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Re-Store

Re-Store

Re-Store is a vintage online shop founded in 2012 by Franziska Greiner and Markus John. Their shop holds carefully selected garments with timeless pieces. The fall and winter collection was shot by German photographer Zara Pfeifer in the streets of Vienna, Berlin, and Copenhagen. We offer a range of designer clothes, but rather focusing...
The Bloke Chair

The Bloke Chair

The Bloke Chair is a charity project by Toko. The chair was designed for the single bloke in mind, designers came together to create a reinterpretation of Hans J. Wegner’s ‘CH 33’ chair, bringing a unique combination of 14 Australian and New Zealand icons and an awareness of 14 charities. This event is set...
Laura Pannack

Laura Pannack

British photographer Laura Pannack explores her relationship with the subjects and documents her intimate understanding through honest portraiture. She is a firm believer that “time, trust and understanding is the key to portraying subjects truthfully”, and as such, many of her projects develop over several years. Her particular approach allows a...
Magasinet Kunst

Magasinet Kunst

Magasinet Kunst is another redesign project of the Danish magazine by Henrik Ellersgaard. He included a flap cover that can be used as a marker and help preserve the cover, it also serves as an promotional identity for the magazine itself. Ellersgaard chose an elegant typeface for the identity of...
Brian Ferry

Brian Ferry

The portfolio of Brian W. Ferry has accumulated wonderful photographs of potteries and plants. This New York based photographer has contributed photographs for lifestyle, fashion, and plant magazines like Wilder Quarterly, Dwell, and Freunde von Freunden. Also browse through his blog for more of his recent work.
Wai Lin Tse

Wai Lin Tse

Wai Lin Tse‘s photographs reflect a keen interest in color and pattern, especially on colorful interiors and fabrics. Lin Tse is based in Barcelona and Stockholm.
Fogo Island

Fogo Island

Situated on the eastern island of Newfoundland, Canada is Fogo Island seemingly forgotten through time, until The Shorefast Foundation and Fogo Island Arts Corporation commissioned Saunders Architecture to build studios around the island for artists. Modern cubelike structures are perched on remote spots on the island with the most gorgeous...
Atem

Atem

  ATEM came to fruition in 2012 in the studio of Nelson Abulencia in Hamburg, Germany. Atem or breath in german is indeed a refreshing view on how it perceives its merchandise, as contemporary timeless classic pieces made with durable materials crafted into functional design with a sense of tactile simplicity. Art direction was...
This is Paper Inaugural Issue

This is Paper Inaugural Issue

I have long been a reader of ThisisPaper, a site filled with wonderfully curated stories and now they are publishing their first printed magazine: Inaugural Issue, a more tactile creation containing stories. However, to move the publication forward, this ad-free magazine needs to gain at least 250 orders to cover...
Beller

Beller

Magnificent Cloche desk lamp and Drifted Chairs from Norwegian Lars Beller Fjetland, founder of Beller.   Fjetland grew up on the west coast of Norway, where he has nurtured a lifelong fascination for the marriage of function with the finest of nature’s materials in furniture, interiors and lighting.
Made by Hand

Made by Hand

An excellent project of short films from the Bureau of Common Goods, to promote independent artisans who developed a passion for their craft and seek ways for a sustainable living.  Made by Hand was created out of the belief that the things we collect, consume, use, and share are part of who we...
Objets Mécaniques

Objets Mécaniques

Montreal based shop Objets Mécaniques produce handmade everyday items made from local and reclaimed materials.
Pantograph

Pantograph

  Three beautiful utilitarian typefaces from StudioMakgill, available through Colophon.
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Nourished Journal

Nourished Journal

Nourished Journal has just launched their second edition and is available on the 15th of December. Some features include Nike Global Concept Director Kristin Reiter, Steve Schwartz from Art of Tea, the importance of being mindful, Pippa Vosper talks travel, how to make your own smudge wands, Benah founder Brenda Briand, and a recipe for...
Re-Store

Re-Store

Re-Store is a vintage online shop founded in 2012 by Franziska Greiner and Markus John. Their shop holds carefully selected garments with timeless pieces. The fall and winter collection was shot by German photographer Zara Pfeifer in the streets of Vienna, Berlin, and Copenhagen. We offer a range of designer clothes, but rather focusing on cut, fabrics and quality...
Wiktoria Szawiel

Wiktoria Szawiel

Wiktoria Szawiel, a Polish designer residing in Netherlands and Portugal, designed these collections of wicker chair furniture and basket weave. Szawiel’s deliberate use of broken rattan encased in resin encourages us to see beyond its delicate appearance and see the ‘landscape within’. It’s opaque material enables us to see the contrast of the dark skin and its...
Norwegian Passport

