic have come up with a creative way to help furniture keep up with our increasing mobile, space-conscious and environmentally-sensitive lives. Their first design, SNAP, is a...
ACCESSORIES
WATCH
MODERN
SWEDISH
TIMEPIECES
Sweden's Latest Bravur Watch Line
Swedish watchmaker Bravur follows its first entry into the market with a new model this summer. Called the BW002, the piece carries on from where its predecessor left off—remaining true to the company’s distinctive aesthetic and desire to create...
COOKWEAR
COPPER
POTS AND PANS
DUPARQUET
RHODE ISLAND
EAST COAST TINNING
MADE IN USA
KITCHEN
HOMEWARES
COOKING
East Coast Tinning's Heirloom Copper Cookware
While in France about 10 years ago, Jim Hamann and his partner ducked into an antique shop and found a huge stockpile of old copper cookware. They purchased it and Hamann set to fixing it up. He studied, experimented and through repeat effort and...
FURNITURE
HOME DECOR
COLLABORATIONS
DESIGN
DESIGNERS
REVISIT + Erickson Woodworking: The Langhorne Stool
During Robert Erickson’s last year of college, an article about an Appalachian chair-maker piqued his interest. Deciding to explore the world of the handmade, he would move from Nebraska to California but ultimately his work as a furniture-maker...
LAMPS
LIGHTS
PLUG LAMPS
FELTMARK
LIGHTING FIXTURES
Feltmark's New Wald HI•LO Plug Lamp
LA-based design studio Feltmark initially made waves with their first iteration of the Wald Plug Lamp, a beautifully refined, space-saving fixture that extends directly from a power socket. Their latest update comes in the form of the Wald...
AFFORDABLE LUXURY
E-COMMERCE
HOMEWARES
DINNERWARE
GLASSWARE
WEDDING GIFTS
HOME DECOR
Snowe Homewares
Shopping for home essentials isn't the most thrilling—especially when you have to drudge through dozens of different stores and their never-ending selections. Making it easy to furnish a new apartment in one click (no required day trip to a warehouse...
DESIGNERS
DESIGN
LONDON
FAIRS
DESIGN FAIRS
2015 New Designers London: Part One
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the London-based New Designers show, which sees more than 3,000 design students from all over the UK showcase their graduate pieces. The finished products range from ultra-functional yet beautiful homeware and...
TOWELS
BEACH TOWELS
CHARITY ITEMS
TWBE
THE WORLDS BEST EVER
BRADLEY CARBONE
Artist Towels by The World's Best Ever
In addition to his recent gallery opening, focused around the study of characters, The World's Best Ever founder Dave Wilfert has another collaborative project worth paying attention to—and it's for a noble cause. The FORBRADLEYCARBONE summer 2015...
SHAVING
LIFEHACKS
GILLETTE SHAVE CLUB
GILLETTE
GADGETS
ADVERTORIAL
PIKEPLANT
SEAGATE
Six Products and Services That Make Every Day Easier
With countless products hitting the market constantly—all claiming to make everyday life a little quicker, easier and more efficient—it can be tough to wade through the noise and find something truly useful. The team at Gillette put us up to the task...
HOVERBOARDS
LEXUS
TECH
DESIGN
BOARDS
PROTOTYPES
Lexus Unveils a Working Hoverboard
Unlike the internet-trolling hoverboard announcements of the past, luxury car company Lexus has created the real floating deal to finally make our dreams come true. As part of their "Amazing in Motion" campaign—which aims to demonstrate the brand...
LEXUS DESIGN AWARDS
STORY
RETAIL
SHOPPING
INVENTIONS
LAMPS
LIGHTING
EMERGING DESIGNERS
MAKERS
THIS IS STORY
DESIGNERS
Story Presents: Creativity
New York concept retailer Story undergoes a head-to-toe transformation every four to eight weeks to offer a unique, editorialized shopping experiences—and their latest theme “Creativity” launches today for a month-long look at innovative design from...
TEST DRIVE
CARS
OUTDOORS
SUBARU
SUBARU OUTBACK
WYOMING
ECO-FRIENDLY
TRAVEL
YELLOWSTONE
ADVENTURE VEHICLES
Test Drive: 2015 Subaru Outback in Yellowstone
by Sasha Barkans “There are Washburn Expedition reports from 1870 suggesting these springs sounded like distant artillery," our guide shouts over the bellowing Dragon’s Mouth Spring in Yellowstone National Park. As he tells us about the minerals...
