55 DSL - Spring/Summer 08



Check out the hot new Spring/Summer 08 line by 55 DSL. Created in 1994 as an experimental spin-off from Diesel, 55 DSL rapidly established its own exuberant identity. Over the years it has sponsored the likes of surfer Joel Tudor, skaters Tony Hawk and Steve Berra and snowboarder Lukas Huffman. In a way, the company has a pact with its consumers. Customers provide loyalty, and 55DSL provides cutting edge fashion that help them enjoy their lives to the fullest.

March 27, 2008 in 55 dsl, brand, fashion, model, skate, ski, spring, street, summer, surf, trend, urban

Kate Moss In Kate Moss TopShop Pinstripe Jeans


via Denimology: A couple of days ago I posted a promotional shots of Kate Moss wearing a pair of jeans from her Spring/Summer 2008 collection for TopShop. And as if to prove that she does actually wear the clothes she designs here she is in the same pair of pinstripe jeans on a recent shopping trip to the Prada store in London.

March 27, 2008 in celebrity, culture, denim, fashion, female, kate moss, model, pinstripe, topshop

Designer Menswear Winter 08-09: The Classic Codes of the Tuxedo

Men’s designers from Paris and Milan have taken their inspiration from the classic codes of the tuxedo whilst details such as shawl collars and satin or velvet trims are used to create new products.

Dries VAN NOTEN shows a flannel jacket with a satin shawl collar. In his own collection, Kris VAN ASSCHE presents a tuxedo-inspired jacket worn over a boilersuit, while FERRAGAMO mixes sports style with the tuxedo. Ann DEMEULEMEESTER adds a ruched shirtfront to a shawl-collared jacket.

In menswear, the tuxedo is a source of inspiration and reinvention.

In its Men’s Summer 09 Trendbook, Promostyl features it twice: firstly in the ACADEMIC theme in it’s approach to t-shirts and secondly in the SPECTACLE theme where classic codes go between rock and romanticism.

Source: PromoStyl.com

March 27, 2008 in ambush, classic, culture, design, designer, fashion, industry, mens, model, trend, tuxedo, winter 08-09 | No comments (Edit)

warwick saint :: photographer


Noted fashion and beauty photographer Warwick Saint has a small gallery of nudes in the Personal Work section of his website.

warwick saint :: photographer

Via: a flower a day

March 27, 2008 in art, culture, female, gallery, image, imagery, life, male, model, naked, nude, photographer, sexy

The Artwork Of Paul Alexander Thornton

Shit We’re Diggin: The Artwork Of Paul Alexander Thornton via Wooster Collective


You can see more of Paul’s work here.

March 27, 2008 in Artist, Illustration, art, arts, culture, graffiti, grafitti, graphic, life, paul alexander thornton, street art

“Jean-Michel Basquiat” by Jeannette Montgomery Barron


Vintage Portraits from the 1980s by Jeannette Montgomery Barron are the topic of an exhibition that opens today at ClampArt in New York. Barron captures some of the most significant artists of the time in moments of great calm that exude an intimacy, made even softer by the use of natural light. These are black and white photographs that the viewer wants to step into, into a place where there may be a chance to see the artist a little less cloaked.
Artist: Jeannette Montgomery Barron
+ clampart.com

DJ Nate Day - Everywhere in LA is 30 Minutes Mix

Photo credit: Glenjamn

Philly representer, Nate Day, comes correct on his new “Everywhere LA is 30 Minutes” mix. Nate Day recently moved to LA and the title is a keen observation of life in a new place. Given this truth, the runtime of this mix is just perfect for the ride. It’s my current soundtrack for dancing in traffic. Get yr swerve on. It’s eclectic. It’s hectic. It’s dope.


  1. Hail Social – AM-FM (DJ Siyoung Remix)
  2. Hot Chip – Ready For The Floor (Soulwax Dub)
  3. Crookers – Knobbers
  4. The Klaxons – Atlantis To Interzone (Destroy Disco Remix)
  5. Fedde Le Grand – Put Your Hands Up For Detroit
  6. Justice – Phantom Pt. II (Boyz Noise Remix)
  7. Villains – Rock It
  8. Treasure Fingers – Cross The Dancefloor
  9. Steed Lord – Feel The Heat
  10. Thieves Like Us – Drugs In My Body (Designer Drugs Remix)
  11. M.I.A. – Boyz (The Twelves Remix)
  12. Snoop Dogg – Sexual Eruption (Weird Science Remix)

MP3: Nate Day - Everywhere in LA is 30 Minutes Mix [33:43 | 77mb]

Philly kids will know Nate Day from his years sharing the bill with some of Drum & Bass and Bmore/Club’s biggest names. LA heads might know him from his LOOSE party alongside Wendy City. Strangers to DJ Nate Day can see him next Thursday in Los Angeles at Fever, located at Temporary Spaces and headed up by DJ C-Town of the Anthem Magazine posse. G’times.

