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Typography Mania #267

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It’s Time For Industrial Design To Grow Up

Traditional industrial design can’t deliver what it takes to create tech devices. Besides new skills, we need new language.<p>I am an industrial designer by training, but it’s been a while since I called myself one. Industrial design has changed, and what I do has changed, too.<p>The kinds of projects I …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Fitness<p>Off-days happen.<p>By Emily Abbate7 hours agoView More<p>Relationships<p>Hold the advice, please.<p>By Sophia Benoit5 hours agoView More<p>Q&A<p>A quarter …

The Do's and Don'ts of Accessories

Simple tips to help you rock your accessories right.<p><b>Accessories are like</b> hot sauce. They should add a bit of spice to your outfit without overwhelming its true flavor. Because of this, accessories can be tricky to nail. But with these simple tips, you'll strike the right balance between subtlety …

Upgrading the Triumph Scrambler, Swedish Style

The Triumph Scrambler looks pretty good straight out of the box. But a few well-judged tweaks can lift it to a whole new level.<p>As much as we love radically modified Triumphs, it’s subtle custom jobs like this Gothenburg-based machine that <i>really</i> get our motors running. It’s the kind of build that …

Motorcycles

Back To The Future: custom Honda Nighthawk

Some custom shops like to breathe new life into old motorcycles. Others put a vintage spin on modern machinery.<p>Tito and Jose of Spain’s Macco Motors have gone for the vintage approach with this CB750, and it works a treat. You’d never guess at first glance, but it’s actually a 2002 Honda—the model …

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Shop visit: Urban Rider, London

If you live in London, the place to shop for motorcycle gear is Urban Rider. It’s where you’ll find all the big-name brands, and they build damn cool bikes too—like the BMW R80 below.<p>Urban Rider is a destination for many motorcyclists in the capital, and they now help us to run the Bike EXIF …

Momoto SR500: blueprint for a budget cafe

Half a century ago, a café racer was a bike stripped to the essentials. Tuned for maximum performance over the short haul, it was usually a secondhand bike that didn’t break the bank—and was tweaked on a budget.<p>These days, the true modern café racer is probably a ‘streetfighter,’ a battered GSX-R …

'Final Fantasy 7' Headed For PS4

One of the most commonly requested remakes in the Final Fantasy canon has always been that of Final Fantasy 7. This also being the first game in the series that used 3D graphics on the original PlayStation back in 1997.<p>More recently players could download the archived version via the PlayStation …

Little Baby: Cafe Racer Dreams' SR125

Let’s be honest: most of the bikes that make waves on the custom scene are big-budget builds. They cost as much as a new motorcycle driven off a showroom floor.<p>And that’s fine, because that’s the price of personalization in a commoditized world. High-level artistry does not come cheap. But it’s …

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Killer Mike: 'Rap Has Given Me Voice'

Michael Render, more commonly known as the rapper Killer Mike, has had a long career. He debuted on "Snappin' And Trappin,'" a track by fellow Atlantans OutKast. Since then, he's released several solo albums and mixtapes, most recently 2012's <i>R.A.P. Music</i>, an album-length collaboration with …

5 Benefits of Working in the Trades | The Art of Manliness

A couple weeks ago, I outlined and (hopefully) debunked four common myths about skilled labor. While these stereotypes about blue collar work may …

The Language of Manliness: Manly, Manful, Man Up | The Art of Manliness

Unless you regularly read this blog, you may never have heard someone use the word <i>manliness</i> in writing or conversation. Ditto for <i>manly</i>, unless it was …

How to Make Flavored Toothpicks | The Art of Manliness

Since literally the dawn of man, toothpicks have been used as a tooth-cleaning device. With the advent of tooth-brushing and flossing, however, …

Shop visit: Heiwa 平和モーターサイクル

The country with the most influence on the modern custom scene is Japan. The machines we loosely call ‘café racers’ actually have more in common with the Japanese style of bike building than the British originals of the 1960s.<p>A handful of Japanese shops are on the radar in the west, notably Zero …

The Business of Customizing Old Motorcycles

<i>Untitled builds interesting and usable old school motorcycles in a small workshop under the railway arches in north London. And they’re doing a very good job of it too. So when we read an interview with Untitled’s co-founder Adam Kay in Classic Bike Guide, we jumped on it. It’s a great counterpoint</i> …

Motorcycles

New and noted: Motorcycle gear

This month we’re looking at new vintage gear from Italy, a retro helmet with modern technology, a new urban moto jacket, and an incredible deal on selvedge denim riding jeans.<p>Hide that credit card.<p><b>Premier Trophy</b> Helmets with retro styling are fast catching on, but there’s often a niggling doubt …

How to Make Beef Jerky | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Tim Ferriss‘ new book,</i> The Four Hour Chef<i>.</i><p><b>An Introduction to Dehydrating Food</b><p>Dehydration is all about removing …

The return of Speedy Working Motors

How can you not love a motorcycle brand called Speedy Working Motors? It might sound like a slogan on a Japanese t-shirt, but SWM is actually an Italian marque with a solid history going back to 1971.<p>SWM went bust in 1984, but the company is now back with a bang: six new models are slated for …

Cabin Fever: Daniel Peter's XR650

Daniel Peter is a photographer with petrol running through his veins. When he’s not shooting, he’s riding—and his ride is worth a close-up of its own.<p>‘Cabin Fever’ is based on a Honda XR650, although you’d be hard pressed to tell. Like its CX500 stable mate, the XR650 is one of those bikes often …

Sleep: Everything You Need to Know | The Art of Manliness

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How to Speed Read | The Art of Manliness

When Theodore Roosevelt did things, he did them with gusto. That included reading. Roosevelt was a voracious reader. The man devoured books like a …

Articles about modern energy efficient smart home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...<p>To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest...<p>Are you looking for some efficient ways to save energy …

Articles about cinematic family retreat brazil on Dwell.com - Dwell

Balancing public and private spaces and facilitating the merge of indoors and outdoors, a series of white cedar-clad volumes...<p>Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...<p>San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus …

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We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, and the state of the furniture...<p>A young family builds a Wyoming retreat filled with playful details from top to bottom.<p>In Alabama, a commercial building with a multifarious past begins a fresh chapter for …

Business Lessons From The Hells Angels

What mainstream companies could learn from the world’s most infamous motorcycle club.<p>The strength of a brand often reflects an organization’s cultural health. Inside-out, credo-driven brands surpass their outside-in, market-driven peers in category after category—see Apple and Google versus …

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2015 Ducati Scrambler Icon Review @ Top Speed

Overview<p>The Icon is the starting point from which to express yourself. It is characterised by its comfortable riding position and steel teardrop tank …

6 motorcycle movies worth watching

The fine art of the motorcycle movie has hit a speed hump in recent years. Raw and gritty paens to the alternative lifestyle are harder to find. And easy access to broadcast-quality DSLR recording has caused a rise in quantity rather than quality.<p>But it’s not all showers of sparks from angle …

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