Men Need Design, Too

On the Inside Design reaches out to men who are first time home buyers or newly single and works with them to decorate and impress guests with the look of their new home. On the Inside Design founder Jeanine Naviaux shares a few decorating tips especially for the single man. First of all, the way you decorate your house is a great reflection of your personality. Those...

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Gambles: You Won’t Remind It

Since their inception—and later rampant explosion as both an artistic endeavor and a promotional tool—music videos have become an important medium for channeling new messages and additional layers to the tracks they accompany. With “You Won’t Remind It,” NYC three-piece Gambles delivers upon this with an insider eye. Chris, a homeless man befriended by Gambles’ frontman...

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Omnom Chocolate

Carefully selected ingredients and intelligent design from Iceland’s very own bean-to-bar operation Many dream of opening a restaurant, or starting their own culinary-centric company, but few have the experience or knowledge to do so. This was not the case for Kjartan Gíslason, a chef-turned-chocolatier and co-owner of Omnom Chocolate; Iceland’s newest bean-to-bar...

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Milan Design Week 2014: The Quietly Colorful Home – 2

Arjan van Raadshooven and Anieke Branderhorst—the duo behind design label Vij5— worked with Mieke Meijer of NewspaperWood and designer Floris Hovers to create a new version of the Tabloid Table (part of a range of furniture and accessories they’ve been developing over the years). To achieve an element of color in their material created from newspapers, they used paper...

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Bravur Watches

The young Swedish watch brand replaces the macho and flashy with intricate style Bravur is a watch company formed by two friends—Magnus Svensson and Johan Sahlin—in 2011. The brand exists today purely because the duo couldn’t find what they were looking for in the market as it existed; so they invented it. Thankfully, the pair comes from a design background which means...

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ListenUp

A taxman tribute, our 420 playlist, DJ Spooky’s #PrivateJam and more in the music we tweeted this week Grace Jones: Me! I Disconnect From You Model turned new wave R&B diva, Grace Jones remains on heavy rotation at clubs around the world, but for many its her covers that stand out most. Jones reinterprets songs with a certain refined soulfulness that gives even the...

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