kings of pain: masters and convicts of the road

September 4th, 2014 by perspective20


Philippe Brunel’s book ‘Kings of Pain: Masters and Convicts of the Road’ has been republished by Rapha, featuring re-scanned, duotone photography on Fedrigoni paperstock, bound in high-quality Buckram. All the original Kings  of Pain are captured by Brunel like you rarely see them. Check it out here.

tenue de nîmes – autumn/winter 2014 lookbook

September 1st, 2014 by perspective20




The denim-lovers of Tenue de Nîmes released their first online lookbook. It features brands like Red Wing Shoes, Double RL, Naked & Famous, Levi’s Vintage Clothing and more. Find the full lookbook here.

save the okura

August 11th, 2014 by perspective20




News that Tokyo’s iconic 1960s Hotel Okura is to be reconstructed has been met with outrage from admirers of its unique design. While Tokyo’s changing skyline is what makes it special, demolitions like this threaten its architectural history.

Monocle believes that the last thing Tokyo needs is another sanitised five-star property and that it must protect is the well maintained and theatrically modernist centrepiece played so beautifully by Hotel Okura. That’s why Monocle opened a special site hosted by Monocle to register support for preservation of this architectural gem at visit

creative culture quilts by borre x piet hein eek

April 20th, 2014 by perspective20



Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek, famous for his use of unorthodox materials, collaborated with textile designer Borre Akkersdijk. The designers created quilts out of unused tie garments found at Spazio Rosanna Orlandi – a former tie factory. More here.

Via Another Something.

universal works – spring/summer 2014

March 18th, 2014 by perspective20




The latest collection from Nottingham (UK) based Universal Works combines modern fits with old style construction. The S/S 2014 collection is about mixing ideas: From bold Hawaiian prints to technical jackets, from nylon raincoats, to hand loomed dogstooth. More here.

Via The Lineage of Influence.

buddy by bao-nghi droste design

March 8th, 2014 by perspective20




Buddy is a minimalist design created by German-based design firm bao-nghi droste design for Markus Form. Buddy is versatile piece of furniture that was created to accommodate a variety of spaces and environments. The object could serve as an occasional piece beside the sofa or a freestanding sculpture within a long hallway. More here.

Via Design Milk.

kinfolk magazine – the home issue

March 5th, 2014 by perspective20




The spring 2014 issue of Kinfolk magazine, The Home Issue, explores the meaning of home, what it looks like, how different people arrange them and the qualities that the best ones share. It’s what (and who) you fill it with that counts. More here.

buttero – tanino white

March 2nd, 2014 by perspective20




Handmade sneakers made from white Italian Vachetta leather by Buttero. This low model, Tanino, features nickel eyelets, leather laces and stitch on cap toe. Available at End Clothing.

rapha – spring/summer 2014

February 27th, 2014 by perspective20




Check out Rapha’s latest training and racing collection featuring all of Rapha’s latest products for road riding, shot on location in the Cévennes in France. The original designs accompany updates to fit and functionality and new colour options. More here.

olivier ledoux

February 21st, 2014 by perspective20




Some images by Sydney-based French photographer Olivier Ledoux. His work capture the excitement and the loneliness of the Australian adventure. More work here.

right hand distribution 3×3

February 14th, 2014 by perspective20




Right Hand Distribution is an ode to quality made garments. In a shop-in-shop space in Captains of Industry (Melbourne, Australia) they sell some of the best-quality cult denim labels from Japan. More here.

Images via Broadsheet.

ferris jacket by apc. x louis w.

January 28th, 2014 by perspective20




A.P.C. co-designer Louis W.’s capsule collection explores the iconic status of the leather jacket, experimenting with this timeless design in different varieties. The Ferris Jacket is cut from a supple calf suede, taking on the classic bomber jacket design. Constructed with a ribbed collar, cuffs and hem, it has two welt pockets and is closed with a full length talon zip. Available at End Clothing.

drop bookshelf by nendo x cappellini

January 20th, 2014 by perspective20






This amazing bookshelf – by Oki Sato aka Nendo, for the Italian furniture and design company Cappellini – is inspired by the colours of Japan’s natural landscape. The shelf is crafted from laser-cut sheet metal and finished with a matte laquer and is available in three different height models. It’s the top part of the shelf  that gives it a touch of intelligent humour. Available here.

red waxed canvas carry all by tom hide

January 14th, 2014 by perspective20




Tom Hide is a creative company born in 2010 from a desire to produce modern items, hand made in England, inspired from traditional designs and proven craft techniques. This Danger Red weekender sized carry all is hand crafted from premium waxed canvas and leather. Waxed cotton is the original performance fabric – beginning life over 200 years ago with sailcloth cloaks created to provide protection on the world’s oceans. Today, it is more than a tough shield against the elements, it has become an icon of natural style, seen both in the countryside and on city streets around the world. More here.