The Monocle Guide to Good Business

The Monocle Guide to Good Business

The Monocle Guide to Good Business is presented as a ‘book for would-be business leaders, start-ups and established companies that feel it is time for some new ideas.’ Published by Gestalten, this much anticipated volume follows 2013’s The Monocle Guide to Better Living. The first quality to appreciate about The...
Mirror Houses

Mirror Houses

When the owner of a old 1960‘s farmhouse situated in the middle of an apple tree orchard in the South Tyrol commissioned the studio of Peter Pichler to design a pair of luxury holiday houses in her property, the idea behind the new design was to come up with a...
Welcome to Union Glacier by Studiocanoe

Welcome to Union Glacier by Studiocanoe

I could guess that at some point in time you've heard the saying, "imitation is the sincerest form of flattery". And in many cases this is certainly true but sometimes it just doesn't seem right when someone straight out imitates another...the trick? To emulate rather than replicate.
Il Capo

Il Capo

Italian artist and filmmaker Yuri Ancarani captures the otherworldly landscape of a marble quarry in the Apuan Alps, Northwest Italy, as Il Capo (The Chief) guides his men through the extraction process.
Obey This Film

Obey This Film

“Obey This Film” is a short documentary by Los Angeles filmmaker Brett Novak about the art and influences of “Andre the Giant Has a Posse” creator Shepard Fairey.
Dealer

Dealer

Burial’s excellent title track from the Rival Dealer EP has inspired this short film from Ben Dawkins. It follows a dealer over the course of one night in a bleak looking London.
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Top 10 of 2014

Top 10 of 2014

We have spent some time and put together our top 10 songs of the year! Think we have missed anything? Let us know and leave a comment below!
January in Japan

January in Japan

The beautiful, almost meditative video ‘January in Japan’ created quite a lot of buzz when it received the well deserved Staff Pick badge at Vimeo earlier this month. Lingualift recently got in touch with Scott Gold, the author of the short, and asked a few questions about his trip to Japan and experience shooting travel...
New Ace Hotel in Downtown LA

New Ace Hotel in Downtown LA

There are many interesting elements at play in the newly redesigned Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Occupying the former headquarters of the notorious United Artists film studio, the one-of-a-kind historical building has been renovated and converted by Commune, the LA-based design collective.
Oddly Head

Oddly Head

Visual artist Oddly Head has recently unveiled a series of collages and other works gathered under the title ‘This Place Must Be Earth’, where pop- and street-art influences are matched to produce witty and humorous stigmas of social criticism.
The Goodship Galeb

The Goodship Galeb

For the holidays Poler and Nike SB join forces for a collaboration featuring four unique styles of footwear and an accompanying apparel collection.
Wanderers - a short film by Erik Wernquist

Wanderers – a short film by Erik Wernquist

“Where no man has gone before” – little did the creators of Star Trek know that this eternal phrase, used in the opening scene of the original Star Trek television series, would become a watershed for things to come. It was only 3 short years later in 1969 that Apollo 11 landed the first spacecraft...
Hawk House - Chill Pill (Experiment 2)

Hawk House – Chill Pill (Experiment 2)

Hawk House knows that a music video doesn’t need more than a director with a good eye for composition. Zooming in and out into new backgrounds proves to be a smooth way to take the viewer with them. Thomas Rhazi is the French director of the monochromatic journey for ‘Chill Pill’. The song has an...
Movements

Movements

10 new tracks for this months issue of the playlist. Featuring Flying Lotus, Flight Facilities, Julio Bashmore, Sydney's Seekae and more.
Flying Lotus - Never Catch Me

Flying Lotus – Never Catch Me

Flying Lotus has shared the video for “Never Catch Me”, which features Kendrick Lamar and will appear on his forthcoming You’re Dead! album. In the Hiro Murai-directed clip, a boy and girl rise from their deathbeds and dance away. You’ll never catch them.
SBTRKT - Wonder Where We Land

SBTRKT – Wonder Where We Land

Not long after dropping the Ezra Koenig-assisted "NEW DORP. NEW YORK," SBTRKT has revealed his upcoming album "Wonder Where We Land" features an enviable slew of indie, hip-hop and R&B talent. His mastery for elusive vaporous sounds is what makes his style of music so tantalising.
The Barisieur

The Barisieur

The Barisieur designed by Joshua Renouf is an alarm clock and coffee brewer. It eases the user into the day with the subtle movement of stainless steel ball bearings that boil the water through induction heating, accompanied by the smell of freshly brewed coffee. It encourages a ritual before going to sleep, signalling to the...
Geometrie by Paolo Pettigiani

Geometrie by Paolo Pettigiani

A context which the shapes become a pretext for exploration of space, freeing itself from its real picture, to make it more emotionally relevant. The minimal geometry, shadows and colors intersect between reality and absence, visually decontextualized from initial aesthetics. In this way, the following photographs describe a “non-place”, dematerialized by its own matter.