New Barbara Kruger Edition Aalto Stool from ICA x Artek

London’s ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts) and Finnish Furniture brand Artek have teamed up to launch a series of artist-customized versions of the iconic Aalto Stool 60, a staple of Finnish Design by Alvar Aalto. The first edition to launch has been ‘kissed’ by American artist Barbara Kruger … [Read More...]

Ever Wonder How An Emmy Is Won? And Other Relevant Emmy Info.

The 71st Emmy Awards will be presented tonight Sunday, September 22 on  the Fox network at 5pm ET / 8pm PT. The 2019 Primetime Emmy® Awards, honoring the best in television, will be held at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles today (where it’s already 80 degrees at 10am). The theme for … [Read More...]

Samsung’s 2019 Serif TV Adds QLED and Ambient Mode

We first brought you The Serif TV designed by the Bouroullec Bros for Samsung back in 2015 before the first edition made it to market in 2016. The collaboration yielded a piece of functional furniture, rather than just a television. Its unusual “I” shaped profile and legs challenged consumers to think … [Read More...]

Awesome Welcome Mats For Pop Culture Fans

Why greet your guests with a predictable and boring “welcome” when there are so many fun ways to encourage – or discourage – their visit. A slew of new Officially Licensed Coir Door Mats for pop culture fans have recently hit the market. Running the gamut from classic TV … [Read More...]

The Carbon Fiber High-Tech Hybrid EXXEO Piano

We’ve brought you some pretty wild-looking pianos in the past. Now there’s the EXXEO Piano, the only high-end piano with a built-in battery. Created in a limited production number of 88, the high-tech, modern looking, carbon fiber composite piano is made from the highest quality … [Read More...]

Cottage La Petite Soeur Turns Existing Home Into Chic Chalet

Cottage La Petite Soeur by ACDF Architecture of Montreal is one of the recipients of the 2018 Architecture Master Prize Awards for Residential Architecture. One look at the unusual residence whose glass bridge connects the original old house to the new extension, and you can see why. Cottage La Petite Soeur … [Read More...]

15 Textile Designers Customize An Iconic Chair for Charity.

I love it when artists do this. In addition to the over 80 posts we’ve written about artists who create work for charitable auctions, we previously brought you two others about chairs: the 31 incarnations of the Vernor Panton Chair created for charity and 20 Artist Decorated Eames Chairs for charity. Now … [Read More...]

Couturier Guo Pei Wows With Her Alternate Universe Collection

Couturier Guo Pei unveiled her Alternate Universe Couture Collection for Fall Winter 2019/20, marking the finale of the Haute Couture shows for Paris Fashion Week. If memorable was the way they wanted to close the event, they chose the right collection. Surreal and sumptuous, simultaneously dark and light, the impressively crafted … [Read More...]

Iris Van Herpen’s Spring 2019 Collection Should Be In A Museum

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here Sculptural, sensual and simply breathtaking, the  Iris van Herpen Spring 2019 collection of haute couture takes wearable art to a new level. Inspired by early examples of celestial cartography and its representations of mythological and astrological chimera, the collection of womenswear … [Read More...]

First Class Fashion: USPS x Forever 21 Collection

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here Here’s a fun clothing collaboration between trendy teen brand Forever 21 and our US Postal Service that combines the irreverence of Moschino with Virgil Abloh’s self-referential lettering trend all wrapped up in an affordable collection of tees, hoodies, … [Read More...]

An American Mexican Border Wall Made of Cheese

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here That’s right, a quarter mile long wall constructed of chunks of hard cheese is being built and installed along The US- Mexican Border by artist Cosimo Cavallaro and supported by public art foundation, Art Above Ground. The Cheese Wall … [Read More...]

Vans Goes 80s Ugly With Bowie Collection

This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here The 80s fashion trends continue with the soon to be released Vans Bowie collection. More Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane than the Thin White Duke, the four pairs of collaborative kicks are colorful, quirky and well, downright ugly. But that … [Read More...]