North Home Sleepwear Collection

A beautiful range of goods bush-dyed by artists living in remote communities in Australia

North Home continues celebrating Aboriginal Australian artists—and the beauty and diversity of their traditions, skills and crafts—with their new sleepwear collection, which launches today. Made up of just three pieces, the range is lush, textured and sublime. Each piece is carefully bush-dyed by Anindilyakwa women living in the remote Groote Eylandt Archipelago—an island in the Gulf of Carpentaria, about 391 miles from Darwin. The process …

REX Cultural Recommendation App

Share film, book or food and drink tips with friends easily

When it comes to figuring out how to spend our time—what to watch, where to eat and more—there’s no shortage of recommendation tools powered by algorithms that can do basic pattern-matching, but never really get to know you. The best recommendations, we believe, come from friends and trusted sources. Built on that premise comes REX app for iOS. The easy-to-use, cleanly organized tool allows users …

Kartel, a New Street Art and Music Space in Haifa

Israeli graffiti crews Ghostown and Broken Fingaz transform an abandoned boat hanger into a blank canvas for rotating artists

Haifa (Israels third largest city) is best known for its historical German Colony, UNESCO-nodded Bahai Gardens and perhaps the countrys most savory hummus found in the multi-cultural Wadi Nisnas neighborhood. But with these changing times (including massive plans by the Haifa Municipality to pedestrianize the Haifa port district), comes the arrival of Kartel, a multi-level street art, music and design space housed in a neglected …

Village Underground Lisboa

Abandoned shipping containers turned into a creative hub and outdoor event space on Lisbon’s northern edge

In Lisbon, cultural prowess and creativity are as omnipresent as the prego sandwiches and Super Bock found on nearly every street corner. The Portuguese capital city has seen a surge in new innovative enterprises opening over the past year, indicating a slow crawl out of economic turbulence. From graphic design outposts and street art galleries to communal workplaces that double as event spaces, local entrepreneurs …

Le Marche

A delicious day in the life and land of Nudo's collaborative community

Since we covered Nudo’s “adopt-an-olive-tree” program a few years back, we’ve been repeatedly impressed by their commitment to bridging the gap between consumers and their food. With a global community of adoptive tree “parents” as well as a localized community of collaborative growers, the Nudo family goes far beyond their fields and presses. It’s a close community as well, with owners traveling to visit their …