Peter Halley Studio Visit

New work by the NYC artist known for his colorfully bold "prison" paintings

Earlier this month, one of New York CIty’s native artists, Peter Halley, invited some members of the press into his studio for a preview of his new works. For over 25 years Halley has painted his “prisons” and “cells,” reflecting the “increasing geometricization of social space in the world we live in.” Regardless of how you read the social commentary, these bold, bright paintings masterfully …

Citrocasa Fantastic

A state-of-the-art automatic juicer now available for home and commercial use

Citrocasa, the Austrian juicer barons, have finally made their premier juicers available stateside. Having dominated the commercial juicer market in Europe, they’ve released a new, significantly smaller product intended for small businesses and residences. It is called the Fantastic, and it is one fine piece of Austrian engineering. Sporting a rating of 30 OPM (oranges per minute) this juicer is three times as fast as …

The Nightstream

A €16,500 mountain bike that might be more suited for the wall than the trail

Describing their products as “perfectly handcrafted and strictly limited objects of art,” Germany’s Vandeyk Contemporary Cycles this fall will release the Nightstream, a retro-inspired mountain bike with a whopping €16,500 price-tag. The bike brand, comprised of “a handpicked brigade of experts in fields as diverse as design, bicycle frame building, photography, and writing,” seeks to produce revolutionary, highly-sophisticated designs with each hand-constructed bike. Constructed with …