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Grey Area + FriendsWithYou Pool Party
As the art world heads south for their annual beachside getaway, galleries, museums and brands prepare themselves for the influx that is Art Basel Miami Beach. Among them this year will be Kyle DeWoody’s Grey Area. After the success of last year...
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Magnets The Game
We've all been mesmerized by magnets since childhood. Now, a new game utilizes a handful of tiny ones and a ring-like "playing field." Users toss a magnet into the space, and when they begin to stack up, the user collects. The game doesn't end till...
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Food Dice: Seasonal Dinners
A game for those who enjoy a little creativity in the kitchen, the "Foodie Dice" provide inspiration for those looking to test their hand at whipping up something new and exciting to eat. Five primary dice offer up protein options, cooking methods...
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"Can't Touch This" Temporary Tattoo
For no other purpose than fun, Tattly applies superior design to temporary tattoos. Arm yourself with this bold-font declaration—designed by Paper Jam Press founder Arianna Orland—to let them know you're too legit.
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Burgerac's Bangin' 4th of July Barbecue Mix
As the United States celebrates its independence from the United Kingdom 238 years ago we find it only appropriate to share in the joy that, while no longer part of Great Britain, America thrives in an ongoing friendship with our English-speaking...
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Kate Bush Announces Live Shows
For the first time since way back in 1979, the imitable, iconic Kate Bush has shocked and thrilled fans around the world by announcing a series of forthcoming concerts. All set to take place in London, the 15 shows are slated to run from 26 August...
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Liars: Mess
"Take my pants off. Use my socks. Smell my socks. Eat my face off." The opening song, "Mask Maker," from their seventh album Mess perhaps is a battle cry from the 14-year-old band Liars, who welcome experimentation across genres with open arms. The...
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Jaakko Eino Kalevi: Who Put The Bomb
While many will know the Danish designer for his large-scale, exceedingly creative fashion shows and collections, Henrik Vibskov is equally accomplished on the drums. In that spirit, we asked the former Trentemøller drummer to select this week's #PrivateJam...
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The Age of Luna: Indigo
This week, Noisy dropped a double-dose of wonder when they alerted the masses to the little-known group Age of Luna. It's hard to imagine that the trio delivering such a beautiful, rich set of R&B grooves—like a modern SWV—are only the tender age of...
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3'Hi NYC + LON
Berlin-based 3'Hi is bringing their "sweaty dance floor" vibes to New York and London this spring and, for a hint at what's to come, check out their promo video montage culled straight from footage of gyrating party-goers in the late '80s. Keep an...
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3'Hi NYC + LON Berlin-based 3'Hi is bringing their "sweaty dance floor" vibes to New York and London this spring and, for a hint at what's to come, check out their promo video montage culled straight from footage of gyrating party-goers in the...
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Dances of Vice
Whether performing at the annual invocation of Edward Gorey on Halloween, creating a '60s spy film (complete with a femme fatale) or working with the Japan Society to evoke the otherworldly quality of primal futurism by light sculptor Mariko Mori...
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Ice Sculpture
"Getting iced" takes on a whole new meaning when one of Okamoto Studio's divine custom ice sculptures is involved. Flawlessly constructed and beautiful to behold, the temporal quality of this unexpected gift only adds to its physical and conceptual...
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Magritte: Pipe Tray
For seriously enlightened cocktail party conversations, provoke deep and philosophical banter at your next shindig with this serving tray, which depicts surrealist René Magritte's "La trahison des images." You and your guests can impress with art...
TECH
Rocksteady XS 1.5 Speaker
As we become more mobile as a whole culture, technology continues to adapt along with us. From waterproof smartphones to airplay-enabled audio systems, most every tech company worth noting is launching portable speakers to compete with category...
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Five Non-Alcoholic Drinks for Summer
Kicking back with a cool beverage in the warmer months is one of life's simple pleasures. With the rise in popularity of craft cocktails, a similar rise in quality non-acoholic drinks has followed suit. Our round-up of summer's chillest booze-free...
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Party Prints
Last year as the weather warmed up, it seemed like NYC—if not much of the Northern Hemisphere—had tropical fever. The Hawaiian shirt was visible in a variety of styles and patterns, but almost always kept to a palm tree or flamingo print. This season...
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Well Played
Advertorial content: Nothing livens up the night like a dash of friendly competition. The sophisticated host will know how to keep party guests on their toes, so in that vein Cool Hunting has picked a handful of ace party games for your next gathering...
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Summer's Perfect Party Setting
Advertorial content: The most memorable summer nights involve good company and good drinks in a properly outfitted setting to match. To set the mood for winding up or down with Tanqueray, Cool Hunting has selected seven unique pieces for a convivial...
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The Bosco
Riding the wave of photo booth fun, Brooklyn-based company, The Bosco, takes the frenzy a step further with the first 3-D and automatic GIF picture-takers. The Bosco is the brainchild of co-founders Nick Fehr and Aaron Fisher-Cohen, who met through...
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The Great GoogaMooga Posters
by Joanna Prisco For the last six months, New Yorkers have been hotly anticipating The Great GoogaMooga, a free food and music festival to take place in Brooklyn's Prospect Park this weekend, 19-20 May. Created by Superfly Presents—founders...
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Space Dog Piñata
Whether you delight in watching others struggle blindly to hit their mark, or you enjoy giving a papier-mâché animal a hearty whack, piñatas offer instant revelry for party-goers of any age. Designer Matt Singer recently gave the...
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Govino Glasses
Nothing kills the buzz of a drink outdoors more than the chunky rim of a plastic cup at your lips. Refining the concept with a few Dieter Rams-worthy design principles, Govino's reusable wine glasses and champagne flutes, made from BPA-free, shatterproof...
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Space is the Place
Inspired by the Sun Ra film of the same name, Space is the Place is a rad little zine coming out of Brooklyn. We first fell for it when it was one of the few indie publications we chose to feature in our pop-up shop with Gap last fall. The work...
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