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Sheepskin Bean Bag. | Parker Wool.

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[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ummer doesn’t last forever, so you’ll have to consider those days when Mother Nature isn’t being as warm and comforting as she should be. Parker Wool‘s Sheepskin Bean Bag is a great spin on a classic furniture piece. Usually bean bags are reserved for bros and people who don’t have time to shop for a decent couch or loveseat, but …

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Lethargy. | Kim Buck.

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[dropcap]K[/dropcap]im Buck‘s work is truly a labor of love. Taking between 100 and 300 hours to complete, Buck’s pieces possess a fine, delicate attention to detail. The subjects, usually slumped and restful, contribute to an overall theme of latency–a period in which the human conscience is waiting to react.         Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online …

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The Dot is Black. | David Mrugala.

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[dropcap]D[/dropcap]avid Mrugala isn’t your archetypal artist. When approaching his work, Mrugala is seemingly pragmatic. An architect by trade, Mrugala relies less on intuition and more on the innovation of the rules already set in place. He doesn’t want to rage against the machine, he wants to rage with it; and eventually control it. When you first look at Mrugala’s work, it …

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Untitled Red. | Fabian Bürgy.

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[dropcap]D[/dropcap]igital creative Fabian Bürgy takes the subtle approach in his series, Untitled Red. Step by step, Bürgy shows the gradual surface progression of the color red.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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Twig. | Nendo.

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[dropcap]O[/dropcap]ki Sato of Nendo teamed up with ALIAS to create Twig. ALIAS is known for creating great, comfortable but Sato wanted to take their designing prowess a bit further. With Twig, Sato uses contemporary interchangeability to give the chair multiple identities. Shop HERE. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture …

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God Reach. | Macabre Gadgets.

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he folks at Macabre Gadgets have a flair for the dramatics. Using such materials silver, gold, semi-precious stones and pressed coral, Macabre Gadgets creates jewelry that draws inspiration from the aesthetics of the middle ages and post-modernism. Out of all the exquisite jewelry they have to offer, we are most intrigued by their Thea series. Thea I, Thea II and Thea III stand out on their …

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Dogs of the Marvel Universe. | John Lynch.

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[dropcap]W[/dropcap]e stumbled across this fun series by John Lynch. Dogs of the Marvel Universe depicts different breeds of pooches in full superhero regalia. A mixture of awesome and adorable, recognizable characters include The Punisher, Spider-man, Wolverine, Ghostrider and The Incredible Hulk. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a …

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NEW Music Video! | “Badd” | Sporting Life.

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[dropcap]S[/dropcap]porting Life of Ratking is preparing to release his debut album 55 5’s and he recently dropped visuals for the first single, “Badd.” Directed by Alon Sicherman, the video has an athletic motif that really conveys the energy of the track. Sporting Life mentions this factor: “when I watch sports set to certain music it gives me chills sometimes, or might bring …

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Warm Nightmares. | João Ruas.

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[dropcap]N[/dropcap]ightmares aren’t always terrifying. Sometimes they can be very compelling. João Ruas‘ work is something like a bad dream but its details sing a surreal lullaby that dissipates any apprehensions or fears and cradles its audience into a deep sleep. The images in the work come off as ritualistic. Like they were spawned from some lost tribe that existed in …

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What is that, Velvet? | BOODWAH.

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]here isn’t a human being on this Earth can resist the touch of velvet and BOODWAH is well aware of that. Specializing in all velvet garbs, BOODWAH creates array of pants, shorts, playsuits, swimsuits and lingerie. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational …

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“Loner” | Kali Uchis.

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[dropcap]C[/dropcap]olombian songstress Kali Uchis recently released visuals for the single, “Loner.” Directed by Uchis herself, the dreamy display pays homage to maturation, embracing loneliness and self-actualization. “I was inspired by mermaids, call-girls, the actress Mia Farrow, the film Scarface and the director Quentin Tarantino.” – Kali Uchis   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote …

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Miya. | Nathalie Derouet.

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[dropcap]N[/dropcap]athalie Derouet‘s Miya has an organic feel that makes it look as if the entire series was pulled from the sea. Derouet is adept at blending sculpture and utility. The Miya candle holders are an ideal example of functional fine art.     Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture …

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Battlecade. | Love Hultén.

