Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Prisoner art, prosthetic Lego legs, intuitive boarding passes and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Rick Owens Step Team In a drastic departure from what you would expect during Paris Fashion Week, designer Rick Owens replaced traditional runway models with a team of “plus-size” step dancers. From challenging the norms of classic aesthetics to demonstrating the flexibility of the collection, the approach was a wild success—the audience cheered along. Artistic, engaging and a reflection of his provocative style, the …

Outdoor Project

Design and adventure enthusiasts of the Pacific Northwest make it easier to enjoy the great outdoors

Guidebooks, websites, word-of-mouth—nowadays, there’s a wealth of resources that an outdoor adventurer can consult before embarking on a trip. Oftentimes though, these resources aren’t comprehensive, up-to-date, or even particularly reliable. Furthermore, not many do a very good job of inspiring novices to venture out into the wilderness. This is where Outdoor Project comes in. “Guidebooks don’t speak to you,” says Tyson Gillard, founder and CEO …