Visit Nate Day on MySpace.

March 27, 2008 in Artist, club, culture, dance, electro, la, life, mix, music, nate day, nightlife | No comments (Edit)

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Ice Pak from Ice Factor - Innovative Street Team Marketing

    Sensenoun, verb, sensed, sens.ing.
    1. any of the faculties, as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch, by which humans perceive stimuli originating from outside or inside the body.
    Your five senses play an important role in your daily life. Every moment in your life, you use at least one of your five senses. You touch, hear, see, taste, and smell in order to adapt to a new environment.

    ICE Factor is now appealing to those five senses by incorporating the ICE PAK! The ICE PAK brings all the different sights, smells, feelings, sounds, and tastes together in the form of a Backpack for your next corporate promotion!

    ICE PAK is designed specifically for Street Teams to grab the attention of consumers and provide the ultimate “Innovative Consumer Experience!” The sleek and unique ICE PAK appeals to the five senses of each consumer as Street Teams promote, brand, and direct market your company!

Sight: Consumers will be able to view any promotional message from the video and picture monitor screen.
Sound: As consumers are near each Street Team member, any promotional message will be delivered in any audio format; from music to corporate tunes.
Smell: When consumers interact with each Street Team, they will begin to take in the aroma that is distributed from each ICE PAK; any aroma you desire can be implemented and changed anytime.
Taste: ICE PAK Street Teams will distribute any product for sampling to each consumer.
Touch: When providing the ultimate “Innovative Consumer Experience,” Street Team personnel will provide a personal touch by interacting directly with each consumer and providing them with information.
Added Benefits: Each ICE PAK is also broadcasting your promotional message via Bluetooth® Marketing. As consumers enter into close proximity of each ICE PAK Street Team, information is sent to each Bluetooth® enabled device in any form of media: video, mp3, mp4 or picture.

“YOU DREAM IT - WE ICE PAK IT!” - contact me for your next campaign

Nathan Hewitt


Rising Down Cover Arrives! via illRoots

Rising Down Cover Arrives! via illRoots


One of the most anticipated albums in years.BONUS: Download/Stream Here.

Buffet Libre DJ’s - Verbena Selected 2

via redthreat

One of the more interesting compilation projects of last year was the Buffet Libre Verbena Selected mixtape. The idea was to take some of the larger up-and-coming electronic acts and ask them to contribute one of their favorite songs into a full length piece produced by Buffet Libre. 15,000 downloads within less than 3 months later, they started thinking that maybe it might be time for a follow-up. Today I was sent the second compilation in their series, with tracks courtesy from everyone from Cut Copy to The Glimmers to Girl Talk. It’s really interesting to see what some of these groups picked as their songs.

Buffet Libre DJs - Verbena Selected 2

For another experiment, we have us the Verbena Rewind project, where the Buffet Libre DJ’s went around requesting a whole bunch of bloggers, including Pardon My Freedom, Get Weird Turn Pro, IHeartComix, D Squared and a whole lot of great music sources (including me ;oP) a single 80’s track for another mix. And the results are great, each saying a lot about the individual people who participated and how early music influenced them. It’s all very reflective. I chose “Six Different Ways” for my single because I’m a huge Cure fan and because that song is totally awesome. Compiled into a two part mixtape, there are separate files and tracklistings. Enjoy.

Buffet Libre DJs - Verbena Rewind Part 1

Buffet Libre DJs - Verbena Rewind Part 2

Vespa Pin-Up Girls


Great Flickr gallery of oldskool Vespa Pin-Up girls. (via).


IdeaFixa via SexinArt


IdeaFixa is up to issue 10, this issue: fear and loathing - the magazine loads fast and the content is well worth it. Next issue’s theme is “Desire”, looking forward to that one!

Margaux Williamson - Girl

"Girl"via ArtMoCo


Toronto-based painter Margaux Williamson is currently showing at the Marvelli Gallery in New York. The show is called The Girls show Dostoyevsky the new darkness, and Williamson’s viewers are led into a narrative that is soft and dark, with the interpretation of each adjective left open. The darkness is certainly present in the above painting, Girl, but for a painting so black, is it really dark? And the chains that hold the sledding girls in the painting that bears the name of the exhibition - are they hindering or helping, in the marshmallow snow? And OK or Self-portrait as Future Buddha, how can these paintings not endear themselves to us?
Artist: Margaux Williamson
+ marvelligallery.com

The Girls show Dostoyevsky the new darkness
OK or Self-portrait as Future Buddha

WeeklyArchitectureDesignDigest by Brad Rippey

The state of the profession:
"The problem, therefore, is not just a lack of clients-with-taste-and-money, though that is real enough. It's that the knowledge itself is no longer architecture's dilly-bag."


