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The best men's watches at every price point

I wasn't wearing a digital watch or even a plastic camp watch anymore. It was real metal and it made me feel grown up.<p>I wore it every day and then later passed it on to a good friend who was just getting into watches.<p>My next watch was an Oris TT1 Chronograph, a beast of a watch — and it was a Swiss …

IRL Glitches Crack Customization Culture

Even electronic music production becomes abstract art in Justin Hibbs' 'Alias_Re_Covered' exhibition.<p>Glitchy spatial deconstructions appear at the Carroll/Fletcher gallery in London's West End, thanks to British artist Justin Hibbs. <i>Alias_Re_Covered</i> is an exhibition comprising sculptures, paintings, …

Circular Infinite Bridge provides panoramic views in Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus’ Sculpture by the Sea—Denmark’s biggest annual outdoor sculpture exhibitions—spotlighted nearly 60 fantastic art installations this year, and …

Dämeon Wardhang's abstract patchworks play with colour and detail

With ambiguous titles such as <i>Chemistry</i>, <i>Estate</i> and <i>The Figures</i>, illustrator Dämeon Wardhang leaves his lively work to speak for itself. The …

Shoe Porn: Tretorn Strala Black Rain Boot

How to Refurbish Old Shoes

Don't let your shoes go into early retirement when refurbishment can be the better — and cheaper — option<p><b>Think of all</b> the shoes you've worn to death. That lived-in pair of loafers from your college graduation. Those shiny oxfords that killed on job interviews. The handy lace-ups that carried you …

Shoe Porn: Loake Leather Brogues

How To Pack for Fashion Week (Or Any Trip)

<b>With European men's "fashion month" looming,</b> editors and buyers are preparing to spend the next few weeks living out of their suitcases. It's a difficult task, one made doubly difficult by the fact that the clothes of the attendees are as thoroughly documented and evaluated as the clothes in the …

Shoe Porn: Magnanni Double Monk Strap Loafer

One Icon, One Detail: Gary Cooper's Socks

<b>It's (un)officially summertime.</b> Which means that the natural inclination to shed as many layers as possible, as quickly as possible, has hit us all with full force. And so while we've been hanging up our coats and stashing away our scarves for the season, we've also been skipping the socks each …

Exclusive First Look: Suitsupply Spring 2014

<b>This past Friday,</b> with the rich Rembrandt paintings hanging in the Rijks Museum in Amsterdam serving as a suitably luxe backdrop, Dutch label Suitsupply executed an exceptional presentation of their spring/summer 2014 collection. A roster of models (also Dutch) were placed in front of the iconic …

Preview: Z Zegna Spring/Summer 2014

<b>Z Zegna designer Paul Surridge</b> reveals what we can expect from his SS14 collection, showing tomorrow in Milan: "I'm proposing architectural eveningwear, but in high-performance, contemporary fabrications."

One Icon, One Detail: Arthur Miller's Sport Coat

<b>How to nab a starlet, by Arthur Miller.</b> Step one: Write a hit play (or two, or three.) Step two: Win a Pulitzer. Step three: Wear a three-roll-two sport coat. Step four: Smile.<p>Okay, okay — maybe it's not that easy. But Miller, who was a card-carrying member of the Playing Outta My League Club …

The Question: Is That a Pajama Shirt?

<i>From the June/July 2013 issue</i><p><b>Sure is.</b> And a great many designers are re-imagining this bedtime staple as an alternative to basic button-downs. With the unstructured collar, the subtle pattern, and the piping along the edge, it adds a relaxed feel to whatever else you're wearing. Try it</i> …

One Icon, One Detail: Andy Warhol's Field Jacket

<b>When it comes</b> to the Pop Art movement of the sixties and seventies, Andy Warhol was less of an artist and more of an orchestrator. While he created some of the most recognizable works in the world during his career, it could easily be said that Warhol's greatest asset was his ability to bring …

Allan McCollum: In Charge of His Own Destiny

In conjunction with the launch of the <i>Art21 Magazine</i> and the theme of this first issue, “Becoming an Artist,” we’ve released a previously unpublished …

Art21 Premieres “Artist to Artist” Series

Last month, Art21 premiered <i>Artist to Artist</i>, a new film series that features contemporary visual artists in conversation with their peers, discussing …

Handmade Rugs & Wall Hangings by mio karo

Sardinian-born, London-based illustrator and designer Carolina Melis began mio karo, a collection of rugs and wall hangings with geometric patterns …

Bec Brittain’s Vise Light

<i>Brooklyn-based designer Bec Brittain is known for her stop-you-in-your-tracks lighting, often combining brass and glass into playful, geometric</i> …

Lost Destination Prints by Dorothy

Brutalist concrete architecture from the 1960s and 1970s might not be to everyone's taste, but for Manchester-based design studio Dorothy, such buildings are the objects of no small amount of affection—as a new series of illustrated prints attests.<p>The series, released via Dorothy's online shop …

Passion House: Prefab Modular Housing

Passion Group, Architect 11, and architect Eero Endjärv worked together to design a series of prefab modular homes and the first prototype is now …

Modern White House with Integrated Angles and Corners

Integrated Field, an architecture firm in Thailand, created this house for a family of five right next to the old house they used to live in. Its …

Architecture

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Articles about angular multi generational home washington on Dwell.com - Dwell

For many baby boomers, "retirement" is just a long way to spell "the end." This wasn't the case for Mike and Fiona Goodchild, a...<p>In Sangolquí, Ecuador, architects create a striking Z-shaped home to accommodate two generations.<p>After rescuing an aging structure, a mid-century home’s views are reborn.<p>…

Janne Parviainen's Light Paintings: Like Contour Drawings Done with an LED and a Camera

Is tracing cheating? Not when you're innovative photographer Janne Parviainen, who "had this mad idea of tracing entire rooms with one LED" while …

House in Ofuna by LEVEL Architects

Located in Kamakura City, Japan, this House in Ofuna takes what would be a simple box-shaped house and cuts away the western upper corner leaving a …

Hinterland Design Collection

Visual artist, designer, and builder Riley McFerrin’s career has taken him through various cities and down multiple creative paths, all leading to …

Constant Motion Loft by Alex Bykov

Ukrainian architect Alex Bykov finished his first interior design project and it’s quite impressive. The loft, named Constant Motion, was designed …