Norwegian Passport

The work of Design Studio Neue has been circulating the net lately who won the design entry conducted by the National Police and Criminal Investigation Service of Norway. The passport was contemporary, but its concept rooted in its identity presented through its Norwegian landscapes. The nice tones used on paper can turn into a night scene when shown under UV...
The Bloke Chair

The Bloke Chair

The Bloke Chair is a charity project by Toko. The chair was designed for the single bloke in mind, designers came together to create a reinterpretation of Hans J. Wegner’s ‘CH 33’ chair, bringing a unique combination of 14 Australian and New Zealand icons and an awareness of 14 charities. This event is set to bring in bidders from...
Joseph Staples

Joseph Staples

Sexual Love is a series by Joseph Staples. Staples works with found imagery and printmaking to create his collage. This series is comparable to the marble sculpture by French sculptor Auguste Rodin Le Baiser or The Kiss, where the couple is intertwined in a passionate embrace. The naked marble bodies are abstracted and strips of the...
Albam

Albam

Albam, a British clothing line for men, has recently published a series of portraits with photographer John Spinks. A project that was meant to be a lookbook for this fall season naturally turned into a portrait series. Instead of using models, they photographed close friends, fellow artists and designers involved with the company and who also wear...
Sea Chair

Sea Chair

Our oceans have been accumulating plastic waste since the production of synthetic polymers. These non-biodegradable materials finds its way into the ocean and in time collected by the ocean’s currents or gyres. It is estimated that 46,000 pieces of plastic per square kilometer fill the world’s oceans, and sadly some of these materials are found in...
Guide To London

Guide To London

There’s been a new print from David Ehrenstråhle and it is available on his My Guide To site.
Brian Persico

Brian Persico

Born and bred New York designer Brian Persico keeps a studio in Brooklyn where he produces wood and metal tools and furnitures using traditional methods of manufacturing which makes his pieces more personal and unique from the mass produced homewares.
Casa Virginia

Casa Virginia

The classical branding for restaurant Casa Virginia by Savvy Studio struck me as somewhat different from their gallery of work which was often modern. The restaurant’s identity was a nod to the reinterpretation of Mexico in the 1920s. Savvy’s design is as always effortlessly elegant and every detail was given meticulous care. We encompass Casa Virginia as the...
Nourished Journal

Nourished Journal

Nourished Journal is a bi-annual lifestyle publication that inspires its readers to learn and connect to a healthier lifestyle. Each issue is supplied with editorials, recipes, interviews, and a city guide that has an abundant list of healthy take-outs, where to catch the food trucks, seasonal markets, and little nooks hidden from most Angelenos. Nourished was published by Made Publishers...
Of The Afternoon

Of The Afternoon

Of The Afternoon is a publication showcasing the talents of 32 young photographers. The first half of the  magazine features selected artists from their London exhibition, and the other with interviews from artists in their studio. Pre-orders include two 10 x 8 prints from the artists and will be shipped on the 1st of September. Of...
Kollekt

Kollekt

I recently found a lovely collection of home goods from Kollekt store by A Merry Mishap and who also runs her own blog filled with wonderful interior inspiration.
Summberbird Chocolate

Summberbird Chocolate

A nice packaging for the Danish organic chocolate company Summerbird by Homework. Minimal design of the packaging using a pink or nude palette, with information printed on the front of the chocolate along with taste profile for each flavor and a nice little graph for key ingredients. Image Source: Lissome Habit
Laura Pannack

Laura Pannack

British photographer Laura Pannack explores her relationship with the subjects and documents her intimate understanding through honest portraiture. She is a firm believer that “time, trust and understanding is the key to portraying subjects truthfully”, and as such, many of her projects develop over several years. Her particular approach allows a genuine connection to exist between...
Magasinet Kunst

Magasinet Kunst

Magasinet Kunst is another redesign project of the Danish magazine by Henrik Ellersgaard. He included a flap cover that can be used as a marker and help preserve the cover, it also serves as an promotional identity for the magazine itself. Ellersgaard chose an elegant typeface for the identity of the magazine, which gives an...
Topographic Calendar

Topographic Calendar

This die-cut calendar was created for Land Rover with each month depicting earth’s topographic area or level. Art direction is by Zeynep Orbay from Turkey. Source from Creative Review
Brian Ferry

Brian Ferry

The portfolio of Brian W. Ferry has accumulated wonderful photographs of potteries and plants. This New York based photographer has contributed photographs for lifestyle, fashion, and plant magazines like Wilder Quarterly, Dwell, and Freunde von Freunden. Also browse through his blog for more of his recent work.
Sismo Design

Sismo Design

Situated in an ancient 12th century commandery in Creuse, France is the headquarter of Sismo Design. Sismo is known for its industrial product design and digital development projects which is evident on its unique new website.