New video app allows you to experience media and video in an all new interactive fashion.
Tokyo-based, french designer David Guarino revives old traditions with a stylish contemporary twist, adapting traditional Japanese kimono patterns to these urban caps.
Each hat is handmade in Tokyo using vintage kimonos, each with its own story. The featured designs are limited edition and are exclusively available at designboom.
Hack the Cover is an article written by Craig Mod discussing the design of book covers in the digital age. An interesting look at the design challenges of producing covers for all digital consumption.
Portals is a new effort by sixteen primer, indie music bloggers. With a focus on a ‘DIT’ (do-it-together) mentality, it seems like the site will be covering a wide range of music, giving independent artists some deserved shine.
Portals launched in January. Check out their first mixtape here, featuring the track above “I Long For You”, by one of my personal favorite musicians, Ra Cailum. The guy murders the sample to make a clouded, thundering diva track.
Artwork by Kyle Knapp
Hit him up up on CargoCollective and ask to buy this as a poster.
Oneohtrix Point Never - I Only Have Eyes For You
If you haven’t heard this, put your headphones on and zone out for 7 minutes.
City Guide - San Francisco
This historic watering hole has been operation since 1907. I discovered this San Francisco landmark while wandering around on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Stopping in for a bite to eat, I was pleased to find a reasonably priced bar and dinner menu. I highly recommend the battered cod fish and potato fritters and enjoying one of their signature cocktails.
155 Columbus Ave, SF, CA 94133
An absolutely stunning collection of images taken by LIFE photographer Michael Rougier while on assignment in Tokyo. The reckless abandon in these images is an intimate look at the struggles of growing up in Japan in 1964.
An extremely beautiful experimentation with light, sound and design.
It’s collaborative effort between Chinese artists Wang Furui, CuiQin Xiang, Jang Young-dal, Yeting Hao, Wang Shibang and Liao Guanting. The piece explores digital technology through building shape and sound with the surrounding public buildings and landscape. A virtual interface illuminates the architecture to construct a boundary that continuously manifests and disappears.