Energy-Rich Bee-Saving Paper

We are all aware of the decline of bees—and nobody knows exactly why. One potential factor could be the urbanization causes bees to travel further for pollen leading to death by exhaustion. Bee Saving Paper might be the solution. Produced with energy-rich glucose, these “rest-stops” would provide bees passing by with a spot to nibble and rest. One pound of paper can feed several thousand …

Putting Pen To Paper

Six writing implements, notebooks and more to inspire

It doesn’t matter if one is heading back to school or committing to an effective autumn at work, the appropriate writing implements make it all easier. Even as technology develops, there’s nothing like putting pen (or pencil) to paper. As expected, design has also come a long way. The following six items represent intriguing shapes, materials and colors from brands both new and emerging. A …

Handmade Paper Artworks by B. Wurtz

Two and three dimensional artworks touching upon basic human need

To best understand New York artist B. Wurtz‘s latest exhibition “Works in Handmade Paper,” attendees should first consider its venue: Dieu Donné. The gallery happens to be the premiere facility for “collaborative creation of contemporary art using the process of hand paper-making.” Founded in 1976, the venue is the site of a paper studio that hosts artistic residencies and an archive of work from their …

Eloi Scarves Get Psychedelic

Artist Paige Russell turns a simple silk scarf into a technicolor statement accessory by using construction paper

Instead of being born from whimsical illustrations or landscape photography, each of Paige Russell’s scarf designs from her brand Eloi started out as a collage of construction paper cutouts. On silk, the stiff, two-dimensional artworks become fluid, breathing life into Russell’s fictional technicolor forms and creating an alluring tension. The Detroit-born, Austin-based graphic designer founded Eloi scarves as a creative way of showcasing her paper …

The White Line Fragrance Collection by Odin New York

The NYC-based menswear brand explores its feminine side with a line of deconstructed floral scents for all genders

Though Odin New York is often touted as a men’s lifestyle boutique, the brand is inching toward the androgynous. This is especially apparent in the cult following of its fragrances, which have developed a unisex fan base despite most often landing on the pages of magazines such as Details and Nylon Men. Now Odin has taken deliberate measures to explore its feminine side by introducing …