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AARON KOHN

Aaron Kohn

URBAN OUTFITTERS
POP-UP SHOPS
FASHION RISING
FASHION
COLLABORATION
AFRICAN LOOKBOOK
BAZAAAAAR by Urban Outfitters
Urban Outfitters has been pushing a contemporary global trend this season that started with Burkman Bros' "Tourist" collaboration, and continues with the pop-up "BAZAAAAAR Street Market" that opened in LA on Friday and launches in New York on Thursday...
STREET PHOTOGRAPHY
SOUTH AFRICA
JOHANNESBURG
GRAFFITI
CAPE TOWN
ART EXHIBITION
Maboneng Precinct
Named World Design Capital 2014, and host to the influential annual Design Indaba conference, Cape Town has left Johannesburg out of the spotlight. Most recently Adidas and Michel Gondry have both made their mark in "Jo'burg" with projects that may...
AIRPLANES
BUSINESS
CLEVELAND
DESIGN
RECYCLING
TRAVEL
UPCYCLING
Nextant 400XT
Private jets epitomize luxury for being convenient and, most importantly, supremely expensive. But Nextant Aerospace in Cleveland, Ohio has cut the cost of a small jet in half with the Nextant 400XT. Instead of starting from scratch, the company...
MOGADISHU
SOMALIA
TED
AFRICA
CONFERENCE
LIVE
STREAMING
REBIRTH
TEDxMogadishu: Rebirth
For many Somaliā€¬ refugees, the film Black Hawk Down serves as one of their only memories of the civil war that has ravaged their country for the last two decades. This Thursday, 17 May 2012, thousands of expats—along with the rest of the world...
ARTISTS
BOOKS
DESTINATIONS
JOHANNESBURG
SOUTH AFRICA
William Kentridge
Based in Johannesburg, South Africa's contemporary art emblem William Kentridge has played an important role in the artistic revival that has taken place in the post-industrial city in recent years. With the launch of his edition in the Tate Modern...
BOTTLES
DESIGN
ENGINEERING
FABRIC
HISTORY
LONDON
PUBLIC ART
Shonibare's Ship in a Bottle
For centuries model-makers and artists have played with the challenge of building a ship in a bottle, and in May 2010, British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE erected the largest to date for the Fourth Plinth commission in Trafalgar Square...
HOLIDAYS
INTERNET
ORGANIZERS
RECEIPTS
SERVIES
SHOPPING
WEBSITES
OneReceipt
Timed to launch for today's Cyber Monday online shopping extravaganza, the new service OneReceipt provides a solution to keep track of all your proofs of purchase. Whether you have receipts from Black Friday, plan to accrue some more over the holidays...
AFRICA
ART FAIRS
ART. EXHIBITIONS
PARIS
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOS
African Photography from Bamako to Cape Town
For its 15th anniversary Paris Photo will celebrate African photography with a unique anthology of emerging and established photographers at the Grand Palais. The sweeping four-day exhibition, dubbed "From Bamako to Capetown," offers real insight...
INTERVIEWS
COLLABORATIONS
DINING
LONDON
STREET ART
MARKETING
MURALS
U.K.
Art and Eat
Step into a Wagamama restaurant and you expect friendly service served alongside contemporary Asian dishes. U.K. visitors to the chain will now get a taste of nine emerging English artists too. Working with Moniker Projects, the new program goes...
FRENCH
POETRY
SOUND
STORYTELLING
FESTIVALS
GUIDES
MUSEUMS
NYC
Crossing the Line
For their fifth annual fall festival, the French Institute Alliance Française turned the average museum audio tour into a mysterious game of fact or fiction. Made in collaboration with the conceptual sound collective Soundwalk, "Crossing the...
AFRICA
DOCUMENTARIES
FILM
MILK
HEALTH
NON-PROFIT
SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS
Hot Chocolate for Bedouins
When a mutual friend connected me with filmmaker Sebastian Lindstrom, he mentioned something about camel milk. A little research brought up several amusing web domains, including a site about camels, BeTheCheese.org, and one about where Lindstrom...
INTERNET
MUSIC
RADIO
DJS
REMIXES
WEBSITES
Dubset
Far from the days when it was just Pandora and Last.fm competing for internet radio space, today there seem to be as many music streaming sites as there are mashups that helped drive the phenomenon. Whether you regard the remix as a modern artform...
