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While on a short holiday in the Belgium Ardennes, sharing my time with the family and enjoying the hills on my bike, Rapha released a new Continental film: Bohemia. Invited by Soigneur and Rapha Europe we traveled all the way to the very north of the Czech Republic, a region called the Bohemian Switzerland, and had a wonderful weekend chasing the guys on the bike. This time, I didn't brought my bike (Next time I definitely will) but focused on an article for Soigneur, the new dutch cycling magazine (later more on that). [ Continue reading ]

Chocolate Mill

During Art Basel, the Vitra Design Museum opened an exposition dedicated to a number of innovative Dutch designers. The designers were invited to join a partner from the region in developing a design project. The spectrum of partners ranged from the molecular biology laboratory of the firm Roche to the only female charcoal maker in Switzerland.
Studio Wieki Somers teamed up with chocolatier Rafael Mutter to create the ‘Chocolate Mill', a large cylindrical block of chocolate from which delicate rosettes can be shaved off with a crank-turned blade. Various patterns are integrated into the block using different types of chocolate, creating a flipbook effect as the layers are scraped off. [ Continue reading ]

Hennesy V.S.O.P

Some lovely abstract images shot by filmmaker Dustin Lynn capturing the Shanghai debut of Hennessy V.S.O.P and their new bottle, for Nowness. In a journey from the cellars of Cognac, at the master oenologists, to the designer of the bottle, Chris Bangle in his house in the hills of Torino, Italy, the… [ Continue reading ]

Globe-Trotter for GFSmith

GFSmith released a new website where they feature partnerships, collaborations and stories with likeminded companies in a lovely editorial way. For this movie they've partnered with the iconic British luggage company Globe-Trotter. The unique set of cases have been created by Globe-Trotter for the exclusive use of the GFSmith sales team (I instantly want to be part of that sales team) and are made of  their iconic paper – fourteen bonded layers of vulcanised fibreboard — in the shades of the Colorplan: Factory Yellow and Real Grey. [ Continue reading ]

The Boros residence

The German Freunde von Freunden (friends of friends) visited  the Boros residence – a former Second World War air raid shelter built in 1942 in central Berlin. An amazing place where Christian and his wife, Karen, live with their son between a dazzling collection of art and installations… [ Continue reading ]

Matter Magazine

Kilimanjaro Magazine launched a new publication last week called Matter Magazine, a Modern Journal For Men That Matter. A magazine that records the ways in which new and developing technology affects culture, lifestyle, fashion, and the arts. First issue includes Google’s Creative Director of Data Arts,… [ Continue reading ]


When you’re blessed with one of the best coffee places in the Netherlands just around the corner it’s obvious you will make it your second home. And when you are proud of what they are doing there, you spread the word and give it some more attention. That’s what… [ Continue reading ]

The Weekender

My good friend from LA, Spencer Nikosey just released the new Weekender bag with this lovely video. What’s better then a weekend in a house in Desert Hot Springs, California? And whats better then a premium vegetable tanned cognac nubuck leather bag… [ Continue reading ]


Mark Robinson from The 189 just shared this amazing video. It’s the trailer for a short film titled ‘Charlotte’ about  an extraordinary boatyard, the Gannon & Benjamin Marine Railway, located on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Ross Gannon and Nat Benjamin established the boatyard in 1980 with the purpose of designing, building, and maintaining traditionally built wooden boats, and in the process they transformed Vineyard Haven harbor into a mecca for wooden boat owners and enthusiasts.  After a long career of designing and constructing boats for others, Nat embarks on building a 50 foot gaff rigged schooner for use by his family and friends — her name is Charlotte. [ Continue reading ]

Infinity Water

A beautiful abstract video, ‘a journey through physical properties of the most abundant compound on Earth’s surface’ by Highly aesthetic motion-graphics exploring the interaction between colorless, odorless liquid and music, discovering the infinity encoded in water’s memory: ‘Infinity water’. Check their complete portfolio, they… [ Continue reading ]

Fall Creek Boys Choir

— Unfortunately this was an unofficial video. For the track go to THIS link, for the photography of Elena Kalis just follow the link… — Excited to hear about this collaboration between James Blake and Bon Iver, the first music video’s are feeding the excitement… [ Continue reading ]

Los Angeles glowing

Last week my friend Ajanaku shared this amazing video by Colin Rich, capturing the electric radiance of Los Angeles at night.  A project that took him 6 months of work… I am delighted to be invited for the launch of the new Scion… [ Continue reading ]


I instantly want to go surfing after seeing this trailer of Tracking – a new surfing film by Jimmy James Kinnaird. Inspired by the transitional period in surfing in the late 60’s and early 70’s Kinnaird followed the surfers Ellis Ericson, Jason Salisbury, Niah and Mia  through wild… [ Continue reading ]

Eat the Sun

Eat the Sun is a bizarre and amazing documentary by Peter Sorcher following Mason, a modern day ‘sungazer’, on an unbelievable and often hilarious cross-country tour into the little known world of sungazing – an ancient practice of looking directly at the sun for a range of physical… [ Continue reading ]

Glass blowing

Love this video by showing the innovative glass blowing technique developed by Omer Arbel for Bocci to make the 28 chandelier. It showcases an unconventional glass craft approach which involves reversing the direction of airflow (out of the glass matrix instead of into… [ Continue reading ]


The Spanish motion graphics studio Toch was commissioned by Domestika to create the MadInSpain open titles 2011.  Inspired by a quote by the roman poet Virgilio “Fortuna iuvat audaces”, Fortune favors the bold, and the theme Madness, they created this beautiful short. [ Continue reading ]

Nigel Cabourn

Last year Tenue de Nîmes was invited to New Castle by Nigel Cabourn. He wanted to share a sneak preview with us of his 2011 Spring Summer collection. He told us about his search for old designs, materials and fabrics. He shared some of his most bizarre finds with us and told us about his quest to put these finds in a contemporary, Nigel Cabourn perspective. This search for a perspective led him to this season's theme: The Submarine. [ Continue reading ]


Daniel Askill, known for his beautiful short movie ‘We Have Decided Not To Die’ was hired to create this promotional video to introduce the new and colorful line of  the Australian cult fashion label Ksubi. Kolors is a fume-fuelled, slow-motion battle between three colour-clad… [ Continue reading ]

Pablo Delfos

A few weeks back Pablo Delfos launched his new website. The page (designed by Bas de Boer from Urform Studio) gives a good overview on his wonderful work. He always inspires me with his rough and uncompromised black and white pictures, collages, and experiments - often hopping by at our studio, sharing his latest studies, playing with paper and light in his studio. Enjoy this video and a little interview we did - after the click. And more at Manja Otten x Cake. [ Continue reading ]