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Saturday
Sep132014

Carl Auböck at OK

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—01. Aorta Vase.

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At any given time there seem to be a few shops around the world holding a small cache of Carl Auböck-designed homewares. I always delight in stumbling upon new ones and seeing what they have compared to the others. The LA-based store, OK, has a few of the usual suspects on offer, as well as a few I haven’t really come across before. As the Austrian designer's recognition keeps growing year by year, there are bound to be more shops carrying his designs, but for now this stands as a fairly good selection.

Available from OK

Saturday
Sep132014

C.E Hoop Collar Sweat

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01. Made in Japan.
02. Embroidered sleeve graphic.

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Finding good things to say about this sweat would be easy, finding any fault in it would be hard. Minimal branding, beautiful cuffs and collar, and a typically good cut all help in making this one of the best crew necks I've seen in a while.

Available from C.E

Friday
Sep122014

London Design Festival: Vitsœ 620 Reading Room

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01. The chosen titles.
02. A magazine about magazines.

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Together with magCulture and Postcard Teas, Vitsœ are hosting "a place to pause in comfort" at their Duke Street store during this year's London Design Festival. Jeremy Leslie, the founder of magCulture, has selected 20 independent publications from around the world, including Inventory, all of which will be on display. These titles also form the backbone of MagMagMag, a limited edition supplement produced especially for the occasion. The 620 Reading Room will be open daily from September 13th to 21st, with complimentary refreshments provided by Postcard Teas between 2pm and 4pm, Monday to Saturday.

Vitsœ

Friday
Sep122014

Frank Leder Loden Wool Trouser

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—01. 100% wool.

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Every Fall-Winter I wait with anticipation to see what wool pieces Frank Leder will be releasing. There is a beautiful simplicity inherent in all of his designs and the rich organic fabrics are always some of the most appealing on the market. These trousers, featuring interesting back pockets, are a standout from the current offering and would be easy combine with the season's prevailing palette.

Available from Starling

Thursday
Sep112014

Joe Bradley – Our Gang

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—01. Colour offset.

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Our Gang, published by Karma, is something a little different from New York-based painter Joe Bradley, who has a habit of keeping people guessing. The 32-page book, released this year in an edition of 500, features colour photographs of children wearing paper animal masks – a simple yet haunting exercise that stands out next to his painted works.

Available from Antenne Books

Thursday
Sep112014

Max Lamb Last Stool

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01. Polished copper.
02. Various colours.

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This stackable stool made by UK-based furniture designer Max Lamb for Discipline in Italy is spun from one piece of metal. The simple shape, ribbed hand grip, and manageable weight mean it's easy to move around, for use indoors and out. Available in polished copper or enamelled steel, the durable materials make it a piece of furniture that will last for years to come, growing in character along the way.

Available from Discipline

Wednesday
Sep102014

Needles Deck Down Jacket

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—01. Metal clip closures.

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This deck jacket from Needles is a real highlight in a very strong collection this season. The down quilting and modern, technical fabric are nice additions to a classic design which utilizes the same metal clip closures as some variations of the US Navy original. 

Available from Inventory

Wednesday
Sep102014

Margaret Howell Calendar 2015

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—01. Cover.
—02. July.

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In support of the Edwin Smith retrospective which opens at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London today, the latest Margaret Howell calendar has been released a little earlier than usual. Featuring a selection of the British photographer's black and white landscapes, the 2015 edition is now available in-store and online.

Available from Margaret Howell
Ordinary Beauty: The Photography of Edwin Smith

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