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Steve Gunn + Mike Cooper: Pony Blues

Cult label RVNG's conceptual 12-inch series FRKWYS (pronounced "freakways") pairs young contemporary musicians with groundbreaking predecessors. As there are no limitations on creation, anything can happen—like percussionist David Van Tieghem musically responding to a bulletin board of objects …

Music Videos

Henry Liz Bike Helmet Totes

There's no denying that once you've stepped off your bike and locked it up, carrying around a clunky helmet is annoying. NYC-based Mara Holmgren and Megan Kiefer—like so many designers—saw the problem and wanted to solve it. "About two years ago Megan was visiting friends in DC and noticed that one …

Bicycle Helmets

6 Color Combos You NEED to Try From NARS’s New Nail Polish Line

Of all the major makeup collections to catch our perfectly lined eyes this summer, the latest from NARS might be the one that’s got us most excited. The reason? So. Much. Color. The cosmetics brand is releasing a mega 43-shade collection of improved nail polishes that includes 19 brand-new colors …

Studio Visit: Textile Designer Mae Engelgeer

Amsterdam textile designer Mae Engelgeer creates such visually striking elements of home decor that she can even command attention when her product is situated on the ground among a flurry of journalists, critics and peers at the annual hubbub known as Milan's Salone del Mobile. With its fluffy, …

Design

Albert Chu on Making Minimalist Accessories, Creating Zones of Messes, and Why Today's Designers Have More Room to Breathe

<i>This is the latest installment of our Core77 Questionnaire. Previously, we talked to Giulio Cappellini.</i><p><b>Name:</b> Albert Chu<p><b>Occupation:</b> Designer<p><b>Location:</b> …

Negative Underwear's No-Frills Bra

Shopping for lingerie is not always a light-hearted task. From unforgiving mirrors to finding the perfect fit for your unique body shape, it can be a stress-inducing experience. Even harder though, is finding underwear options that aren't a gaudy shade of hot pink or over-embellished with lace and …

Clothing

Modern Day At The Beach

I just bought some beach towels and a beach bag, which reminded me that we’ve never rounded up modern beach essentials. Here are some of the things …

La Roux: 'I don't get fame. I don't understand what you're supposed to do'

"I suppose I've never really been one of those people who's quick at anything," says La Roux's Elly Jackson, sitting down for her first big interview in years and seemingly unaware of the elephant-sized understatement in the room. Not quick at anything? It's been five long years since La Roux's …

The Bone Bag By Zara Dramov of The Common Knowledge

Zara Dramov founded The Common Knowledge when she was inspired by the simple act of folding a piece of paper into a continuous form, much like …

Wimbleys No-Show Socks

Whether you're sporting loafers or a worn-out pair of Chuck Taylors, in the heat of the summer, there are one too many sacrifices that come with the appealing sockless look—blisters, sweat and stink, just to name a few. While no-show socks have been an option for a while, they oftentimes come with …

Clothing

Thumm by Pana Objects

While many of the latest speakers for smartphones rely on highly specialized tech like Bluetooth or Airplay connectivity, a group of Thai designers chose to strip it all down to one material—beech wood. The result is a simple, beautiful speaker that uses natural acoustics, not circuits. …

Design

Wireless loudspeakers in exclusive Nordic design

Sound<p>Creating authentic sound is a matter of orchestration. It’s the art of making the finest components and technology play together. Only …

4 Reasons We Love the New Vifa Wireless Loudspeaker

We just got word about the new Vifa wireless loudspeaker and we love it so much we wanted to count the ways.<p><b>#1. It’s Danish</b><p>We give up. We love …

The Surreal Atmospherics of Sunn 0))) & Ulver’s ‘Terrestrials’ - The Fox Is Black

It almost felt inevitable. The reigning American kings of drone decide to team up with one of Norway’s greatest avant-garde bands. Ok, Ulver MAY have …

Paulrose Products Makes Dreamy Denim Duds

Back before the '60s were swinging and mod, Paul and Rose Svarc started a workwear company. Their family-run clothing business has withstood the test …

Clothing

Review: Carr Amplifiers Impala

In the world of guitar amps, the revolt against the printed circuit board and transistors has been in effect for some time, and the amp geeks have …

The ten best albums of 2013 – readers choice

Readers have been voting for their favourite albums of the year – and here are the results<p>• The Guardian's Top 40 albums of 2013, as voted for by its music writers<p>10. The Fall – Re-Mit<p>"Inventive, fun, and crept up on the listener in revealing its qualities. It was not a 'great first listen' album, …

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9 Sound System

<b>Advertorial content:</b><p>Working in an office environment, a continuous stream of music is essential to keep the vibes up and is the best way to discover new favorite artists. While the latest interior design style has been to keep speakers inconspicuous and blended into the background, hidden away in a …

Living Rooms

High Quality Style on Your Toes from Coclico

OK ladies, my new shoe obsession is Coclico, a brand that makes high-quality shoes and boots that balance the rigors of modern urban life with the …

Nothing Beats The JBL Synchros S700 Headphones

Beats by Dre are massively popular. For everyone else and lovers of precision sound at a mid-range prices, there’s these.<p>The JBL Synchros S700 ($350) over-ear headphones are a durable, booming, sparklingly clear piece of tech, the flagship model of JBL newest line. They’re what you get when you put …

10 Artists You Should Have Known In 2013

It's usually easy to keep up with your favorite artists. You can follow them on Twitter, like them on Facebook and check them out when they come to your town.<p>Falling in love with unfamiliar bands? That's not quite as simple. There are so many aspiring musicians out there, you can't possibly listen …

AC1 Loudspeaker system

Audiophile

Winter Session

Deep in the heart of Denver's historic Five Points neighborhood, a group of five artisans and designers are reviving the Western tradition of leather-crafted, rugged goods with Winter Session. Once dubbed the "Harlem of the west," over the years the neighborhood has been home to a thriving jazz and …

Design

Huxter Goods

The connection between design, inspiration, production and place is often disjointed in the contemporary global economy. While this is commonplace, occasionally a brand comes along that wholly encapsulates the notion of place in a product—Watch Hill, Rhode Island's Huxter Goods is one of these rare …

Rhode Island

Iranian Women Find Stylish Ways to Abide by the Government's Strict Dress Code

The Tehran Times is a blog devoted to documenting the style of Iranian women found on the street who have creatively approached the strict government enforced laws placed on how women dress. Retaining a fashionable and artistic flair, the images reveal a generation of women who have taken the …

Trends

More proof the world's best headphones are made in the US

Audeze has long been one of the Audiophiliac's favorite brands, and its new LCD-X headphones are a game changer!<p>The way I see it, high-end audio is all about the pursuit of excellence, and Audeze headphones exemplify that philosophy. Now sure, most headphone manufacturers try to make the best …

Audiophile

Classic Acoustics Meets Modern Tech

Stream nostalgia with the first ever Bluetooth gramophone, the Gramovox! The timeless design is not only aesthetically “old-school,” but also …

NYC's Female Leathersmiths, Part 2: Barbara Shaum Keeps it East Village Real

On 7th Street in Manhattan's East Village stands McSorley's Old Ale House, one of NYC's older Irish pubs, dating back to the mid-1800s. Since its …

NYC's Female Leathersmiths, Part 1: Kika NY

Hailing from the Netherlands, Sabine Spanjer was an interaction designer. Fellow Dutchwoman Kika Vliegenthart earned a Bachelors in Economics. So …