Art, Design, Lifestyle

House By The Lake, Lake Jungfernsee

Is there anything property in life more perfect than a lake house? Formerly an old park cafe, the House by the Lake transforms a forgotten property into a modern family home. The lakefront site is occupied by mature oak and chestnut trees and an existing emperor terrace. Preserving its historic character, the house is situated […]

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Active Lifestyle, Art, Design, Lifestyle

Surf House, A Surfers Paradise

Found sitting adjacent to Santa Cruz’s iconic surf breaks, Feldman Architecture has reimagined the classic surf shack into a modern beach retreat. Without hiding itself away from the California boho vibes the design is a clean, simple form clad in repurposed Monterey Cypress. Its board and batten facade create a nearly opaque facade from the […]

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Art, Investment

Would You Pay For Six Strands Of Kurt Cobain’s Hair?

In the world of super-fans things just got that little bit crazier for those who are fans of the Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain as 6, yes thats right, 6 of the lead singers hair goes to auction. As described by Iconic Auctions, the strands were cut by Tessa Osbourne, “an early confidant” of Cobain’s in […]

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Art

BANKSY ‘SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY’

As clever as he is talented, Banksy has a history of making societal statements with his work. Subject to Availability is indeed no exception. Instead of wholly original work, it expands upon an 1890 painting of Mount Rainier by the German-American artist Albert Bierstadt. Building on Bierstadt’s push against the destruction caused by the industrial revolution, Banksy […]

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Active Lifestyle, Art, Design, Gear

A Timeless Classic For The Modern Age

Originally founded in California in 1976, Banzai Inc. released one of the most timeless skateboard designs in the sub-culture’s history. Made entirely from anodised aluminium, it went on to become an icon of sidewalk surfing and early pool skating. With its colourful, high grain varnish and Space-Age design elements, Banzai embodied an aesthetic much closer to the […]

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Art, Business, How To, Lifestyle, Reading

Should You Self Publish A Book?

As we face UK lockdown 2.0 for 4 weeks (possibly more) now is the time you can sit back and think of all the things you started and maybe didn’t finish in Lockdown 1.0. One thing that apparently was quite a popular past time was writing a book. We too once had dreams of becoming […]

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Art, Design, Lifestyle

‘A Roman Ruin Wrapped Around A Modern Concrete House’

Last year, architect Adam Richards revealed Nithurst Farm, a modern concept housed in what was a Roman villa and his self-designed family home in the South Downs National Park. TheModernHouse share a new film exploring the far-reaching ideas and references that informed the convention-defying design of the house, as well as the intimate realities of […]

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Art, Design, Fashion, Tech, Watches

Vollebak Garbage Watch, They’ve Done It Again

One of our favourite brands of the moment, Vollebak, has gone and done it again by pushing the boundaries of what we think apparel is. The first time we featured the forward-thinking brand we called them the ‘Tesla Of Outdoor Clothing’ and they’re back at it again, proving why they really deserve that title. Vollebak […]

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Art, Business, Design, Fashion

Supreme: The Story

On London’s Peter Street, a queue of brightly dressed teenagers are a loud presence, chatting, tapping, snacking, smoking and likely fidgeting with the debit cards and iPhones in the pockets of their puffa jackets. The fairly orderly line extends deep into London’s Soho, 100-200 deep. Weaving around a corner, then another, the queue, monitored by security guards, […]

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Art, Design

Cornwall Dreams With Rick Stein’s Dining Set

Before you say anything, we know. Dining sets, really guys? But lets be honest with ourselves who doesn’t love a stand out dining set when entertaining friends and even just for your own self-appreciation? This dining set is inspired by the land and seascape of Cornish coves. The artful collection of illustrations were the winning […]

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Art, Design, Fashion

Size? X Oakley Chemical Vision

Size? and Oakley, two powerhouses, have teamed up for a limited edition collection of eyewear this summer. The collection is inspired by Oakley’s innovative spirit and references the vibrant history of Oakley’s home state, California. Drawing inspiration from the psychedelic tie-dye boom popular throughout the 1960s, each piece of the collection features a vibrant pattern. […]

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Active Lifestyle, Art, Design

What We Want This Week

Bjorn Borg, L.A August Shorts & Tee Bjorn Borg are giving the fitness apparel sector a run for their money as of late, with a collection of sleek, well-fitting pieces that are simplistic in style and heavy hitters when it comes to performance. Inspired by the Californian street style, the high-performance gear is built with […]

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Art, Lifestyle

Banksy Ruins Sothebys Auction Win

A rare piece of artwork from notorious street artist Banksy went up for auction last night — only to self-destruct moments after it was sold. According to The Art Newspaper, a copy of one of Banksy’s better-known works, Girl With Balloon, was auctioned at Sotheby’s in London, garnering a record-setting bid of $1.4 million. Once the bidding had […]

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Art, Design, Lifestyle

Hastings, East Sussex By BBM Sustainable Design

Positioned on the edge of parkland in the St Helen’s Wood area of Hastings, this remarkable four-bedroom house was built by the current owners and completed in 2009 to a design by BBM Sustainable Design. The house perches atop a hillside plot, overlooking an intriguing garden inspired by the owners’ travels through the rainforests of […]

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Art, Design

The Aussie House Built For Canadian Parties

If you’re lucky enough to design your own house, from top to bottom, what would be your first point of call? Good sized bedrooms? Making the most of the view? Or even a movie theatre for those late nights of Netflix and chill? When a family of Australian ex-pats moved to Canada their prime focus was […]

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Art, Design, Investment, Lifestyle, Watches

Why Luxury Watches Are So Damn Expensive?

Luxury items are expensive. That is neither a new nor revolutionary thought. But whereas purchasing a Ferrari or an Andy Warhol painting begets a price tag that most people are happy to justify — seller, buyer, and overall marketplace — equivalent items from the world of timepieces are often held up as “too expensive.” That isn’t to say it […]

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Art, Design, Startup

The Angle Razor, It’s A Design Nerds Dream

Shaving is a lost art, with less time and more and more gentlemen preferring a beard, the Angle Razor from Morrama is on a mission to bring back the art. With a machined aluminium handle that puts the balance point at the thumb and forefinger, the Angle Razor uses physics to help deliver a more controlled shave. […]

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