Brooks England’s 150th Anniversary Collaborative Bicycles

Uniting with Brompton and more for a limited edition range of "Dashing Bikes"

150 years is a threshold few brands manage to cross. This year, however, heritage cycling saddle and accessories producers Brooks England reached the milestone with gusto. To celebrate, they’ve partnered with a handful of bike producers—including Brompton and Skeppshult of Sweden—to release limited edition pieces, all under the banner of “Dashing Bikes.” The unifying factor across all collaborative pieces will be the impact of copper, …

Interview: Tom Dixon

Discussing the future of shapes, scents and materials with the acclaimed designer

In the bustle of his SoHo, NYC showroom, among geometric homewares and personality-packed light fixtures, we sat down with the affable visionary Tom Dixon to talk about the future. The designer was present to preview his Spring 2016 collection—an array of candles and candleholders, copper cups and glasses and a new iridescent finish that appears on a handful of products. Once again, all of the …

Kebei Li Kickstarts His Cubic Cable-Holder

The industrial designer's sculptural brass and copper cord organizers become a reality

Imitation is apparently the greatest form of flattery—but once industrial designer Kebei Li learned that a cheap, almost-too-similar version of the cubic cable holders he designed as a RISD student was being funded on Kickstarter by a new SF-based company, he took a proactive approach. As the design was publicized before Li could patent it, neither the designer nor anyone else can legally own the …