HOME ALONE // March 17th 2011

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As a child, everyone had his toboggan moment. The only ups and downs felt then were while having fun at the playground. And sometimes, this passion for sliding doesn’t stop when growing old. In the East Village, a client commissionned Turett Collaborative Architects, a New York based agency, and asked them to connect his two … Continue reading

WINDOWS OF HEAVEN // March 16th 2011

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We knew it! Remember when we suspected Kidult paintings on Parisian stores to be premeditated? We finally found answers to our questionings. The spraying was part of the shooting of Heaven, a movie clip directed by French Amine Bouziane for electronic music band Prince 85. The film follows infamous Kidult at night during his so … Continue reading

VOLCANO STYLE // March 15th 2011

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During Paris Fashion Week, the Chanel show is always one of the most expected. Held under the glass roof of the Grand Palais, the presentation surprises the audience with its magnificent, sometimes megalomaniac stage. No one has forgotten, the iceberg that the Kaiser – aka Karl Lagerfeld – recreated last year. Nor the huge golden … Continue reading

SCARF ATTACK // March 14th 2011

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Fashion designers love to play with patterns. And Henrik Vibskov is particularly gifted at this. The proof with this scarf named Piggysan, a keffieh using an arcade character to reproduce the look and feel of the Arab headdress. Since the Danish graduated from Central St. Martin’s in 2001, he made himself a name on the … Continue reading

NOBLESSE OBLIGE // March 11th 2011

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New York based Scott Campbell made his way to success by doing what he does best: tattoos. But not on anybody skin as he is Marc Jacobs appointed machinist. A famous customer that let him draw on runway models for Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer 2011 menswear and carve a few leather bags at the same time. … Continue reading

OUT OF SPACE// March 10th 2011

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“I only ever wanted to marry the girl next door”, handpulled screenprint on smooth white archival paper, 19″ x 24″, edition of 50 Working for clients such as Vodafone, Coca Cola, Playstation, Business Week, or Pearsons Publishing to name a few, Sydney-based illustrator and artist Kate Banazi introduces herself in a few words: “I do … Continue reading

THE BOAT THAT ROCKED // March 9th 2011

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Modern look, classic DNA. Designed by Belgian-Dutch duo Studio Job, the new Firmship 42 stays true to nautical traditions but with a contemporary aesthetic. Common to the fifties and sixties, the Firmship has been reinterpreted from head to toe. Its exterior is due to nautical architect Willem Nieland, when the deck, the interior and colouring … Continue reading

THE ART OF CAMOUFLAGE // March 8th 2011

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What you see is what you get. And there is no Photoshop tricks, it is all done by painters striving for Liu Bolin, a Chinese artist, master in camouflage. Born in 1973, Bolin is based in Beijing and travels worldwide to show how easy he can disappear. Behind his tendency to melt with the background … Continue reading

SOMEWHERE ELSE // March 7th 2011

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Espace culturel Louis Vuitton in Paris is offering Somewhere else, an exhibition with eighteen artists focusing on the theme of travel. Among the exhibitors, the Swiss-British Luc Mattenberger (*1980) who works and lives in Geneva, Switzerland. He explains to RJ TimeouT the story behind his piece Moon rise. What is it about? It’s a work … Continue reading

VEGA, THE STAR OF BACKGAMMON // March 4th 2011

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Remember the backgammon, the parlour game that used to distract parents and children alike during long-distance trips or when the holiday appartment had no tv? The good old days… French label Deuce designed the Backgammon Vega, a new game for retro-future lovers. The Backgammon Vega combines high technology with old school and digital graphics reminding … Continue reading

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