Paul Smith essentials, Starris a Mainline collection, Oakwood dip dyed leather gentlemen
Learn how to use moss to write on the walls, all you need is beer (easy),sugar, and some moss. That should be it. For the full details check it out here.
I remember seeing these paintings in the background of a post on kaws’ blog on honeyee. It turns out that the Peyo-tribute Smurf paintings were commissioned by none other than Pharrell Williams of Neptunes fame for his Miami apartment. It is nice to see that smart rap stars invest in, and appreciate quality art (Kanye too). More pics after the jump. via, highsnobiety from BBC
The leader of an artists
In conjunction with the release of their first ever digital-only single for
This piece has Orwell written all over it. Duh. Same time, same place
The Cult’s new album “Born into This”, comes out today, a viral video is also making the rounds which combines footage of the uprising in Burma with THE CULT’s “Tiger in the Sun” from “Born into This”. If the band had nothing to do with this video, then they need to find the editor, the video combines powerfull images, on top of a good song, that becomes great and meaningful.
According to the BBC, The Spice girls sell out in 38 seconds. Well I guess shitty music is still popular.
Brooklynite label Love Brigade announces the grand opening of their boutique showroom, Love Brigade Co Op, located in a new venue in 230 Grand street in the heart of campus shopping district, one block from Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg. The coop will feature:
Brains On Fire
Ph by Phillia
Zulema Griffin (Project Runway).
Featured this month in October’s Wallpaper Hotsheet, Save Our Souls. Designers Johannes Carstrom and ceramicist Magdalena Nilsson create objects that they call “bitter-sweet aesthetic”. “Drops”(pictured above) pendant lamps in the shape of black drops of oil- are not only functional, but supposed to act as a comment on the darker side of the world….. To see more of there work check out there site.
On The Go is a classic video magazine that was made by Espo in the early 90′s. This short video of The Roots’ Black Thought and ?uestlove freestyling has recently popped up on YouTube. Check Espo painting in the background. If anyone has copies of On The Go on vhs, transfer them to dvd and send them over, please.
Radiohead will sell downloads of their new album In Rainbows from October 10
Opening tonight In Philadelphia is Greetings From the Loin. Featuring Mike Giant, Curve One, and BigFoot, the show looks great and in addition to the art there will live painting by Bigfoot and a sneaker auction. It all happens at Jinxed Clothing. Some pics after the jump
Eater.com goes inside Kingswood, the new the Aussie restaurant that’s replaced Jefferson in the West Village. The new look and feel looks amazing. A lounge is on its way in the downstairs.
Aussie, Fancy Locals
121 W 10th St, West Village;
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I am totally into the new line of glassware that Upper Playground has created for their Fall 2007 houseware line. Fresh pint glasses by artists Sam Flores (above), Basco, Dora Drimalas, and Jeremy Fish. I have also noticed that there are some coffee mugs as well, so dope. You can buy it all here.
I have to admit after 911 I liked Rudy, he made you feel safe. Flash forward to the presidential race and he is as bad as the current administration that plays the 911 card any time they need something. This week in the news, besides his phone call with his wife, RG is raising cash for his bid, and he seems to be doing it any way possible. A supporter of Rudy Giuliani’s is throwing a party that aims to raise $9.11 per person for the Republican’s presidential campaign. Read on…