Cool Hunting uncovers “the surprisingly complex innovation, psychology and design behind the slot machines” in their latest video.
Our friends The Principals will be releasing a set of concrete dominoes with Billy Reid on Saturday, May 18th at the Billy Reid store at 54 Bond Street. There will be a domino tournament inside of the shop to coincide with the release.
Anyone with half a brain who’s ever seen Teen Wolf knows these simple facts: Don’t get less than 8 hours of sleep, never have sex with a woman with a tattoo of a dagger on her body, and don’t play cards with someone who has the first name of a city. These three easy rules, what we like to call, “The Principals Principles” have never failed us in our not-so-difficult trek towards perfection. But like any axiom, they should be able to evolve with the changing times. And since the orgiastic feast begetted by the 3D printer, these times really-are-a-changin’ (well… not really really a-changin’, just like, theoretically a-changin’
Gizmodo goes inside Hasbro’s modeling department.
The practice by which experimental architect Michael Reynolds built “Earth-friendly homes” using discarded trash and recyclables in the 1970s. The series of three “beer can” houses, above, are in Taos, New Mexico.
Photographs by David Hiser as part of the DOCUMERICA project.
The perpetually stunning Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman gets an all black colorway.
We’re celebrating our lucky number 13th post with a bit of a relaunch: a new graphic by Aiyana Udesen, and an evolution in the rules of the game. The format stays the same, we’re still The Principals, we still have an Office, but to get called into The Principals Office now you gotta be a public figure. And to heighten the danger, since some of these public figures aren’t readers of TWBE (a good start as to why they might be getting called in) we’re gonna call them out on whatever social media outlet they use to communicate with their fanbase: facebook, their blog, carrier pigeon network, cat memes, whatevs.
To kick off our new format, we’re going after a big dog: esteemed architect, pritzker prize winner, and all around bilbo ballbagger: Rem Koolhaas, On the cocktail party scale of, “droppin’ names to get laid,” if Roman and Williams are a handy in the bathroom, Koolhaas is an ass-to-mouth threesome in the kitchen. But even for a big gun like Koolhaas, the global depression has had an impact. Thus his new furniture line for Knoll called “Tools for Life.” It’s a pretty standard track for any architect when the commissions start to dry up; have some interns fart out designs for a furniture line, ship it off to China for production, then slap a price tag on it with no less that 4 zeros and BOOM! you’re back makin’ Bentley payments and wearing Prada suits in no time.