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The dark side of fashion: The True Cost will change how you shop

The dark side of fashion: The True Cost will change how you shop

Since the Industrial Revolution over 150 years ago, the price of clothing has slowly but steadily been falling. When mass production began to move to overseas countries with minimal regulation, the prices dropped even further. Today clothing is as cheap as it’s ever been, and consumers can find dresses, although not of high quality, that...
3D-printed performance footwear from Adidas

3D-printed performance footwear from Adidas

Adidas today unveiled the future of performance footwear with Futurecraft 3D, a unique 3D-printed running shoe midsole which can be tailored to the cushioning needs of an individual’s foot. The 3D concept is part of the ‘Futurecraft series’, a forward- looking initiative that places open source collaboration and craftsmanship at the heart of design to...
Rhythmic and colorful mosaic, tiles and reliefs

Rhythmic and colorful mosaic, tiles and reliefs

Last week, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec presented Rombini, a new ceramic tile collection for Mutina. Rombini is an alphabet of shapes and colors. The project consists of three models: tile, mosaic and relief elements. It is a collection that offers a complete solution, allowing different combinations; rhythmic and colorful connections ranging from the tile to...
Benjamin Hubert founds Layer

Benjamin Hubert founds Layer

The newly founded Layer agency is focused on experiential design for both the physical and digital worlds. Led by British designer Benjamin Hubert and a growing creative team, Layer is partnering with progressive brands across a broad range of sectors to craft experiences that meet tomorrow’s demands today. The last 5 years have been phenomenal,...
Absolut Creative Space – a sustainable pop-up studio

Absolut Creative Space – a sustainable pop-up studio

When architects Astrid Skog and Charlotte Stuveback got a commission from Absolut to create an ”Absolut Creative Space”, a venue for creatives and innovators, the inspiration was taken from the company’s production process. Unique work environments that would inspire and enable different types of work processesa and invite limitless variations of creative processes. Four blue...
The inde/jacobs art gallery building in Marfa, Texas

The inde/jacobs art gallery building in Marfa, Texas

Swedish architect trio Claesson Koivisto Rune has recently completed a new architectural project located in Marfa, Texas – the inde/jacobs art gallery building. Inaugurated in May 2015, the art gallery features the Marfa Collection, an eight-piece furniture and accessories collection, that was designed especially for the project. To commemorate the opening, a book entitled ‘Claesson...
The No.2 TID watch

The No.2 TID watch

The Stockholm based watch brand TID has released its second product – No.2. The idea is to make something that does not go out of style after one season, says Ola Berneståhl, CEO and co-founder of TID Watches. We want to make something clean and iconic. Our intention is that we keeping the shape during time...
Sun tan patterns by Nendo

Sun tan patterns by Nendo

One of the defining qualities of natural leather is that the change it undergoes with years of use does not equate a reduction in quality but rather an addition of character, and this wearing-in actually results in a more attractive piece of material. It occurred to Japanese designer group Nendo that they could exploit this...
The Thrill of the Hunt

The Thrill of the Hunt

Predominant.ly wants to bring an element of serendipity back into the search for music, making the experience as personal and delightful as stumbling across a long-forgotten favourite in a second hand record store. You remember those dreary autumn days when you would spend hours in a record store, idly browsing the shelves, escaping the rain....
GARAGE models develop a virtual life of their own

GARAGE models develop a virtual life of their own

The 8th edition of the magazine GARAGE has a multi-cover featuring five of the most sought-after models in the world at present; Cara Delevingne, Kendall Jenner, Joan Smalls, Lara Stone and Binx Walton. But the readers of GARAGE will only find out what is so special about this cover when it is scanned using the...