Essence: Vitamin Enriched Underwear from Aussiebum

Aussiebum, an Australian underwear company, has just introduced their newest line of underwear, called Essence. The underwear is made from microfibre, which is treated with acerola (a fruit high in vitamin c and antioxidents) and other "organic substances." These ingredients remain active for 15 washes, and can be "reactivated." What's fascinating about this technology are other potential enrichments: Think caffeine, nicotine (or the opposite, the …

Lost at E Minor

Yet another landmark putting Australia on the creative map, Lost at E Minor is the almost one year-old weekly e-newsletter covering design, music, art, and more in Australia and beyond. Founded by Zolton Zavos, editor of the recently-launched Riot magazine, each edition brims with images and words spanning openings, magazines, designers, websites, and the like. Look out for a forthcoming Lost At E Minor book …

Stencil Graffiti Capital: Melbourne

On the heels of other city-specific books documenting the phenomenon, the new monograph, Stencil Graffiti Capital: Melbourne, takes a look at stencil artists in the land down under. Organized into themed sections like, "Skulls," "Symbols," and "Sexy Ladies," it also includes artist profiles, reports on Melbourne's Stencil Festival (now in its second year), and highlights include a spread that surveys Banksy's visit to Melbourne. A …