Mother Pigeon’s Outstallation

An artist's hand-felted birds demonstrate the beauty found in urban wildlife

Mother Pigeon‘s rapture with New York City’s indigenous wildlife has led to a course of activism, through art and public installations. The artist, known to her human companions as Tina Piña Trachtenburg will debut a gregarious Flash Flock, designed to coax a “much maligned” and “overlooked” avian out of the landscape and into the public eye. Her upcoming “Outstallation” will bring an unprecedented number of …

Industrial Fashion’s Non-Fashion Hat

The label's debut product is born from experimenting with manufacturing processes instead of trends

Spotted during this year’s London Design Festival at RCA’s Big Small show, which delved into contemporary contradictions, were some hats—striking in their simplicity. They’re the debut product from newly launched label Industrial Fashion, dreamed up by London-raised designer Julia Georgallis and German-born designer Dustin Jessen. As a counter to the trend-driven fashion industry, these two RCA grads are creating stylish accessories with looks influenced by …

Glerups Slippers

Natural wool slip-ons for the coziest comfort and warmth

Referred to as “the indoor shoe,” Glerups‘ line of super-soft slippers provides delightful comfort within a snug structure. Its 100% natural wool composition whisks moisture away while sustaining, maintaining and amplifying the natural heat your feet produce. There’s enough flexibility to allow for an easy slip-on experience every time, while also providing a soft calfskin sole (or rubber one, if you’d prefer) for traction. They …

Desire Books Iron-On Patches

Handmade felt accessories embroidered with wisdom, heart and style

If you’re out to customize any of the new clothes, jackets or backpacks you may have received over the holidays, or embellish your older apparel, Desire Books‘ new line of embroidered patches offers clever, charming accent pieces. Each patch in the series is handmade by the team in Manly, Australia (a not-so-distant suburb of Sydney), is easy to iron on and is hand washable. Situated …

Five iPad Air Cases

A handful of covers for the devout minimalist to the tech-driven

Today the iPad Air hit shelves, and many sleep deprived loyalists will head home happy with a lighter pocket book and a hardly heavy bag in hand. The new, impossibly lightweight tablet is as appealing as ever, and you probably want to keep it that way. To maintain the device’s pristine appearance, we present five solid case options. From a classic smart stand and minimalist …