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Link About It: This Week's Picks

Pot-infused pop, Ferrari's four-wheel drive, in-eye 3D displays and more in this week's online round-up

by CH Contributor in Design on 30 January 2011

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1. A Capsule Summary

From Riviera Club's grown-up surfer wear to Fair Isle and stripes by Norse Projects, The Moment styles a shoot with menswear picks from the recent Capsule show held in NYC.

2. Two Men, 25,000 Ping Pong Balls, and a Rabbit

Snarkitecture shows off their 2,500-square-foot live-work space, which the duo converted from a former sheet-metal factory in Greenpoint.

3. Kafka Redesign

Combining a deft use of color, a font based on Kafka's own handwriting and graphic eyes, art director Peter Mendelsund plays around with the author's covers.

4. Oak Street Bootmakers

This new shoe brand, launched last year and now available for pre-order, draws on the talents of experienced cobblers to handcraft subtly updated classics in the U.S. using premium Horween leather.

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5. Drinkable Marijuana

The medical marijuana business expands to include a range of drinks that pack a serious punch, with a 12-ounce bottle containing 2.5 grams of bud.

6. Ferrari FF: Four Wheel Drive, Four Seats, One Fantastic Rear End

Ferrari launches their first four wheel drive, powered by a 12-cylinder engine and with room for four.

7. Hair Clip on Hair

Limited to an edition of 50, this hair clip by Stockholm-based design studio Humans Since 1982 makes a set of pretty eyes into an accessory and runs $90.

8. Smart Contact Lenses for Health and Head-Up Displays

New advances in tech-enabled contact lenses have big implications for applications like treating glaucoma and diabetes, as well as for creating in-eye displays.

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