Pickle It, Just A Little Bit

We’re obsessed with pickled everything these days so when this copy of Karen Solomon’s Asian Pickles found its way into our office, the timing was perfect for us to delve into its salty-sweet, vinegary goodness. This book is visually engaging…

jimi hendrix cloud hedge afro street art

I love a good cloud hedge. I love a good afro. I love some good street art. Hendrix ain’t bad either. Here we have roughly all of those things: Jimi Hendrix street art with his ‘fro rendered complete via a nicely…

No Logo

Found a cute container with a little too much branding? That’s easy to rectify. This little copper-colored vessel was part of a package sent to my office at Christmas (the cookies were all gone by the time I got to…

Oh, what do we have here? Just 12,000+ aquarelle paintings used to render a 30-minute version of Ridley Scott’s iconic film Blade Runner. NBD. Artist Anders Ramsell made a few changes to the storyline, and says: “It was never my…

Practice makes perfect, yet for most of us patience is scarcely extant these days, and the same goes for free time. Formal education has been supplanted for so many skills, even if they can’t be mastered instantaneously. What’s the de minimis…

Kuck Fale - Broccoli's Brand Makeover

For most of us, sentiment about broccoli has been negative ever since we first encountered it on our plates at whatever tender age we started having opinions about solid food. Generally done no favors in preparation, broccoli’s been steamed into…

Hirst + McQ

Damien Hirst + Alexander McQueen collab? We like this almost as much as we like sharks with lasers. To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the McQ skull scarf that’s still going strong, the design house collaborated with Damien Hirst on…

Too busy for a vacation? (Yeah — us too.) Japanese agency Unagi Travel is offering a unique service for the workaholics, low-on-funds and otherwise housebound: they’ll take stuffed animals on a trip around Japan and provide you the photos and…

A well-seasoned cast iron skillet is a thing of beauty, and environmentally-friendly at that: no Teflon coatings, no chemical cleansers. It’s simple, and this video from Design*Sponge is simple too – ten seconds to clean your cast iron pan with…

2014: 23 New Neutrals From Benjamin Moore

Banish the beige, mmmkay? Benjamin Moore just released their 2014 palette of color trends that they’re calling “the ‘new’ neutral palette,” derived from trends they’ve observed both in the sphere of home furnishings as well as across broader industries, then…