Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Empowering Black femme digital artists, prints benefitting the LGBTQIA+ Community, gardens under solar farms and more

black beyond Collective Defies the Erasure of Black Femmes in the Digital Art Space Led by NYC-based artists jazsalyn, Shameekia Shantel Johnson and Yvonne Mpwo, the digital art and research collective black beyond is cultivating a community of Black femmes in the art and design world. Their most recent virtual exhibition, _origins, showcases 12 Black digital artists who wield dystopian aesthetics, critical race theory and technology …

RIMOWA’s Vol 1 Exhibition of Artist-Reimagined Luggage To Be Auctioned for UNICEF-Backed Project

Ten internationally renowned fashion designers lend their signature styles to RIMOWA suitcases and bags for the luxury luggage brand’s Vol 1 exhibition. On view for one day in NYC, all 26 pieces—by the likes of Hood By Air, MA®KET, Pizzaslime, Enfants Riches Déprimés and Pleasures—head to auction online at HBX on 22 November. All proceeds from these wondrous one-off items—some of which are adorned with …

Behind HEX’s Innovative, Anti-Microbial Technical Collection

Co-founder Trent Valladares provides insight on the brand's most tech-forward bags

Presented in partnership with HEX

On a continued mission to create more tech-forward bags, the team at HEX is set to release their new Technical Collection, which comprises three highly functional, anti-microbial pieces—the Backpack, Messenger and Daily Duffel. While each bag boasts technical elements galore (including features traditionally found only in specialty equipment), they remain minimal and sleek enough for everyday use. Every one of these bags is super-durable, water-resistant …