DESIGN
DESIGNERS
HOME DECOR
CHINA
HANDMADE
CHINESE DESIGN
HERITAGE BRAND
LUXURY
TEXTILES
The House of Tai Ping Carpets
In light of the forthcoming "Anthology" collection—which draws from and revitalizes some of Tai Ping's most renowned designs—we met with the company's Global Creative Director, Jean-Pierre Tortil. The brand, which was formed in 1956 and owns its...
FURNITURE
SHOPPING
VINTAGE
LOS ANGELES
FURNITURE DESIGN
DESIGN
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
FLAGSHIP STORES
HOME DECOR
STORES
Lawson-Fenning's Melrose Marketplace
Facing a sweeping northern view of the Hollywood Hills, the new 9,500 square foot Lawson-Fenning flagship houses Glenn Lawson and Grant Fenning’s growing collection of vintage and contemporary designs. Throughout the day, light streams through the...
HEALTH
HEALTHCARE
WELLBEING
NEXCARE
ADVERTORIAL
SPONSORED
What Will Nana Do Next?
Nexcare Brand has put Nexcare Nana—their water-, germ- and dirt-proof bandage-loving, elderly comedic character—through all kinds of dramatic tests for the "Will It or Won't It?" video series which debuted last year. Whether it's being blasted...
DESIGN
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
TIMEPIECES
KICKSTARTER
Analog Watch Co.'s Mason Collection
by Bridget Harrington Rector From the creator of the unusual wood and leather watches (which were picked up by the MoMA Design Store) comes an equally eye-catching wristwatch made of solid marble. The Mason Collection demonstrates how Lorenzo...
BOOKS
BOOK DESIGN
ART BOOKS
ARTISTS
BRUNO MUNARI
CHILDREN
EDUCATION
EXPERIMENTAL BOOKS
GRAPHIC DESIGN
Munari's Books
20th century Italian artist Bruno Munari (1907-1998) left his legacy in many different forms—from sculptures, paintings, design furniture and objects, films, photographs to even poetry—but it was his experiments in book-objects for children and...
COLLABORATIONS
BEZAR
LIGHTING
HOME DECOR
FLOS
LED
OFFICE
LAMPS
Flos + Bezar Go Bubblegum Pink
Online design marketplace Bezar officially launched just a few months ago, but has been holding to its promise of introducing unique products from independent designers on a daily basis and becoming a go-to place for discovering new art and home...
LIGHTING
LIGHTS
DYSON
LED TECHNOLOGY
LIGHTING DESIGN
Dyson Expands into Lighting
Entering a new sector—the fifth in their iconic repertoire—the industrial designers at Dyson, helmed by founder Sir James Dyson, have acquired a lighting division, founded by James' son Jake. The younger Dyson has spent 10 years working in the...
FATHERS DAY
GIFTS
GIFT GUIDE
SKATEBOARDS
ATTIRE
APPAREL
HATS
SHOES
ACCESSORIES
APRONS
FOOD
HOT SAUCE
MUSIC
GADGETS
Father's Day 2015 Gift Guide
Whether buying for your own dad, your partner, a pal or a father figure, finding the perfect present can be tricky. While spending time with the special humans in your life is always the best gift, sometimes giving them something they'd never spend...
MADE IN USA
LEATHER ACCESSORIES
HUDSON VALLEY
ECO-FRIENDLY
DESIGN
COLLABORATIONS
ALCOHOL
Sixfold's Dynamic Leather Carriers
Sixfold, located in the Hudson Valley, is a small group of craftspeople who share the common goal of revolutionizing product design. They manufacture leather beer-carriers and other accessories like bottle openers while maintaining a production...
DESIGN
DESIGNERS
ALESSI
INTERVIEWS
ITALIAN
ITALY
Interview: Gabriele Chiave of Alessi
Gabriele Chiave is a storyteller. A designer for Alessi, Dainese, Foscarini and more, Chiave has lived everywhere from Dakar to Caracas, Rome and Amsterdam. Not only is his own existence rich with stories, each one of his works has its own. “For...
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