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The White Line Fragrance Collection by Odin New York
Though Odin New York is often touted as a men's lifestyle boutique, the brand is inching toward the androgynous. This is especially apparent in the cult following of its fragrances, which have developed a unisex fan base despite most often landing...
DESIGN
Fashionary + Henrik Vibskov 2015 Weekly Planner
Fashionary has joined forces with the talented Henrik Vibskov for a 2015 planner that's bright, bold and encompasses the spirited style so many love about the conceptual Danish designer. As Fashionary's first-ever pocket-sized notebook, it also boasts...
DESIGN
14 Calendars for 2014
According to the Chinese zodiac, the year of the wood horse promises opportunities and victories, adventures and even surprising romances—if you're willing to take chances like the free-spirited, spontaneous animal. Although the Standard Hotel's 2014...
DESIGN
Makr App
Brooklyn-based creator Ellen Johnston was among the many rising stars at Cool Hunting's Pitch Night last month, and her digital concept shone just as bright as the many physical objects we admired. With iPad in hand, Johnston shared her app-in-the...
TECH
Novalia Drum Poster
Novalia is a team of seven scientists, programmers and designers from Cambridge, England whose members love all things creative. The small technology firm wants to put their platform in the hands of musicians, artists and other creatives—starting...
DESIGN
Papelote Stationery
by Adam Štěch Founded in 2009 by Kateřina Šachová, Filip Šach and Denisa Havrdová, Papelote is a Czech stationery company specializing in the production of quality accessories for work and everyday life. Born from the passion for paper and graphic...
CULTURE
Four&Sons Journal
The ever expanding interest in indy publications continues to create something for everyone, not matter how specialized their interest. And not just something, but something worth reading. Appealing to a rather large audience, Australia's Four&Sons...
CULTURE
Dominic Owen's Z-Boys
Home to many of our favorite drawers, London seems to be boiling over with talented illustrators as of late. The most recent to catch our eye is the young and restless Dominic Owen. His character-driven illustrations take on a life of their own...
DESIGN
Valentine's Day Cards
If you were snoozing when we launched our guide on ways to woo your Valentine this year, time is unfortunately no longer on your side. Sure, you still can easily scoop up an edible arrangement or a set of sexy lingerie on your way home from work...
DESIGN
Eight Emperors
Eight Emperors is a stunning new collection of handmade works from Ann Arbor-based husband-and-wife team Matthew Shlian and Thea Augustina Eck. Walking the line between art and design, the pieces range from intricately cut and folded paper sculptures...
CULTURE
Interview: Jen Stark
by Vivianne Lapointe If you missed the jam-packed opening of Jen Stark's stellar solo show at LA's Martha Otero gallery earlier this fall, you're in luck—"To The Power Of" has just been extended for another month. Born in Miami and now based...
DESIGN
Haven Press Studio
by L.S. Winkler Technological advancements and the influx of electronic, digital and automated applications have drastically changed the way we create, view and share art. Mark Herschede, founder and owner of Haven Press Studio in Brooklyn, runs...
DESIGN
Pop-Out Guggenheim Museum
A Frank Lloyd Wright design you can safely demolish and rebuild again without fear, the new Pop-Out Guggenheim Museum is an entertaining eight-piece puzzle conceived by Atlanta-based artist Marc Tetro. The simplified cardboard version comes packed...
DESIGN
Poster II, The Hustler
According to multidisciplinary designer Joey Roth, a hustler is someone who creates something from inspiration, mediated by an uncompromising picture of reality, then launches it with precision into the world. To illustrate this archetype and the...
DESIGN
Paper Nipple Tassles
London-based multidisciplinary artist Bert Gilbert marries DIY with a touch of S&M to create Paper Nipple Tassles—a crafty take on the ubiquitous burlesque accessory. Promising "more fun than you thought possible with paper," the simple cut...
DESIGN
Stukenborg Press
Based out Detroit's "Ponyride" studios, Brian Christopher Baker and his company, Stukenborg Press, are at the forefront of the ongoing letterpress resurgence. His prints embrace non-traditional materials—specifically, geometrical arrangements...
DESIGN
Design: Paper
Edited by Austin-based creative collective Public School, "Design: Paper" gathers together some of the medium's more curious recent works, spanning the areas of identity, print, packaging, stationery and papercraft. The book explores the upside...
DESIGN
Paper Typography
By Nestor Bailly Transforming stacks of paper into something beautiful, Australian designer and paper artist Bianca Chang hand-cuts typographic designs into thick chunks of blank sheets. As she films the process in stop-motion, beautiful patterns...
CULTURE
Cardboard Cities
Piecing together scenes from dreams and reruns of Twin Peaks and The Twilight Zone, Welsh collage and mixed-media artist Laura Redburn creates vibrant vignettes on paper under the moniker Cardboard Cities. Her portfolio flows like a nostalgic scrapbook...
DESIGN
Nicely Noted
Nostalgia for snail mail and an appreciation for contemporary design (and convenience) unite in Nicely Noted, a subscription service that delivers three handpicked letterpress cards each month. Founder Perry Nelson brings her eye for design to...
DESIGN
Snack Memos
As smartphones and tablets become more ubiquitous, actual notebooks and memo pads are beginning to seem less and less necessary. Outdone in the realm of convenience, Peco Mart has taken a more entertaining and eccentric approach. Upon first glance...
DESIGN
Okolo Mollino
Okolo has long been a favorite destination for great finds in Eastern Europe. One of their latest projects caught our attention when we ran into them in Milan during Design Week—a simply bound, spine-less book on the life and work of Carlo...
DESIGN
The Onion's Great Escape
As a cross between illustration, philosophy and paper engineering, Sara Fanelli's most recent children's book "The Onion's Great Escape" challenges the limitations of reading as an interactive experience. Following the quest of an onion as it attempts...
CULTURE
Niall McClelland
Niall McClelland's art may be rooted in the subcultures of graffiti and punk rock, but its roughness has been refined through a well executed artistic process. His highly sought after "Tapestry" series includes large-scale works which are made by...
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