Vatican Going Green.
The Vatican tells the faithful they should be aware of new sins, such as causing environmental blight...
Pope Benedict is making the case that climate change is now gravely important to the human race.


Des Moines is planning, Austin already has 3.3 million in the bank for it:
Arthouse will add to an already vibrant downtown Austin...

Mayor Will Wynn, in a written statement, called the design "pure creative genius."

"(The architects') layering of history and newly created spaces within Arthouse's Jones Center make it one of the most amazing pieces of architecture in Austin," he said.


Tunnels and sky bridges or the death of the street?
Your answer to your lengthy essay is clear, elegant, visible connections to the labyrinths below or above.
DSM is working on this, how do you bridge the two levels? How do the two systems compliment each other?


Another Geography
An installation by Kimihiko Okada
For those of you who were around, kind of reminds me of Kendall Buster's installation at the Anderson Gallery.


Eco-Friendly Spirits?
Buy a bottle of 360 Vodka, help the environment?


Early Color
American photographer Saul Leiter's work from 1948-1960


Harvesting the power of the tides:


Rest in Peace, Sir Arthur C. Clarke
Best known for his 1968 short story The Sentinel as it evolved into Kubrick's masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey
"His visions of space travel and computing sparked the imagination of readers and scientists alike. "


Greedy Genius

Greedy Genius via ill Roots


What is a Greedy Genius?….I sat down with my good friend Mikhayel Tesfaye is one of the founders of the infamous street wear line Greedy Genius. I sat down with him and found out some interesting facts about Greedy and much more….Enter Mik.

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Outkast - Royal Flush (Ft. Raekwon)

Outkast - Royal Flush (Ft. Raekwon)

Make sure to check Dre's verse...Sick as hell

Download/Stream Here.

New track off of Big Boi’s upcoming album Sir Luscious Left Foot.
Featuring Raekwon and Andre 3000.
Produced by Rick Wallkk & Jeron Ward.

Big Boi of Outkast made news months back by announcing that he was working on a solo album, but few details have surfaced since. In a recent interview with Vibe, Outkast’s other half spoke on the status of his project.

“I’m going to put 12 songs on there, I’m finished with like nine right now,” says Big Boi. “I plan on releasing a single on December 31 at midnight going into the New Year, ’cause I want all the stuff to be ‘08, everything to be brand new. It’s going to be a lot of surprises. We just really trying to bring that good music back.”

While there is no official release date or title, Big Boi said he was leaning toward calling the album Sir Luscious Left Foot. Initial reports listed Sade and Organized Noize among featured guests on the album. Andre 3000 is also working on a solo album, although the group doesn’t plan to package both works together as they did with Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, which has sold over 11 million copies to date. Big Boi added that he and Andre 3000 will release another Outkast group album after both solo projects are finished.

The Cardboard House

The Cardboard House represents the reduction of technology and the simplification of needs. By demonstrating that we are able to recycle 100% of the building components at extremely low cost, the Cardboard House is a direct challenge to the housing industry to reduce housing and environmental costs.

Stutchbury and Pape, working in association with the Ian Buchan Fell Housing Research Unit at University of Sydney, see this project as a genuine temporary housing option.


Shawn Livewire - Ides of March

Ides of March. - Shawn Livewire

Click here to download

Shawn Livewire- Ides of March

01. Wiley - Wearin My Rolex (DJ Friendly Ikon Refix)
02. Fantastadon - Anesthesiologist
03. Felix Da Housecat - Radio (Infadels Remix)
04. OH SNAP!! - High Top Fade
05. Count & Sinden - Beeper (Fake Blood Remix)
06. Kylie Minogue - Slow (Nathan Vice Remix)
07. Designer Drugs - Sex Up My Brain
08. Crystal Method - Keep Hope Alive (MSTRKRFT Remix)
09. TERROR DACTEL - Automatic Dragons
10. Bloc Party - Hunting for Witches (Villains Remix)
11. Boys Noize - Oh (A-Trak Remix)
12. Armand Van Heldan - NYC Beat (Roccanova Remix)
13. TERROR DACTEL - Rocket Ready
14. Fantastadon - Cant Help It
15. Supreeme - Who We Are (Royal Rumble Remix)
16. DJ Skeet Skeet - Low Remix Bad Kitty Anthem
17. Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up (Solly Remix)
18. Aaron LaCrate & Debonair Samir - Know How ft Young MC & Masta ACE (Gutter Remix)
19. Mark Almaria - Freak Em Slow (Panty Dropper Freak a Leek Mix)
20. Herve - Cheap Thrills (Laidback Luke Bootleg)

