Alf Khumalo Dies at 82

London's Sound Taxi, Ai Weiwei's Grass-Mud Horse Style, COMUNE's last ride and more in our look at the web this week

Award-winning South African photographer Alf Khumalo passed away this week, leaving behind a legacy of poignant images documenting the country’s tumultuous history. President Jacob Zuma notes, “He was a meticulous photographer and his work will live on forever as a monument to the people’s resilience and fortitude in the face of oppression and apartheid.”

Run To The Hills

London's Sound Taxi, Ai Weiwei's Grass-Mud Horse Style, COMUNE's last ride and more in our look at the web this week

To live the life they sell, COMUNE recently set out on their third and last moto-camping trip of the season in California. With nearly 200 friends of the brand in tow, the raucous band of skateboarders, artists, snowboarders and all around free-minded fellows headed for the hills of Mt. Madonna outside Santa Cruz. Photographers Mike Selsky and Ethan Lovell were on hand to document the …

The Energy Collection

London's Sound Taxi, Ai Weiwei's Grass-Mud Horse Style, COMUNE's last ride and more in our look at the web this week

Using reactive dye as a power source, designer Marjan van Aubel created The Energy Collection, a range of glassware that charges through exposure to sunlight. Van Aubel so cleverly built upon chemist Michael Graetzel’s recently discovered photovoltaic pigment it earned her this year’s DOEN award at Dutch Design Week.