ART PROJECTS
BROOKLYN
COLLECTIONS
COMMUNITIES
EXHIBITIONS
INTERVIEWS
SKETCHES
The Sketchbook Project
Five years ago, Shane Zucker and Steven Peterman, fed up with the challenge of making a living as artists, founded Art House as a student project. Now, the active online community has over 50,000 users and an art library that is traveling the United...
DEVICE ACCESSORIES
GADGETS
GEAR
PHOTOGRAPHY
TRAVEL
Special Ops Tools
Whether traveling the world, making documentaries or just pretending you're Jason Bourne, we put together a few special-ops tools to enhance any photographer or filmmaker's on-the-go lifestyle and resulting images. POV.HD Mounted to a helmet or...
BEAUTY
CREATIVE
HAPPINESS
LONDON
MUSIC VIDEO
The Media Disconnect
"Art in advertising? Why would anyone do that after Warhol?" The joke may come from the most recent episode of Mad Men, but the punchline is just as clear in Carl Burgess' video for "Drugs"—Ratatat's latest single off their album LP4. Composed...
ENVIRONMENTALISM
INDIA
RECYCLE
SUSTAINABILITY
T-SHIRTS
WALLETS
Holstee Recycled Wallets
Keeping your cards and cash secure, vegan-friendly Holstee wallets are made from found materials sourced around the streets of Delhi. The slim Holstee wallets are the brainchild of brothers Mike and Dave Radparvar and friend Fabian Pfortmüller...
ART
HEALTH
EDUCATION
MUSEUMS
Meet Me
Since its inception four years ago, MoMA's "Meet Me" program for dementia and Alzheimer's patients has not only grown increasingly successful, but it has inspired museums around the U.S. to take part. The program provides an opportunity for the patients...
IPAD
IPHONE
APPLICATIONS
FILM
JOURNALISM
VIDEO
Film Production Apps
As lightweight devices tailored for on-the-go activity, the iPad and iPhone has already made fans out of filmmakers who want to stay in touch on set. Increasingly, clever applications are turning these digital tools into integral parts of the filmmaking...
APPLE
APPLICATIONS
CREATIVE
IPHONE
PHOTOGRAPHY
VIDEO
ACCESSORIES
IPhone Camera Accessories
The iPhone 4's new five-megapixel camera and HD video capability makes capturing snapshots and footage on-the-go easier than ever. A bounty of applications and accessories out there help you get the most from the smartphone's camera functions, but...
ART
EXPERIMENTAL
HIP HOP
MUSIC VIDEO
INTERVIEWS
EXCLUSIVE
@STANDARD2011
Marco Brambilla: From Civilization To Power
Kanye West has been kicking up controversy right and left recently—showing up at both the Facebook and Twitter HQs, turning his teeth to diamonds and engaging the public with his crude and prolific Tweets. After noticing Marco Brambilla's...
GLOBAL
INFOGRAPHICS
MULTIMEDIA
NON-PROFIT
URBAN DEVELOPMENT
My Story, My Goal
The United Nations Millennium Development Goals—the ambitious list of global objectives put together by world leaders in September of 2000—have just five years until the deadline and are seriously behind schedule. With pie-in-the-sky...
BROOKLYN
FESTIVALS
NEW YORK
PHOTOGRAPHY
Capture Brooklyn
The New York Photo Festival celebrated its third year this past May, but that wasn't enough for the event's cofounder Daniel Power (who's also the PowerHouse Books CEO and a former VII Photo director). Today the NYPH announced a contest called...
CLOTHING
MANUFACTURING
FASHION
NON-PROFIT
ORGANIZATIONS
Fair Wear Foundation
Thanks to our tech-enabled world, the idea of global transparency is more of a reality now than ever. But in an industry as large as fashion, it's still difficult still to know the conditions of many production facilities. That's where the labor...
CAMERAS
CONSUMERISM
DSLR
TECHNOLOGY
SOCIAL NETWORKS
VIDEO
Sony NEX-VG10 vs. Panasonic AG-AF100
Over the last year, droves of filmmakers have been ditching traditional video cameras in favor of the stunningly rich images produced by the ultra-shallow depths of field, bigger sensors and interchangeable lenses of DSLRs with HD capabilities. With...
COOL HUNTING VIDEO
FESTIVALS
ONLINE
VIDEO
VIMEO
NYC
Vimeo Festival and New Features
Ever wondered how you could get your film in front of David Lynch, Roman Coppola or Vincent Laforet? Bridging online and offline, on 8 October 2010 Vimeo will launch its first video festival with two days of events in New York City. We're submitting...
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