When zoos first began in this country, there was nothing wrong with going shopping for the animals that they wanted to have in their collections. Explorers would capture critters from all over the world and bring them back for Americans to gawk at. After the passage of the Endangered Species Act, that changed, and institutions now only barter or donate … [More]
Last season the new Marc by Marc Jacobs designers Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley debuted their first collection, which was a mishmash of youthful energy that could be best described as motocross meets anime. This season, it was another juxtaposition of influences — the rave culture of the '80s and the... More »
I am almost embarrassed to admit this, but my husband likes to watch anime. He isn’t a hardcore anime fan, but he does have a few shows that he cannot miss. So when I saw these pieces from the McQ Alexander McQueen Fall 2014 collection, I instantly recognized them for what they were. Show More Summary
No COMME des GARCONS campaign would be complete without their immensely popular PLAY range. With its animated heart-with-eyes identity, created by graphic designer Filip Pagowski, it is instantly recognizable and has carried through from… Dover Street Market x COMME des GARCONS PLAY 10th Anniversary Collection is a post by Paul Davies on Highsnobiety.
Medicom Toy follows up their recent collaboration with UNDERCOVER and Hello Kitty to work with Disney on some of the animation studio’s most iconic characters.. Mickey and Minnie, Daffy Duck, Goofy and Winnie the Pooh among others appear in… Medicom Toy x Disney BE@RBRICK Halloween Monster Collection is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
This week’s Link Love is full of inspiration: from solar-powered windows, to a man buying a chinchilla farm to free the animals to gorgeous recycled styles from Topshop. Guy walks into a fur farm and…buys the place so he can free all the animals? Hells yes. [via Ecorazzi] See-through solar cells could turn your windows [...]Show More Summary
Christopher Raeburn introduced his Spring/Summer 2015 collection by taking a road less traveled. Instead of the run-of-the-mill fashion short films, he and designer Thomas Traum co-created “Meridian,” a CGI short that begins in an airfield...Show More Summary
At this point, let me direct you to io9's great collection of strange historic photos of intelligent animals. No dolphins involved. Read more...
Many little girls dreamed about growing up to look like animated Disney princesses, but there was definitely a handful of the '90s kids who coveted the feline attributes of The Lion King's sweetheart, Nala. Then the cartoon classic came to life via the Tony Award-winning Broadway show, and we saw how Nala's style would transcend onto human skin. Show More Summary
This modest collection of tweets is only a snapshot into the consuming hellfire that is writer’s block. I had never experienced this inescapable existential crisis, so I had zero skills on how to combat it. (caution: animated images!) This all started long before May 7th — by the time I started tweeting about it, I’d already descended into madness. I had... Read More
Hype Holdalls–Of Eastpak’s recent collaborations, Marcelo Burlon is the latest to pair up with the legendary brand of backpacks. The collection features subdued designs in all black (with some in leather) and some very familiar animal prints we’ve seen from Burlon before. Show More Summary
London’s SHOWstudio recently partnered with C.E on a collaborative collection and animated film by Brooklyn-based experimental musician Oneohtrix Point Never. Following the release, Lou Stoppard sat down with elusive graphic designer… Sk8thing Talks About His Influences and Shares His Experience of Working Alongside Design Legends is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
The Kicks Are All Right–John Lobb’s spring/summer 2015 shoe collection is the definition of dapper British styling. The United Kingdom-based footwear designer launched the new kicks at London Collections: Men, which showcases some of the best menswear brands in Britain. Show More Summary
Uh oh, Dr. Eggman! You better watch out! Sony is working on a Sonic the Hedgehog movie, and it's going to be a cross between a live action film and a computer animated extravaganza! This news totally collects all the gold rings ever! Sony is using the production company Marza Animation Planet, which is based in Japan! Domo [...]
Hands down, my favorite advice columnist ever is Dear Sugar over at The Rumpus, best known as Wild memoirist Cheryl Strayed. Her collection of advice columns, Tiny Beautiful Things, sits on my nightstand and is a regular resource when I need a little inspiration, motivation or just a reminder that I can find resilience within. That’s why I’m so psyched to [...]
Nike unveil a trio of high-tech sneakers inspired by the animal kingdom. The Fingertrap Max NRG, Free Trainer 5.0 NRG and Zoom Speed Trainer NRG have been dressed in colorways reminiscent of the anaconda, leopard and zebra, with patterned… Nike Football “Kingdom” Collection is a post by Alec Leach on Highsnobiety.
Rare Panther introduces its Spring/Summer 2014 “ACT 002? collection with the release of this new lookbook. Drawing inspiration from 1990s animation, the collection is composed of T-shirts, long-sleeved tees, hoodies and hats featuring… Rare Panther Spring/Summer 2014 “ACT 002? Lookbook is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
The collection of ladles, teapots, and other household items aims to illustrate the origin of food in a primal way, which also explains why many of the pieces take on the shape of a totem pole and other tribal decorations. Parts of an animal normally considered
Opening Ceremony has teamed up with Disney’s Mickey Mouse franchise for Summer 2014. Mickey Mouse first appeared in 1928 in the animated film Steamboat Willie and has become a childhood classic in the meantime. Opening Ceremony presents a… Mickey Mouse x Opening Ceremony Capsule Collection is a post by David Fischer on Highsnobiety.
The International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS) is ”probably the most complete and heterogeneous collection of surface marine data in existence,” according to NOAA, and consists of a digital database of 261 million [...] The post Google Animates 315 Years Of Ocean Data appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.