the potential of hybrid everyday items by gaulle + de la bigne

the objects are enhanced by adding spinning, heating, and other attachable qualities. The post the potential of hybrid everyday items by gaulle + de la bigne…

Alexander Wang & Jesse Marco – Urban Survival Mix

Alexander Wang & Jesse Marco – Urban Survival Mix

A busy year for Alexander Wang that has included three full collections and a host of collaborations – amongst them H&M and Beats by Dre – is set to end on a high note. To be specific, Wang recruited New York DJ Jesse Marcoto curate the soundtrack for his forthcoming Tokyo pop-up shop. Dubbed “Urban Survival” in keeping with the store concept, the mix of bopping hip-hop, trap, and electro is…

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Sneak Peek | Covet Garden Issue 50

Sneak Peek | Covet Garden Issue 50

The latest issue of Covet Garden magazine just dropped into our mailbox today and features the colourful home of Canadian textile artist, Grant Heaps. His home is a treasure trove of collected finds, from found photos of sailors to fabulous fabrics, ceramics and more. Check out this sneak peek!  (Photo’s by Ashley Capp).

Also be sure to check out their special print edition, Covet Garden Homefo…

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Essentials: Joe Hahn of Linkin Park

Essentials: Joe Hahn of Linkin Park

Joe Hahn should by now be a familiar name to HYPEBEAST readers, owing to his storied career as American rock group Linkin Park‘s DJ and programmer. Building on his experience directing some of Linkin Park’s most viewed music videos, with “Numb” having racked up close to a staggering 185 million views on YouTube alone, Joe Hahn has written and directed the soon-to-be-released film MALL which will…

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HBKU student center by legorreta + legorreta in doha

the complex houses a helix courtyard with a sculpture garden by artist jan hendrix. The post…

Palm Angels x MYKITA MYLON Calypso Sunglasses

Palm Angels x MYKITA MYLON Calypso Sunglasses

To celebrate the release of Francesco Ragazzi’s Palm Angels, MYKITA and its MYKITA MYLONrange have produced a special edition of the label’s Calypso sunglasses. Meant to evoke the minimalism of skate structures and inspired by the aesthetic of the tome itself, the shades pair sculpted pitch black frames with deep gold lenses and come packed alongside the book — the definitive book on the Los…

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Teak and bamboo structures accommodate Burmese refugees in a Thai village

Teak and bamboo structures accommodate Burmese refugees in a Thai village

These timber and bamboo huts were designed by Agora Architects to offer temporary accommodation to refugees arriving in Thailand from across the Burmese border (+ slideshow). (more…)

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Before and After: Emily Henderson’s Airy and Colorful Guest Room Makeover

Before and After: Emily Henderson’s Airy and Colorful Guest Room Makeover

Do you ever see a room and sometimes think, “OMG. If I were reincarnated, I would come back as this room!”? No? Just me? Well, this guest room — by the always fabulous Emily Henderson — is my next self, I… Continue reading on Curbly.com

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Guggenheim Considers Competition for Second NYC Location

Guggenheim Considers Competition for Second NYC Location

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is planning to construct a second location in City. As reported on the Art Newspaper, the expansion project, known as the “Collection Center,” aims to “consolidate its staff and art storage into one efficient, multi-use building with a dynamic public programming component.” The news broke with the release of a curatorial job position, seeking personnel…

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Alejandro Zaera-Polo Steps Down as Princeton’s Dean of Architecture

Alejandro Zaera-Polo Steps Down as Princeton’s Dean of Architecture

Alejandro Zaera-Polo, the head of Alejandro Zaera-Polo & Maider Llaguno Architecture, today announced that he is stepping down as the Dean of Architecture at Princeton University’s School of Architecture. Zaera-Polo was appointed to the position in 2012 having been a visiting lecturer at the school since 2008, but stepped down in order to devote more time to his research and professional…

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Villa by the Lake / Alexander Diem

Villa by the Lake / Alexander Diem

Architects: Alexander Diem
Location: Australia
Area: 630.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Andreas Balon

From the architect.Fence, garden, wooden facade, exterior wall, social rooms, private rooms— the farther one gets into the villa by the lake, the more private and gentle the building appears. Privacy is the central theme of this single-family home in close proximity to a lake. In a time…

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Nike Blazer Mid Premium Vintage “Safari” Collection

Nike Blazer Mid Premium Vintage “Safari” Collection

Nike Sportswearinvites you to enter the jungle as it introduces its “Safari” collection for October 2014. Featuring the Blazer Mid Premium Vintage, the pack sees a trio of executions: a preying feline, slithering predator, and a pair representing the jungle itself. Premium materials figure prominently throughout as full grain leather, rich nubuck, and tough TPU overlays are joined by leopard…

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Kanye West’s Paris Fashion Week Lookbook

Kanye West’s Paris Fashion Week Lookbook

With today marking the close of Paris Fashion Week as well as the end of the runway season, GQ curated a collection of street style photos starring ‘Mr. Hate-Him-or-Love-Him’ himself, Kanye West. Sitting courtside with his wife and daughter at Margiela, Givenchy, and Céline among others, West was seen sporting his signature attire as of late – jeans with knee holes, Bottega Veneta suede chelsea…

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Nike Air Max 1 Mid FB “CR7”

Nike Air Max 1 Mid FB “CR7″

Nike Sportswear follows up its camo-adorned take on the Air Max 1 Mid FB with a “CR7” edition of the football-inspired mid-top. Crafted in honor of Portuguese international and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, the release couples a black upper of mesh, leather, and suede with a contrasting white rubber outsole and bold Neo Turquoise lining. Capping off the look is white text branding at the…

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Minipresso Portable Hand-Powered Espresso Maker by Wacaco

Minipresso Portable Hand-Powered Espresso Maker by Wacaco

Up until now espresso has been something that you could enjoy either at home or a coffee shop, but Hong Kong-based Wacaco has decided to change that. Unlike all the other portable espresso units the Minipresso is hand-powered, meaning there is no need to plug anything or purchase N20 cartridges. Simple load it with water and use the hand pump to prepare your shot wherever you are, and you can…

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