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Calcetto Salt and Pepper Mills | Profilo Design x Bisetti

Calcetto Salt and Pepper Mills | Profilo Design x Bisetti

    Do you love your foosball table just as much as your kitchen table?  If you’re the kind of person who has fun creating amazing dishes to beat out your culinary competitors and showing off crazy table soccer moves to win against your sports competitors, then  these foosball themed kitchen accessories designed by Profilodesign...
OrphanAid Africa Limited Edition Stuffed Animals | Missoni x Holt Renfrew

OrphanAid Africa Limited Edition Stuffed Animals | Missoni x Holt Renfrew

  Just in time for Christmas we’re excited to discover a new Missoni limited edition design benefitting OrphanAid Africa. Last year we introduced you to the Missoni collection designed exclusively for Yoox.  This time, Missoni heads to Canada where it will unveil two  limited edition stuffed animals exclusive to top-end retailer Holt Renfrew with the proceeds donated...
Kobi Outdoor Chair | Patrick Norguet x Alias

Kobi Outdoor Chair | Patrick Norguet x Alias

    I remember that, when I was a child, my Grandmother had these metal basket weave chairs on the patio of her house.  I loved sitting in them as I watched the rain come down on summer nights or observed nature waking up with me early in the morning before any adults were out...
Tanino Suede Sneakers AW 2012 | Buttero

Tanino Suede Sneakers AW 2012 | Buttero

  Sometimes it seems so difficult to find great footwear that’s modern but not over-the-top or too trendy.  You could easily wander the stores for hours and come up with nothing.  But don’t worry, there are some great shoes out there and this year we think that Italian shoemaker Buttero has the answer to your...
Metropolitan Bike | Rizoma

Metropolitan Bike | Rizoma

  In my opinion, Queen’s “Don’t stop me now” is not only a great tune, but also a song that perfectly captures the feeling you get when you climb on the Metropolitan Bike by Rizoma.  Made in Italy, the Metropolitan Bike has a monobloc carbon frame that combines elegance and sporty aggressiveness into an amazing...
Liquore Strega | Vintage Italian Liqueur Inspired by Witches

Liquore Strega | Vintage Italian Liqueur Inspired by Witches

  There was a time when people believed in ghosts, werewolves and witches. There was a time when people were haunted by spirits. Nowadays most (but not all!) of us are aware that witches and ghosts don’t exist, but still some legends live on. Even today, Benevento, Italy is called the ”city of witches” (città delle...
Reflective Jackets | Stone Island

Reflective Jackets | Stone Island

    Do you remember the scene from Steven Spielberg’s E.T. when the alien comes out of his spaceship in a burst of blinding light? Well that’s just the kind of special effect you’ll create when you appear in the Stone Island Liquid Reflective Jacket from their Fall-Winter 12/13 collection. How does Stone Island bring...
Non là Table Clock | Studio Klass x Diamantini & Domeniconi

Non là Table Clock | Studio Klass x Diamantini & Domeniconi

  Does time change things? Of course! But the real question is, does time make things better or worse? It depends!  In the case of the Non là ceramic table clock, designed by Studio Klass (Marco Maturo and Alessio Roscini) for Italian brand Diamantini & Domeniconi, time is inspiration that leads to better design. The idea...
Quattro Valvole 48 Four Strokes Limited Edition Watch | Meccaniche Veloci

Quattro Valvole 48 Four Strokes Limited Edition Watch | Meccaniche Veloci

    Everyone knows that time is valuable, which is why so much work has been put into managing it and measuring it with increasing precision.  For Italian watch designers Mecchaniche Veloci the way to do this is to combine Swiss precision with the competitive spirit and sleek design of racing cars. Inspired by the...
Cicli Bianchi  | Vintage Italian Bicycles

Cicli Bianchi | Vintage Italian Bicycles

  Hit the ground running with Bianchi Bicycles They say it’s not money that brings you happiness. True. They also say it’s not the bicycle that makes the rider. Also true?  Well, no. Try cycling up steep hill on a clunky city bicycle with punctured tires. I bet it won’t go too smoothly for you....
Holiday 2012 Collection | Converse x Missoni

Holiday 2012 Collection | Converse x Missoni

  Are you still in love with the latest Missoni x Converse collection, the Missoni Converse Archive Project? Then you’ll be happy to hear that Converse First String is giving you an early holiday present.  The latest offering from the by now legendary Missoni-Converse collaboration, the Holiday 2012 Collection, will hit select stores by the...
Six Tables on Water | Gaetano Pesce

Six Tables on Water | Gaetano Pesce

    Italian architect and designer Gaetano Pesce’s latest work is called Six Tables on Water. Each table represents a different watery landscape from around the world.  The one representing Venice and its lagoon, for example, is marked with darker spots here and there, symbolizing the water pollution of water, while the Lake Garda table...