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Works of Denimu

Cotton. Chambray. Leather. Silk. They’re all great materials in their own right, but none of them are anywhere near as ubiquitous as denim. Denimu gets that. Rather than sending his most loved pair of pants from his childhood to a better place he hatched a plot to turn it in to something gallery worthy. One piece ... continue reading
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MeUndies Sale – 30% OFF SPONSORED

It's been dubbed the "world’s most comfortable" underwear, and priced at nearly half of its competitors ($16). After years of research and development and a "24 hour" stress test, MeUndies has created the perfect, contour fitting boxer brief that keeps its shape all day and never rides up. The first 500 Cool Material readers get 30% off orders larger than $75 when using code CM75. Not impressed? MeUndies offers a full refund and lets you even keep your first pair. Offer excludes packs and French Terry. ... check it out
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Menno Aden Room Portraits

Getting a bird’s eye view can result in some seriously cool Instagram pictures. If you’re anything like artist Menno Aden, though, that isn’t anywhere near interesting enough. For his Room Portraits, Aden mounted a camera on the ceiling of a bunch of different rooms and took top down pictures that put everything ... continue reading
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In Praise of Rust

If someone were to pop out of any of the vans depicted in Kevin Cyr's "In Praise of Rust" series and offer you candy, don't take it! (Unless it's a Cadbury Creme Egg, those are awesome.) Each of the vehicles painted depicts a beat up, graffiti-covered ride seen by Kevin on the streets of The Big Apple. In a dirty, ... continue reading
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Brandon Loving Illustrations

“Brandon Loving is an artist/illustrator residing in Savannah, GA. He’s the roughest, toughest son of a gun this side of the Smokies and he’ll challenge anyone who says otherwise.” At least, that’s what the About copy says on his site, BrandonLoving.com. Honestly, after looking at his illustrations of ... continue reading
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Shawn Barber Tattoo Portraits

There's no arguing with the fact that tattoos are art. People might make bad decisions about the images they want emblazoned on their skin forever, but that doesn't discount the art form as a whole. Shawn Barber knows a thing or three about what goes into a tattoo from concept to creation and the artist is an integral ... continue reading
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Paul Cadden Pencil Drawings

There are people who have gifts for something, and then there are people who have gifts for something. Paul Cadden is more proficient with a pencil than most doctors are with scalpels. His works range from full nudes to detailed garbage drawings (the subject, not the final product), but all of them are closer ... continue reading
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Avengers Assemble! at Target

The Avengers is going to be a blockbuster hit. Combine Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Hawkeye and the other Avengers and the super hero movie equivalent of a Long Island Iced Tea practically sells itself. But when Disney gets behind something you know there are going to be action figures (kind of a no-brainer ... continue reading
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Pantone Swatch Classic Album Covers

Spend enough time with dudes wearing plaid and eventually you'll meet a graphic designer. Inevitably, said graphic designer (plaid-clad or not) will introduce you to Pantone swatches if you don't already know what they are. Think of them like the designer equivalent of those little paint sheets you get from Home ... continue reading
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