Thrasher opens up its archive

thrasher-archive

Scans of every single page, they are up to 1985.  A lot of design and culture history here.

On a random tip, I am surprised Supreme hasn’t tried to make moves on some nostalgic collaboration with them yet.

miniature golf in brooklyn

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Check it out, now you can go putt- putt in Brooklyn, Bushwick Style.

“The Putting Lot explores the possibilities of vacant lots in the city with an emphasis on community spaces. Our aim is to inspire the imaginations of our visitors and provoke a conversation about neighborhood sustainability. We invite you to play the nine holes, each designed by a different team of artists or architects, enjoy local Brooklyn-based bites at the snack-shack, participate a variety of activities and events, or just stop by and hang out in the shade.”

Video after the jump.

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Geoff McFetridge responds visually to Stop Smiling

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For their Expatriate Issue, Stop Smiling magazine asked Geoff McFetridge “to offer his impressions on the differences between living in California and his native Calgary.”  Everything is drawn and there are some great responses, above is the answer to “WHAT ONE IMAGE SUMS UP THE WEST COASTS OF CANADA AND CALIFORNIA?”

via, the scout

if you love photography you need one of these

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Colin O’Dowd’s Polaroid inspired mirror. It would be awesome if it somehow faded your image…..

Noel Duigan’s throNE

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Every player needs a throne… Check out designer Noel Duigan’s collection of furniture. Ex UAE military turned designer, who studied in Italy has created some interesting combinations. Check out his site to see all the styles, there are so many to choose from.

low down….

The product is 100% made in Italy, all my original designs.  Beech wood, fire resistant foam and fabric.
Bespoke pieces available on request, also do children’s range, and beds. Available for delivery anywhere in the world. Currently I am located in Dubai, but trying to get set up in LA.

limited edition wallpaper

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I just recieved my copy of Wallpaper. I have noticed over the past few issues, that the nudity has increased. For example, take this cover by Peter Saville and Nick Knight.

Our favorite upside down celebrity faces

Thank God for photoshop contests!  We’ve selected 10 of our favorite from Freaking News’ Upside Down competition.  See the entire contest here.
(Thanks Brandon!)

solar powered time

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The sun’s up. Check out this solar powered clock by the design group Vandasye. Very cool modular design.

Ha Ha

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Album Cover art for Christian Metal group One Bad Pig’s Swine Flew.  80’s classic.

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Trailer for Peter Saville/Nick Knight Wallpaper* shoot

For their July issue which is dedicated to sex and the erotic, Wallpaper* tapped legendary art director Peter Saville and photographer Nick Knight to create and shoot the ultimate adult play pen. Here’s a little teaser to see how they got on.

More on Peter Saville
Saville designs textiles….

Peter Saville Q&A: What is that?

Arkitip x Peter Saville

a plinth to stand on

Legover

all you need is 12inchs

t-shirt collaboration?

icon magazine’s 50 manifestos

wallpaper magazine’s tart cards

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Wallpaper magazine

“asked designers – from students to superstars – to find the tart hiding in every type and create their own graphic numbers. Along with a selection in the magazine, all 450 cards can be viewed here. They will also be on display at KK Outlet, London from 22nd to 29th June.”

“Tart cards are the means by which many London prostitutes advertise their services. Step into almost any central London phone box and you can contemplate up to 80 cards inviting you to be tied, teased, spanked or massaged.”

Too F#%kin’ Cool

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Kool Keith’s Black Elvis Head Ornament

The Evolution of cell phones as represented by Matryoshka Dolls

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From old and large to new and small, British designer Kyle Bean has done something cool.

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the coolest usb key ever

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This is the by far the coolest USB Key. Created by Lacie and the french design firm 5.5 Designers, itsaKey makes you look pimp. Comes with a 2 yr warranty and comes in 4-8gbs. If you need to carry one then this is it. Nothing more need to be said, except it looks f@cking cool. More info here.

One thing I realized, if your drunk you might loose all your work when you try to get into your apartment with it.

outstock design

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Design collective Outstock Design (who were part of Milan 09) created this nice simple chair.

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Dee & Ricky’s lego Smuff pins

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These look pretty dope, and it’s a quick little concept. Oh, and Smuff = Cigarette if you grew up in DC in the Nineties!

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Mood Bottle Openers

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Made out of stainless steel, the Mood Bottle Opener comes in emotional states of either happy, crazy, or shocked.  What about lonely, angry, or wasted?  Those would be interesting.

Available at Poketo

B-Bot iPhone App

If you’ve ever wanted to make a vinyl toy in tribute to yourself (or another), this application lets you do just that.  Designed by Tristan Eaton and Thunderdog Studios, the B-Bot app has already produced some great results from users imaginations as evidenced in this gallery.

Movie Posters recreated with Lego

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There are some good ones in here

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