Fresh From The Dairy: Heading to the Stars

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                                It’s almost inevitable that after you watch a space movie (Interstellar, in my case), you develop a newfound appreciation and sense of wonderment for the galaxies. It’s quite poetic how something so beautiful can make you feel so small. Inspired by space exploration, worm holes and other unexplainable phenomenon in the the galaxy and beyond, here are a few of our favorite picks from <a href="" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a>:
Night mountains wall tapestry by Black Winter Melancholy poster by va103 Between airplanes art print by Lost Tribe Star Cat sticker by wingedwolf94 Constellation Map – Black & White wall tapestry by Merlin Do not go gentle into that good night…. art print by Shelby Ticsay Worm-hole comforter by Kazza’s Kreations Stars and Nebula wall tapestry by Space99 Night of a Thousand Moons shirt by Lilla Bölecz Stormy Mountains art print by Elisabeth Fredriksson In an ongoing effort to support independent artists from around
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UNIQLO Just Launched the 2nd SPRZ NY Eames Collection for Spring/Summer 2018

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                                After releasing their successful <a href=""  rel="nofollow noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">inaugural collection</a> last October, <a href=""  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">UNIQLO</a> just unveiled the 2nd <a href=""  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">SPRZ NY Eames</a> collection for Spring/Summer 2018. The latest release includes graphic t-shirts and tote bags featuring a new round of prints and styles. Just like the first launch, the pieces celebrate the American design duo Charles and Ray Eames and their iconic contributions to the world of modern design. And like that first collection, the affordable new goods will probably sell out pretty quickly so jump on them before they&#8217;re gone.
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UNIQLO and Marimekko Reveal Limited Edition Collection

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                                Japanese clothing retailer <a href=""  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">UNIQLO</a> revealed their latest collaboration and this one takes them all the way to Finland to partner with iconic Finish design house <a href=""  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Marimekko</a>. The <a href=""  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">UNIQLO x Marimekko</a> special edition collection includes nine items featuring bold prints inspired by nature and urban lifestyle, designed by Marimekko pattern designer Maija Louekari.
The collaboration is a fitting one, as both brands aim to create products that enhance daily life, and with Marimekko’s beloved prints mixed with UNIQLO’s casual styling, it’s a no-brainer. The collection marks a brand-new print design and includes t-shirts (2 styles, 10 colors/patterns), French-sleeve blouses (1 style, 3 colors/patterns), wide cropped pants (1 style, 3 colors/patterns), short-sleeved dresses (1 style, 4 colors/patterns), French-sleeve dresses (1 style, 3 colors/patterns), canvas sneakers ((1 style, 3 colors/patterns), and bags (2 styles, 5 colors/patterns). The UNIQLO x Marimekko Collection will launch online and in stores on March 29th, 2018 at 9pm
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Best Style + Fashion Posts of 2017

                                In 2017, Design Milk covered everything when it came to Style + Fashion – including wearable devices, architectural jewelry, geometric games, and eyeglasses made from sheet metal. Want to see which post from this category got the most love this year? Read on to find out&#8230;
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                                10. <a href=""  rel="nofollow noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">CES 2017: The Titanium-Encased Motiv Activity Tracker Ring</a><br />
This lightweight, waterproof titanium ring keeps tabs on the wearer’s daily activity, heart rate, and quality of sleep for up to 5 days per charge.
  1. Contemporary Jewelry Designed by an Architect
    Architect Ayça Ozbank merged her love of urban cities and jewelry to create Mara Paris, sculptural jewelry that’s wearable.
  1. The Essential Travel Shoe: Allbirds Wool Loungers
    The cozy Wool Lounger from Allbirds combines the comfort and softness of a slipper with the style of a trendy, slip-on shoe.
  1. Jiwoong Jung’s “Hidden Time” Watch Is a Minimalist Magic Act By the Hour
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2017 Gift Guide: Under $50

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                                When you think about all the people you ideally want to get gifts for – parents, in-laws, siblings, relatives, children of relatives, friends, best friends, your boss, co-workers and colleagues, your next door neighbor, that person who did you a favor that one time, your child’s teacher, your mailman who always greets you, etc. – it can add up quick! While a meaningful card or box of chocolates will never go out of style, here’s a list of gift ideas that also go a long way for a small price – they&#8217;re all under $50!
Minim Cards by Joe Doucet, available at Areaware \\ $10
Not your grandma’s bridge set of playing cards. This regulation playing cards set has a minimalist design and geometric, reductive versions of the four suits. Origiami Concrete Coaster by Havelock Studio \\ $23
This origami-inspired coaster doesn’t even look like a coaster with its graphic
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Good Thing Partners with 5 Brands for Limited Edition Holiday Gifts

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                                Just in time for the holidays, design brand <a href="" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Good Thing</a> collaborated with five different brands to release a bunch of <a href=";mc_eid=2c19ad347f" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">limited edition gift bundles</a> any design-loving person in your life will enjoy. These gift packs pair a popular Good Thing item with a partner product and they&#8217;re being sold at holiday prices that are better than if you bought them individually. So, take a look at these delightful combos and get started on your holiday shopping list early this year.
Seed Series & Baggu – Get a classic Baggu reusable bag, in red or yellow Disco Dot, to haul your groceries around so you can reduce your plastic bag consumption and when you get home, hang it up on a set of three Seed Hooks or a Seed Shelf, in pink or gray. Blue Paper Display & Self-Expression Card Kit – LA-based lifestyle brand’s colorful and
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Chill Out and Cool Down With Society6 Tanks

