October 24, 2010
Lloyd Kahn claims that shelter is more than a roof over your head. As the author and publisher of over a dozen books on home construction, Lloyd has been grappling with the concept of home, physically and psychically, for over five decades. Situated in the financial and housing crisis, the film "The Shelter" profiles Lloyd's ideas on do-it-yourself construction and sustainability.
An amazing short about one of the coolest guy on earth!
Check out Lloyd's blog !
October 23, 2010
The heavy sound of Marshall has been carried over the world for nearly 50 years. Breathless roadies and roaring trucks have worked hard to make Marshall heard all across the globe. Now, time has come for us to carry this magnificent burden of rock ‘n’ roll all by ourself !
Check out the website here !
Libellés : Music
October 20, 2010
October 17, 2010
Established in France in 1853 by the American Hiram Hutchinson, AIGLE ('EAGLE' in English and pronounced 'Eh-gleu') today stands for uncompromising quality combined with superb design and craftmanship. All AIGLE rubber footwear products are still handcrafted in Europe, using the best natural rubber available and a long experience in the vulcanisation of rubber.
To celebrate the inventing of the rubber boot 150 years ago, the parisian concept store Merci welcomes the “Savoir Faire, Savoir Vivre” exhibition.
This exhibition shows off an exclusive series of limited-edition handmade boots in collaboration with Merci founder Marie France Cohen.
October 16, 2010
Known as a quintessential designer's designer, Herbert Matter was a man who seemingly fit many lives into one by excelling in the creative disciplines of design, photography and film.
He won international acclaim for his pioneering use of photomontage combined with type, teached photography at Yale University, and worked with legendary artists and designers such as Fernand Leger, Le Corbusier, Alexey Brodovich, Charles and Ray Eames.
The documentary The Visual Language of Herbert Matter profiles his extraordinary life and seminal work.
Find out more about Herbert Matter here.
October 14, 2010
Rio Breaks tells the story of two best friends, Fabio and Naama, as they navigate their way between life in the slums and surfing on their favorite beach.
Official Trailer to the documentary film RIO BREAKS
Libellés : Film
October 11, 2010
"It's my world".
The Desk is an amazing film about the relationship between the worker and the desk and how this reflects on personality and habits.
Featuring: Alice Twemlow, Eric Abrahamson, Massimo Vignelli, David Miller, Kurt Andersen, Søren Kjær, Alfred Stadler, Jennifer Lai, and Ben Bajorek.
October 10, 2010
I've always wanted to visit Oskar in Wroclaw but there was always something that held me back in paris. I met him a year ago with Axel kufus and I think he is one of the most amazing designers I know. I love his chair/table Ploppup.
Check out his website …
October 5, 2010
The Louis Vuitton Trunk is one of the most iconic travel accessories in the world and has many stories to tell.
The book Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks showcases the most beautiful creations of the House through more than eight hundred photographs. Many incredible pieces are featured here such as the trunk bed, the wardrobe trunk, the teabox, toiletry trunk, circus trunks, and more.
Beyond the item itself, It also extends to some of the prominent figures that were fortunate enough to own them: Ernest Hemingway, Leopold Stokowski, Damien Hirst, movie stars from Douglas Fairbanks to Sharon Stone and couturiers from Jeanne Lanvin to Karl Lagerfeld.
Find the book here.
October 4, 2010
The Expedition Duffle from Apolis Activism is inspired by a WWII Belgian military issue duffle bag. The duffle is hand crafted from tough leather and heavy wax canvas with mountaineering hardware used for latches and clasps.
Check it on Apolis Activism website.