Archive for August, 2011

Blood Sparks+Carts


Fashion's Night Out might be about shopping…but for the team at A+R and our imaginative designers, it's an excuse to raise a glass, celebrate the Fall 2012 collections—and get the welding equipment out. […]

Posted in Art, Design, Style

A+R is on FB, Finally!


Yes, Ladies and Gentleman, A+R is finally on Facebook.

I managed to finally squeeze some time in yesterday, and only because I couldn't bear to explain to the umpteenth person asking why we didn't have one—especially given it was such a lame excuse: as in "it's on the to-do list!" It was completely true. […]

Posted in Design, Web/Tech

Keith Richards’ Aural Treats


Behind the wheel this summer, it hasn't been so much about a song but the man behind some of our favorite anthems of all time, Keith Richards. The audiobook to his 2.2-pound autobio  Life  has been ontap in the car s
ince our impromptu road trip earlier last month to San Francisco. […]

Posted in Books, Music, Style

Color Me D-Lux


By its very nature, customization knows no bounds. Yet the prospect of candy coloring a Leica D-Lux 5, had me seeing red…then blue. After all, I'm still reeling a year later from the loss of my treasured Leica D-Lux 5 following a heady night in Vegas with the dancers from the Crazy Horse Paris and Dita Von Teese following her triumphant show there…

This is only the latest rainbow overhaul by ColorWare, a company offering custom coloring of an odd array of techie products: Segways, Dyson Airs, Flips UltraHD, along with Apple iPhones and iPads (oft featured in fashion mags; our London pal Sam Anthony gave us a heads up about the Minnesota-based service). […]

Posted in Design, Style, Web/Tech