Archive for ‘Accessories’

November 1, 2010

Framework- The Most Iconic Men’s Eyewear of the Last 100 Years

by Matt Forcey

Legend:

01. Woody Allen 02. Kanye West 03. Buddy Holly 04. Michael Caine 05. Kurt Cobain 06. John Lennon 07. Geordi LaForge 08. Malcolm X 09. Johnny Depp 10. Dame Edna 11. Stephen Colbert

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November 1, 2010

Play Digital Spy with Covert USB Drives Hidden Around the City

by Matt Forcey

In a scrupulous world, this would be a really cool idea.  As part of his residency with EyeBeam in New York City, Aram Bartholl has created an interesting sociological experiment.  An anonymous, offline, peer-to-peer file sharing network.  On the sly, he has secreted USB flash drives into walls, buildings and street curbs, in publicly accessible spaces

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September 26, 2010

Flashy LED Posterior Poster

by Matt Forcey

Every motorist has at one time dreamed of having a rear-window-mounted display to message other drivers in appreciation or angst.  For the bicyclist though, such a gadget could be much more than cathartic.

Korean design firm, Lee Myung Su has delivered on this need with a backpack (already an essential accessory for cyclists), sporting a built-in LED screen that can display signals to surrounding drivers.

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September 7, 2010

Time Continuum: Spaceman Watches of the 1970’s

by Matt Forcey

In the late sixties Claude Lebet, owner of the Bulle, Switzerland-based watch brand Catena, asked Andre LeMarquand an architect from Neuchâtel, to create a timepiece inspired by man’s conquest of the moon and the astronauts who made it there.  Mr. Le Marquand provided him with his first wristwatch design called, what else, the “Spaceman.” 

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