Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Kanye cartoons, touch-screen watches, licorice-nectarine bitters, black market goods and more in our weekly look at the web

1. #kanyenewyorkertweets Kanye West has close to a half million followers on Twitter, hanging onto every ridiculous Tweet. Inspired by his words, musical comedic group Paul and Storm had the idea to mash-up Kanye’s Tweets with classic New Yorker cartoons, resulting in a genius collection of newfangled cartoons found on the website #kanyenewyorkertweets. 2. 3sixteen+ American menswear label 3sixteen already sets itself apart by being …

Smyth Hotel

TriBeCa NYC's youngest contender in modern luxury hotel scene

Just under a year old, the latest addition to Thompson Hotel‘s family, the Smyth offers the same casual sophistication they are known for with a custom-tailored interior suited to its TriBeCa location with understated wine-toned rooms, mini-bars stocked with Dean & Deluca gourmet snacks and incredible BBG architecture. Upon entering the hotel, guests pass through the lobby designed by Yabu Pushelberg down a dimly lit …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Luxury sleeping al fresco , Daft Punk DIY, Kenneth Anger does Missoni and more in our weekly look at the web

1. How To Make A Daft Punk Helmet A self-proclaimed dork, graphic designer Harrison Krix recently spent 17 months recreating the iconic gold helmet worn by Daft Punk’s Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo. From molding the cast to soldering the electronic boards, a three-minute video shows how he accomplished the amazing DIY feat. 2. Panasonic Lumix G Fisheye Lens Fisheye fans will be pleased to hear …