Phaidon has released a brand new app of their Design Classic for the iPad. Phaidon’s famous three-volume Design Classics set contains the history of products designed from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution to the present day.
Brandkarma, a new site to "help everyone make better brand choices and influence brand behaviour for good" by Publicis Mojo's Craig Davis. It feeds in news stories and relies on the input of its users to rate how well brands perform.
A collaboration between 3 architects, a glass artist and a painter, an abandoned old schoolhouse has been turned into a Swedish retreat that fit for a King, the Råman House & Studio by Claesson Koivisto Rune (CKR).
A series of colorful loft units in Valparaiso, an area declared World Heritage by the UNESCO. The new units were designed by ReArquitectura, with interior spaces full with natural light, green terraces and more.
French design label Moustache offers a preview of its new collection, to be launched next week in Milan. Novelties include work by Lausanne- and Brussels-based studio Big Game and French designers Inga Sempé and Matali Crasset.
Sean Lamoreux: photography and installation artist developing fictitious narratives and creating visual documentation of sports figures in invented sporting traditions in a collection titled Brutal Physique.
Jeff Muhs, Emirate Collection, to be featured in the Milan furniture fair. This collection takes a fresh look at 50's modern furniture by using updated materials such as baltic birch and modern laminates.
Fred Einaudi has some incredible paintings ~ all oil on canvas ~ subject matter makes you stop and look twice, and then stare some more. See the rest in his portfolio ~ Adorable shoes and pigs and chocolate donuts in the one above too!
All eyes are on the daily special at the Victor Churchill Butchery in Sydney, Australia. Designed by Dreamtime Australia, the storefront masterfully blends traditional European style with modern accents throughout
Acido Dorado: Gold paint and reflective materials blend this house with the California desert. Designed by Robert Stone, the house is sunken to benefit from the thermal mass, with interior open spaces to help cool down.
Before Prohibition more than 1,000 farm distillers produced alcohol from New York grains and fruits. Tuthilltown distillers are bringing back traditional batch-distilled spirits. Bottles designed by Ralph Erenzo, one of the owners.