By on Nov 22, 2014

Menswear designer Simon Spurr has a resume that includes Tommy Hilfiger, his namesake label, and as creative director of English brand Kent & Curwen. He has great taste that’s simple, masculine, and flat out cool. Here are some great images of his New York home. Like what you see? Read more about Spurr’s home on TRNK and shop a few select pieces via their...

Mr Nice Guy Makes a Mixtape #18

By on Nov 18, 2014

The 18th of the series ‘Makes a Tape‘  by Mr Nice Guy is now online!    Track List 1.NASA – Space recording2.LV -Uthando Lwaka Instrumental3.Moodymann – Got 2 make it 4.New York Transit Authority – 955.Cooly G – Narst6.Wookie – Torpedo7.Lil’ Mo Yin Yang – Reach (Little More’ Mix)8.Ossie & PHRH – Ugly Observation9.Hollis P Monroe – Im Lonely (original)10.Pearson Sound – Untitled11.Kode9 vs. LD – BAD12.Sub Focus – Turn Back Time (Special Request Remix) 13. Baby D – Let Me Be Your Fantasy (original mix)14.OH91- Goon Mode15.Redinho – Playing With...

Erwin Olaf signs Erwin Olaf Volume II at MENDO

By on Nov 18, 2014

Erwin Olaf signs Erwin Olaf Volume II at MENDO, Berenstraat 11 Saturday 22 November 2014 16:30 – 17:30 hrs MENDO is proud & excited to welcome Dutch master photographer Erwin Olaf back to their store on Saturday 22 November, to sign his new book Erwin Olaf Volume II. It has been 2 years since the publication of Erwin Olaf’s book Own. The new book, Erwin Olaf, Volume II, has brought Olaf back at Aperture, where he published the predecessor – a very pretty, stylish and extremely well printed publication. Like that book, Volume II will be a little peach in terms of printing and production, and with a mixture Olaf’s signature polished studio images, a series drawn from his sculptural video installation, a group of black-and-white images and photographs he created in Berlin, Erwin Olaf Volume II is an aficionados must-have. For those who don’t know: Erwin Olaf...

The Amsterdam Canals, Through The Eyes of Cris Toala Olivares

By on Nov 17, 2014

How does it feel to live in a draughty seventeenth century canal building? What is it like to hear the sound of laughter across the calm water on a balmy summer evening, or to kiss your sweetheart under a wooden bascule bridge? Many volumes have been written about this life on the Amsterdam canals, but still the whole story was yet to be told. This book has managed to do so. Perhaps the tale is best told with pictures rather than words. This new book portrays the Amsterdam canals like before, captured by photographer Cris Toala Olivares. From different perspectives he has captured the characteristics of the canals. The historical buildings, everyday life, the many touristst, they all are photographed in a spectacular way – either from the air, from the ground or from the water. Cris is able to capture both the dynamics and tranquil moments. As Aart Aarsbergen, Editor in Chief of...


By on Nov 16, 2014


Nixon x artist Dan Funderburgh // The New Ornate Collection

By on Nov 13, 2014

Working hand-in-hand with Brooklyn-based illustrator, artist and wallpaper designer Dan Funderburgh, watch & premium accessories manufacturer Nixon introduces the the Ornate capsule collection. Best known for his intricate and decorative artwork, it turned out Dan was a fan of Nixon and the brand was fan of his. When the opportunity presented itself to collaborate on a watches, softgoods and accessories project, both Nixon and Dan were eager to join forces and combine his art with theirs. Dan’s intricate creations are celebrated throughout the art community. His work has been featured at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, at Pulse Miami, and is a part of the permanent collection of the Cooper-Hewitt and Brooklyn Museum. Modern and historic. Clean and ornate. Dan’s ability to blend his inspirations into original design is masterful. But bringing his art to life on the...

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