Archive for the 'Travel' Category

I feel like all we ever do on here is talk about how rad stuff is, but are we ever wrong? We discovered Vintage European Posters at last years Dwell On Design Expo and were smitten. This Berkeley based gang scours the catacombs of the European Union to obtain, restore, and re-sell a most beautiful […]

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An ingenious shoot-through-bottom bag, the Cloak diverts unwanted attention from yourself and equipment. Hand pockets and flaps offer access to all buttons and controls, so you can always be prepared and discreet at the same time. Say what you will, this is the only bag we’ve seen that you can take pictures from inside of.

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From baroque extravagance to simple elegance, here are but a few of the most beautiful libraries around the world. Austrian National Library, Vienna, Austria Trinity College Library, AKA, The Long Room, Dublin, Ireland George Peabody Library, Baltimore, Maryland Strahov Monastery, Prague, Czech Republic Rennie Mackintosh Library, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland Real Gabinete Portugues De […]

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Now here’s a way to get in touch with your inner Jane Goodall, yet still have your own private hot tub deck overlooking the jungle-clad shores of Lake Tanganyika. Greystoke Mahale and Elewana resorts take glamping seriously. Since there are no roads within 62 miles of Greystoke Mahale, you’ll have to take a plane. Once […]

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…and we’re back.

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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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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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If all women from Reykjavik look and dress like this, we’ll be bringing back a trunk load of inspiration. For more Icelandic fashion candy, look here.

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Launderette’s garment roots trace back three generations to a small town in the Philippines called Bocaue. It was there that Leslie’s grandparents began producing ready-to-wear ladies clothing, so we thought today we’d share something uniquely Filipino. You know, in case you find yourself in the area. How To Ride A Jeepney In The Philippines The […]

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