Plant-in-City’s Architectural Terrariums

Whether from wood or copper, these ecosystems house wonders

With the ease of upkeep for air plants and terrariums—not to mention their flourishing, eco-wonderland-like contributions to offices and living spaces—there is an array of curious new options on the market. One, rather distinct from the rest, is NYC-based Plant-in-City founded by Huy Bui. In lieu of glass or ceramics, Bui works with wood, copper and steel—and his geometric pieces take their design cues from …

AIAIAI’s Modular TMA-2 Headphones

The Danish audio company's new headphones offer a way for users to build and continually adapt their own ideal pair

Copenhagen-based audio company AIAIAI has been riding the success of their TMA-1 headphones since 2009. Today however the brand unveiled the next iteration and their vision for the contemporary headphone: the TMA-2 Modular. Aiming to suit the unique needs of each user, the system allows you to build a pair according to your own preferences. Users can choose from four different speaker units, five types …

Nike Reintroduces Marc Newson’s Zvezdochka Shoe

The curious, space-inspired, interlocking shoe design sees a limited rerun for its 10th anniversary

Initially launching in 2004, the innovative and pleasantly bizarre Zvezdochka shoe from Nike was ahead of its time. Upon introduction, many questions were asked—including how in the world you pronounce the name. Designed by Australian industrial designer Marc Newson and inspired by time spent at the Russian Space Agency, the modular, four-piece design was imagined as a multi-purpose shoe for cosmonauts—and named for the Russian …