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1. A Pride Flag Incorporating LGBTQ+ People of Color First unfurled at a Pride Month launch celebration in Philadelphia, a new rainbow flag aims to recognize the POC members of the LGBTQ+ community. Part of the "More Color More Pride" campaign...
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1. United Arab Emirates Aims to Colonize Mars by 2117 Potentially named City of Wisdom, a fully functioning outpost for 600,000 people on Mars is a new goal for the United Arab Emirates. And the target year happens to be 2117. Appropriately named...
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The Meteoric Rise of McLaren Automotive
by Jason Harper These days, new car companies rarely succeed. For every Tesla, there are 10 would-be companies that never get beyond an initial press release. Five years ago, we test drove the first model from a brand new car manufacturer, McLaren...
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J Vase
Designed and made in Kennebunk, Maine, SPADONE HOME's "J Vase" draws inspiration from Frank Lloyd Wright’s gorgeous Guggenheim Museum—and, fittingly, is visually appealing from all angles. Crafted from Meganite (similar to marble) the vase is available...
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1. Chameleons of the Art World: The Humans of Frieze New York Frieze New York 2017 has ended but the visual treats keep coming. In a hilarious, sweet mockumentary by W magazine, the island-based art fair and its curious attendees are explored...
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Five Art + Design Destinations in Buenos Aires
Many emerging design capitals have vied for the fleeting attention of the art world in the past decade. Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Berlin and others have all sought the position, with various degrees of success. Buenos Aires, the bustling...
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"Lid" Storage Container
Almost too pretty to use (though entirely functional by design), this storage container was made in collaboration by Melbourne studio-meets-store Third Drawer Down and Tom Dixon. Crafted from blue glass and white marble, it can be used to house almost...
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Florence Knoll's 100th Birthday
Today marks Michigan-born design and furniture icon Florence Knoll's 100th birthday. While no longer designing, she carries an incredibly important place in American design history—thanks to her thoughtful creations that were functional but sleek...
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1. The Most Impressive Fossil Discovered To Date Looking through photographer Robert Clark's photo set for the June 2017 issue of National Geographic, taken at Alberta’s Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, one cannot help but feel they're witnessing...
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The 2017 eyeo Festival: Minneapolis' Creative Technology Conference
In the crowded creative conference space, one event has continued to impress us to the point that we've signed on as a media partner. The Minneapolis eyeo Festival incorporates talks and workshops that strike the intersection of art, information...
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Karl Kolbitz's "Entryways of Milan: Ingressi di Milano"
Over the centuries, Milan's style has been defined by its geographical position and illustrious history. The Italian city lies on a plain, equidistant from the sea and the mountains, and its climate is colder than Mediterranean Italy. Of course, French...
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Questions & Empathy Card Deck
After launching their "Applied Empathy" speaker series in spring of 2016, the team at Sub Rosa found themselves being asked by attendees if the cards used to guide the discussions were available for purchase. These items, now known as Questions...
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Milan Design Week 2017: Studiopepe's "The Visit"
How do we offer access and exclusivity through design at the same time? How do we maintain intimacy in the age of social media? These are questions that seem to have yielded one of our favorite projects at Milan Design Week this year; "The Visit...
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Totem Candles
Available in forest green, orange or a creamy hue, these candles—imagined by Grain Design and produced by Areaware—come in three different sizes. Each sized candle is carved differently, making for eye-catching decor whether in sets or alone. Angled...
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Corner Chair 15
Designed in 1984 by visionary artist Donald Judd, the Corner Chair 15 (along with a bunch of other Judd creations) are now available online. Produced in 24 different colorways, the chair measures 75cm by 50cm by 50cm. Prices vary depending on the finish...
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QuoTED Fellows 2017
TED Fellows are a collective of global change-makers who tend to be a bit earlier in their journey than the main stage TED speakers. Those who make it through the extensive application process are supported through mentorship, their community of Fellows...
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QT Melbourne
A far cry from its previous existence as a scuzzy Greater Union cinema, Melbourne's ideally located QT Hotel is opulent and super-trendy. Arriving at the big copper doors of the 188-room hotel, guests are greeted by smiley "Directors of Chaos," whose...
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Special Edition 675 Chair
The molded plywood and steel-framed 675 chair, created by British designer Robin Day (famed for his efficient, cost-effective approach) back in 1952, gets an upholstery uplift in three new colors—robin red, bilberry blue and granite grey—for this The...
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