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Tavares Strachan and SpaceX Send Art to Space On Monday, 19 November, SpaceX will send its Falcon 9 rocket into space. But, this time the launch will be adorned with a Tavares Strachan sculpture of Robert Henry Lawrence Jr, the first African-American NASA-trained astronaut. Sadly, Lawrence Jr never made it to space (he died in a jet crash in 1967) but, thanks to this collaboration, …

Land Ark’s Mid-Century Modern-Inspired RV

Referred to as the “Draper,” Land Ark’s latest RV pairs mid-century angles and materials with sophisticated spatial management. From an exterior panel that drops into an elevated outdoor patio to a sleeping loft flooded with natural light, indoor and outdoor frequently engage. There’s a walk-in shower, convertible couch and large kitchen, too—but it’s the white-washed pine and elegant proportions that truly impress. See more photos and …

Limited Edition Palladium 001 Sunglasses

From RVS’ “Rebirth” collection, the Palladium 001, comes in several colorways—though this silver version is a true stand-out. While the perfectly round lenses offer a retro vibe, the high, arched bridge is a contemporary twist. These limited edition shades—made of 100% solid silver—are simple, modern and minimal. Made in an edition of just 10, they are super-exclusive, and will surely stand the test of time.