Arcade Fire and Google Maps collaborate on a new interactive video created by Chris Milk. Type in the address of your home and, if Google Street View and Google Maps have enough data on the area, youll find it incorporated into the video. I didnt know what to expect going […]
Nike has patented self-lacing sneaker technology, ala Back to the Future II. Yes. That happened. Via Nice Kicks.
Mashanda Scotts sculptures take everyday objects functional, useful objects and makes them floppy and useless. On her site, she explains that a thick, faux-suede material suits most of her needs when lovingly re-crafting familiar objects like a bicycle or the workshop-type stool above. By taking away the function, […]
Colour Mania is a deep exploration of colors by those who have devoted their lives to them. How do you match color with words and letters? With sound and feeling? Designers of all stripes contributed to this 300-page book with their own celebrations and visual musings on color, across the […]
Teen Daze is a bedroom producer whos been keeping a pretty low profile, gradually getting his name out there by posting tracks to his Tumblr and reworking tracks by artists like Washed Out and Twin Sister. With work of this quality, you cant help but pay it serious attention. Take […]
Kitsune Noir points out a cute little clip put together by some fans of Spike Jonzes Where the Wild Things Are. The video illustrates, in clever charm, the story that Max tells his mother near the beginning of the movie about vampires and buildings. I remember thinking at the time […]
Here are a couple of cases for your consideration, both of which caught my attention on Selectism today. The first is a laptop case from Henrik Vibskov comprised of gumball-sized wood beads meant to double as a back or seat massage (one would suspect you sit on it without the […]
How to Dress Well is one guy taking the R&B that he grew up with in the 90s and filtering it through his own lo-fi, noisy and introspective musical point of view. Its a little rough, a little sexy and definitely worth a listen. The video above for Lovers Start […]
Opening Ceremony knows how to add just a little spice for the downtown crowd. This recent team-up with Swedish outdoor/mountaineering brand Fjällräven is good for both a little splash of youthful color to brighten up an old classic, and a trusted brand to lend extra credibility. Plus, they look […]
If you havent been watching this yet, you should be. Trust me.
Immediately after hearing about a new Owen Pallett EP coming out in September titled A Swedish Love Story, I see also that the nostalgic-sounding Summer Camp have released a video for their single Round the Moon, featuring beautiful, throwback footage taken from the 1970 film En kärlekshistoria. In English, it […]
In New York, The Park Avenue Armory will play host to Yoshimito Nara from August 23-27 where, between the hours of 4 and 7 pm, those in attendance can watch the artist at work in the studio. Naras work is pioneering and his punk rock Asian influence has been impossible […]