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CULTURE
The Possible Project: A Makerspace for Teen Entrepreneurs
In a world where even a college degree seems to be barely enough to start a successful career path of any kind, entry into the workforce now demands a worthy skill set and competitive edge in a global economy. Anticipating this, lifelong entrepreneurs...
STYLE
Tracksmith Marathon Singlets
Running apparel is—at last—making a widespread departure from neon color palettes and graphic design that appears to have been generated by a robot. Leading the pack is Boston-based vintage-styled running apparel-maker Tracksmith. After a successful...
DESIGN
Interview: Lucy Voller and Molly Martancik
Brought together by a mutual appreciation for design and exploration, Lucy Voller and Molly Martancik met in college and formed an indelible friendship that would soon birth a long distance collaborative they call There-There. With Martancik based...
DESIGN
The Boswash Shareway
Last week in Istanbul a six month long discourse on the future of mobility in our megacities culminated an impressive showing of concepts from five international architecture firms visualizing their home cities in the year 2030. Organized as a competition...
FOOD-DRINK
Dorado Tacos and Cemitas
The joint effort of a former Californian and a Boston chef, the new taco spot Dorado brings authentically fine-tuned Mexican to Boston's Brookline area. When myself and two other former Californians (credit one of them, photographer-savant James...
DESIGN
Leslie Shershow Jewelry
Boston-area metalsmith and jewelry designer Leslie Shershow finds inspiration in topics as disparate as found objects, stuffed animals, and the exploitation of nature by humans. Despite the wide array of subject matter, her collections share a refined...
CULTURE
Carta, Inc.
I first discovered the delicate hand-bound books of Angela Liguori nearly eight years ago, while working at a design shop in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she happened to be a resident teacher at Hollander's School of Book and Paper Arts. Now based...
STYLE
Puma x BDGA Spy II Hi
Everyone's favorite dueling spy duo, Spy vs. Spy, are making their way from the pages of Mad Magazine onto a new limited edition sneaker. Inspired by the classic comic, Puma and Boston-based boutique Bodega got together to create a special shoe...
CULTURE
Cut and Paste 2007 World Tour Update
The International Cut and Paste Digital Design Tournament which kicked off on 8 September has been hosting live design events in various U.S. and European cities over the last couple of months with an Asian and Australian leg of the competition still...
CULTURE
Didier Massard
I really don't think I could ever get my fill of good dioramas, and here are some more great ones from French artist Didier Massard. Made without the help of digital manipulation, he conceives his complex images in his imagination and draws...
CULTURE
Crash Bonsai
Like a cross between a grown-up dollhouse and sculptor Jonathan Schipper's "Car Crash," Boston-based artist John Rooney's Crash Bonsai doses the Zen art of Bonsai with a little violence. Pick up one of Rooney's custom melted...
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