Cosmic Blossom Brush Set

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The trippy pop culture-concerned work of Japanese contemporary artist Takashi Murakami sell for millions at auctions, but here’s something much more affordable. In his new collaboration with cosmetics company Shu Uemura, called “Cosmic Blossom,” he’s left his explosive energy and rainbow fingerprints over their cult cleansing oils and more. This pouch holding a four-piece make-up brush kit is so sweet, it barely matters what the …

Alligator Freedom Ride Flag

Part of Melbourne-based artist Sean Morris’ “Cosmic Dread” (2015) series comes the digitally printed “Alligator Freedom Ride” flag—in a new minty colorway. With a mustached man and a woman (brandishing a sword) riding an alligator-bodied motorbike, the print is nothing if not fierce. Measuring 900mm by 1400mm, the flag is printed in Australia and has been made in an edition of just five, making for …

Shinola + WorkOf Benefit Auction for Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

Designers from NYC and LA create one-off holiday ornaments worth keeping

Detroit-based Shinola and online maker marketplace WorkOf have come together to spread some holiday cheer with a special showcase auction run by Paddle8. They’ve tapped designers from the East and West Coasts to create unique, one-off ornaments that put the ubiquitous bauble to shame. Many familiar names abound like Chen & Kai, Helen Levi (who made a hangable miniature of her sought-after ceramic mugs), Surname …