National Geographic Launches Giftware Line with IF for Playing Cards and Book-Related Products


WASHINGTON (March 31, 2015)—National Geographic, one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations, has selected British product designer IF as an international giftware licensee under its National Geographic brand for bookmarks, playing cards and other book-related gifts. Under this multiyear agreement, National Geographic and IF have teamed up to produce a line of 3D bookmarks and picture playing cards that showcase National Geographic’s vast photographic archives. Read more [...]

Jaipur Rugs to Produce New Line of Rugs for National Geographic


ATLANTA (March 31, 2015)—National Geographic, one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations, has selected Atlanta-based Jaipur Rugs as a new licensee under its National Geographic Home Collection for North America. Under this multiyear agreement, National Geographic and Jaipur will team up to launch a line of unique and colorful rugs based on images from National Geographic’s photographic archive. The rugs will launch to trade at the spring High Point Market Read more [...]

After 75 Years, Growth Continues for Meritor’s Euclid Brand with Expansion of Suspension Line


Product Portfolio Now Tops 2,000 In-Stock Parts LAS VEGAS, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week '15 (HDAW) it is carrying on its 75-year tradition as a trusted and reliable brand by expanding its Euclid-branded suspension product line, adding 200 new parts to its portfolio of more than 2,000 in-stock parts. "Euclid has been an invaluable part of the heavy-duty aftermarket for 75 years, and the expanded suspension line continues our heritage Read more [...]

Cody Townsend Skis the Line of the Year


The climactic scene in the upcoming documentary Days of My Youth features 31-year-old Cody Townsend rocketing through an almost fully enclosed couloir somewhere in Alaska. He won’t say where, exactly. That would ruin the mystique of the feat. But few are likely to follow his ski tracks, so we asked Townsend to dish on the details of the exploit. OUTSIDE: Where is this line?TOWNSEND: This took place in a zone in, let’s say, southwestern Alaska just because we don’t need to direct Read more [...]

National Geographic to Launch New Beach Towel Line with Home Source International


NEW YORK (Sept. 11, 2014)—National Geographic, one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations, has selected Florida-based Home Source International as a beach towel licensee under its National Geographic and National Geographic Kids brands for North America. Under this multiyear agreement, National Geographic and Home Source will team up to launch a line of unique and colorful beach towels for kids and adults based on National Geographic’s photographic archive. Read more [...]

Joan Smalls Announces Estee Lauder Lipstick Line!


Translating her modeling cred into a merchandising deal, Joan Smalls has designed a new collection of lipsticks in partnership with Estee Lauder. The current Vogue cover girl took to Instagram to let her loyal followers know about the forthcoming range and feedback has been positive. Joan wrote, “I’m so excited to announce that I’ve been working on a lipstick collection with @esteelauder! They are all matte and so chic! Here is one of my favorite shades and you guys get to pick the name! Which Read more [...]

75 Watt: Production Line Poetics


75 Watt, Revital Cohen and Tuur Van Balen’s performance design project, brings new meaning to the concept of the medium is the message. Revital Cohen and Tuur Van Balen. 75 Watt. 2013. Video (color, sound), 11 min. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Modern Women’s Fund As an object, 75 Watt looks convincingly like a fully operational modern electronic something or other, but it has no function beyond being manufacturable, or more accurately being mass producible, and most importantly Read more [...]