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Pantone Café, Monaco
For its second year, Pantone Café once again sets up shop this summer in Monaco. Though it's a stripped-down menu of coffee, drinks, sandwiches and desserts, it's a fascinating exercise in color psychology and how simple yet bold visual presentation...
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"Spatial Illumination" at D Museum, Seoul
Daelim Contemporary Art Museum, opened by South Korea's Daelim Group in 2002, has a brand new sibling in Seoul. While Daelim has become known for its photo, design and fashion-focused exhibitions, D Museum near-literally steals the spotlight with...
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Variations Autour de La Longue Marche
This year, 86-year-old Argentine artist and social activist Julio Le Parc was the fourth person invited by Hermès Éditeur to bring his art to silk: vibrant stripes of colors loop, twist and dance to tell of a journey and experiences. Though the sixty...
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The Thing Quarterly + Michelle Blade's Aura Scarf
Pushing artists to explore other mediums, conceptual object-based periodical The Thing Quarterly also hosts projects outside of their art-object subscription service (which "publishes" four times a season). They recently worked with visual artist...
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A Conversation on Color and Psychology with Roxie Darling
A counterpoint to the daytime hustle and bustle of the Wall Street neighborhood is the quiet oasis that is Hairstory, located many floors up in a discreet building. Shoes are taken off before entering the living room area, where sunlight streams in...
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A Fun Project by Lazy Oaf
Our pizza-loving friends over at Lazy Oaf continue to churn out fun apparel covered with dogs, eggs, ninja weapons and a good punch of humor every month. Their latest collaboration doesn't pair them with Garfield or Looney Tunes, but real human beings...
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Time in Color: Chrono Chroma
The ubiquity of clocks on our phones, tablets and computers lessens the burden of pinpoint accuracy for wall clocks, opening up the door for more (sometimes purely) decorative, experimental design pieces. Taking full advantage of this shift is...
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Reproducing Scholten & Baijings Book
In 2000, Dutch designers Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings set out to design functional products, exclusively collaborate with the world's best brands and professionals and to find a balance between industrially produced series and experimental...
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Miami Art Week 2014: Splatters, Drips and Drops
There's most likely thought behind every minute detail within an artist's work—even if that stray droplet or bleeding line feels more like the product of chance. At this year's Miami Art Week many pieces embraced—even celebrated—the chaos of fluidity...
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Lasercut Prints
San Francisco architect and designer Molly McGrath uses a laser cutter to achieve her uniquely colorful, mosaic patterns, which are then printed on 100% cotton, acid-free paper using ethically sourced materials.
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Silk Pixel Scarf
Central Saint Martins grad and experimental French designer Marlene Huissoud spent 24 hours drawing the pattern on her 100% silk Pixel Scarf. The result is a mesmerizing grid of tiny color blocks that from far away seem a vibrant wash of saturated...
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Keys To Go Portable Keyboard
Regardless of how fast any phone or tablet user can type on a touchscreen, there's nothing like a full keyboard. This slender, portable set—available in a variety of colors—wirelessly pairs with anything iOS. But its added features, from a soft-to...
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Constellation Neon Scarf
A Peace Treaty pays homage to the exuberant acrylic paintings of artist Jeffrey Gibson in the form of an oversized scarf. The ultra-soft wrap features his signature irregular geometric mosaic pattern edged by a border of colorful dots.
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Q&Q Solar Watches
Cute, well-made and with no battery change necessary—ever—these solar powered watches perfectly pair function with fashion. A clean, simple design is bolstered by an array of color options that pack plenty of personality. This is a no-maintenance timepiece...
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Two Man Tent
Built for enjoying the outdoors and easy camp vibes, the latest "Rainbro" color update to Poler's original Two Man Tent is nothing short of fun and function. Designed to fit two adults (or one and a faithful four-legged friend), the tent comes...
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Spokes Patterns Wrapping Paper
Cycling enthusiasts—or anyone whose eyes appreciate a lovely geometric pattern, for that matter—will delight in receiving a gift wrapped in this handprinted spokes pattern. Copper-colored bike-wheel skeletons against a variety of colors beat out cartoon...
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Autochrome Knitted Hugs
Signe Emdal calls her triangular scarves "hugs" because that's what they feel like when the pale shades of merino wool are wrapped around your neck. Each is knitted with a muted pattern inspired by the first user-friendly color photography technique...
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Bitmap Blankets
Part of the "So Sottsass" display at London's Darkroom shop, Zuzunaga's pixelated Bitmap Blankets are a bold abstraction of a physical place. Each of the three cities, Tokyo, Shanghai and Barcelona, are photographed and compressed, then woven with...
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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...
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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...
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Cucumber & Cilantro Glycerine Soap
Portland, Maine-based Wary Meyers makes 100% pure vegetable-base glycerine soaps in small batches. The Cucumber and Cilantro combination creates a Rothko-like green and yellow ombre for a bright, fresh and fragrant accent to the bathroom or kitchen...
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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...
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Wood Trio
Shaw Sisters worked with artisans in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, to create this kitchen set that consists of a spatula, and a large and small spoon. The wooden pieces are blasted with a catalyzed laquer to give a shiny, durable finish, and a dash...
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Bamboo Boxers
We salute these shorts—for those who may want a reprieve from the serious world of neutral-hued boxer briefs, these provide a loud and proud answer. Full-fitting in full-on patterns, Bamboo Boxers are made in Hawaii, and are "made with Aloha," an idea...
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