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Illustrator Donald Robertson on Great Jones Street
In recent years illustrator Donald Robertson has made a name for himself with technicolor drawings of toothy lipstick smiles, cartoonish animals and fashion industry icons like Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld (as well as his coworkers at Bobbi...
STYLE
Degen's Acid-Drenched SS 2015 Collection
by Laura Feinstein While oftentimes New York Fashion Week shows at Lincoln Center are characterized by flash and grandeur, downtown at Chelsea Piers Studio, a showing of younger designers is proving to be where a new spark is. Since graduating from...
DESIGN
Interview: Almond Surfboards' Dave Allee
by Kohl Crecelius In a world obsessed with the idea of more, Almond Surfboards has been able to carve out a niche within surfing that is both meaningful and intentional. Located in Newport Beach, CA, Almond's young team has focused the scope of...
DESIGN
The Revolving COLOREVOLUTION Watch
A glance at the face of Winter Design Group's COLOREVOLUTION watch won't ever be the same twice in one day. With each passing minute, colors evolve and shift. Cyan, magenta and yellow form the base and overlap to yield an array of charming colors...
CULTURE
Richard Galpin: Elephant (Ten Thousand Revolutions per Minute)
British artist Richard Galpin is best known for his scalpel-cut photographs of cities, but for his fifth solo exhibition—"Elephant (Ten Thousand Revolutions per Minute)"— on now at London’s Hales Gallery, the artist left his old methods behind...
CULTURE
Interview: Jennifer Mehigan
There's twofold brilliance within the large-scale works of Sydney-educated, Singapore-based artist Jennifer Mehigan. From a purely visual standpoint, her swirls and slashes, blobs and explosive use of color please an exploring eye. Delving further...
DESIGN
Milan Design Week 2014: The Quietly Colorful Home
From fashion to photography to furniture, recent years have seen a shift in the creative world's overarching palette from highly saturated primary colors to a soft range of light corals, sea foams, baby blues, pale yellows and pinks. Some tones lean...
DESIGN
Milan Design Week 2014: Six Colorful Sofas
Delicate, subtly hued earth tones pervaded seemingly every facet of design in almost every pocket of Milan last week. But the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and its numerous offshoots weren't wholly packed with rich pastels and copper-congruent...
CULTURE
Interview: Ruben Nusz
by Mason Riddle "Severed Hues"—currently on view at Minneappolis' Weinstein Gallery—has prompted a lot of people to reconsider color, abstraction and illusionistic space. To create his modestly scaled paintings, Ruben Nusz brandishes a brush loaded...
CULTURE
Miami Art Week 2013: Color Chaos
There are over 16 million noted colors and artists have long sought to capture several—if not most—of them. Even Pantone's GEO system is composed of 2,058 new solid colors. Options are limitless, combinations even more so. Across last week's art...
DESIGN
Studio Visit: Studio Moross
In an industry that has been known to label its constituents with simply one ability or another, the enigmatically artistic Kate Moross is genuinely defining a term that is so often gratuitously applied: Creative. The shift toward owning a diverse...
STYLE
PARTIMI
Ethical production doesn't always result in the most fashion-forward apparel. But that's absolutely not the case with London-based designer Eleanor Dorrien-Smith, whose past experiences include working for John Galliano, Mary Katrantzou, Eley Kishimoto...
TECH
Interaction of Color App
In 1963, Yale University Press published a book that would change the way people approached color. Now, in partnership with The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and developed by award-winning design and technology firm Potion, Josef Albers' "Interaction...
CULTURE
Interview: Sophie Morichi of Archivio Picone
by Heather Stewart Feldman When artist, ceramist and fabric and fashion designer Giuseppe Picone passed away in 2008, he left behind a precious gift to Italian craft history. Picone's invaluable artistic legacy and many contributions were key in...
STYLE
Jasmine Takanikos + Benjo's
Jasmine Takanikos lives a life guided by color. The NYC-based color and branding consultant is known among the creative community for her flawless ability to pair pigments, both in her personal style and for companies like Lululemon, New Balance...
TRAVEL
Baggu Knapsack
In the many years since Baggu first introduced their eponymous reusable shopping bag, the Brooklynites have continued to iterate and introduce a range of like-minded, simplified bags fit for everything from carrying groceries and laundry to laptops...
DESIGN
New Alchemies
by Stefano Caggiano We currently live in a world surrounded by varied design, and people commonly appreciate peculiar features that work together as opposing aesthetics. But in the past, when coherence and rationality were keys to any solid example...
TECH
The Guggenheim App
Replacing the embarrassingly bulky recorder and headset once required for an audio tour, the Guggenheim's new mobile app comes flush with insightful information, images and video to enhance past and present art exhibitions held in the iconic Frank...
TRAVEL
Topo Designs Travel Bag and Trip Pack
When we last caught up with Colorado's Topo Designs, they had just released a slim sling bag for daily commuting. Now, nearly two years later, the vintage Americana-infused brand has set their sights on longer journeys with the introduction of the...
STYLE
10 Shirts and Shorts
A style once reserved for cubicle jockeys and gas station attendants, the short sleeve button-down has picked up speed in the menswear market in recent years. And shorts? Well, they've always been popular. To celebrate the recent uptick in temperature...
DESIGN
Interview: Patricia Urquiola
In the 25 years since taking the reins at Kartell, owner and CEO Claudio Luti has collaborated with nearly every industrial designer of note, transforming the over 60-year-old company into the king of polycarbonate furniture and a darling of Italian...
STYLE
DQM Mayfield Anorak
Thriving in a city where style trends come and go in a matter of minutes isn't easy, but DQM does it with ease—as seen in their new spring 2013 collection, launched today 17 April. Included are a few button downs, camp caps and even some pants, but...
DESIGN
Eames Collection Update by Vitra
While the work of Charles and Ray Eames is practically synonymous with Herman Miller for most of us in the States, several works by the prolific designers are actually under license by Vitra in Europe and much of Asia. This duality of production...
TRAVEL
Alite Designs Squirrel Pack
Operating under the belief that getting outside should be fun and easy rather than intimidating, San Francisco-based outdoors company Alite Designs foregoes expensive, specialized gear for woodsy pursuits in favor of the lightweight Squirrel Pack...
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