Slapping the theatrical release poster for your favorite film on your wall has a certain juvenile feel. It looks like it should be supported by thumbtacks or that blue sticky Play-Doh stuff. To still display your love of Pulp Fiction or Trainspotting without looking like a teen, consider these abstract prints from ... continue reading
We never thought we'd say this about external hard drives, but LaCie does a pretty good job making their devices look less like tech accessories and more like works of art. Their new LaCie Mirror is encased in Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to make it durable, scratch resistant and very, very shiny. The drive uses a single ... continue reading
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
You remember those puzzles that, sometimes forcibly, make you recognize how many triangles are part of one larger triangle? That's exactly what this imported metal shelf from Urban Outfitters reminds us of. Nine separate triangles, as part of a few larger triangles (you figure out how many), that are perfect for storing ... continue reading
Font Men is a short, behind-the-scenes look at the once most powerful type design studio in the world. The work of Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones has been used by the Wall Street Journal, the President of the United States, and many, many more. This short video takes you inside their process. Watch it and ... continue reading
The follow-up to Christopher Stuart's last book of killer home projects is set to be released in May and it's filled with 30 new DIY outlines to try your hand at. Don't worry, this isn't your girlfriend's Pinterest page, the designs are modern and often boast a hint of ruggedness. Follow the steps to build new lighting ... continue reading
The US Postal Service is celebrating the late Charles Eames birthday by releasing a commemorative 42 cent stamp. The stamp features great 16 different designs from Charles and his wife Ray. You can pick them up at your local post office, and add a little quirk to your mail.