In Rock Heads, Ludovic Ismael teamed up with Nicolas Delille to create a series of portraits with somewhat hidden meanings. Look through the short gallery and see which rock bands the artists are referring to in each image. We'd say three were easy and two are still giving us issues.
There might have been a time when you looked at a Pink Floyd album cover and saw it move because of something you inhaled or ingested, but these album covers do so without any drugs necessary. Take a look at some of JB's work, and click-through to his Tumblr to see the rest.
Season after season, Nice Laundry churns out the cleanest, most edited collection of socks out there. Their Spring/Summer 2015 collection just launched and the highlight is their “Sock Drawer Makeover," which is 18 pairs of fresh, high-quality socks for just $99 with free shipping. That's a fraction of the price you’d pay anywhere else. Plus, they’ll recycle all of your old socks for free—whether you’re a Wild Child or a Dreamer, that’s some Spring Cleaning you’ll actually do this year. Cool Material readers can even receive a special, limited-edition bonus pair with their first order. ... check it out
We drink beer to celebrate, but sometimes we just need to celebrate beer. A while back, we ran a series of hand-illustrated beer quotes created by our in-house artist Vincent Avila. After numerous requests to make them available to purchase, we decided to do so. This Beer Quotes Print features 12 of our favorites on a 12x16 sheet of 110# matte cover paper. Put one up on your wall, and crack one open in celebration of sweet, sweet beer. ... check it out
Sometimes, a man just needs a place of his own to go hide from the outside world, enjoy a beer and be in the company of stereotypically manly shit like guns, taxidermy and a whole lot of wood. Redditor kelhans, a father of seven, transformed an unused storage room in his basement to his own personal man cave / paradise. ... continue reading
While in Stockholm for the launch of Volvo's new XC90, we took some time to peruse the Scandinavian design shops that litter the streets of the Swedish city. While many of these stores and studios contain the same minimal aesthetic you'd expect from the Ikean utopia, there's one where you can go if you want to take ... continue reading
There are two things you think of when you think of Sweden: Leggy blondes and Ikea. Both are great in certain situations—the latter when you want some clean-looking furniture on the cheap, and the former when you don't already have a lady-friend waiting for you at home. While Ikea is the Scandinavian furniture staple ... continue reading
Over the course of almost two centuries, the gear in a soldier's kit has changed quite significantly. The photographer Thom Atkinson documented thirteen of these kits, ranging from a huscarl at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 to a close-support sapper in the Royal Engineers from 2014, in a Hypebeast Essentials style. ... continue reading
There were 18,000 entries in this year's National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, and the handful that emerged as winners are pretty damn spectacular. The top prize went to Marko Korošec for his shot entitled "Independence Day"—it's name being chosen because the cloud system he captured outside Julesburg, Colorado ... continue reading
Great Scott! Someone might love the Back to the Future trilogy more than we do! Artist Ryan Putnam created three separate prints that detail Marty McFly's Gear from each of the movies in the trilogy. Puffy vest and JVC Camcorder. Nike Power Laces and a Hoverboard. The complete (and ridiculous) Western costume. Each ... continue reading
For the last month we've been celebrating beer's greatness by posting a quote relating to our favorite frothy beverage on our social media pages each day. Every one has featured original artwork and photography and was designed as a toast to water, malt, yeast, and hops. So pour yourself a pint and check out the full ... continue reading
The guys behind the Real World Business Cards of Fictional Characters, Invasione Creative, are at it again with a new series of World Cup and cult movie poster mashups called MOV(i)E TO WORLD CUP. USA searches for democracy on the field with E.T. Italia prepares for glory with 300. Japan becomes GOALZILLA. Check out ... continue reading
Richard Perez is an artist in Portland that does fantastic design work for some huge firms. He also finds time to make stylized illustrations of Coen Brothers characters and post them to the Coen Cast Tumblr. Well, Richard, we like your style, dude.
Besides churning out killer beers like Even More Jesus and Bozo Beer, Denmark’s Evil Twin Brewing has consistently plastered their bottles with interesting labels. From the bold and often humorous names to the almost fractal-like design, the bottles and cans from Evil Twin are instantly recognizable. We talked with ... continue reading
Edible art is one thing, but hot damn do we want some of these ice cubes for our next glass of bourbon or rye. Each cube created for Suntory Whisky's 3D on the Rocks campaign is made with incredible detail, a precision drill and fresh spring water. But don't just take our word for it, check them out.
For the next evolution of airplanes and fighter jets, Al Brady imagines us looking to animals for inspiration. Not just creatures today, but animals from the past as well. His pterodactyl jet will be featured in the upcoming film Is This Heaven, and here you can get a look at some of his other creations.