Before she became an aging racist, Brigitte Bardot was just a french babe.
(Big ups to my girl Kristin for helping out!)
Black Flag, Rise Above
I have been riding my bike a lot these days and am feeling that an upgrade is due. I know there is a trend toward the fixed gear but, this bicycle from Kronan is my new must have. Classic in every aspect of the word, it’s like a sherman tank.
Mobb Deep, Give Up The Goods, 1995
Tom Fun Orchestra, Bottom of the River.
This is a very cool collaboration of music, animation and storytelling. I feel it might have a little inspiration from Camille Rose Garcia.
Right?. I guess we can be glad that the ‘white pack’ hasn’t come out yet.
Atwood Knives creates small batches of micro-manufactured multitools and knives. Orders are lottery based for small runs, and first-come-first-serve for larger runs.
We were tipped off to a new website for Founding member of United Graffiti Artists (UGA) Coco 144. There is some really great work, and it is pretty rad seeing how his letters, COCO, have evolved in his work over nearly 3 1/2 decades.
Have a look above, and see more on his site here
The Lumen Tactile Display prototype has a lot going for itself. As for the “world of tomorrow” themed video, it needs some help. Now you need to hire a really good designer/UX/UI person to put a face on it. Created by Ivan Poupyrev
I recently was caught up on most of the podcasts from Monocle, and thought to tell you about this great interview with Thomas Demand I just saw. Demand is a German artist who recently had a solo show addressing nationalism in Germany titled National Gallery at The Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin. The amazing body of work was comprised of installations made out of paper then photographed. The models he creates are sterile, timeless fabrications of reality that make you question the relevance of the image and context as well as its reality. In the interview the artist speaks to his work and gives you an insight to his ideas, meaning and process. It is worth your time.
Buenos Aires-based illustrator Maxim Dalton created this great work featuring: Frank Zappa, George Harrison, Slash, Jimi Hendrix, Keith Richards, Jimmy Page, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Brian May, Johnny Ramone, Jack White, The Edge, Chuck Berry, Angus Young, Pete Townshend, Tony Iommi, Eddie Van Halen, David Gilmour, Ace Frehley, Ritchie Blackmore, Duane Allman, Kirk Hammett, Carlos Santana, John Frusciante, Yngwie Malmsteen, Kurt Cobain, Mike Bloomfield, Jerry Garcia, Ry Cooder, Bo Diddley, Jeff Beck, Tom Morello, Brian Setzer and Peter Green.
It will be available as a print, more info here
If I could this would be it, a limited edition carbon black Austin Martin.
“Featuring bespoke Carbon Black metallic paint especially formulated with a subtle metallic twist to create a deep rich patina…”
Do you really need to know more. This would also fit well in my black list.
Shepard Fairey’s one-of-a-kind piece for Stephen Colbert looks pretty awesome.
via, The Giant