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Converse x Missoni Winter 2014 collection

Category: Style Published on 28 Nov, 2014

Teaming up for their ninth consecutive collaboration, Converse and Italian fashion house Missoni unveiled the Converse All Star Cuck ’70 Missoni collection.

Calvin Klein unveils Holiday Installation by Snarkitecture

Category: Design Published on 28 Nov, 2014

Calvin Klein has unveiled a special holiday installation by Snarkitecture on view in the windows of the brand’s Madison Avenue flagship store in New York City.

Vortex Light Sculpture by 1024 Architecture

Category: Design Published on 28 Nov, 2014

Built into the unique architecture of the Darwin ecosystem Project’s green building in Bordeaux, France, Vortex is a light sculpture by Paris-based firm 1024 Architecture. Made from scaffolding, Vortex has a raw wood skin highlighted by 12 lines of LED light and merges organic materials with new technologies.

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Stephen Kenn and Gin & Luck Travel Cocktail Kit

Category: Style Published on 28 Nov, 2014

Los Angeles based designer Stephen Kenn has teamed-up with Gin & Luck to create the perfect Travel Cocktail Kit.

Loft above Jaffa by Hankin Shavit Architecture & Design

Category: Houses Published on 28 Nov, 2014

Israeli firm Hankin Shavit Architecture & Design refurbished this 95 sqm loft on the 12th floor of a prefabricated exposed concrete building built in the early 60’s. From the loft, found at the top of the building in southern Jaffa, Tel Aviv, there are some spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea and the ancient neighborhoods of Jaffa and Tel Aviv.

Puma x Solange Knowles Wild Wonder Pack

Category: Style Published on 27 Nov, 2014

Puma releases its second collection of footwear under the creative direction of Solange Knowles. This collection is centered around two iconic styles for PUMA, the classic PUMA Suede and the XT2, which is a much loved favorite from the Trinomic Family.

Chevrolet Unveils Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo Concept

Category: Technology Published on 27 Nov, 2014

During the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Chevrolet has unveiled the Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo concept – a revolutionary interpretation of the ultimate race car, developed exclusively for fans of the PlayStation 3 racing game, Gran Turismo 6.

Grotto Sauna by Partisans, Toronto

Category: Architecture Published on 27 Nov, 2014

Perched at the north-west edge of a private island, located north of the city of Toronto, Canada, the Grotto Sauna is a sculpted space designed by local studio Partisans that offers a dream-like location for a retreat.

Aposematic Jacket by Shinseungback Kimyonghun

Category: Technology Published on 27 Nov, 2014

The Aposematic Jacket by Seoul design studio Shinseungback Kimyonghun is an unusual fashion blazer covered with camera lenses that can record assailants and send the images to the web.

Mirrors café in Gifu by bandesign

Category: Restaurant Published on 27 Nov, 2014

Clad with polished mirrored surfaces this café in Gifu by Japanese practice bandesign reflects the landscape surrounding creating the suggestion of a cherry tree forest.