Thursday, November 24, 2011
Commission from iconic furniture brand Ercol in partnership with John Lewis to apply a bespoke design to a cabinet from their Pilgrim range.
Made from Chinese white oak and white oak veneers and finished in black laquer. The drawers are dovetailed and all pieces have butt jointed legs for added strength. Handles are made from conical timber to match the black lacquer finish.
The James Joyce cabinet is available to buy exclusively through John Lewis.
Sunday, November 20, 2011
If you're a fan of forward thinking design, performance fabrics and amazing outerwear then you won't be disappointed with UVU, designed by Dominic Stansfield in conjunction with the KTC factory in China, who have been making premium outdoors and sports product for over 30 years. These pieces really are at the forefront of garment technology.
UVU innovations include the use of Nano-technology fabrics, waterproofing Japanese spun jersey and oxford fabrics. Sweatshirts and shirts with bonded seams. They are tested in the most extreme climates on earth, from the arctic to the tropics.
UVU launches next year with a range of lines from Sports Performance to a lifestyle line constructed from the same high performance fabrics and technology.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
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Wednesday, November 02, 2011
The Liberated Wool Peacoat keeps the classic peacoat aesthetics but uses an innovative cut and a 2.5 layer wool softshell fabric to create a cold weather jacket fit for motion, versatility, and comfort. It has incredible freedom of movement, is bafflingly lightweight, extremely weather resistant, highly breathable and warm. All without sacrificing the sharp looks you’ve come to expect from a peacoat.
In his newest body of work Evan Hecox has concentrated, for the first time, on the city of London. The city makes for deep and appropriate subject matter for the artist, with it's intricate network of neighborhoods, streets, canals and old buildings that form the backdrop for it's bustling population. He has sought out areas that are less traveled by tourists and has focused instead on parts of former industrial and working-class London, going east to Shoreditch and Hoxton, to the side-streets of Camden Town, along Regent's Canal and south to Brixton and Battersea, as well as traversing the streets and underground of the city center. His multimedia works on paper offer an outsider's view of the seemingly mundane moments and places in life, yet it is often in these details that a city's true character is revealed. Rather than impossibly trying to document all things about such a vast urban landscape, his work seeks to observe the overall mood and atmosphere of London, capturing gray, overcast days with his silver and black monochromatic pieces and making use of more colorful and abstracted visions that express the life and vitality of the city...
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
This is everywhere at the moment but I thought it was worth a mention. I started running again recently and after shopping around the Nike Gyakusou running collection was head and shoulders above anything else.