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[dropcap]E[/dropcap]very once in a while you need to treat your inner child—and that doesn’t mean eating half of a container of Play-Doh. Instead of that, invest in Love Hultén‘s Battlecade, a portable two player gaming system. Inspired by the board game Battleship, the Battlecade includes two 12″ LCD monitors and two detachable joysticks. The three panel system all folds into a …

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Coming to Terms. | Abdul Abdullah.

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[dropcap]B[/dropcap]ringing a dramatic end to the summer, Coming to Terms promises to be a brilliant display by one of today’s most prolific newcomers. Australian artist Abdul Abdullah is somewhat of a young prodigy. A three-time finalist for the Archibald Prize, the most prestigious portrait prize in Australia, Abdullah is receiving plenty of accolades for someone his age—and it is all thanks to his …

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Transient. | Jeremy Geddes.

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[su_dropcap]S[/dropcap]uspended poignantly in midair, Jeremy Geddes‘ subjects are masterfully tossed in the abyss and left to contend with a vulnerable void.  The Zealand painter is known for creating surreal portraits of weightless cosmonauts, civilians, debris and birds. His work is an experience, hyperrealistic and surreal all at once. These pieces, Ascent and Adrift, are from his Transient phase.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a …

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The Polaroid Socialmatic Camera x Instagram Comes to (Real) Life.

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Update! We have GREAT NEWS! Our readers have been salivating over the concept of an Instgram Socialmatic Camera and Quiet Lunch is proud to announce that after 3 years since the concept was originally designed by ADR Studios, the Polaroid  Socialmatic Camera is a REALITY!!! The Polariod Socialmatic Camera comes in 2 colors and can is available online and in-stores for $299! …

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Float. | Thomas Montgomery.

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[dropcap]C[/dropcap]ommunal furniture is always an intriguing concept. With modern human beings seemingly engulfed by their own day-to-day routines, pieces like Float by Thomas Montgomery is a chance for us to go through those routines together. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. …

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NEW MUSIC! | “LOTF (Love On The Floor)” | BOSCO.

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[dropcap]U[/dropcap]plifting the slow churn of August, BOSCO‘s latest single, “LOTF (Love On The Floor)”, is a catchy tune with a writhing rhythm that calls you to the dance floor. Produced by Hero, BOSCO strikes gold yet again with this smooth track. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with …

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Honoring – Time Dynamic. | Mabry Campbell.

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he past is unrequited love and the future is a mere infatuation—blissfully mired in the present, Mabry Campbell‘s Honoring – Time Dynamics documents the beauty of nowness. Campbell doesn’t pigeonhole his chronological perspective. Even in the realm of nowness, the photographer finds some longevity; choosing to use extended exposures of around 6 – 10 minutes for each photograph.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is …

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Off the Ledge. | Jordy Hewitt.

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[dropcap]H[/dropcap]eavily leaning on the charm of contrast, Jordy Hewitt‘s ongoing Ledge Point series is a simple approach to a concept that can become quite complicated. When we think of contrast, when think of two extremes. However, Hewitt takes this opportunity to stray from the comparative norm and blurs the line between the abstract, the consistent, the abstractly consistent and the consistently …

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Boo. | Skargaarden.

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[dropcap]D[/dropcap]espite the glorious sunshine and pushy heat, summer will eventually come to an end; and when it does, you should be prepared for cool late summer nights—those night where you don’t want to go inside just yet. The Boo Fire Basket by Skagaarden, made from black lacquered steel, is a stylish and minimal way to stay warm. Its useful design …

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Distracted Youth. | Rachel Baran.

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[dropcap]A[/dropcap]lthough it isn’t just the youth who are neck deep in gadgetry, Rachel Baran‘s Distracted Youth provides potent commentary on where the focus of the future lies; the future ultimately being the youth. Baran, in her own abstract way, captures a phenomena that is slowly deteriorating live human interaction and giving way to an age of constantly plugging and tuning out. Quiet …

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NEW Video! | “Wreck” | Artel Carter.

