This week, Stevie Koerner (a Chicago artist and jewelry desiger) accused the Philadelphia clothing chain Urban Outfitters of re-producing a line of necklaces that she had created in 2009. When Stevie spotted the designs on the Urban Outfitters website, she took to the social networking sites...

' is on the right side: Credit Urban Outfitters released a statement over the weekend saying the company "unequivocally denies copying independent jewelry maker Stephanie Koerner." The statement also said "the idea is not unique to Koerner and she can in no way claim to be its...

We're not what you'd call big fans of plagiarism here at Styleite, but we have to admire the gall it must have taken Urban Outfitters to manufacture its I Heart Destination necklaces, which are more or less entirely copied from independent jewelry designer Stevie Koerner of tru.che. The...

This is one of those times! Behold: Urban Outfitters can help you defy the laws of physics! As the eagle-eyes over at Photoshop Disasterspoint out, the website photos for the blue Silence & Noiseikat dress (which doesn't read as ikat, but that's another story) are Twilight Zone-strange. A...

Do I believe that Urban Outfitters ripped off Stevie Koerner's design? More than likely. The American chain is notorious for ripping off independent artists and designers. Do I believe that Koerner's idea was 100% her own? Not exactly. Yesterday, Fashionista reported the following: -Urban...

The "Designed By" Urban Outfitters initiative is an on-going collection of collaborative works for the retail shops. While more focused on the women's side of fashion, the gents get their share of works. Beyond the expected works with Pendleton, Lark & Wolf (with Steven Alan) gets a nice...

This week, Stevie Koerner (a Chicago artist and jewelry desiger) accused the Philadelphia clothing chain Urban Outfitters of re-producing a line of necklaces that she had created in 2009. When Stevie spotted the designs on the Urban Outfitters website, she took to the social networking sites...

another artist can design an ear cuff in the shape of a snake, the second artist needs to create an original design and not copy the first artist's work. So to clarify that for those of you who are either perpetrators or victims of design theft, it is simple: Copying jewelry design is...

Pratt Institute's graduate architecture & urban design exhibition of student work for 2014 is a large-scale installation at the hazel and robert h. Siegel Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. Each year the course produces a sculpture that explores digital fabrication methods, while showcasing work...

Steven Colbert and Urban Outfitters want you to vote.. Photo: Urban Outfitters Are you a little bit confused? Not just about this year's election, but also about why that Uncle Sam pictured above looks a little...off? And also a little familiar? That's because it's Steven Colbert, host of...

 

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