Archive for April, 2010

Killspencer turns “used in combat” military tarps into comfortable, functional bags for everyday use. Only the utmost care and craftsmanship go into porting your laptops & sundries. Industrial duty buckling and one way release snap fasteners reference the materials’ original use, and elevate the canvas into beautiful, resilient products. Made in the U.S.A, Los Angeles [...]

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Our recent trip to Iceland had us admiring flight attendant uniforms. The Iceland Air stewardesses look particularly fashionable, as you can see in the above photographs by Brian Finke. Their new uniforms are designed by Steinunn and include a neck accessory that looks like a white hydrangea blossoming out of a navy blazer. There is a [...]

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[ Javascript required to view QuickTime movie, please turn it on and refresh this page ] Sex in a bottle. Shawn Kim, directs this video for Autolux’s grinding “Turnstile Blues.” The multiple monitors are wonderful. Each screen a canvas of its own. The blackness too, as it fades in and out, keeping time, holding place [...]

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We will be back stateside in a few days, but right now, we are basking in modern and efficient Swedish design. Design House Stockholm is one of our favorite places to shop for all things cool-looking. Vi ses senare…see you later!

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We took the funicular to the top of Fløyen mountain today and it reminded me of this video. We’re on Kings of Convenience home turf here in Bergen, and this video gives you a tasty taste of how beautiful it is. François Nemeta takes stop motion photos a step further, tiling and collaging them into [...]

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We hope you’ve all been having a hippity-hoppiting Easter Day.  We wish you blooms of  daffodils, chocolate bunnies, and baskets full of pretty colored eggs. Speaking of baskets, Kate Spade‘s line of basket handbags and purses are perfect for egg hunting or sunny walks to brunch. Paired with the Shuffleboard, they also make the perfect [...]

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Norwegians have won more gold medals in Winter Games, and more Winter Olympics medals over all, than people from any other nation. (The United States, a nation of 300 million, won nine gold medals this year in the Winter Olympics. Norway, a nation of 4.7 million, also won nine.) These are a people handy with [...]

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