Stolen Jewels, click to expand

Stolen Jewels

Mike and Maaike

One of the newer projects brought to us by the industrial design studio, Mike and Maaike. Attempting to blur the line between the tangible and virtual, Maaike Evans and Mike Simonian googled some of the worlds most coveted jewelry.  While the printed images only came from their search results, the jewelry still appears to be more bling than byte. The medium may be low-res  but the impact has been high enough that they are now available in select galleries.

You Missed a Spot, click to expand

You Missed a Spot

If all men could please stand, button their coat, and give Walker Lamond a spirited applause for his release of “Rules for my Unborn Son.”  Released this October, this collection of thoughtful advice is filled with many a man’s better moments. Tailored for every gentleman, wayward or not, his quips and quotes accompany snapshots that make etiquette look easy.

#24 Write thank you notes promptly on personlized correspondence cards. “Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” – Earnest Hemingway  #252 If you attend a late night after-party, have an exit strategy  #63 Send postcards #410. Sometimes your best bet is to bet on her.” #398. If you ever want to know what makes you unique, sit for a caricature. #132 If you dont know what the word means, ask. “Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.” – P.J O’Rourke #45 Wrap your own presents. #186 Have a favorite song, it doesnt have to be hip. 385 When traveling abroad, keep your wits about you, especially in Spain. #357. Trust the concierge #376. If you need music on the beach, you are missing the point. #68 Collect things #134 Remember to thank your hosts.