Monthly Archives: August 2012

OBJECTS: These Tools Open Bottles

Nambu Tekki bottle openers, Saikai. $20 each. Nothing says ruggedly masculine like being able to open a bottle of beer with a wrench. Or the side of your hammer. The cast iron Nambu Tekki bottle openers are hand forged in … Continue reading

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ROOMS ON FILM: Wayne’s World

“It’s Wayne’s World, Wayne’s World, party time, excellent!” So goes the jingle that Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar sing at the start of their weekly public access program, where they critique heavy metal bands, rant about pop culture and, of … Continue reading

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DIY: Wine Cork Dart Board

There are so many great do-it-yourself projects circling the web these days and AROHO knows plenty of handy men out there who would be happy to save a few bucks and build a piece themselves, rather than run to the … Continue reading

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ART: Artspace and Thrillist’s Ultimate Art Collection for Guys

We’ve featured Artspace before as one of our favorite places to buy limited edition prints by emerging and big name artists. Now, the site has got our attention again with what’s been billed as “The Ultimate Art Collection For Guys.” … Continue reading

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It’s the last day for the Gilt Home Modernica sale! We love the line’s mid-century modern chairs, couches and even beds. These are great accent pieces for a Mad Men-inspired bachelor pad. If you miss the Modernica sale, though, not … Continue reading

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IN REAL LIFE: Ralph Lauren’s Mirrored Bathroom

Having spotted Ralph Lauren’s New York City apartment chronicled in Elle Decor magazine, we instantly fell for the famous fashion designer’s blend of cool contemporary style and man child accents.

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Whether the center of social interaction during a game, or the welcome home after a long day at work, the bar cart is an essential design element in any man cave. Stock it with your favorite liquor, mixers and snacks; … Continue reading

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OBJECTS: Retro-Inspired Gadgets

We love a good update to a classic concept. Tweak or streamline a traditional design and the result is often something that is much more contemporary and forward-thinking than one might expect. Here are three AROHO picks for retro-inspired gadgets … Continue reading

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IN REAL LIFE: Truman Capote’s Hamptons Home

This image of Truman Capote’s home in the Hamptons, taken from the archives of Architectural Digest, showcases a space as intricately fascinating as the author himself.

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ART: Thomas Demand

Thomas Demand. Büro (Office), 1995. C-print. 72 1/4 x 94 1/2 inches. In Thomas Demand’s photographs, all is not what it seems. Rather than real-life spaces, the photographs capture paper and cardboard models that Demand has carefully constructed based on … Continue reading

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