The Beauty Of Booze: Alcohol Molecules As Art

Alcohol Molecules Art
above: Tequila, as seen when magnified 1000 times

Magnified up to 1000 times under a high tech laboratory microscope, images of various alcohol, mixed drinks and plain beverages like Cola and iced tea are sold as customizable fine art and prints by American company BevShots. Read more

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Wally Refines The WHY Superyacht & Unveils New Smaller Version

WHY Superyacht
above: the newly refined design of the original Wally WHY Superyacht

Remember the incredibly buzz-worthy WHY Yacht by Wally in collaboration with luxury brand Hermes? The cgi images and video of the modern sustainable superyacht were on almost every luxury and design site in 2009 and the drool-worthy vessel made just about everyone’s dream wish list. Well, it’s been almost a year since the spectacular modern luxury superyacht received enormous press coverage, so what’s happened since then? Read more

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Be Cycle & Fashion. 12 Designers Customize Peugeot Bikes For Charity.

custom peugeot bikes by designers
above: Kenzo Takada’s custom Peugeot is one of twelve bikes that will be auctioned off in September

Idenium PR agency, web-tv channel The Heart and Sylvie Burger Council have garnered several big names in fashion and design: Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Ylan Anoufa, Gabriella Cortes (founder of Antik Batik), Karim Bonnet, Francois Duris for Peugeot, Marithe and Francois Girbaud, Kaori Ito for Elieux by Jean-Claude Jitrois, Jerome L’Huillier, Ora-Ito, On Aura Tout Vu for Swarovski and Kenzo Takada to design and execute custom Peugeot Bikes which will be auctioned off and whose proceeds will benefit ACT Responsible, whose aim is to promote environmental and social causes. Read more

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Tiki, Tatts and Skulls. Lionel Scoccimaro’s Go Big Or Go Home.

above: detail from BJ&SS White Jar

The talented contemporary artist and photographer Lionel Scoccimaro had an exhibit titled Go Big Or Go Home earlier this year at the Carpenters Workshop Gallery. If you missed it, don’t fret, I’m bringing it to you here. Read more

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Tattoo Artist Scott Campbell Designs Bags & Inks Models For Louis Vuitton

Scott Campbell for Louis Vuitton

Gucci has already introduced a Tattoo-inspired collection of handbags and Chanel introduced their temporary tattoos, so it’s no surprise that yet another luxury brand has jumped on the tattwagon by hiring Scott Campbell for Louis Vuitton. Read more

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Johnny Swing Turns Cold Hard Cash and Currency Into Furniture and Textiles. Literally.

Johnny Swing Coin Furniture

A trained sculptor and licensed welder, 49 year old Vermont-based artist Johnny Swing, an alumnus of Skidmore College and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture uses found materials and objects to repurpose into art, furniture and more. Read more

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FLOS Soft Architecture: New Modern Lighting By Starck, Wanders, Gilad & More.

FLOS Soft Architecture Collection

Flos recently presented one of its most ambitious and avant-garde products: the Soft Architecture collection. Read more

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Shear Beauty. Cut Paper Art By Lorraine Nam.

Cut Paper Art By Lorraine Nam
above: Rice Husband by Lorraine Nam

Like Peter Callesen, Helen Musselwhite, Yuken Teruya, and Yulia Brodskaya, here’s yet another artist who’s very talented with a pair of sharp shears. An illustration graduate from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Lorraine Nam paints, illustrates and hand-cuts paper like no one’s business. The results are Asian-influenced storytelling with highly detailed cut paper silhouettes. Read more

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Biomega Designs New Bikes For Puma

Puma Biomega Bikes

Copenhagen-based bicycle company Biomega has designed 5 new bikes for Puma. Designed for urban commuters, the new bike line combines European design with US riding styles, resulting in a completely new Trans-Atlantic bike paradigm. Read more

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