As some of you might remember, Kanye West collaborated with Louis Vuitton on a sneaker collection in 2009. Consisting of several sneaker silhouettes, both low and high top, the “Don” sneaker from the collection turned out to be one of the most popular ones in the line-up. Modelled after one of the more unique colorways of the Louis Vuitton Don, Dank Customs presents the above Air Jordan 4.
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Kodewa Performance Motorcycles has recently announced the prototype of the world’s first Lotus motorcycle. The C-01 features a V-style 2-cylinder engine packing about 200 horsepower into a body crafted out of carbon fibre, titanium and aerospace quality steel. In addition to a range of available styles, there is also a special customization service that is allegedly limited only by “the imagination of the client.” The bike was designed by German concept designer Daniel Simon, whose work has featured in movies such as Tron: Legacy and Oblivion and his book Cosmic Motors. For further details on the Lotus C-01, visit the brand website here.
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Pharrell‘s latest stint in the art world is as Guest Curator for “This Is Not A Toy” alongside Curator John Wee Tom and DX Associate Curator Sara Nickleson. The visually-striking exhibition showcases contemporary sculptures, figurines and artworks at Toronto’s Design Museum, Design Exchange. As the museum’s president explains:
Pharrell’s involvement is really due to the fact that he’s so passionate about the genre and explains that urban vinyl and collectible design is what brought him into the world of contemporary art.
Featuring works by Takashi Murakami, KAWS, Coarse, Huck Gee, FriendsWithYou and others, the exhibition approaches toys as a reflection of contemporary culture and contemporary design. The exhibition is now open and is on view until May 19.
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