Vintage Los Angeles..

Passing by the Carolina Pines hotel and coffee shop & Standard Oil before it became Chevron. Labrea and Sunset in 1965.  midcenturymodernfreak vintagelosangeles: Manhattan Beach, California 1957 by A Box of Pictures The heat is on!..Muscle Beach 1953 Faye Dunaway on the morning after her Oscar win for NETWORK at the Beverly Hills Hotel on March 29th, 1977. Hey …

Why We Need To Go Poolside…

Its only January and we need to go poolside already.. Photographer David Hauserman shows us why;   Models: Anna at London Management / @annahuddo Bella at IMG Australia / @bella_smith_ Franzi at The Agency Models / @franziskaadler Make Up Artist: Anna Le / @annalemakeup Hair Stylist: Luke Davis  at Prema Hair / @pencil_jedi Swimwear and …

Capturing The Old America.. By Larry Niehues

Our obsession with old, road trip america never fades.. You know the time, when the american dream was being formulated, the notion of open roads, simple living and kitsch design resonate not only with us but also with Larry Niehus as documented in his recent photography. Niehues pictures are like immersing into a movie. For the great …

5 things we want to say goodbye to 2014

Its Over.. It will never be here again.. 5 things we want to say goodbye too (for now) Avocados. Ok, we get it… Its good fats and we are have tried them with everything this yr, toast, eggs, salmon, tomatoes, lemon.. bore bore bore.. Lets move on..   procsecco Does anyone actually like the taste …

Fabric CD Collection… 13 years on…

Its not quite the same as collecting vintage fine wine or classic cars but collecting fabric cd’s monthly since its launch in Nov 2001 has been quite the labour of love. The anticipation on receiving each month a shrink wrapped, new cd, in a digital age, whilst not knowing what to expect or with no …

Meanwhile in Milan…

Stefano Boeris ‘Bosco Verticale’ has won the International High Rise Award for 2014 and rightly so.. It’s the building that everyone has been talking about; four years ago some critics called it “the most exciting new tower in the world.” Stephano Boeri’s two towers in Milan, with their giant planters cantilevered out from the building …

Inside India’s Amazing Customized Trucks

India’s highways are hectic. In a single trip, a driver might encounter bikes, motorcycles, ox-drawn carts, rickshaws, pedestrians, and herds of animals. But even among the clutter, it’s hard to miss the trucks. Dan Eckstein was traveling through Rajasthan after a 2011 wedding in Goa when he first noticed the colorful, personalized trucks that would later …

Kenny Hawkes… A Musical Tribute…

Kenny Hawkes, one of the true british techno pioneers, sadly passed away in 2011. As a DJ he was instrumental both locally and abroad, particularly through running and DJing on Girls FM.  With releases on Rekids, Paper, and 2020Vision and Luxuary Service amongst others, Kenny’s music was both current and timeless, as the following selections …

The Ultimate Coffee Table Book: 125 Years of National Geographic:

In 1957, before Photoshop and filters and Instagrammable pictures of yourself, there were simply photographers who took photos. Like this one, from B. Anthony Stewart taken off shore from Manhattan in that year for National Geographic magazine. Perched on wooden stilsts, Singhalese men fish for spotted herring in the monsoon-lashed surf pounding Sri Lanka’s south coast. When …