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                                I live in Southern California, so we basically have summer weather all year long (it’s a curse and a blessing). Now that temperatures are getting warmer, I’ve been reaching for lightweight tees and <a href="" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">tanks</a> almost exclusively. I reach for more patterns while my husband reaches for more graphic prints, preferably one that gives a good chuckle when you “get” the design. At <a href="" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a>, there’s more than enough <a href="" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">tanks</a> (and tees!) to keep both of us browsing for an hour, thanks to the incredible selection of designers and artists. They’re made with 100% fine jersey cotton (which means they’re ultra soft, ultra comfortable). Here’s a few I’m loving:
A Maori Carving tank by Alex Tonetti Photography Stylish Geometry tank by Kamina22 Complex tank by Rui Faria weapons of mass creation tank by Bianca Green Mome raths tank by Matthew T. Wilson k tank by Sylvie Demers Cat Family tank
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50 T-Shirts by 50 Artists with 50% Going to Charity

One thing I find that I can never own too many of is t-shirts. I find one that’s well made or has a cool design on it and the next thing I know, it’s come home with me. If you throw in a good cause behind it, I’m extra fast at snagging it up and that’s just the case of 50/50. This collection of 50 limited edition t-shirts was designed by 50 influential designers and illustrators, each with their own unique design. The best part? 50% of the proceeds are going to Trekstock, a UK charity that supports young adults with cancer. Swipe one up here before the pre-sale ends on March 20th, 2017!

50 T-Shirts by 50 Artists with 50% Going to Charity


Sawdust Studio

Karan Singh

Josh McKenna

H.Y.T. Studio

Duane Dalton

Beyond Exact

Daniel David Freeman

Alec Doherty


Lucinda Ireland

Le Gun

Weirdo Clan

Kyle Platts

Thomas Slater

Our Place

A Reflective Shirt That Goes From Biking to the Office

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                                San Francisco-based startup, <a href="" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="nofollow external noopener noreferrer">Ravelin</a>, has created a new way to bring safety to a work shirt. The <a href="" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="nofollow external noopener noreferrer">RS01 Riding Shirt</a> is targeted at urban dwellers living an active lifestyle who need both to be safe biking to work and to be stylish and ready to go when they get there. At first glance, the shirt fabric looks to be a traditional Shepherd&#8217;s check, but what you don&#8217;t see is that the bespoke fabric has 3M retroreflective thread woven directly into the pattern. That means you can rock it in the office while being safe on the road without needing any extra gear to carry with you.
During the day, it’ll look like a you’ll look polished but throw some headlights up on you and you’ll glow making sure you’ll safely get to where you’re going. We all know just how cold it gets when the wind hits our body
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Challky: A T-Shirt with a Drawable Surface

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                                Do you love graphic tees but sometimes can&#8217;t find exactly what you want on one? Or maybe you just like to mix your message up from time to time. <a href="" >Challky</a> is a minimalist t-shirt that comes with a surface where you can get creative and draw/write anything you want in chalk.
challky-t-shirt-chalk-drawable-surface-2 In school, chalkboards were a way of life, communicating to students new information on a daily basis. Restaurants and coffee shops use them to display their menus. Offices and conferences brainstorm ideas on them. Chalkboards allow anyone to share their ideas and become artists in their own right and that is how Challky came to be. challky-t-shirt-chalk-drawable-surface-2a If you don’t like what you’ve drawn or you’re ready for a new design, use a sponge with a little water to wipe it clean. White chalk comes with your t-shirt so you can get started immediately after it arrives. challky-t-shirt-chalk-drawable-surface-2b challky-t-shirt-chalk-drawable-surface-3 challky-t-shirt-chalk-drawable-surface-3a challky-t-shirt-chalk-drawable-surface-4 challky-t-shirt-chalk-drawable-surface-5 challky-t-shirt-chalk-drawable-surface-6 challky-t-shirt-chalk-drawable-surface-7
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New Favorites from Society6

                                We&#8217;re rounding up some of our latest faves from <a href="" >Society6</a>. From plants to grids and beach towels to t-shirts, here are some of what we&#8217;re loving lately from the <a href="" >S6 design community</a>:
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                                <a href=";curator=designmilk" >Solar System laptop case by Annisa Tiara Utami</a>
moon-surface-case Moon Surface Galaxy S7 case by Space99 banana-life-shower-curtain Banana life shower curtain by Mark Ashkenazi crash-into-me-case Crash Into Me iPhone case by Rskinner1122 stormy-seas-duvet-cover Stormy seas duvet cover by Josh Lewis bright-pink-framed-print Bright Pink – Part 2 framed print by Jenny Liz Rome dexa-black-and-white-minimal-abstract-pouch Dexa – black and white pouch by CharlotteWinter sweet-pink-geometry-beach-towel Sweet Pink Geometry beach towel by Cafelab you-asleep-yet-vneck-tee You asleep yet? v-neck tee by Laura Graves In an ongoing effort to support independent artists from around the world, Design Milk is proud to partner with Society6 to offer The Design Milk Dairy, a special collection of Society6 artists’ work curated by Design Milk and our readers. Proceeds from the The Design Milk
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