Starbucks is partnering with Los Angeles-based clothing label Band of Outsiders for a collection of two limited edition ceramic mugs. The mugs feature a design that pays tribute to designer Scott Sternberg’s favorite slang attributed to coffee, “drip.” Featuring black or multicolored paint dripping down Starbucks signature coffee cups, the mugs retail for $14.95 USD each and will be available beginning June 10.
Israeli designer David Benatan creates various lamps under the brand name Kozo Lamp. His collection contains all kinds of lamps: wall, table and even floor lamps. The key feature of the project is the usage of iron plumbing pipes and fittings in the manufacturing of lamps. All products are handmade, which makes the £200-£350 price tag impressive. Check them out here
No this isn’t a piss take or an early April fools…Maison Martin Margiela produces a snow globe filled with nothing but snow. An object from homewares collection Line 13, forget festive scenes of wintery forests or stockings by the fire, MMM keeps things simple, even a little bleak, just a PVC dome, MMM branding and a plain white box. Merry Christmas! Find one here if you have a spare £149 or your mental!
Harow, the French design firm of Harold Sangouard, presents the Skull Armchair. Consisting of a black gloss resin exterior sitting atop a steel internal frame, the Skull Chair is a geometric, stylized take on the human skull. More than just a unique design, the chair features plush foam cushioning covered in luxurious black velvet. The Skull Armchair will be produced in limited numbers and will be available through request via Harow’s site.
For those who visited a Stussy Chapter Store before, this is definitely a familiar sight. After getting customers’ requests for a number of years, Stussy finally made the decision to have their signature “Welcome” Door Mat available for purchase. A staple of all Stussy Chapter Stores, the 29.5-inch by 19.5-inch mat is all-natural and made for coco palm fibers. Stenciled with raised “Welcome” lettering in the iconic Stussy script, the mat is now available through Stussy online store as well as select Stussy Chapter Store worldwide.
Ever picture yourself rollin’? Top back sipping gin and juice just thinking to yourself ‘Today was a good day’? – Everyday of course, but for all the stanksta’s that missed the first drop, your favourite air freshener fiends Hangin With The Homies deliver Series 2 of their coast crunching scented swingers range. Featuring three of the meanest mugs to ever grip the mic, no matter if your wheels ain’t fly or your ride ain’t tight, the Hangin Wth the Homies homies got the goods to keep your fragrant game fly. Cube, Snoop and Pac swingers are all available now for the sniffing via the Hangin With The Homies webpage
In one of the more unexpected collaborations of the season, Carhartt has teamed up with Steele Canvas Basket on a pair of stylish laundry carts. The laundry carts feature canvas bodies attached to steel frames with leather used on the top edges. To help with portability, the laundry cart also features four roller wheels and two carry handles. Available in black or natural canvas, the laundry carts are available HERE very soon
Spinning free from all traditional storage systems, the Shoe Wheel is an ingeniously designed mobile storage unit with 20 expandable pockets that can hold up to 30 pairs of shoes depending on the type.
The Shoe Wheel is simple to use. Shoes are inserted into the pockets through elastic bands, which secure them snugly into place. The pockets are easily adjustable to fit a variety of shoes; sneakers, and high heels if your that way inclined . Just rotate the Shoe Wheel to make a selection. You can pick one up now at Rakku Design.
The mainstream adoption of the smartphone has generally meant more chance to kill/waste time, be anti-social and in some cases, simplify your life. Kwikset’s Kevo looks to perform the latter with their new integrated lock that enables users to unlock their doors via just a simple tap. There’s no need to swipe your phone over the keyhole but rather the tap instantly pairs and recognizes the authorization between the two. In addition you’re able to send temporary codes to trusted people so you can let them in without the hassle of dropping keys off and meeting up. For now the Kevo is only available for the iPhone 4S and 5. For more information head over to Kwikset.
By far the most famous American Mid-Century designers, Charles and Ray Eames legacy can still be found in tastefully furnished appartments all over the world. A standout piece is without doubt the Shell Chair. Originally introduced in 1948 by Herman Miller it initially featured a molded fiber glass shell, which was later, however, replaced by a more-eco friendly yet less classy looking plastic. Now 65 years after its initial inception the Shell Chair is made available in a refined wooden veneer version, of course with your choice of three classic bases: wire (“Eiffel Tower”) in chrome or black, 4-leg in chrome or black, or wood dowel in one of three finishes.