Best Made Co. Laguiole 127 Knife

A superior take on the traditional toothpick pocket knife

The latest tool to get the royal Best Made Co. treatment, the Laguiole 127, is a better functioning and more aesthetically pleasing version of your traditional toothpick pocket knife. As we’ve seen before, Best Made really knows their way around a blade, but the NYC-based brand teamed up with legendary French knife maker Laguiole—founded in 1829—to make sure this specific project turned out just right. …

Deform from Within

Wu Na's striking album shows off the modern face of traditional guqin music

Born in Chongqing, China, musician Wu Na holds the distinction of being one of the world’s premier guqin players, a seven-string instrument strummed by Confucius and revered as one of China’s four classical arts. Her instrument of choice is one of China’s most ancient and revered musical pieces—reigning as one of four classical arts. Wu’s training started at the early age of nine, and she …