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[dropcap]R[/dropcap]BLE’s Artel Carter recently dropped visuals for his single “Wreck.” The tune is smooth but is also poetically turbulent. Carter, out and about on a good night, weaves a careless tale of love, drugs, self-actualization and existentialism. “Wreck” was produced by fellow Virginians Gabriel Niles and D.R.A.M.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote …

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Standincooler. | Kobi Shikar.

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[dropcap]D[/dropcap]esigned by Kobi Shikar, the Standincooler seems like it should have been invented ice ages ago. Alleviating the torture of schelping around a bulky cooler, Shikar teamed up with KETER Plastics to create a convenient and stylish cooler that is all about portability and saving space.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various …

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Before Mighty. | Theo Mighty.

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[dropcap]P[/dropcap]ainter Theo White‘s stock is on the rise and we’re happy to announce that I.M.A.G.E. Gallery is hosting his brand new solo exhibition, Before Mighty. The highly anticipated show will feature new works by Mighty, with many of the pieces drawing from Hip Hop culture and the constructs of fine art. The series “Before Mighty” is an ode to the Modern …

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Pin Ups. | Gangster Doodles.

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[dropcap]G[/dropcap]angster Doodles came out with some funky enamel pins and we’re all for it. One is called “Iggy Azalea – New Classic,” a tongue in cheek reference to the currently exiled Aussie rap star. The other is simply called “Rottweiler.” Cop these or else!   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life …

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Sana. | Erik Olson.

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[dropcap]C[/dropcap]anadian artist Erik Olson is known for his abstract arraignments and fracturing but with this portrait, Sana, he chose to keep things intact. The subject’s soft gaze is cemented by some kind of stoic tranquility. It makes the portrait quite memorable. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a …

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Trienna Table. | Ilmari Tapiovaara.

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[dropcap]I[/dropcap]f you’re looking to add some sharp, geometric angles to home decor, the Trienna Table is worth a look. Designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara, the Trienna Table is made from bent birch wood and comes in stained black, lacquered white, oak and walnut.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and …

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a girl, 1. | Margherita Morotti.

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[dropcap]M[/dropcap]argherita Morotti‘s a girl, 1 is a surreal portrait of a celestial body enjoying a good read. Morotti, a Modena, Italy native, has a style that is ripe with color and flexibility.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, …

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Pyramid. | Sol LeWitt.

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[dropcap]W[/dropcap]e went milling through Gibbs Farm—well, not literally. This time around we found Sol LeWitt’s Pyramid. LeWitt is considered to be one of the American founders of Minimalism and Conceptualism. Pyramid, in its simplicity, is a clean nod to humankind’s proclivity for building monuments. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and …

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Slide. | The Lexus Hoverboard.

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[dropcap]E[/dropcap]ver since the Back to the Future franchise premiered in theaters, audiences have anticipated self lacing sneakers and hoverboards. Nike already granted us the former but the latter, the hoverboard, remained mired in muddy myth. Clever hoaxes and failed attempts have titillated our imaginations and it seemed like we would never truly know what it is like to evade the police via …

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Red Bag It. | Maria Antonietta Mameli.

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The Red Bags installment of Maria Antonietta Mameli‘s Human Observations series is by far the best of the lot. Photos with background and details removed so only the silhouette of the figure remains. “By cutting everything off, I remove every possible element of distraction to focus on reality and surrounding emotional life through a telescope, so that space and time become …

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“Empty Me Out” | Liz Vice.

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[dropcap]L[/dropcap]iz Vice‘s “Empty Me Out” is perhaps the number one sleeper hit of 2015. Vice, a Portland native, possesses a soulful sound that comes off venerable and carefully crafted. If you’re late to the party, not to worry, it’s just getting started. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with …

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Momentum. | Cristina Bencina.

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[dropcap]C[/dropcap]ristina Bencina‘s Momentum is a moving piece that is brimming with anatomical reverence. A mixture of Sumi ink and digital work, the piece teeters between graphic illustration and academic study.     Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative …

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11. | Meridian Lights. |x| Kwesi Abbensetts.

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[dropcap]11[/dropcap] is a captivating cinematic collaboration by music duo Meridian Lights and multi-creative Kwesi Abbensetts that mirrors the crescendous and pulsating rhythm of a hot New York summer. It is their second collaboration this year. Why the number eleven? The band issued this statement along with the visuals: “The 11 symbolizes the potential to push the limitations of the human …