Tom Dixon’s ROCK Homeware Collection

Sculptural, marbled additions to any tabletop

  ROCK, Tom Dixon Studio‘s newest collection, embodies Dixon’s affinity for marble, playfulness and solid materiality. The line of Indian green marble artifacts includes varying sizes of candleholders, three different serving boards and our favorite, a pair of dumbbells that do double duty as door stops. All of the pieces carry impressive weight—making them sturdy additions to your table or desk. As with any marble …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Citrus archaeology, a dive into RAMMELLZEE's wild world, Amnesty and artists explore censorship and more

1. RAMMELLZEE: It’s Not Who But What Created as part of the current exhibition, Red Bull Arts New York joined forces with director Oscar Boyson and producer Elara Pictures for a wild ride into the world of RAMMELLZEE—an icon, artist, graffiti writer, hip-hop pioneer and so much more. Exploring the artist’s theatricality, myths and remarkable imagination, the video sums up the complex legend as best …

300 Years of Block Printing in Jaipur

Passed generally from father to son for the last 300 years, Indian block printing involves hand-carving patterns into teak wood blocks and stamping length upon length of fabric. This family craft has been approaching extinction for almost two centuries and yet many new brands are tapping the artisans inside the chippas (castes of printers) near Jaipur, India. From the Jaipur-based design firm Anokhi to LA-based …

Pritzker Winner Balkrishna Doshi’s Work for the People

Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi, the 2018 Pritzker Prize winner, certainly has a roster of showpiece commissions that demonstrate imagination. His greatest architectural development, however, might be Aranya—the low-cost housing projects he established in Indore, India. These structures have received substantial acclaim because, as Bloomberg notes, they actually work. And rather than erase the nature of dense areas, they replicate some of what people appreciate about …

CMPLT UNKNWN’s “Animal Kingdom” Collection

Blending luxury with sustainability, this range is inspired by the world's vanishing creatures

NYC-based accessories brand CMPLT UNKNWN has always been at the crossroad of luxury and sustainability. Their new collection, which premieres on the brand’s new site and its focus on direct-to-consumer sales, is inspired by the world’s vanishing and in-danger creatures. The range, called “Animal Kingdom” is made up of cross-body bags and clutches crafted from vegan leather and velvet, made ethically. Not only do they …