Features

Thursday
Dec052013

Gyakusou in Context

In the wake of all the exposure, after the dust has settled on previous collections, and as we await next season's product at the end of another year, it's the ideal time to consider Gyakusou in a broader context. Alongside some of the iconic imagery created around the brand, David Hellqvist examines a collaboration between Nike and Undercover that has been successful in design, performance, and sales terms ever since its arrival in 2010.

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Friday
Oct252013

Marcelo Gomes – Glass House

Our latest issue features an article about the Harvard Five – a group of mid-century architects who lived and worked in the Connecticut town of New Canaan. The Glass House by Philip Johnson is one of the group's most internationally recognized works, and, as the last days of summer gave way to the first of fall, photographer Marcelo Gomes shot a series of colourful and vibrant photographs of the building and its expansive grounds.

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Wednesday
Sep252013

EG SS14 by Manabu Gaku Inada 

In July Engineered Garments presented their first ever fashion show, featuring clothing from their Spring-Summer ’14 collection. Hosted at the New York Nepenthes store, the show was documented by filmmaker Manabu Gaku Inada. The resulting film offers not only a look at the show itself, but also a glimpse behind the scenes, and at the various processes that were required to make this landmark event such a well-received success.

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Monday
Sep022013

Nike Free Hyperfeel – A Genealogy

Released today, the Nike Free Hyperfeel Run and Nike Free Hyperfeel Run Trail evolve an emphasis on natural motion, light weight and speed. Merging Nike Free and Lunar innovations, what looks completely contemporary actually stretches far back to the brand's early days.

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Friday
Aug232013

Rose Bowl

When California’s legendary Rose Bowl swap meet, the flea market to end all flea markets, officially opens for early admission at 7am, the masses are already lined up, huddled in shawls and piled-on sweaters, pushing granny carts, vibrating with anticipation; the past’s future caged behind tall metal arches bearing imperious gates. But it’s possible that many have already missed the primo pieces.

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Monday
Jul292013

Heath Ceramics

Back in May, as part of the NoHo Design District event, Heath Ceramics celebrated their ten year anniversary at The Future Perfect store, on Great Jones Street in New York City. Photographer Dave Potes captured what was only the start of a year of celebrations for the brand.

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Friday
Jun142013

Needles & Pens 10 Year Show

Over the last ten years, Andrew Martin Scott and Breezy Culbertson have watched a world emerge from the doors of their San Francisco storefront, Needles & Pens. On May 10th, 2013 their efforts culminated in a month long exhibition at The Luggage Store Gallery featuring over 60 artists.

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Friday
Mar012013

Workers, Okayama

In November of 2011, we took the Shinkansen from Tokyo to visit the designer Takashi Tateno in his hometown of Okayama. Having long been admirers of his brand, Workers, we were excited for the day that lay ahead. Aside from following his work online, or spotting the occasional piece on the back of an acquaintance, this was our first opportunity to see the full range garments and meet the man behind the cult brand.

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Saturday
Nov242012

Arc'teryx Veilance Fall '12

Arc'teryx Veilance designer Conroy Nachtigall explores the key elements of the brand's fourth fall collection, guiding us through the various components that form its foundation, and discussing the technical challenges encountered in bringing these garments to life.

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Saturday
Nov242012

Shino Takeda Studio Visit

Shino Takeda grew up in Japan on the southern island of Kyusho, where, by way of her family and community, she was surrounded by a rich history in ceramics and art. It was only after relocating to New York City that Shino began creating pottery under her own name, and by doing so began to pursue a profession that was deeply rooted in the Japanese traditions of her past.

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Saturday
Nov242012

South2 West8 Bag Collection

Since it started, the brand has been producing classic detailed outdoor sportswear and accessories for Hokkaido, Japan which continues to represent the untamed wilderness with many great national parks.

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Friday
Nov232012

Viberg Boot

We visited the factory to find out more about what makes Viberg such a special company in todays mass produced world. The answer: handmade quality right down to the brass tacks.

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