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PAPER Magazine Interviews James Jebbia, Hiroshi Fujiwara, Jeremy Scott and More for 30th Anniversary Issue

For its 30th anniversary issue, http://papermag.com/” target=”_blank”>PAPER Magazine lined up interviews with 37 “artists, icons and iconoclasts” as part of the publication’s “Meet the Original Gangsters” feature. The project features interviews with trailblazers from the worlds of fashion, music, literature, photography, gastronomy, publishing, film and more. Notable OGs … READ MORE

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Encyclopedia of Air Jordans

A new Kickstarter project aims to compile every Air Jordan in bound hardcover form. The Encyclopedia of Air Jordans is a labor of love for Jay Lawrence of Orlando, Florida, who spent the past five years gathering information for the book. The 10 x 8 inch volume contains … READ MORE

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“Banksy in New York” Book

You may recall the time http://banksy.co.uk/”>Bansky took over New York City for an impromptu art show on our streets last year. Whether you were away from the city or were overseas and could not see the artworks in person, this new publication might give you the best … READ MORE

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Laurence King – The Art Game: Artists’ Trump Cards

In the increasingly digital age, it is refreshing to see a printed card game conceptualized, instead of an app for our smartphones and tablets. http://laurenceking.com/”>Laurence King worked with acclaimed art writer James Cahill and Copenhagen-based illustrator http://mikkelsommer.com/”>Mikkel Sommer on The Art Game: Artists’ Trump Card. These playing … READ MORE

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Sneaker Freaker x Nike – “Genealogy of Innovation” Book

http://sneakerfreaker.com/” target=”_blank”>Sneaker Freaker has teamed up with Nike to produce a hardcover compendium celebrating the Swoosh’s history of footwear design. Entitled the Genealogy of Innovation, the retrospective clocks in at 240-plus pages, beginning in 1971 with the release of the first Nike shoe to carry a Swoosh. … READ MORE

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Paul d’Orléans – Cafe Racers: Speed, Style and Ton-up Culture Book

Making a huge resurgence in recent years, cafe racing was drawn by the rebellious nature of the iconic motorcycle movement. Popularized in England during the 1960s, the cafe racers were bikers that raced modded motorcycles and rode between 24-hour transport cafes in England. Motorcycle expert Paul d’Orléans … READ MORE

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I DRAW SHOES Sketchbook + Reference Guide for Sneaker Designers

Because a Wacom tablet isn’t always available when you’re having an eureka moment, the good folks at http://idraw.co” target=”_blank”>IDRAW Creative Goods created the I DRAW SHOES Sketchbook + Reference Guide for footwear and sneaker designers. Meant for both novice and professional, the sketchbook offers over 100 pages … READ MORE

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ESPN The Magazine – 2014 Body Issue

The annual Body Issue from http://insider.espn.go.com/insider/espn-the-magazine/” target=”_blank”>ESPN The Magazine is the antipode to the famed Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. While the latter spotlights a certain kind of human form, the former celebrates the diversity of the athlete in peak physical condition (or a close approximation, in the case … READ MORE

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Emily Ratajkowski by Michael Thompson – GQ July 2014 Cover

Known for his intimate portraits, photographer http://jedroot.com/photographers/michael-thompson” target=”_blank”>Michael Thompson has the pleasure (and the envies of his sex) of shooting model http://emrata.com” target=”_blank”>Emily Ratajkowski for http://gq.com/entertainment/celebrities/201407/emily-ratajkowski” target=”_blank”>GQ magazine’s July 2014 issue cover. First came onto the scene in Robin Thicke’s “http://youtu.be/yyDUC1LUXSU” target=”_blank”>Blurred Lines” music video, the shoot … READ MORE

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New York Times – The Sneaker Comes of Age

It’s fair to say we’ve been obsessed with kicks for as long as we’ve existed online, charting the rise of the sneaker as a fetish object to be collected, to its current position as fashion runway mainstay and accepted fixture within today’s workplace. But when the Grey Lady weighs in, you know … READ MORE

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Ai WeiWei Book By Taschen

Perhaps one of the most provocative Chinese artists of our generation, http://aiweiwei.com/”>Ai Weiwei, fears nobody when making his statements, not even his own government. His art is a social commentary derived from his love of China, and his art sometimes point to unlikely places to make his … READ MORE