Freitag Reference

The textbook of iPads, DVF hospital gowns, getting lost on purpose and more in our look back at the week on the web

Known for their recycled messenger bags, Freitag recently launched a new collection of horse messenger-inspired bags called Freitag Reference.

Casey Neistat for Kanon Organic Vodka

An interview with Casey Neistat and the debut of his doc film on Kanon vodka

Video pranksters Van and Casey Neistat have been making movies together since 1999 when the debut of the iMac spurred the brothers to start editing videos at home. Over the last decade the duo’s provocative antics and DIY aesthetic has taken them from early viral fame (2003’s guerilla anti-Apple campaign “iPod’s Dirty Little Secret“) to the Bicycle Film Festival entry ““Bike Thief,” in which Van …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Hip hop coffee, taxidermy lighting, Adidas cell phones and more in our weekly web snapshot

1. Peter Varga Concept Bicycles Beginning with a Master’s Degree project in 2007, Slovakian designer Peter Varga has continued each year to produce unconventionally intelligent bikes. Highlighted on Selectism, Varga’s bikes have won several awards for their innovative forms. 2. Os Gemeos and Futura Paint NYC School Os Gemeos follows-up their 2009 “Vertigo,” a colorful kid-friendly installation, with a 80-foot-high mural on the side of …