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mita and New Balance Design A “Bouncing Frog” 247 v2

Japanese boutique mita has clearly transcended its retail roots with its strong repertoire of collaborations. In their longstanding partnership with New Balance, the collective has introduced a wealth of colorways that are held in high regard. Their recent “Bouncing Frog” motif — which was seen previously on the 990 V4 — makes it return on the MS247 V2, further establishing the frog’s cultural relevance in Japan. Often seen as a symbol of good fortune, the creature serves as inspira…

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Vietnam’s Hopper House Fuses Traditional Design Elements With Contemporary Flair

Located in the Quảng An region of Vietnam lies the Hopper House. Architect firm AHL Architects were tasked to create a home — fusing cultural design details found in traditional Northern Vietnamese homes with contemporary configuration tactics. For instance, patios, thresholds, inner yards and roofs are but a few components typically f…

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Yoko Ono, Barbara Kruger and More Design ‘New York’ Covers

To commemorate its 50th anniversary, New York Magazine has tapped fifty artists for one unique cover apiece, debuting throughout the year until October.

Ranging from Barbara Kruger and Hank Willis Thomas’ text-focused pieces to the expressive works of Mel Bochner and Marilyn Minter, the first selection of covers ranges fro…

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Hiroshi Fujiwara Reveals fragment design x Nike Cortez Collaboration

Hiroshi Fujiwara has taken to Instagram to preview an upcoming collaboration between his fragment design brand and the Nike Cortez. While the Swoosh gets ready to roll out Kendrick Lamar’s “Kenny 1” version of the same silhouette, this new design shows the versatility of the model. Fujiwara’s creation dons a multitude of textures and materials, with the translucent upper housing “FRGMT” branding being the most notable. Also featured, is a suede toe cap and …

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Part 1 of the fragment design x A-COLD-WALL* Collection Is Now Available

Following Samuel Ross’s teaser earlier this month, the fragment design x A-COLD-WALL* collaborative capsule is now available for purchase, part 1 of their collection that is.

Merging together lightning bolts and asterisks in muted tandem, the joint offering includes a selection of outerwear pieces, however what is curren…

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