Design

November 13, 2019

Japan Installs 16 Pokémon-Themed Manhole Covers in Honor of Slowpoke

If you’ve ever been to Japan, you might have noticed artistically designed manhole covers dotted across the country. In fact, there’s even a festival that celebrates the art form. Last year, some participating Japanese prefectures merged the decorative manhole tradition with pop culture, resulting in designs featuring none other than Pokémon characters.

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November 12, 2019

30+ Creative Holiday Gifts Under $20

If you are looking for a gift that will make an impression without breaking the bank, we’ve got you covered. For under $20 there’s a whole range of fun, unique items for your next holiday gift swap or housewarming party.

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November 12, 2019

Latin American Embroidery Artist Covers Denim Jackets in Colombia’s Colorful Flora

Denim jackets have been a wardrobe staple ever since they were popularized by silver screen stars such as James Dean and Steve McQueen in the 1950s. Today’s jean jackets come in a number of different styles and colors, but Colombian textile designer Ana Maria Restrepo (of Amarpo) adds personality to the simple garment by customizing them with colorful embroidery. Inspired by her Latin American roots, Restrepo’s upcycled garments celebrate the colorful beauty of Colombia’s nature.

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November 11, 2019

LEGO Releases 3,306-Piece Batmobile Kit to Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the 1989 Film

It’s been 30 years since the release of Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman, starring Michael Keaton as the titular character (aka Bruce Wayne). While the superhero’s iconic Batmobile has evolved over time, the 1989 version is perhaps the most recognizable iteration of the sleek, bat-winged vehicle. In celebration of one of the most iconic vehicles in cinema, LEGO is soon to release an epic Batmobile model toy kit. Measuring over 60 cm (23 inches)

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