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Lyon’s New Musée Des Confluences: An interdisciplinary museum more than a decade in the making finally makes its debut

Lyon's New Musée Des Confluences

Where the Rhône and Saône rivers meet in Lyon is the location of the historic French city’s urban development project, which has been transforming the former industrial wasteland into spaces for residences, offices, shopping and leisure since the……

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Cafe Racer-Inspired Seals Watches: An affordable watch line debut designed with motorbikes and more in mind

Cafe Racer-Inspired Seals Watches

With its inspiration from battles tanks of the 1940s and cafe racer motorcycles, Seals Watch Company’s Model A is a great example of what a micro watch brand can do when blended with a genuine passion for detail. Based in the foothills of the Sierra……

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Please Paris Shoes: The French designer’s debut collection touts unusual materials like patented leather with granite print, faux shearling and velvet

Please Paris Shoes

In the sea of shoes that flood the department stores, boutiques and e-shops, it’s not often that a debut collection grabs ahold of our complete attention like the one from Please Paris did. The recently launched French brand’s statement pieces surprise……

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Interview: OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder: Catching up with the singer, songwriter and producer at the Paris debut of the 2015 Mercedes B-Class

Interview: OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder

A highlight of our trip to Paris for the Mondial de l’Auto was sitting down with OneRepublic’s frontman—and singer, songwriter and producer for many other celebrated acts—Ryan Tedder at Molitor, the chic reborn swimming club and hotel.

We spoke……

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Clay Project Swimwear by John Yuyi: The emerging Taiwanese designer makes her debut with a bizarre, dreamy line of one-pieces

Clay Project Swimwear by John Yuyi

To succinctly describe John Yuyi is like trying to pin down the finite details of a colorful dream you just woke from before it vanishes from memory. This is especially true because the young Taipei-born fashion designer/art director is just beginning……

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Voodoo Ray’s Halloween Pizzas: The London pizza pub unveils ghoulish pumpkin slices just in time for the holiday and the UK’s PBR debut

Voodoo Ray’s Halloween Pizzas


Dalston’s Voodoo Ray’s is one of the few places in London where you can get NYC-style pizza slices. Constantly playing around with flavor combinations and inventing new pie variations, the joint has a loyal following and…

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Kalimist K Boog Gives Funk a Modern Facelift: The Tel Aviv-based producer’s debut album is a gritty, sexy affair

Kalimist K Boog Gives Funk a Modern Facelift


The words “hip-hop,” “funk” and ” Tel Aviv” usually aren’t uttered in the same sentence, but one musician is making sure it will soon become a commonplace. Daniel Kalimist has been flying under the radar for some time, DJing at local venues…

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After 25 years, Nine Inch Nails’ flawed, brutally honest debut is still worth a listen

Nine Inch Nails’ debut album, Pretty Hate Machine, was released 25 years ago this week — October 20th, to be precise. It’s a pretty big milestone for NIN mastermind Trent Reznor — most who followed his career through the ’90s figured he would flame out in the self-destructive fashion detailed in his lyrics long before making it this far. But Reznor kept it together and has made a career out of continuously growing and mutating his act over the last few decades. Pretty Hate Machine now stands an intimate, personal view of an artist figuring out exactly who he’ll be, finding the key components of his sound, and making some entertaining missteps along the way.

For my part, I can’t wax poetic and pretend the milestone initially meant a lot…

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Subway Series Jewelry by Shahla Karimi: Wear the Harlem to South Ferry route on your wrist from the Brooklyn-based designer’s debut collection

Subway Series Jewelry by Shahla Karimi


Sometimes inspiration comes from the most ordinary experiences. For Brooklyn-based jewelry designer Shahla Karimi, that inspiration came from her daily commute. Drawing from the MTA subway map, Karimi has created a collection of rings and…

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Industrial Fashion’s Non-Fashion Hat : The label’s debut product is born from experimenting with manufacturing processes instead of trends

Industrial Fashion's Non-Fashion Hat


Spotted during this year’s London Design Festival at RCA’s Big Small show, which delved into contemporary contradictions, were some hats—striking in their simplicity. They’re the debut product from newly launched label Industrial Fashion, dreamed up…

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