An Unstable Playground Set That Challenges Kids to Find Balance

Unlike the typical seesaws, swing sets and monkey bars seen on playgrounds, Capucine Diancourt’s set of Loose Play structures remain unfixed from the ground, challenging youngsters to find their balance. The French designer created the playground set as an exploration into the way shapes and colors can bend the way we interact with the physical world, relying on instability uncommon colors to provide children with …

Eastpak and WOOD WOOD

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The universal backpack brand Eastpak has teamed up with WOOD WOOD to create a classic line of waxed cotton duffels and backpacks. The utilitarian bag line “Desertion” can be seen in the newly released lookbook and will be in select stores soon.

Brooklyn Watches

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Former gallery owner David Sokosh abandoned his business during the recession and created Brooklyn Watches, a manufacturer of handmade time pieces. Sokosh utilizes 1970s mechanics and themes his models to reflect various Brooklyn neighborhoods.