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Dublin: City of Beer, Art, and Design

Dublin is perhaps most widely known for Guinness’s famous stout, which was born in the city more than two centuries ago. But, there is even more to Ireland’s metropolis than time-honored good brews. Dublin has a rich contemporary art and design scene as well. Check out this trio of recent work that exemplifies the distinct flavor of the #homeofguinness. Created by Clare and Gar for the Irish Design Shop, this ...

Outdoor Menswear by Isaora

It’s still cold around here, so we keep looking to winter fashions, such as Isaora’s FW 13-14 collection. Isaora is an outdoor menswear brand with an adventurous yet simple sense of style. Their FW 13-14 collection includes basics and outerwear to face the chill. The casual pieces are functional and street-ready with a blend of geometric and unstructured cuts in deep blue and black.

Japanese Streets from Behind the Wheel and Lens of Issui Enomoto

Based in Japan, Issui Enomoto is a taxi driver and photographer, like David Bradford of NYC. Enomoto, however, focuses on night scenes and makes extensive use of multiple exposures, immortalizing a distinct, multi-layered vision of his streets.

Pilgrim Hostel by Sergio Rojo

Found in Logroño, Spain, in the community of La Rioja, this large building was originally a 19th century provisional theatre. In 2013, the old theatre was converted into a pilgrim hostel by architect Sergio Rojo. The renovated building kept the original roof and rafters while recovering the facade and updating the overall space with a blend of the historic and the contemporary. Inside, for instance, there are sleek bunks and ...

Louise Campbell’s Indoor Seesaw

Louise Campbell’s indoor seesaw is a youthful design for all ages. The socially-minded furniture is intended to seat two or three people and encourages users to interact as they balance. Durable as well as innovative, the seat has a wood and steel frame that is upholstered in red or yellow fabric. While the furniture is made to be more fun with company, the whimsical colors ensure that the design looks ...

Magazine Tiny Atlas

A lifestyle and travel magazine, Tiny Atlas Quarterly (TAQ) tells stories of place through professional photography and writing. TAQ‘s editorials journey into rare natural landscapes, and, in sharing these adventures, the magazine covers the gauntlet of cultural subjects, from design and style to food and outdoor sports. The trips featured in TAQ represent a wide range of experiences, following the magazine’s dream-like aesthetic to the ends of the earth. TAQ ...

Poler Outdoor Stuff

Poler Outdoor Stuff is a casual jeans and t-shirt kind of brand for anyone who would turn to nature for a unique experience. On their site, Poler shares “Adventures” that feature their products in the real world. The photosets are exemplified by the latest, Adventure #75: Winter Lookout, which showcases eight items from Poler’s store. Photographed by Daniel Cronin, Adventure #75 follows travelers up a snowy trail to Clear Lake ...

The Line Hotel, LA

Found in LA’s Koreatown, The Line Hotel is the collaborative work of the Sydell Group, Sean Knibb, Roy Choi, The Houston Brothers, and Poketo. The mid-century building dates back to 1964, when it was originally designed by Daniel, Mann, Johnson & Mendenhall. Today, the renovated space boasts 388 hotel rooms, two restaurants, a bar and lounge, and an art retailer. Designed by Sean Knibb, the rooms themselves welcome guests with ...

Kork: Modular Storage by Twodesigners

Twodesigners’ Kork is a storage module that can be used by itself or stacked with others. Made of cork and metal components that fit together without adhesive, the unit is available in two heights and four colors–yellow, green, blue, and white.

The Typus Table

The Typus is a lightweight table in the image of an office desk. Designed by NETTESHEIMDESIGN and Heidi Edelhoff for Wilde + Spieth, the Typus’s bevelled edges and forked legs soften and brace the table so that it can be used in nearly any room. Dressed in cool colors, the tabletop and legs are respectively coated in a variety of neutrals and minty shades of blue. Altogether a versatile piece, ...