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10 Story Tree House

The structure itself seems to fluctuate between highly organized  to completely haphazard, chaotic and unstable. Perhaps as weird and wonderful as anything else this unique building has to offer: essentially the entire tree house is open to the public, provided they obey simple no-smoking rules and respect the structure. The tree house Known as the […]

Sound Fabric Neckties

The Sonic Fabric Neckties, are a limited-edition project made in collaboration with designer Julio Cesar. Sonic Fabric is woven from 50% recorded audio cassette tape and 50% colored thread. The fabric is actually audible if you run a tape head over it! The Sonic Fabric Tie is the thinner than your average tie, as it […]

Somebody to Love

Leighton Meester‘s new and highly anticipated album features her first single “Somebody to Fuck Love.” Surprisingly, the song is pretty good. The album will feature Robin Thicke as well as Awesome New Republic. Take a listen to the song below and keep an eye out for the album dropping soon. You might recognize Leighton’s voice […]

Dude Deserves More Cred.

Jasiri X a Highly Controversial Hip Hop Artist from Pennsylvania deserves some major credit after his latest Video/Rap in regards to the incredibly inhumane and unjust acts by and against humankind. It’s time someone with a strong voice steps up and spreads a courageous, informative message. Check the videos below and take a listen to […]


Shwood, the Portland label making classic shades frames out of wood, recently launched their Canby Model. The Canby, which debuted in July 2009, is available in Zebrawood, Maple or Wenge -a darker, tropical hardwood [each pictured below.] Also new from the company, the Govy, [pictured above] which features the same trendy, unique look only in a […]

Coffin Couch.

Von Erickson has built the perfect couch for this spooky time of the year, The Coffin Couch. Von Erickson Laboratories has built the coffin couch using a velvet covered foam cushion and a classic metal spring construction seat. When not in use, the couch folds up to a fully shut position. The coffin couches are […]


The “Feel” by French designer Thomas Boulanger, is an electric car designed to provide a safe and sustainable means of transportation [especially created for congested city roads.] The Feel concept car changes shape from horizontal to vertical to adapt to traffic. The car is controlled by a rotary electric actuator located under the armrest, an […]

Apple <3

Apple has introduced a few new products to their line. Including a new, Magic Mouse that ships free with each new iMac. And even better, Apple introduces the new MacBook Notebook. The newest MacBook features an all new Glass Multi-Touch Trackpad, 7 hour built-in battery. A mere 1.08 inches thin and even lighter at 4.7 […]

Urban Jewlery

Urban Jewelry is a concept by Belgian designer Liesbet Bussche in which she creates over-sized, glamourous, street art [and posters] in the form of everyday jewelry. Liesbet creates sculptures and lines the streets and sidewalks of Tielrode, Belgium with her pieces.

HK has guts…

& they’re super cute too! Dr. Romanelli has teamed up with Sanrio to create a one-of-a-kind Hello Kitty Figurine which exposes HK in a whole new way, inside-out. Not surprisingly, HK’s guts are really cute. The inspiration for the line comes from Dr. Romanelli’s love for medical science and HK. Check out the collaboration which […]