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August 2008

Solve Sundsbo at Colette
2008.Aug.30

Solve Sundsbo at Colette

One of my favorite image-makers, Solve Sundsbo, has an exhibition at the mini-Colette in Paris right now.

Face!
2008.Aug.28

Face!

Watching the Democratic National Convention last night, Spike Lee was showing off this great t-shirt of Obama Dunking on McCain. Similar to the recent and controversial Nike ads.

Paper Trail
2008.Aug.27

Paper Trail

A couple of months ago, I posted some cryptic images from a project my buddy Ian was working on... Well, with the release right around the corner now, I can finally zoom out and show the amazing collage that will be the cover of T.I.'s new album 'Paper Trail'. I think it came out really well, ...

Belgian Style
2008.Aug.27

Belgian Style

More goodness from the Raf Simons x Eastpak collaboration. Kris Van Assche makes a good shoe. This white plastic version of Margiela's keyring is super hot.

Goodies...
2008.Aug.26

Goodies...

The new(sprint) magazine from the guys at YouWorkForThem. Thanks Mike. Lots of new beats from the Jazzy Sport crew. The new Grooveman Spot is killin' it. Minotaur Tokyo-NYC connection.

NY Days (cont.)

SOUL i-D
2008.Aug.22

SOUL i-D

Taschen releases Soul i-D this month, a 600-page visual anthology of ideas and images featuring personal insights and contributions from some of the most creative names in contemporary fashion, music, art, and design.

Fall Fashion
2008.Aug.21

Fall Fashion

New York Mag's Fall Fashion issue has a good article on photographer Juergen Teller.

2008.Aug.21

Naked Ping Pong?

Well not exactly, but there is a funny discussion going on about how to spice up table tennis to make it more appealing to audiences.

Oak NYC
2008.Aug.16

Oak NYC

OAK has some nice things in, especially some new pieces from the Raf by Raf Simons collection.

Magazine Crisis
2008.Aug.13

Magazine Crisis

As reports came in this week of magazine circulation being halved this year, the editorial team of Fabien Baron and Glenn O'Brien prepare the official launch of the new Interview Magazine for September. Hoping to counter the disposable nature of culture these days, the redesign will focus on the det...

Beijing Opening Ceremonies
2008.Aug.13

Beijing Opening Ceremonies

I think it's safe to say that China succeeded in making a serious impression with the opening ceremony for this year's Olympic Games. Here are some great photos courtesy of Getty Images photographers. Loving all the patterns that emerge.

NdG Fall/Winter 08
2008.Aug.13

NdG Fall/Winter 08

Nom de Guerre's new season promises more strong typogrpahic shirts.

MFT August 19 w/ DJ DEZ / ANDRES
2008.Aug.12

MFT August 19 w/ DJ DEZ / ANDRES

My Favorite Things returns next Tuesday, August 19 at the Apartment, taking over both floors as we're known to do. I'm very excited to welcome one of Detroit's best kept secrets, a man by the name of DJ DEZ aka ANDRES. What's up with the two names you might ask? Well, our man has a deep resume D...

2008.Aug. 4

Download: MFT Radio #10

You know the deal... check the new selection for August. Listen / Download (mp3, 60mb) 01 Grooveman Spot / Neuralgia (Jazzy Sport) 02 Liquid Spirits feat Phonte / If You Don't Love Me / Stepney (Kindred Spirits) 03 Sabrina Malheiros / Sintonia (Far Out) 04 Reggie B / Gone Away Pt 2 (Record Breakin...

Objectified
2008.Aug. 2

Objectified

Fresh from the success of 'Helvetica', Gary Hustwit is preparing a new film about industrial design. Objectified begins screening in 2009, but in the meantime you can check out the blog, or get one of these clever screen print courtesy of Michael Place. Looking forward to this.

Colette x Gap
2008.Aug. 2

Colette x Gap

It turns out that the Colette guerilla shop that's opening in NYC next month has been commissioned by GAP. A range of exclusive products will drop, including t-shirt collaborations such Andre x Neckface. GAP has also been doing some interesting things with Pierre Hardy recently.

Racism In the Modeling Industry
2008.Aug. 1

Racism In the Modeling Industry

So I came across this pretty in-your-face video that Nick Night has recently done with Naomi Campbell. What's really, interesting however, is the forum commentary to follow... Nick even weighs in. Coincidental (or not) timing, with the frenzy over this months Vogue Italia's "Black Is Beautif...