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Daily Archives: August 14, 2012

Urban Abstractions

Categories: Art + Graphics
Urban Abstractions

Thanks to a slew of talented street artists, like JR and Roa, for whom the urban landscape is a personal canvas, city dwellers can engage with impressive, large-scale art without stepping foot in a museum. But cities are also replete with unintended art—elements on store fronts, construction sites and subway — Continue reading

Randy Grskovic’s Collages Are Pretty Cool.

Categories: Art + Graphics
Randy Grskovic’s Collages Are Pretty Cool.

It’s hard to suss out an exact theme for all of Randy Grskovic’s collages. Simple for sure. Muted color palettes. Lots of people, places and pets. Well, perhaps Stephen Foster, who wrote Randy’s bio on his website, describes his work best: “The work of Grskovic tends toward the point of ridiculous. — Continue reading

Interview: Founders of Somnium Mattresses 2

Categories: Exclusive Interviews, Sustainability
Interview: Founders of Somnium Mattresses 2

In the first part of our interview with founders Rainer Wieland and Susanne Flother of Somnium, a company that has possibly hit on the most perfectly designed mattress ever, we tackled their backgrounds and why they are the perfect pair to bring about real change in the US mattress market.

The Future of Ping Pong: Uberpong

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
The Future of Ping Pong: Uberpong

Finally! The long-awaited marriage of sport and art, displayed proudly on the most portable of functional canvases: Table Tennis paddles! Combining over twenty graphic designers and artists and those perfect little ping pong paddles, Uberpong is quite brazenly, but accurately, declaring that the future of table tennis begins now. Yes it’s — Continue reading

DIY: Neon Tote for Carrying Things or As Art

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Neon Tote for Carrying Things or As Art

If there’s one thing we hear ourselves saying multiple times a day, day in and day out, it’s that we just don’t have enough totes. They’re completely indispensable! They are so convenient and functional! They allow you to display your personality perfectly! And when used in the right way, they — Continue reading