Dutch artists Lernert Engelberts and Sander Plug have reduced designer knitted garments to balls of yarn. This quirky project sees labels such as Prads, Celine, Chloe, and Jil Sander all coming apart within seconds (if you watch the short film) and turned into a very pretty, albeit expensive, ball of wool. This isn’t the only […]
The CYMK Playing Cards takes a traditional deck of playing cards and switches the suits for the print ink colors of cyan, magenta, yellow and black while swapping the numbers on each card with varying intensity of each colour. ‘The cards are just as useful as traditional printed styles, AND perhaps most importantly, all niche […]
In the market for a couture Christmas tree? If you’re in NYC, you’re in luck. Some of the best fashion designers have come together to design one-of-a-kind baubles for your holiday scene, with all proceeds benefitting NYC’s Save the Garment Center foundation. There are more than 30 ornaments on sale ($30 a pop), with designers […]
Based in Tel Aviv, designer Kobi Levi has a handmade ladies’ shoe line with ‘a unique point of view about footwear’. The shoes speak for themselves. From the Write pumps that resemble white notepad paper with crisp blue lines; to the schtick-like Contemporary Chinese heels with chop-stick stilettos; to the peeled banana shoes he’s become […]
Gerhard Human has got to be one of my favorite illustrators ever. Hailing from Cape Town, South Africa, his very unique and detailed linework takes on an effortless, rounded, highly-stylized life of it’s own. Beautiful angles and unusual points of view, minimal color usage, and edgy subject-matter all add to the intrigue. He includes a […]
Does socialising at fancy black tie parties make you nervous? Just slip into your black chrome helmet, it’s the ultimate fashion statement. And guess what? It also helps you feel less anxious: it keeps your noggin safe and provides a mask to hide behind in case you’re a little shy about talking to your crush. […]
These corporative interiors have been designed by Carlos Herrera (a Mexican-Canadian designer), the owner of Habitat Innovation Designs in Toronto. He combines practical clean lines and a unique contemporary style in work that is commendably ecologically friendly.
Currently a fellow at MIT, Neri Oxman is an architect, designer, ecologist, computer scientist, and the winner of the first ever Earth Awards. She is innovating the way we design and build things by creating energy efficient materials that mimic biological tissues, and believes strongly that function should precede form. Her innovation will see buildings […]