Designing Penhaligon’s Bayolea Grooming Line

The vision behind the heritage brand's comprehensive luxury range

With Penhaligon‘s introduction of Bayolea, their most comprehensive men’s luxury grooming line to date, the brand has succeeded twofold. Having tested the entire product range for over a month now, it stands as an effective, enjoyable collection built upon a distinct new scent that’s equal parts masculine, classic and gentle—with mandarin, cardamom, sandalwood and musk all playing prominently. Equally important, however, is the fact that …

Weevmee Captures a Year in One Image

A new technology from design agency HUSH artistically weaves personal Instagram images

Leading up to new year’s eve, social media sites fill up with flipbook-like posts compiling the best of users’ years. As a more artistic option, drawing upon the colors and tones of the last 365 days, NYC-based design agency HUSH developed Weevmee; a web application that builds one custom woven image from an entire year’s worth of source material—in essence, a digital fingerprint. And while …

Membership Only Shopping with Bezar

Bradford Shellhammer's new hand-selected sales hub showcasing independent designers

No stranger to spearheading a start-up, Bradford Shellhammer felt he had unfinished business after his departure from fab.com—the online marketplace for independent design items—which he founded in 2011. As Fab scaled successfully, and tacked direction, Shellhammer went on a soul-searching mission before finding himself as the CDO of Backcountry, where he still remains as an advisor while debuting his brand new endeavor: Bezar. Bezar can …