Urban Camouflage Against Crime

Posted on July 10, 2009 Under Design

Genius. It's Urban Camo Against Crime. The direct translation: Bags and purses that look like newspapers to not get mugged. Pick your newspaper, The Dependent, The Thames, or Le Monte (or a few others depending the bag style).

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Bag It: Shopping Bag Trends

Posted on June 28, 2009 Under Life

Shopping bags are, for the most part, pretty dull. Not only are they a hinderance on the environment, but they're hardly ever hip enough for us to want to recycle them unless it means dropping them in a blue bin.…

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Andrew Harper X Dunhill Traveller Collection

Posted on June 16, 2009 Under Travel

Andrew Harper collaborated with Dunhill for this summer's release of a luxury luggage collection worthy of his member's only Hideaway Report. The Traveller collection, designed with and endorsed by Harper, is comprised of three pieces: a holdall, document case and…

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Tumi Alpha Collection

Posted on May 28, 2009 Under Design

Well, I'm impressed (and a little bit surprised) to see Tumi moving away from their core black and grey look towards a more youthful oriented and hipper design. In their own words: “The digital camouflage print is applied to ballistic…

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Posted on May 7, 2009 Under Design

Spencer Nikosey is talented, period. Not only is he a graduate of Art Center College of Design (that place breeds talent), but just 4 months after he graduated he's now running a fantastic little business, with some very special products.…

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Publik Japan

Posted on April 14, 2009 Under Design

Designs by Genevieve Gauckler, Eero Aarnio, Parra, and more make up the bulk of what Publik has to offer. The Japanese venture pulls together the talents of an international crew of artists to bring us tote bags, bandanas, and not…

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Cyclelogical Gear

Posted on April 13, 2009 Under Design

Bike culture really interests me. What started as a utilitarian exercise (cycling), has permeated into every facet of our lives from the apparel we wear, the environment, and even politics. Cyclelogical, a small company formed just last year, focuses on…

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Keen Harvest Bag

Posted on April 1, 2009 Under Eco

Keen, a company that started with the question, "can a sandal protect the toes?", has gone on to expanding their product line well beyond just active sandals. Admittedly, I have not checked out their site since I was shopping for…

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Chrome Bags

Posted on March 16, 2009 Under Fashion

You don't have to be a messenger to be in search of a serious bag. The latest gear from Chrome has arrived. The no nonsense pack producers have introduced their spring '09 line: The MiniMetro, Citizen, and Metropolis. All models…

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DC x Spring 2009

Posted on March 12, 2009 Under Fashion

DC, everyone's favorite urban skate brand, is really stepping up their game lately. We've given all sorts of attention to their collaboration efforts with the likes of agnes B and Lemar & Dauley. For Spring 2009 they kept things both…

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