Air Jordan Son of Mars Low “Do The Right Thing”

April 28, 2013

YOU – WE – need these in our life.
First released back in 2007, the Air Jordan III “Do The Right Thing” was inspired by Spike Lee‘s film of the same name debuting in a brisk blue, pro gold and radiant green colorway. TThe Air Jordan Son of Mars Low “Do The Right Thing” is back and will be released on June 29.

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Property Of The Week

April 17, 2013

Melbourne-based Clare Cousins Architects have restored an existing Edwardian house and made a single story addition. Simply stunning…

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April 7, 2013

Founded in the 1940s by Madame Carven de Tommaso, Carven has always been revered for a distinctly Parisian sensibility and style. Spanning the decades, the brand’s imaginative designs have evolved and under former Givenchy designer Guillaume Henry, a sharp aesthetic combining sleek silhouettes and bold colour has come to define the label.

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Adidas Originals 2013 Newburgh Limited Edition Watch

April 4, 2013


The latest watch from adidas Originals comes in the form of the brand new Newburgh design part of the  limited edition timepieces range.  Measuring 50 mm and sporting a sleek matte black titanium case, the watch features super luminescent markers and indexes on both the dial and top rotating ring while a caoutchouc strap and screw-down pushers cap off the look. Limited to just 500 individually-numbered pieces, the blacked-out Newburgh will be available beginning this Saturday, April 6 for $595 USD at select adidas Originals doors worldwide.

Reebok Classics x The Distinct Life “TDL Camo” Ventilator

April 1, 2013


Rick Williams and The Distinct Life teamed up with Reebok Classics on the “TDL Camo” Ventilator featuring the brand’s signature camo pattern debossed into rich maroon full-grain leather with tan mesh and a gum sole. The result is a classic sneaker with deep colors and contemporary construction.

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Ginkgo polypropylene umbrella is 100% recyclable

March 30, 2013


Umbrellas on the market today are theoretically made of recyclable materials such as metal, plastic and wood.
however, they can’t be recycled as they are.
They’d need to be disassembled to be properly disposed of, which means that most of them just end up going to landfill.
A big waste of resources. polyester canopy, as an example, takes up to 1’000 years to biodegrade…

Developed in Italy over the last three years by federico venturi, gianluca savalli and marco righi, the ‘ginkgo’ is an innovative compact umbrella, redesigned from scratch and made entirely out of one recyclable material – polypropylene.
Conceived to be stiff and flexible, the piece is able to absorb random impacts and wind force without breaking or bending.
Using injection molding process, the numberof ‘ginkgo’ components are considerably reduced compared to the traditional umbrella.
The design is made up of just 20 pieces instead of 120 pieces – eliminating the traditional assembling procedure of screws or pivots, as all the couplings are obtained by long lasting and reliable snap-fit joints.
When ginkgo finally reaches the end of its useful life you can just toss it in the recycle bin.
no need to disassemble the components.

For more information on the ‘ginkgo’ umbrella, see the indiegogo campaign site, where the project will seek funding for production.

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