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The Thing Quarterly: Issue 31, Ken Kagami
In yet another delightful iteration of The Thing Quarterly, "Issue 31" is both playful and handy. This "issue" happens to be a "Sexy Bath Towel" by Tokyo-based artist Ken Kagami. A zine accompanies the towel, written by Kagami but featuring an...
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Pool Towel
Summer is almost over in the Northern Hemisphere (but is approaching elsewhere) so whether you're making the most of the final beach and pool days, or prepping for those to come, this Working Girls beach towel is reversible and retro-vibed. Designed...
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Open Mouth Beach Towel
This big, soft beach towel—from NYC-based Saturdays—is made for city slickers who take the subway to the beach, as it's also thin and lightweight. Without filling your beach bag to the brim all on its own, the 100% cotton towel features a bold graphic...
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The Tulum Round Towel
Designed in Australia, this giant round beach towel is big enough for two. Measuring 60 inches in diameter, and boasting a cream and black design, it will be at home on the hot sand but will be just as useful when picnicking in a park or sunbathing...
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Night Indigo Towel
Linking up once again, sportswear giant adidas and skateboarding darling PALACE present a collection of summer-ready apparel and accessories inspired by retro football designs. While the terry tracksuits and jersey-like tops are alluring, it’s the...
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Piaule's Perfect Towel
We've seen a rising interest in thoughtful homeware shopping—beyond bookshelf tchotchkes—from the recently-launched e-commerce site Snowe (offering luxury home essentials at direct-to-consumer prices) to Notting Hill shop Native & Co (sourcing...
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Pizza Towel
Pizza Towels only makes a single product. For those who always want to be with their beloved favorite dish and who want to make a statement (and maybe a few new friends) at the beach, this gigantic pepperoni towel—served fresh from Australia—is a loud...
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POOL Beach Towel
Bring poolside vibes along on any adventure—even in the cold—with Schönstaub’s POOL Beach Towel. Made in Germany, the 100% cotton towel bears the vibrant brush of palm trees surrounded by glittering swimming pool water. Each towel is delivered in a...
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Cindy Crawford Beach Towel
Measuring 30 by 60 inches, this Cindy Crawford beach towel by NYC-based portrait drawing duo Deer Dana (aka Kevin Tekinel and Dana Veraldi) is a delightful way to pay homage to a celebrity without going overboard. Complete with Crawford's famous beauty...
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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...
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amfAR + Shantell Martin Beach Towel
The Foundation for AIDS Research (aka amfAR) has joined forces with London-born, NYC-based artist Shantell Martin for a limited edition collaboration beach towel to raise awareness and funds for an HIV/AIDS cure. Born out of brainstorming sessions...
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Beach Towel
Bring art to the beach or pool with Barbara Kruger's instant classic beach towel. The 100% cotton, 70" by 60" towel boasts the conceptual artist's iconic text-based style and was made as part of Art Production Fund’s "Works on Whatever" series—for...
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Fındıklı Turkish Towels
Handcrafted by a singular artisan in Istanbul, these incredibly soft, striped towels are perfect for the beach or your bathroom. Made with 100% Turkish cotton, the towel’s oversized silhouette offers a modern update on an Old-World luxury.
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Fredericks & Mae + Todd Heim Projects Beach Towel
Just in time for days spent on the ocean and lounging on rooftops, NYC-based Todd Heim and Fredericks & Mae (design team of Jolie Mae Signorile and Gabriel Fredericks Cohen) release their line of colorful beach towels. Handmade in Brooklyn, Heim...
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Five Beach Day Essentials
The beauty of the beach is that you don't need much to have great time. Simply relaxing on the sand near a body of water is often pleasure enough. Still, a few well-chosen items will make your time in the sun more fun and comfortable. From keeping...
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The Flour Sack Towel
Oahu's Downtown General Store specializes in handmade items invoking the aloha spirit of the island state. From hand-sewn ornaments to hand-screened T-shirts and flour sack dish towels all of the work has been designed by in-house artists. We discovered...
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Run Rabbit Run
Cape Town-based creative studio Run Rabbit Run take their illustration and print-making skills from the digital world right into afternoon tea with their printed dish towels and napkins. Chiefly an illustration company, Run Rabbit Run's Kirsten Beets...
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Mungo Retail
In what Mungo Retail refers to as their Working Weaving Museum—housed in the seaside town of Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, the historical homestead of Old Nick Village—the brand has been designing, weaving and crafting a wide range of homewares...
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Heirloom Towels
A deliciously super-plush collection of organic luxury towels made of natural fibers and materials from Nandina Organics, a company that utilizes a sustainable business model. Bonus: even delicate hand-made elements such as on the Tassel towel promise...
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Oversized Beach Towels
Pendleton Woolen Mills' relationship with Native Americans goes back six generations, when designer Joe Rawnsley spent years researching native culture, from the Southwest to Northwestern Oregon. Rawnsley noted colors and patterns that held the most...
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Tea Towels
Bringing art and style into the everyday doesn't have to be out of reach or precious. Australian company Third Drawer Down makes limited edition dish towels, aprons, napkins and runners using silkscreens and embroidery which turn works of art into...
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Hammam Towel
A Turkish bath towel that can double as a scarf? Centuries of Turkish bathers can't be wrong. It's a modern notion to ditch the terry cloth for a handsome and moisture-defying Hammam towel. Born in Tunisia, this lovely piece of fabric has taken a detour...
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Elizabeth Peyton Artist Towel
Hang it up as a piece of art, take it to the beach to spread out or cuddle up together after a swim—this towel is big enough for two and is sure to inspire some creative sparks.
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Handmade Towels
The new year has us updating our old routines around the house, and fresh linens seem like one of the easiest ways to make a clean start. This week, we've gathered up five beautifully crafted towels to help spruce up the bath and get us going...
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Handmade Towels: Jennifer's Hamam
The new year has us updating our old routines around the house, and fresh linens seem like one of the easiest ways to make a clean start. This week, we've gathered up five beautifully crafted towels to help spruce up the bath and get us going on...
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