audio surf visual music game

audio surf visual music game via information aesthetics

a music-adapting puzzle racer game where users can choose their own music to play with. the shape, the speed & the mood of each race is determined by the song chosen, so one is able to "ride the music". players can earn points by clustering together block of similar color together on the highway, & can compete against each other for the highest score depending on the songs.

[link: audio-surf.com & youtube.com (demo movies)]

Jenna does Peta

Jenna Jameson Does PETA

Jenna Jameson gets pounded while wearing pleather and PETA is against killing animals for their skin, so they have teamed up for PETA’s new ad campaign, Pleather Yourself.

Kate Moss vs Heidi Slimane

Kate Moss vs Heidi Slimane

kate moss

kate moss

kate moss

Give Us Money, We Are Pretty!

mrmt: is an aesthetic that is based less - please forgive me like that bryan adams song :]




via: sexinart



Is Your Child a Tagger?

The The City Of Santa Ana Asks... "Is Your Child A Tagger?" (Complete With Diagram)

via Wooster


Too funny.

Isoe Returns To The Streets Of Berlin

Isoe Returns To The Streets Of Berlin via Wooster


WeeklyArchitectureDesignDigest by Brad Rippey

I need to add this to my bookshelf when it's published.

Rehabilitation of Henry Wright's Ramirez Solar House.
We need to bring this thinking back.

River as machine.
A controlled release into the Colorado river to improve the fish habitat also doubles as an indication of the Hydroelectric power demands of cities such as Las Vegas. River as gauge for how much electricity the southwest consumes...hmmm.

World's 1st positive energy building.
Why is this not happening on this side of the pond?

A new way to generate electricity for your home.
Flush your toilet, take a shower = power for your home...seems to make sense.

When George Lucas enters the Architect's mind...
Seriously...Koolhaas gets copied...but he had to find some inspiration from the original.

For those of you who haven't seen it yet:
This will keep you busy for a while.


Artist: Rodger Roundy

"Marathon" via Art MoCo

Rodger Roundy’s densely populated paintings are chock full of older schoolgirls nodding off or sketching or involved in some group activity that hints at a dark side. And when the girls are not in sight, Roundy’s canvases are covered in papers, pages or the very words themselves. Roundy has an impressive collection of detailed work (including some sepia coloured canvases) that keeps the viewer exploring.

Artist: Rodger Roundy
+ rodgerroundy.com

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Artist: Vee Speers

"The Birthday Party" via Art MoCo

Photographer Vee Speers entitles her series of children as Birthday Party, but there is little festive about this group of children who are dressed up with seemingly nowhere to go. They cast looks of ennui at the camera and appear as small adults. What are they thinking as they look at the camera? Are they anxious for the cake and ice cream? If so, they do not show it. Rather, they almost look as though they might be ready to go home.

Artist: Vee Speers
+ veespeers.com

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Artist: Nicola Vinci

"Untitled (Nicola Vinci)" via Art MoCo

Nicola Vinci’s photos can be, at first glance, perceived to be the standard portraits of children or peaceful interior shots. But the next blink will change that impression and the viewer becomes aware of a sadness that hovers or even permeates the photographs. Further explorations in Vinci’s work and the viewer starts to feel uncomfortable and a little afraid, but every once in a while there are glimmers of something else, a defiance perhaps?

Artist: Nicola Vinci
+ nicolavinci.it

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Pitchfork to launch its own version of MTV

Pitchfork to launch its own version of MTV

The music Web site Pitchforkmedia.com announced Tuesday that it will launch its own version of MTV on April 7 dedicated to independent music.

The Web site attracts more than 200,000 visitors a day and is widely recognized as the most influential music destination on the Internet. For the last two summers the Pitchfork Music Festival has attracted tens of thousands of fans from around the world to Union Park on the West Side to see the site’s hand-picked bands in concert.

Now Pitchfork says it will take that tastemaking role into the world of video, with pitchfork.tv set to air “original mini-documentaries, secret rooftop and basement sessions, full concerts, exclusive interviews, and the most carefully curated selection of music videos online,” according to the Web site.

The site also says it will air full-length feature films and allow viewers to create personal play lists.




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