Omega Code

Posted on March 16, 2009 Under Art

While some bands are well connected enough in the music biz to get producers like the Neptunes or Rick Rubin to work on their debut album, Brazilian metal-industrial band Omega Code is more concerned with getting artists like Joshua Davis…

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Metal for Monsters for Mom

Posted on March 13, 2009 Under Design

Remember when we told you about Metal for Monsters? After achieving some success with their artist series of monster pendants benefiting UNICEF, Blend Creations launched a DIY version of the necklaces. Now they've combined the concepts, teaming up with Celebrate…

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Celebrating 5000 Posts

Posted on March 12, 2009 Under Life

We've just put up our 5000th post on Pretty rad, right?  We think so too, so we're celebrating by giving away a little special something -- a trip to NYC. Here's the deal: I'll fly anyone in the continental United…

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St. Patrick's Dia de Los Dunny

Posted on March 11, 2009 Under Design

Cleveland-based artist Phoebe Marie is unabashed about her mixed heritage and unapologetic about her sense of humor. Following her breakout/sold out Dia De Los Dunny series, she did a few Halloween editions. Now, just in time for St. Patrick's Day,…

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Windfreak Style

Posted on March 11, 2009 Under Fashion

There are those who are darn proud to break wind. We're talking about Nike's iconic Windrunner, of course, which started off as a functional apparel piece to cut pace-slowing headwinds. In their latest Brazilian campaign to promote these classic nylon…

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DWR x K2 Snowboard Contest

Posted on February 24, 2009 Under Design

Design Within Reach may still not quite be within your monetary reach, but at least now they're helping us to lend a hand. For the third year in a row, DWR -- with the help of both its Denver and…

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Global Shortlist Giveaway

Posted on February 13, 2009 Under Books

It's Valentine's Day! You're so f-ing sick of hearing that! But, it does give us a good segue (it's sexy!) and nominal excuse (a gift for your Valentine!) to give away three copies of the Mr. and Mrs. Smith: The…

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Electrolux Design Lab 2009

Posted on February 6, 2009 Under Design

Electrolux, makers of fine vaccums and other home appliances for about 90 years have just announced their seventh global Design Lab Competition. The 2009 contest's theme is "design for the next 90 years", a call for creative students to submit…

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Champion x Hoodie Remix

Posted on February 6, 2009 Under Fashion

Ever dreamed of designing your own hoodie? Blame it on the credit crunch, but Champion is opening up its shop and letting you do the designing. They've come up with a super easy Hoodie Remix website to dream up your…

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Upper Playground x Sam Flores

Posted on January 30, 2009 Under Art

First they practically gave their T-shirts away and now Upper Playground is thanking you with a drawing for a Sam Flores painting valued at over $10,000. To celebrate their 10th anniversary, UP has planned an exciting year of giveaways, and…

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