Queer News

Wish List | Nasa-Inspired Apollo 8 Conical Light by Woodlabo

Must have! “A French design company with its sights set on the stars, Woodlabo base their entire ethos on the ambitions and achievements of 1960’s NASA. While advancing space travel and designing wooden lighting systems may not seem like parallel pursuits, “meeting the challenge, practising the highest standards, savoir-faire, rigour, innovation and perseverance” are described as their common […]

Art Queer News

View Approved Design for the Future New York City AIDS Memorial at St. Vincent’s Hospital Park

Ah-mazing! The design for the future New York City AIDS Memorial at St. Vincent’s Hospital Park was approved by Manhattan Community Board 2. The coalition will now work to seek approvals from the Department of City Planning and the Landmarks Preservation Commission. We will continue to develop the design as we also manage the capital […]

Art Queer News

“Bro-llows” Pillows For Dudes :: A Product Design Project by Toban Nichols

I have a total pillow fetish. They are the basis of my comfort foundation while lounging. Besides their comfortably, I like to stack them all pretty like before I leave the house, so upon arriving back home later, the nicely arranged piled pillows give me some sense of serenity. ABOUT THIS PROJECT  I’m Los Angeles […]

Art Fashion Queer News

A New International Prize – The H&M DESIGN AWARD (Video)

H&M has created this brand new international design award with the ambition of supporting talented designers after their graduation. The H&M Design Award aims to push fashion students in the right direction, so that they can continue to grow and develop in their work as fashion designers. GENERAL INFO The contestants come from fourteen of the […]

Art

Minneapolis, MN: “Graphic Design: Now in Production” at Walker Art Center Until Jan 22

The largest museum exhibition on design since ‘Graphic Design in America: A Visual Language History’, ‘Graphic Design: Now in Production’ captures how graphic design has expanded over the last decade. To be specific, it explores how design-led magazines, newspapers, books and posters have shaped our design landscape. The exhibition showing at the Walker Art Center until 22 […]

Hair Ball of Day

Prps Goods & Co. Fall/Winter 2011 Lookbook: Glorious & Manly from Head to Toe

Scanning through men’s fashion blog today you might end up being converted to having a fetish for shaggy homeless men. The male models in a large percent of campaigns for Fall/ Winter 2012 are beastly handsome with manes of luscious hair and larger beards with clothes to match. I’m not complaining, just observing. New York’s Prps […]

Fashion

Levi’s Made & Crafted

Levi does the body good. Good to the last drop Levi’s Made & Crafted was founded on a simple premise – “Modern items based on the principles of good design.” In that mission, the Levi’s DNA forms a backbone for forward thinking approaches to classic garments and accessories, all of which privileges the right fabrics […]

Art Fashion

BE@RBRICK x Happy Socks: Totally Stoked to Make this Discovery

BE@RBRICK x Happy Socks In this collaboration, Happy Socks have designed an exclusive, creative and a colourful sock. The BE@RBRICK toy is designed as wearing this exclusive Happy Socks, and this exclusive collaboration is sold as a set ( BE@RBRICK sock and the collective toy). Happy Socks were approached by Japanese legend, Medicom Toy Corp to design its […]

Fashion

There is Hipster & Then There is Awkward Clothing: Spring/Summer 2012 in-house collection from the Opening Ceremony

I will do Opening Ceremony  the favor of holding off judgment until I see the whole collection, as they say they are holding back from showing the full collection yet. The missing pieces will have to fight an uphill battle in my mind to help out what I see so far. Awkward, very awkward. Men’s Clothing […]

Hair Ball of Day

Moncler V Men’s Collection Autumn/Winter 2011

  An excellent look at the Moncler V collection for Autumn/Winter 2011. “Entitled ‘Himalaya 1977′, the collection sports wonderful wool patterns and showcases again the knowledge and expertise by Nakamura to tell a story with fabrics. Of course you will also find a good amount of outerwear, accessories, great boots and a premium luggage range […]

Hair Ball of Day

The Facial Hair Handbook by 2 Time Beard Champion Winner :Its a Contest this Time Around

Its a contest this time around.  Submit your most creative, crazy, but SFW submissions. It can your own beard or the beard of a friend.  I’ll pick my favorite and you’ll get this book and some other goodies.  Contest ends July 5th. that gives you a good week to come up with something. It should have […]

Art

Levi’s Sculpture by Ian Mcchesney

With my love for Levis and my separate closet just for blue jeans, who would have thunk to build a sculpture? Jeans usually last about 3 weeks of wearing before getting washed (shush!) and basically stand up on their own in a sculpture like formation. British architect Ian Mcchesney takes us to a whole new level […]

Queer News

Me Wants a Felt Mouse

Joey Roth’s The Felt Mouse via Selectism Joey Roth’s latest project looks to hark back to a time of wood mice with compression clicks. It’s clearly a nicer form, replacing the “razor” movement with a precision optical control. It’s very much a modern mouse with an incredibly unique form. “The Felt Mouse will be launched […]

Fashion

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN: SAVAGE BEAUTY, A Retrospective

All hail the Queen! The questions that still floats in the air, “Why?” Alexander McQueen may have gone elsewhere but his work is no less of a heavy influence on the fashion world today and the future. This retrospective is all that and a bag of chips. Alexander McQueen is watching and loving it! ___________________________________________________________________ […]

This Town Vodcast Videos

Q & A with Nick Burns Co-author of The Bearded Gentleman: The Style Guide to Shaving

I have never had such an informative, enjoyable and dare I say smart conversation about facial hair. My usual conversations goes something like this, ” Uhh, you got something in your beard.”… ” Thanks!” Nick Burns co-author of The Bearded Gentlemen: The Style Guide to Shaving is loaded with helpful information to care for and […]