“Fragile Chairs” is an environmental art installation created by Japanese-based art studio Hidemi Nishida. Their recent installation of floating wooden chairs in Lake Poroto in Hokkaido is only a development of their series called “Fragile.” And still, their haunting art has drawn quite the attention in the art world to the quiet part of Northern Japan.
Hokkaido may be known as a big area of museums for tourists, but Japan’s indigenous people “Ainu” still occupy most of the city. In fact, the location of the installation, Lake Poroto, is still considered as a spiritual sanctuary by the group. The floating chairs produce a contrasting thought; that although tourists may flock the city, the lake is still an elusive, distant dream.
Vague Watch Co. pays tribute to some of history?s most iconic timepieces. Inspired by the Rolex Submariner, the Vague Black Submariner Watch features a darkened steel case with a brushed finish that?s designed to look aged, a rotating bezel, a screw-down crown, and a domed crystal for a vintage look. Powered by a reliable, near-silent Japanese quartz movement, the 40mm classic style dive watch is water resistant up to 100m, and comes with two slip-through straps, one olive and one black.
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The Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 known for its auto-lacing tech, just released in Habanero and more colorways of the futuristic silhouette are set to release this year. Just like the Habanero pair, this version is detailed with an all-new pattern on the upper but this time mixed with silver and black hues. More tonal black accents throughout, a white midsole and the illuminating MT2 auto-lacing tech completes the design altogether.
A Nike Sportswear Nautical Redux pack is reportedly on the way and it includes the Nike Air Force 1, Nike Air Force 1 High and the Nike Air More Money silhouettes. Each of the models are colored in a combination of navy, sail, gym red and gold hues, while sailing patterns with checkerboard prints are also seen throughout. Completing the design altogethers are sail white used for its Swooshes and midsole portions.